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Behavior Science Discovers Productivity Boosters

Sarah Finnie Robinson | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Sarah Finnie Robinson

There are some people who pretend at productivity, whose résumés appear impressive until you realize their greatest talent is self-marketing. Then there are others... who seem to exist on a different plane of getting things done.

How to Make Progress

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 03.17.2016 | Business
Jeff Steinmann

Maybe you've made a bit of progress toward your goals, but want to make more. Sometimes it's frustrating when you've had a bit of success because you'...

5 Teams That Need a Roadmap in 2016

Brian de Haaff | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

The roadmap is a key document for any business. It forces deep thinking, explains where teams are going, and helps everyone stay on track. These roadmaps reinforce that teams have a clear purpose and a "true north" to work towards.

"No, I'm not Coming to Your F***ing Meeting"

Michael S Solomon | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

For managers, meetings are mission critical. It is during meetings that we plan, mentor, hold accountable, align, check-in, etc.. But for the 80% of people in an organization who actually do the heavy lifting (sorry, low blow -- especially coming from a manager), most meetings are time lost.

London Revealed as the European Volunteering Capital

Adi Gaskell | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
Adi Gaskell

The London Olympics in 2012 were so successful in large part due to the tremendous efforts of the 70,000 volunteers that helped the event run smoothly...

5 Inspiring Ways to Start the Day

Tom Ayling | Posted 03.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Ayling

A child laughs 300 times a day. An adult? Five. When was the last time you remember laughing even 100 times in one day? When I was a kid, all I did w...

Are You Missing the 'Go' Factor?

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 03.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

In 2003, the Human Genome Project was hailed a massive success. We'd officially mapped out the entire genetic makeup of human DNA, save a tiny percen...

Are You a Perfectionist?

Romi Grossberg | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Romi Grossberg

If we continue to hold on to the illusion of "perfection," we can spend a lifetime feeling like we have failed. So, why are we all striving to reach something that's not real? Let's understand it better.

Why It's Time to Start Working With Your Physiology -- Not Against It

Carson Tate | Posted 03.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Carson Tate

I started to make these bold choices for my life as I worked to overcome my fears and build a life where I live fully.

6 Things Worry-Free People Do To Avoid Stress

Kayla Matthews | Posted 03.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

There are plenty of other things you can do to become less of a worrier, but this is a good place to start. After all, the worst thing that can happen is you take some extra breaks, get in better shape and make your life a little easier.

Entrepreneurship may not be for you

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

We need to talk. Entrepreneurship as a vague philosophical concept is really trendy right now. You're going to see a lot of posts on social media t...

Do-Nothing Time

Martha Ringer | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

That willingness to be fully present with ourselves creates calm, opens space and allows us to create from our fullness. Do-nothing time is golden and we are worth it.

4 Easy Ways to Bounce Back After a Setback

Lori Rochino | Posted 03.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lori Rochino

Don't let the guilt or embarrassment of not following through on your goals prevent you from moving forward with your positive habits. While not always easy, bouncing back can be simple if you take it one stop at a time. Follow these four steps and you'll be on the right path to success.

You Will Never Find Work-Life Balance

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 03.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

The "real ideal worker" is not a mythical, unattainable ideal. There are successful people all around you who aren't working themselves to the brink of exhaustion and burnout.

How to Get Started

Jeff Steinmann | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Jeff Steinmann

Sometimes the hardest thing about achieving any goal in life is simply getting started. Just taking the very first step can be very daunting, confusing and overwhelming.

8 Key Components of Technology Roadmaps

Brian de Haaff | Posted 03.09.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

A technology roadmap (also known as an IT roadmap) is a document which outlines the plan to reach short-term and long-term goals through the use of technology solutions. This type of roadmap typically provides key information which helps organizations make better decisions around technology investments.

Do These 5 Things at the End of Every Day, and You Will Become More Productive

Daniel Threlfall | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Daniel Threlfall

The end of the workday sometimes feels like the end of a toothpaste tube. You could go all intense and squeeze out every last bit, but why bother? It's done. You just toss it. That's okay for toothpaste, but not for your workday. Your workday is not a toothpaste tube, and the last few minutes should be purposefully engaged, not carelessly tossed.

Why Genuine Happiness Will Lead You to Success

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

There is no end to the different tips, tricks and self-help books out there that teach people how to be more successful. While these aides do bring a certain amount of value, there is one very large thing that any person can do in order to bring more success in their lives; they can be happy.

Forty-One Percent of Tasks On To-Do Lists Are Never Done

Kevin Kruse | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Kruse

So, ditch the to-do list. I'll bet you half the tasks on there have been there for six months--or more. If you really want to get it done, put it in your calendar. If it's not in there, it wasn't as important as you thought in the first place.

6 Tips For Improving Productivity In The Office

Ahmad Raza | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Ahmad Raza

If you're anything like me, daydreaming and burnout have become daily occurrences. Whether it's the drag of going to work on Monday, or the burning desire to hit 5 p.m. on a Friday, maxing out productivity throughout the day can be a challenge.

Why You Should Stop Reading About Productivity

Alanna Harvey | Posted 03.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Alanna Harvey

There aren't tricks or tips to gain back time that you've lost in your day. Only you can help yourself better understand the way you spend your time and how to allocate it in such a way that increases the productive or self-improving things you can do in a week.

Why We Procrastinate (And What to Do About It)

Kevin Kruse | Posted 03.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Kruse

If you're tempted to procrastinate, find a way to visualize your future self. Focus on the pain that results from putting things off, contrasted with the relief of having completed your task.

3 Essential Elements of Winning Product Roadmaps

Brian de Haaff | Posted 03.08.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

The purpose of a product roadmap is to communicate direction and progress to internal teams and external stakeholders. It shows the high-level initiatives and the planned steps to get there.

How to Delete 10,000+ Emails in One Day

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
20 Beautiful Women

I find that most people oscillate between periods of extreme OCD and ADD. For example, a few months back, I cleared 10,000+ emails from my inbox. But it takes me weeks to clean my room because I wax nostalgic about the items I find under my bed.

Change Your Morning Routine, Change Your Whole Life

Sandra Chabot Weber | Posted 03.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Sandra Chabot Weber

The following three metrics are where you should be focusing your energy when setting up your morning routine. When you incorporate these metrics, you engage fulfillment and vitality as a part of your daily lifestyle and ultimately your personal legacy.