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The Secret to Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off
Productivity

The Secret to Increased Productivity: Taking Time Off

It's not about how many brute hours you rack up -- it's about how effective you are at replenishing mental resources.
Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers
Work-Life Balance

Richard Branson Announces Unlimited Vacation Policy for Virgin Staffers

The billionaire will allow employees to take time off whenever they want and without prior approval -- provided they still get their work done.
Geoff Weiss
Have Trouble Concentrating? Try These Suggestions.
Productivity

Have Trouble Concentrating? Try These Suggestions.

There are steps you might consider to quiet the buzz in your brain -- even if you don't want to take up meditation.
A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming
Smartphones

A New BlackBerry Smartphone Is Coming

The struggling tech maker is hoping to rebound with the release of the Passport, which it calls the 'IMAX of productivity.'
Laura Entis
How to Stop the Time Suck of Customer Relationships
Time Management

How to Stop the Time Suck of Customer Relationships

Implementing strong client boundaries helps keep everyone focused.
Kate Swoboda
10 Steps to Change Your Life: A Step-By-Step Guide
How To

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.
Nina Zipkin
Doing Two Things? That's One Too Many.
Leadership

Doing Two Things? That's One Too Many.

If you aspire to be a successful entrepreneur, the only way you're going to achieve that is by focusing on one thing and doing it better than anyone else.
Steve Tobak
5 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs to Stay Organized
Apps

5 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs to Stay Organized

Why get a personal secretary when your smartphone can organize your day, your minutes, your business trips and even your clutter?
Stefan Haubold
What Does Mark Cuban Do First Thing in the Morning?
Mark Cuban

What Does Mark Cuban Do First Thing in the Morning?

For this billionaire entrepreneur, work is the breakfast of champions.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 21-Day Desk-Free Challenge
Managing Change

The 21-Day Desk-Free Challenge

A real estate executive realizes that by finding a perch to work inside each of her company's branch offices, she can be more effective and build more productive relationships.
Stacey Alcorn
How to Become More of a Morning Person (Infographic)
Productivity

How to Become More of a Morning Person (Infographic)

You may never hop out of morning with a smile plastered on your face, but you can make it a bit easier.
Wendy Frink
5 Habits of Healthy, Happy and Wise Entrepreneurs
Happiness

5 Habits of Healthy, Happy and Wise Entrepreneurs

It starts with changing your mindset, then following through with consistent action.
Matthew Toren
Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats
Innovation

Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats

Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources.
John Brubaker
These 10 Peter Drucker Quotes May Change Your World
Inspiration

These 10 Peter Drucker Quotes May Change Your World

Millennials mired inside a traditional corporate environment and people living life inside lean startups will find his thinking particularly spot on.
Jeff Shore