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Productivity

Here's How Much Your Hangover Costs The Nation

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're recovering from a night of drinking right now, you're about to get hit with a major buzzkill. Your hangover habit (along with everybody else...

Aging Eyes Make an Economic Impact

Maureen Cavanagh | Posted 10.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Maureen Cavanagh

Vision impairment, such as presbyopia, can compromise a person's quality of life because it reduces the capacity for everyday activities: reading, working, driving, etc.

The Barbarism of Power in the Workplace and the Evolutionary Nature of Trust

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
André Corrêa d'Almeida

Companies often talk to their employees about teamwork and building relationships, yet suffer from a lack of collegiality in the workplace. Organizations rely on their people to be explicitly united in a common purpose, toward a common goal and to respect each other's abilities to work toward that purpose.

3 Deadly Traps That 'Wantrepreneurs' Fall Into

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 10.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Daniel DiPiazza

In 2011, I went from working at a restaurant making $2.17/hour (plus tips) to launching one... then two... then THREE successful, profitable businesse...

10 Productivity Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 10.13.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Life is hard. It's full of chores that have to be done and errands that need to be run, much of which stands in the way of the stuff you actually want to do. If you're feeling spread thin, here are some productivity hacks that will make you better at actually getting stuff done.

The 5 Productivity Tricks That Are Making Entrepreneurs Less Productive

Jose Vasquez | Posted 10.12.2016 | Business
Jose Vasquez

There's no shortage of "productivity hacks" and tricks out there--and I've even written about some of my personal favorites before--but not all shortcuts to productivity are as efficient as they seem.

How to Deal With a Frustrating Email

Andrew Merle | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrew Merle

We have all been there before. An email comes in that makes your blood boil. Someone got their facts wrong, or accused you of something you didn't do, or asked a question that just rubbed you the wrong way. Whatever it was about, the email had you fuming.

Finding New Routes

Martha Ringer | Posted 10.11.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

I was in LA doing my best to avoid another hour of traffic and a friend directed me via another route using an App. Love those Apps. Not only did the new route get me there more easily with less stress, I also found a new Whole Foods and neighborhood in LA I had not seen before.

3 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Entrepreneurship

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 10.09.2016 | Business
Daniel DiPiazza

Self-employment is still amazing, and I wouldn't trade it for the world. The upsides definitely outweigh the downsides.

Top 10 Ways to Beat Distractions and Be More Productive

Benjamin Hardy | Posted 10.08.2016 | Business
Benjamin Hardy

The mind can get stuck circling the same cognitive pathways over and over. When working on a single problem continuously, you can become fixated on previous solutions. Yet, when you step away from the activity, your mind releases from the fixation and the old pathways fade from your memory.

4 Ways to Use Goals and Rewards to Beat Procrastination

Avelist | Posted 10.08.2016 | Business
Avelist

Procrastination is the monster of our over-connected times. We seem to have so many things to do, yet never find the right mood or time to do them all. We put off what seems boring and what causes us discomfort, and it piles up quickly.

The Myth of Motivation

Carmen Isáis | Posted 10.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Carmen Isáis

I discovered a long time ago that motivation is overrated and believing that it is more important than it is can, ironically, be the thing that keeps us from reaching your goals. That's right. Believing in the myth of motivation will derail you.

Being Alone or Social: What is The Best Choice to Have a Healthy Lifestyle?

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 10.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Gurdeep Pandher

Although the balance may seem awkward or difficult to strike at first, it will get easier. Soon, it will be second nature and life will become much richer when happiness is not only dependent on others. There is nothing more rewarding at times than to be able to wear pajamas the whole day and simply use the time as one pleases.

Managing Capacity: Walking the Talk About Overwork

Teresa Hopke | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Teresa Hopke

After tackling the recession, economic uncertainty and (now) labor shortages, most companies haven't returned to pre-recession hiring levels. We are running our people into the ground.

Recovering From Failure. Leadership Lessons from England's Early Exit Out of the Rugby World Cup

Hannah Pirnie | Posted 10.06.2016 | Business
Hannah Pirnie

I can't explain how much this hurts Tom Wood, England's number 7 after the Host nation crashed out of the Rugby World Cup on Saturday night.  We can ...

Is Our Life Validated in the Eyes of Others?

Antonio L. Vereen | Posted 10.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Antonio L. Vereen

Since the days of playing on the playground, humans have wanted to belong and more importantly to be liked. That didn't change all throughout our school years either. Especially in high school. If anything it got worse.

3 Easy Ways to Take Control of Your Inbox Now

Sarah Jensen | Posted 10.04.2016 | Business
Sarah Jensen

Is your inbox out of control? Does the thought of even opening your mail folder fill you with stress and dread? You're not alone.

The Importance Of Sleeping Your Way To The Top

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 10.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

Sleep, and sleep some more. Give in to a bedroom that beckons. Peel back the layers of your bed, one luxurious sheet and comforter at a time, and sleep your overworked soul to the top.

How to Stay Focused When You Get Bored Working Toward Your Goals

James Clear | Posted 10.01.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Fall in love with boredom. Fall in love with repetition and practice. Fall in love with the process of what you do and let the results take care of themselves.

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Weekend

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 10.01.2016 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Pullman

Once you've found something you like, you can either dedicate time to just that hobby, or build it into a different part of your schedule and continue exploring new things. Either way, you'll get to spend part of your weekend doing something fun and interesting.

How to Motivate Your Team - One Question You Must Ask

David Dye | Posted 10.01.2016 | Business
David Dye

When you think about having energized, motivated teams, if you're like most leaders, you will focus on your people, or maybe their surroundings.

The Powerful Ingredient That Boosts Your Team's Performance

Arpan Roy | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
Arpan Roy

As a leader, one of the truths in a team based setting you often experience is "You are as good as your team." A team that performs makes the leader look good, and the teams that don't...well.. no one looks good.

A Time-Management Tool That Takes Away the Guesswork

Thea Orozco | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Thea Orozco

If you feel like you've worked all day but have nothing to show for it, time tracking can uncover some very interesting clues. It provides you with actual data about what you prioritize on a day-to-day basis, versus just guessing where your time is going.

4 Roadmapping Secrets From Successful Product Managers

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.29.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Product managers need a visual roadmap. Why? If you do not know where you are going, you cannot expect to get there -- or build a great product while you are at it.

Loneliness in the Workplace: Symptoms and Solutions

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
Gurdeep Pandher

The workplace is busy and bustling, full of people coming to and from meetings, photocopiers, and each other's cubicles. However, despite the high potential for social interaction, many people still feel lonely at their place of employment.