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Here's Why the 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work
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Here's Why the 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The traditional 9-to-5 schedule is an outdated and ineffective approach to work.
Travis Bradberry
Determining How Much Your Time Is Really Worth
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Determining How Much Your Time Is Really Worth

Not all uses of time are equal and this simple truth can make a big difference in life.
James Clear
8 Great Time-Tracking Apps for Freelancers
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8 Great Time-Tracking Apps for Freelancers

With so many time-tracking apps out there, picking the right one for you shouldn't be hard.
Cynthia Johnson
How Being Busy Can Make You Less Productive
Business Optimization

How Being Busy Can Make You Less Productive

We're busier than ever these days, but new brain research shows that busyness actually slows you down. Learn how this works and stop your hectic schedule from holding you back.
Travis Bradberry
6 New Tech Upgrades Helpful for Entrepreneurs
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6 New Tech Upgrades Helpful for Entrepreneurs

Already powerful technologies are becoming even more useful and customized for business use.
David Gerzof-Richard
You Have No Excuse for Disorganization When You Can Be Using These Apps
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You Have No Excuse for Disorganization When You Can Be Using These Apps

Readily available technology allows small businesses to stay organized, in communication and keep their financial house in order.
Jen Cohen Crompton
6 Simple Tricks That Will Make You Way More Productive
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6 Simple Tricks That Will Make You Way More Productive

When it comes to productivity, the little things make all the difference. These six hacks will increase your productivity today.
Travis Bradberry
Use These 5 Tips to Help Crush Your 2016 Goals
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Use These 5 Tips to Help Crush Your 2016 Goals

You'll be surprised at how simply writing down your goals helps make them happen.
Jonathan Long
What Psychology Teaches Us About Structuring Our Workday to Get the Most Done
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What Psychology Teaches Us About Structuring Our Workday to Get the Most Done

We need to take a closer look at the science of how our brain functions throughout the day and try to match the right tasks to the right mindset to help maximize productivity.
Jane Porter
Check Your Ego at the Door and Keep Meetings to 15 Minutes
Business Optimization

Check Your Ego at the Door and Keep Meetings to 15 Minutes

Limor Fried, CEO and founder of Adafruit, talks about how her team keeps meetings short.
Catherine Clifford
How To Tap Into Your Personal Productivity Style
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How To Tap Into Your Personal Productivity Style

Once you find your productivity sweet spot, you can tailor your day around it.
Paula Rizzo
7 Industries Born to Fuel Entrepreneurship
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7 Industries Born to Fuel Entrepreneurship

From co-working spaces to productivity tools like Slack and HipChat, these industries' 'business' is helping entrepreneurs.
Jared Hecht