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3 Decadent Ways to Be More Productive and Less Stressed

Dr. Melissa McCreery | Posted 05.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Melissa McCreery

Sometimes -- especially when you are a hard working, high performing busy woman, the way to get more done and lower your stress actually includes three simple strategies that you might be completely overlooking. Even better -- using these strategies actually feels good and doesn't leave you feeling tired or deprived.

10 Science Backed Ways to Motivate Yourself When You Feel Tired

Michael D. Simmons | Posted 05.07.2015 | Small Business
Michael D. Simmons

It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but your body is resisting it.

How to Build an 8-Figure Business Using Podcasts

Sean Kim | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Sean Kim

Everywhere we see in the media, we hear of young teenagers who raised millions of dollars overnight or have sold their app for even more. This isn't another fairy tale story.

How Can You Get Those Side Projects Done When You're Tired From Work and College?

Quora | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business

I try to minimize startup and switching costs, in other words, the time it takes to get started working on the side project. This way, even if I only have a few minutes to work on it before I turn in for the night, I can still do something useful. Also, I try to make each opportunity count. These are hard to come by and so it is good not to waste any single minute.

Broken Windows Theory: Why Winners Keep Their Homes Clean

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Tyler Tervooren

If things get busy and you let your home, relationships, and happiness flounder while you put out fires elsewhere, eventually you find things just get worse and those higher priorities start to matter less.

Why the French Are More Productive Than Americans

Gene Marks | Posted 05.01.2015 | Small Business
Gene Marks

As Americans, we sometimes poke fun at the French (and other European countries) for their long lunch breaks. Perhaps we're misguided?

Going On Vacation? Don't Pack Your Email

Jessica Wang | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Jessica Wang

Some can't relax unless they know there are no fires burning at work, so they check email surreptitiously while their travel companions are planning the day's excursion. Not me, not anymore.

9 Science-Backed Reasons Why You Should Go to Bed Early

Rosie Osmun | Posted 05.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

That most Americans are falling short on getting the recommended eight hours of sleep per night is nothing new. Clearly though, not everyone who fails to log enough shut eye actually has trouble sleeping. Plenty of us are just staying up too late or putting off bedtime in favor of other activities.

Millennials Work Better

Aaron Straus Garcia | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Aaron Straus Garcia

One fact that gets overlooked time and time again when I read and hear things about millennials is that we, put simply, work better.

How To Focus On The Work That Matters

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 04.30.2015 | World

How can you spend time wisely? We all wonder where the hours go. There's a good reason for that — we're absolutely terrible at remembering how w...

3 Secrets To Creating A Productive Routine

Amy Morin | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Being stuck in a rut can kill your creativity, stress you out, and zap your productivity. So how do you create a routine that conserves your mental energy without getting stuck in a rut? Here are three strategies.

How Wearable Tech Is Improving Employee Productivity And Happiness

Entrepreneur | John Boitnott | Posted 04.29.2015 | World

Wearable devices are something of a darling in the mobile industry today, especially with recent smartwatch launches and new platforms for developing ...

What Is High Performance?

Brendon Burchard | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Brendon Burchard

We all want to be our best, but not just during short bursts or when we need to be at our "peak." We want to live and maintain our full potential,...

How I Escaped The Cult Of Busyness

Tim Peek | Posted 06.28.2015 | Fifty
Tim Peek

I used to be so busy I didn't have time to pee. My email inbox was so overloaded that NBC's IT department gave me special dispensation for more storage. I had two phones and a pager, and sometimes they beeped all night. It was exhausting. And it was exhilarating.

A Positive Psychology Approach to Success

Justin Harmon | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Justin Harmon

It's not that we're unhappy. It's not because of an underlying mental disorder or anything like that. We just want to be happier than we are now. We want change for the betterment of our lives. The only problem is that most people aren't comfortable with change. Change can be hard.

Celebrating the Little Moments

Helen J. Russell | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen J. Russell

When we allow ourselves to stop and feel grateful we are no longer peering out into a future that doesn't yet exist. Now we're really living, in the only place it is possible for us to live -- the here and now. That's what I loved most about that moment yesterday. I was nowhere else.

How to Solve Difficult Problems by Using the Inversion Technique

James Clear | Posted 06.20.2015 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It is far easier to avoid stupidity than it is to create genius. Eliminating the errors and mistakes that are preventing your success can be just as powerful as building new skills or habits.

How You Can Be A More Conscientious Person -- And Why It's Worth It

Mashable | Lindsay Rothfeld | Posted 04.17.2015 | World

The world could use a little more conscientiousness. It's up to you to actually show up. In 2015 especially, there's a profound emphasis on multita...

Are You Busy Being Busy?

Carl Phillips | Posted 06.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

"Beware the barrenness of a busy life." -- Socrates "I am so busy" is a default response for many of us these days. It's like a reflex to any questi...

The 6 Major Time Addictions

David Finkel | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Have you ever sat there at the end of the week wondering where the time went? Here are what I consider to be the six most damaging Time Addictions that hurt entrepreneurs as they struggle to execute on their dreams and plans.

How One Fortune 500 Company Drives Employee Productivity

Kirsi Bhasin | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Kirsi Bhasin

How does this Fortune 500 company know what they're doing works? They have had very high participation in the activities they have asked people to participate in and it has been reflected in their employee engagement scores too. And if this weren't enough they can boast the accolade of being a best place to work company.

Keep Your Workers Productive With Enterprise Planning and Automation

John Rampton | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
John Rampton

From being able to match their skills to their tasks, to making their work easier and less repetitive, to giving them improved visibility, enterprise solutions can be a great way to make sure your employees can do more.

3 Reasons Open Offices Don't Work

Frank Chalupa | Posted 06.13.2015 | Small Business
Frank Chalupa

Is the door finally closing on open offices? That's the question on the minds of employers across the country as many weigh whether to adopt - or abandon - open floor plans whose perceived social and professional benefits are often overshadowed by the reality of having little, if any, personal privacy.

How To Become A Highly Successful Achiever

Sue Davey | Posted 06.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Sue Davey

Everyone has something they want to achieve, a dream or goal they're working toward. Often, it can seem challenging, especially for women. Wherever you may be on the path to your personal success, below I have shared 15 simple achievable steps to reaching the summits of success and happiness, and become a powerhouse.

Why I Don't Want To Have Coffee With You

Gene Marks | Posted 06.09.2015 | Small Business
Gene Marks

Please... I don't want to have coffee with you. I don't mean to sound rude. And I really, really appreciate that you'd like to get together. But I'm a small business owner. My days are really busy. And I don't have the time to just "have coffee."