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American 'Work Martyrs' Are Too Afraid to Take Time Off, Study Finds

Last year, Americans willfully neglected $52.4 billion worth of time-off benefits.

7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

To be successful, entrepreneurs must beat the odds stacked against them -- especially young ones. To understand what these founders do differently, we've compiled a list of habits that made them successful.

The 15 Best Productivity Apps for Getting Things Done

With these tools, it's never been easier to sketch out an idea, take detailed notes, or stay in touch with your team.

How I Haven’t Taken a 'Sick Day' in 5 Years

Here are five tips for staying healthy. Could it be that your mother's advice was right all along?

How to Be the Best Boss (Infographic)

The most important thing you can do as a boss to keep talented staffers on board is to make sure they are enjoying their days and feel appreciated.

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.

It Really Pays to Have a Rich Company Culture [Infographic]

They say that money can’t buy you happiness, but according to the data, employee happiness sure can buy you money, so to speak.

7 Productivity Hacks for a Workplace That Delivers

In a deadline-driven business, get all the cylinders rolling and to sync in harmony from the start.

Match the Right Communication Type to the Occasion

Select the correct method by weighing the task at hand, the recipient, a message's urgency and the potential risk of a misunderstanding.

Create a Binding Agreement With Yourself, Just for Today, and Defeat Complacency

Ready to give it your all? Put it to paper and keep yourself to it.

How to Not Waste Your Windfall of Time

Maybe you've figured out how to work uninterrupted. Now learn how to prioritize and allocate the right hours or minutes to tasks.

Keeping Clients Happy: How to Ensure a Project Doesn't Go Over Budget

'Under-promise and over-deliver' is a hallmark of successful service delivery. Yet businesses that consistently go too far above and beyond the scope of work risk damage to their bottom line

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Running

People can learn a lot about running a company by putting on sneakers and hitting the pavement.

Be Strategic. Set Aside Time to Select Daily and Weekly Goals.

Keep your head above water while dealing with all the tactical things that cry out for an entrepreneur's attention every day.

How Tech Leaders Can Prepare for the Future of Work

The expectations of younger, technologically-deft workers are driving change in the workplace that improves productivity.

5 Inspiring Quotes to Motivate the Corporate Athlete

For those who need a little extra spark of encouragement, here are five quotes from legends of their field that can be used to motivate the corporate athlete.

Short on Time? Here Are 8 Time-Saving Apps.

Here is a short list of time-tracking apps to help you spend your time on what is most important.

5 Simple Low-Tech Hacks for Boosting Your Productivity

Follow these techniques for maximizing your efficiency at work and you'll find more things get crossed off the to-do list.

How to Make Deathly Dull Meetings Fun Again

Wait, a fun meeting? Is that a real thing?

Unlimited Paid Vacation: 'Jedi Mind Trick' or Good Policy?

While some critics may balk at an unlimited vacation policy, when implemented correctly it can be a no-cost way to lure employees and boost productivity.

5 Tricks to Maximize Your Time in the Office

Every entrepreneur knows what it’s like to have too much to do in too little time. Here is how to make the most of your week.

The 7 Must-Know Rules of Productive Meetings

The seven tips to follow when it's time to huddle.

Here is a Simple and Fun Way to Boost Employee Engagement

While it might seem like a lot of work, implementing this strategy is essential if you want to maintain a happy and productive workplace.

Conquer Stress and Master Sleep for a Richer Life

The magic ingredient of shut-eye comes free. Yet it eludes many adults. Find out how to reclaim it for top performance.
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