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The 5 Fail-Proof Steps for Planning Your Day
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The 5 Fail-Proof Steps for Planning Your Day

Set yourself up for success by doing these five things every single day.
Mark Hunter
10 Quick Tips for Leveraging Your Time and Energy More Effectively
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10 Quick Tips for Leveraging Your Time and Energy More Effectively

Utilizing these strategies will allow you to achieve the maximum result with time to minutes or hours to spare.
Alan Fox
Are Entrepreneurs Wired Differently?
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Are Entrepreneurs Wired Differently?

These folks listen to their intuitive inner feelings and take risks, lacing their decisions with determination.
Vin Gupta
Warm Up Your Brain Before Work and Other Time Savers
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Warm Up Your Brain Before Work and Other Time Savers

Try these five activities to heighten the productivity of the day ahead. Then optimize the commute home to maximize work-life balance.
Philip Damiano
How to Say No to the Employee Who Interrupts
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How to Say No to the Employee Who Interrupts

The polite way to say, Gee whiz, Mr. Colleague, Mr. Boss or Mr. Client, I can't get anything done with your constant interventions.
Edward G. Brown
Bosses Who Pick on One Employee Ruin Everyone's Productivity, Study Shows
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Bosses Who Pick on One Employee Ruin Everyone's Productivity, Study Shows

Here's yet another reason to ban workplace bullying.
Laura Entis
Your Office Isn't Big Enough for Clutter and Productivity
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Your Office Isn't Big Enough for Clutter and Productivity

Employees waste time and money each year just by searching for misplaced items. It's time to clean up.
Kristoph Matthews
6 Secrets to Surviving on Little or No Sleep
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6 Secrets to Surviving on Little or No Sleep

Entrepreneurs' work schedules tend to go far beyond the standard 40-hour workweek, causing many to forgo catching some z's for more hours working on their startup. Here is how to survive this crazy lifestyle.
Jason Lucash
Study: Office Plants Can Boost Productivity and Morale
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Study: Office Plants Can Boost Productivity and Morale

While minimally-appointed office spaces are typically thought to be the most productive, a new study suggests that ornamentation -- via greenery -- can enhance efficiency.
Geoff Weiss
How Fortune 500 Leaders Spend Every Minute of the Day (Infographic)
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How Fortune 500 Leaders Spend Every Minute of the Day (Infographic)

The heads of some of America's biggest companies divulge their personal and work habits.
John Rampton
Ask Your Employees These 4 Simple Questions to Elicit Productive Feedback
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Ask Your Employees These 4 Simple Questions to Elicit Productive Feedback

To improve employee engagement and make positive changes in the workplace, leaders should be asking employees for their honest opinion about what is working -- or not working -- in the organization.
Susan Steinbrecher
5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Sick Days
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5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Sick Days

Even entrepreneurs can get run down and get sick but for many, they can't afford to take time off. Here's how you can harness the power of sick days to get ahead in business.
Dorie Clark
6 Battle-Tested Tips to End Email Overload
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6 Battle-Tested Tips to End Email Overload

Email is making us slower, less productive and even dumber. Here's how you can manage your overflowing inbox.
Ryan Holmes
Basecamp's Rebel Recipe for Success: 5 Ways the Software Maverick Made Millions by Being Different
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Basecamp's Rebel Recipe for Success: 5 Ways the Software Maverick Made Millions by Being Different

Here are the surprising, unorthodox strategies that helped the early software as a service pioneer rise to -- and stay at the top of -- the crowded online project management space.
Kim Lachance Shandrow