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Productivity Lessons From a Dance Teacher Who Taught Discipline
Productivity

Productivity Lessons From a Dance Teacher Who Taught Discipline

A business coach recalls how a teacher taught her years ago to keep striving for improvement.
Marley Majcher
How to Keep Employees On-Task When They're Online
Productivity

How to Keep Employees On-Task When They're Online

The three E's will help limit goofing off online at work.
Christopher Hann
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Reclaim the Hour and a Half You're Forfeiting to Distractions at Work (Infographic)
Productivity

Reclaim the Hour and a Half You're Forfeiting to Distractions at Work (Infographic)

A full 43 percent of employees are distracted for a sizeable chunk of the workday. Here's what's getting in the way of getting work done.
Kate Taylor
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The Many Reasons Why Tech-Savvy Millennials Need to Get Reality Savvy
Millennials

The Many Reasons Why Tech-Savvy Millennials Need to Get Reality Savvy

The Internet and social media promise you are always connected but not if you don't lift your eyes from the screen to see who's in the room with you.
Katherine Halek
With a Little Focus You Can Turn Workplace Distractions to Your Advantage
Productivity

With a Little Focus You Can Turn Workplace Distractions to Your Advantage

People and technology will always tug at your attention. Dealing with it constructively is far more productive than wishing nothing competed for your focus.
Matt Straz
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This Man Made His Smartphone 'Distraction-Free' -- And It Changed His Life
Mobile

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.'
Geoff Weiss
Turn the Distraction of Fantasy Sports Into an Engagement Opportunity
Employee morale

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

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.
Terri Egan and Suzanne Lahl
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Eliminate These 8 Distractions That Are Killing Your Productivity
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.
Jonathan Long
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Winning Startup Tips From a Champion
Startup Success Stories

Winning Startup Tips From a Champion

Aversion to complacency and wilingness to work tirelessly are the keys to success in both sport and business
Marc Wayshak
4 Tips for Maintaining Balanced Motivation
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.
Brandy Shea
3 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Be More Productive
Productivity

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.'
Laura Entis
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Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work
Productivity

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time
Productivity

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.
Matthew Toren