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News and Articles About Productivity

How to Get Them to Email You Back
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How to Get Them to Email You Back

Productivity expert Jason Womack explains why limiting your emails to one topic will result in faster responses.
Entrepreneur Staff
Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy
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Why Your Company Needs an Up-to-Date Marijuana Policy

With the landscape rapidly changing for regulation of pot in various states, employers must be sure their guidelines keep pace.
Heather R. Huhman
Distracted and Overwhelmed Employees Are Costing You Big. Try These 3 Fixes.
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Distracted and Overwhelmed Employees Are Costing You Big. Try These 3 Fixes.

Workers are checking their phones a staggering amount each day, according to a recent survey.
Terri Egan and Suzanne Lahl
See It Through: 5 Steps to Finishing What You Start
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See It Through: 5 Steps to Finishing What You Start

If you're plagued by a half-finished to-do list, and partially completed projects are taking over your life, here's a plan.
Adam Toren
How to Stay Productive Working From Home
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How to Stay Productive Working From Home

Distractions are plentiful when you are home, and often it's only the most disciplined who can remain productive and efficient.
Why Are You Working So Hard?
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Why Are You Working So Hard?

The latest technological advances promise increased efficiency and productivity but have prompted even more labor. Here's one entrepreneur's solution.
Boland Jones
How Music Affects Your Productivity
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How Music Affects Your Productivity

With so much of our work now being done at computers, music has become an important way to 'optimize the boring.' Here's how to do it right.
Gregory Ciotti
Stop Asking, Who Knows Where the Time Goes? An Entrepreneur's Guide to Focus.
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Stop Asking, Who Knows Where the Time Goes? An Entrepreneur's Guide to Focus.

Tolerating interruptions is not the hallmark of a successful business leader.
Edward G. Brown
One of the World's Richest Men Wants a Three-Day Workweek
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One of the World's Richest Men Wants a Three-Day Workweek

Speaking at a business conference in Paraguay, Mexican telecommunications billionaire Carlos Slim called for a 'radical overhaul' of the traditional workweek paradigm.
Geoff Weiss
Can Video Games in the Office Make Employees More Productive?
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Can Video Games in the Office Make Employees More Productive?

Hip startup employees have been known to enjoy digital entertainment at work, but does it actually have a positive effect on employees?
Ken Lin
Rampant Bullying Found Across Workplaces
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Rampant Bullying Found Across Workplaces

Physical or emotional harassment persists when no one speaks up or sets boundaries.
David Maxfield
Infographics

Working Endless Hours Does Not Make You a Hero (Infographic)

Comparing hours worked with output across countries shows that putting in more time does not necessarily equate to more revenue.
Catherine Clifford
8 Ways to Break Bad Smartphone Habits
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8 Ways to Break Bad Smartphone Habits

If we're going to be on our phones all the time, it's time to ditch 'cell yell' and other annoying habits.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Live a Healthier Life by Making Consistency Work for You
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Live a Healthier Life by Making Consistency Work for You

Create a mental meal and exercise plan to reach your goals and get in better shape, and see a boost in productivity.
Stephen J. Bronner