…senior engineers on my team get their ideas adopted, I realized the missing ingredient: leadership. I couldn’t keep my nose glued to the keyboard every day. If I wanted to advance, I needed to help other people contribute at the same level as me. I needed to increase my impact through leadership.
Replace hour-based work days to task-based work days.
The worst thing you can do is to spend 20 hours in the office, only to waste 18 of them on Facebook. Instead, work until you finish tasks that you’ve planned for the day. Read the 4-Hour Workweek.