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The Productivity and Life Hack That Almost Always Works

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.
Use the 'Eisenhower Box' to Stop Wasting Time and Be More Productive

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.
3 Steps to Recovering Stolen Time: Confront Your 'Time Bandits'

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.
Avoid These Social Media Dead Zones

Avoid These Social Media Dead Zones

Here are the worst times to post to the different channels.
6 Productivity Apps for the Entrepreneur on the Go

6 Productivity Apps for the Entrepreneur on the Go

With entrepreneurs expected to be 'on' all the time, here are six apps to boost your productivity when you are out of the office.
This Famous Book Is Now Available in a Crazy New Format Designed to Help You Read Faster

This Famous Book Is Now Available in a Crazy New Format Designed to Help You Read Faster

E-reader company Oyster has released a classic business best seller in a new pulsating format created by startup Spritz.
Working From Home? Avoid These Not-So-Obvious Distractions.

Working From Home? Avoid These Not-So-Obvious Distractions.

You need to structure your environment in such a way that you can maintain your focus on your work.
Procrastinators: How to Fight Your Genes and Get Stuff Done Now

Procrastinators: How to Fight Your Genes and Get Stuff Done Now

Procrastination may be hereditary, but that doesn't get you off the hook: It's still possible to develop better habits and change your behavior.
9 Ways to Turn Your Desk Into the Ideal Workspace (Infographic)

9 Ways to Turn Your Desk Into the Ideal Workspace (Infographic)

If your workstation doesn't fit you, you're in trouble. Here's a quick guide to setting up your workspace for optimal health and productivity.
Stop Wasting Time on the Details and Commit to the Fundamentals

Stop Wasting Time on the Details and Commit to the Fundamentals

The small stuff, like answering emails and tweaking your web site design, are important but shouldn't be at the top of your to-do list. Instead, your time would be better spent focusing on the fundamentals.
The Philosophy That Will Help You Get 'It' Done

The Philosophy That Will Help You Get 'It' Done

Sometimes, there isn't a shortcut for completing your work. Tackle your to-do list the old fashioned way with the G.S.D. motto.
A Guide to the Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic)

A Guide to the Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic)

If you aren't posting to social media when most of your audience members are on, all that time you spent can go to waste. These are the times you should focus on.
Forget Time Management. Do This Instead and Be More Productive.

Forget Time Management. Do This Instead and Be More Productive.

Behavior science expert James Clear shares the biggest lesson he's learned about habit formation that can help you work smarter.
How Your Workplace Can Inspire Good Habits Among Employees

How Your Workplace Can Inspire Good Habits Among Employees

If you manage your office like a war zone, you're bound to have stressed-out and inefficient employees, says behavior science expert James Clear.
Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.

Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.

An economic experiment set to be held in Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg, will see the hours of an average workday slashed in hopes of enhancing productivity.
3 Ridiculously Easy Tips to Defeat Perfectionism

3 Ridiculously Easy Tips to Defeat Perfectionism

How you can you manage a pile of projects, social-media commitments, your personal life and everything in-between -- without freaking out about all the details.
Why You Should Learn to Nap Like a Pro

Why You Should Learn to Nap Like a Pro

If naps haven’t become a part of your daily routine, you might want to reconsider.
Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

Mixed Blessings: 4 Ways Computers Forever Changed How We Work

On the 50th anniversary of IBM's iconic mainframe workhorse, we look at the revolutionary, lasting impact that computers, in all their many forms, have had on how we do (and sometimes don't) get work done.
How You Can Form Better Habits Faster

How You Can Form Better Habits Faster

For busy business professionals, behavior science expert James Clear offers his tips for finding your groove and being as happy and productive as possible.
How to Beat Those Awful Monday Blues

How to Beat Those Awful Monday Blues

If it's always just another manic Monday in your office, don't fret. There are ways to shake those blues and be more productive.
How to Get More Out of Staff Meetings

How to Get More Out of Staff Meetings

Dread your staff meetings? Incorporate some easy changes and make them more fun and productive.
5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time

5 Simple Cures to Work Smarter and Save Time

If you don't have a structure to your day, you're wasting a good deal of it. Implement these time hacks and get more done.
You Need a Real Vacation (And So Do Your Employees)

You Need a Real Vacation (And So Do Your Employees)

A recent survey shows that, as a nation, we're pretty bad at unplugging. Here are five reasons you should.
Free Ice Cream and a Chandelier of Hats: Peek Inside These Hot NYC Tech Company Offices (Video)

Free Ice Cream and a Chandelier of Hats: Peek Inside These Hot NYC Tech Company Offices (Video)

Executives at Tumblr, Fueled Collective, and About.com talk about how they get the most out of every square foot in their Big Apple headquarters, where space is at an ultra-premium.
How Better Habits Can Make You Better at Business -- and Life

How Better Habits Can Make You Better at Business -- and Life

In this Google Hangout, we'll chat with behavior science expert James Clear about how you can form good habits and kick the bad ones.
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