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This Man Made His Smartphone 'Distraction-Free' -- And It Changed His Life

This Man Made His Smartphone 'Distraction-Free' -- And It Changed His Life

By removing a critical majority of his iPhone apps, the designer Jake Knapp says he lengthened his attention span and relearned how to 'enjoy (or at least be okay with) moments of boredom.'
Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity

Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity

Research has shown that employees are spending time managing their teams instead of working, which cost companies big.
Distracted and Overwhelmed Employees Are Costing You Big. Try These 3 Fixes.

Distracted and Overwhelmed Employees Are Costing You Big. Try These 3 Fixes.

Workers are checking their phones a staggering amount each day, according to a recent survey.
Eliminate These 8 Distractions That Are Killing Your Productivity

Eliminate These 8 Distractions That Are Killing Your Productivity

We all want more time in the day, so don't lose precious minutes or hours to these time wasters.
Winning Startup Tips From a Champion

Winning Startup Tips From a Champion

Aversion to complacency and wilingness to work tirelessly are the keys to success in both sport and business
4 Tips for Maintaining Balanced Motivation

4 Tips for Maintaining Balanced Motivation

Entrepreneurs crave motivation for the grueling trek from great idea to real business but, unless we use it well, what feels like motivation is risky impulse.
3 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Be More Productive

3 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Be More Productive

Even the briefest distraction can throw us off, a new study finds. Here are a few ways to get yourself back on track and in the 'zone.'
Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done.
5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time

5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time

If you don't have a structure to your day, you're wasting a good deal of it. Implement these time hacks and get more done.
Starting Up? Think Twice Before You Work From Home.

Starting Up? Think Twice Before You Work From Home.

While it may seem like an appealing option, working from home can present momentous obstacles at the startup level.
I Removed Every Inessential Thing From My Website. Here's What Happened (to My Life).

I Removed Every Inessential Thing From My Website. Here's What Happened (to My Life).

Simplicity rules -- in real life and online.
Distractions Killing Your Flow? Try This Method.

Distractions Killing Your Flow? Try This Method.

Here is a way to prevent an interruption from stopping you dead in your tracks.

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