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Learning to Say No to Interruptions to Foster Creativity in Business
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Learning to Say No to Interruptions to Foster Creativity in Business

What if Galileo or other great thinkers had tried to develop their ideas amid a barrage of email and calls? Set boundaries to inspire innovation at work.
Edward G. Brown
3 Ways to Avoid Distractions and Be More Productive
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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
'Game of Thrones' Was Written on a DOS Machine
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'Game of Thrones' Was Written on a DOS Machine

Author George R.R. Martin explains why he likes to kick it old school when it comes to writing his fantasy series 'A Song of Ice and Fire.'
Laura Entis
The 4 Biggest Productivity Killers in Your Office
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The 4 Biggest Productivity Killers in Your Office

A look at where you're most likely to be wasting time, plus solutions to boost your productivity.
Kate Taylor
Want to Be More Productive? Move Across the World.
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Want to Be More Productive? Move Across the World.

A transplant from the U.S. to Hong Kong cites his newfound efficiency. Telecommuting can work, he argues.
Joshua Steimle
Make It Stop! 5 Techniques for Managing the Email Onslaught.
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Make It Stop! 5 Techniques for Managing the Email Onslaught.

We can't live without checking our inboxes, but it's one of our biggest time sucks. Here's how to make it so you can actually do more real work.
Doug and Polly White
 Productivity and Creativity Often Seem at Odds, But Are They Really?
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Productivity and Creativity Often Seem at Odds, But Are They Really?

Some work involves simple task completion; other projects require strategic thinking by an unfettered brain. Here's how to do both.
Tony Lopresti
The Surprising Strategy One Man Used to Eliminate Procrastination
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The Surprising Strategy One Man Used to Eliminate Procrastination

Tips for how you can stick to better habits and master your willpower.
James Clear
Why 'Being Dead' Is Bad for Business
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Why 'Being Dead' Is Bad for Business

As entrepreneurs, we can sometimes get so focused, we forget to take care of ourselves. We must find balance.
Katherine Keller
Work Driving You Crazy? Here Are 5 Ways to Keep Your Sanity.
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Work Driving You Crazy? Here Are 5 Ways to Keep Your Sanity.

Here are five things you can consider deleting from your daily routine that will make you saner, more productive and more efficient.
Dorie Clark
10 Simple Things Productive People Do Better (And So Can You)
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10 Simple Things Productive People Do Better (And So Can You)

Learn some of the easy things go-getters do that can make you an entrepreneurial powerhouse.
Matthew Toren
The Productivity and Life Hack That Almost Always Works
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The Productivity and Life Hack That Almost Always Works

If you're doing things alone, you're missing out big time on a potential performance boost.
Scott Dinsmore
Use the 'Eisenhower Box' to Stop Wasting Time and Be More Productive
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Use the 'Eisenhower Box' to Stop Wasting Time and Be More Productive

Want to be more productive? Of course you do. Here's one proven strategy to improve your schedule -- from an unexpected source.
James Clear
3 Steps to Recovering Stolen Time: Confront Your 'Time Bandits'
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3 Steps to Recovering Stolen Time: Confront Your 'Time Bandits'

If you're like most people, you lose three to five hours every day to interruptions. Find out how to laser focus on work.
Edward G. Brown