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Guess What? Time-Saving Apps Don't Really Save You Much Time.
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Guess What? Time-Saving Apps Don't Really Save You Much Time.

When your phone is less interesting, you look at it less. And that can make you feel like you have all the time in the world.
American 'Work Martyrs' Are Too Afraid to Take Time Off, Study Finds
Vacations

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.
Geoff Weiss
7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs
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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.
Michael Simmons
The 15 Best Productivity Apps for Getting Things Done
Productivity Tools

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
Personal Health

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?
Adam Toren
How to Be the Best Boss (Infographic)
Infographics

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.
Catherine Clifford
Reclaim the Hour and a Half You're Forfeiting to Distractions at Work (Infographic)
Productivity

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

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.
Eric Siu
7 Productivity Hacks for a Workplace That Delivers
Productivity

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.
Barbara Bates
Match the Right Communication Type to the Occasion
Communications Strategies

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.
Karen Lachtanski
Motivation

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.
Matt Mayberry
How to Not Waste Your Windfall of Time
Productivity

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.
Edward G. Brown
Project Management

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
Geoff Mcqueen
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Running
The Grind

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Running

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