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The U.S. Has Become the No Vacation Nation
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The U.S. Has Become the No Vacation Nation

Americans are reluctant to take off the time their employers grant them, but with no discernable benefit to themselves or the company.
Evrim Oralkan
7 Entirely Reasonable Excuses for Doing Nothing That You Must Ignore to Succeed
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7 Entirely Reasonable Excuses for Doing Nothing That You Must Ignore to Succeed

If you can't get started because you need more time, money and helpful contacts, turn off the TV, do things on the cheap and meet some people.
Daniel DiPiazza
How to Run a Business and Keep Your Weekends Too
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How to Run a Business and Keep Your Weekends Too

While entrepreneurs sacrifice a lot for their businesses, taking weekend breaks are needed.
Deborah Sweeney
For a More Productive Office, Appeal to the 5 Senses (Infographic)
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For a More Productive Office, Appeal to the 5 Senses (Infographic)

The solution to a work space that's out of whack is right under your nose.
Nina Zipkin
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
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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
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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
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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)
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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)
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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]
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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
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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
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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