How thin is your personal margin? Many of us complain about it, but few of us make a serious effort to improve it. For any professional, personal margin is space, energy, and priorities. It is work life balance. Adequate personal margin can lead to gains in both creativity and productivity.
I heard a wonderful talk by Malcolm Gladwell, who is the author of a number of groundbreaking books including The Tipping Point and Blink. In his talk, he made a distinction between solving a mystery and solving a