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10 Steps to Change Your Life: A Step-By-Step Guide

Clear out the mental clutter and the day’s distractions to focus on what you think is important.

Students Who Turn in Work Right at the Deadline Get Worse Grades, Study Finds

Procrastinators, take note: As seductive as it often sounds, working under pressure probably isn't the best strategy for achieving stellar results.

The Esquire Guy on the Right Way to Miss a Deadline

Start by disclosing your failure as soon as you know you've failed.

Why You Should Actually Listen to Your Procrastinator 'Demons'

If you're actively avoiding a major project, your procrastination could be a signal that it's something that can move the needle for your business.

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.'

The Surprising Strategy One Man Used to Eliminate Procrastination

Tips for how you can stick to better habits and master your willpower.

Procrastinators: How to Fight Your Genes and Get Stuff Done Now

Procrastination may be hereditary, but that doesn't get you off the hook: It's still possible to develop better habits and change your behavior.

Stop Delaying: 3 Surefire Ways to Do Employee Reviews Properly

Performance evaluations are critical. They can engage employees deeply to deliver their best effort to a company.

How the 'Seinfeld Strategy' Can Help You Stop Procrastinating

We look at one of the great comedian's secrets behind his remarkable productivity and consistency.

The 80/20 Rule and Listening to Your Inner Procrastinator

The same activities that produce the majority of your results are the very same things that trigger you to procrastinate.

4 Strategies Used by Superstar Athletes to Become Super Focused

Sports greats use these methods to focus on boring tasks without procrastinating, here's how you can too.

Forget Your To-Do List: The 3 Lists Every Entrepreneur Needs

If you want to become more organized in the New Year, a long list of tasks isn't going to help. Instead try these three targeted lists.

4 Cures for Chronic Procrastination

Expert tips to help you stop making excuses, increase productivity, and get things done.

5 Procrastination-Busting Smartphone Strategies

Follow these tips to limit distractions and focus on goal tracking.

How To Clean Up Your Business

Spruce up your work by chucking these eight productivity pitfalls. No Swiffer required.

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