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A business coach recalls how a teacher taught her years ago to keep striving for improvement.
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The three E's will help limit goofing off online at work.
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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.
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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.
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People and technology will always tug at your attention. Dealing with it constructively is far more productive than wishing nothing competed for your focus.
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
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.
Workers are checking their phones a staggering amount each day, according to a recent survey.
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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.
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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
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
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.
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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.
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