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Terrific Tuesday - Yellen Makes Everything Awesome Again

Phil Davis | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Everything is awesome! Janet Yellen told us yesterday not to overreact to the Friday's AWFUL Jobs Report while she herself overreacted and took ...

Time Management Tips That Work

Kristie Notto | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Kristie Notto

Successful people are very careful about how they spend their time. No matter how you slice it, we all have 24 hours in a day, so the key lies in learning to use our time wisely. Below are some ways you can dramatically increase your productivity through more effective use of your time.

Keep Your Dog Leash

Martha Ringer | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Martha Ringer

People are always asking me what to keep and what to toss and how do you make that determination. I start by asking myself am I regularly using it? Ne...

What Is 'Being in the Zone'? -- the Fascinating Psychology of Super Productivity

Emily Hill | Posted 06.06.2016 | Science
Emily Hill

Being "in the zone" is delicious, immersive, and...kinda trippy. Time collapses. Sound falls away. Suddenly we look up, and it's 4 a.m.  This tunnel...

The Easiest Way to Achieve Any Goal

Felicia Spahr | Posted 06.06.2016 | Women
Felicia Spahr

As a former perfectionist, I remember spending a ridiculous amount of time writing down big, lofty goals that described me 'crushing it' in the future. I wanted to win Oscars, Nobel Peace Prizes, be a Pulitzer Prize Winning novelist... all at the same time. Which is comical and adorable in how ambitious it is. But COMPLETELY unrealistic.

How Successful Product Managers Set Winning Goals

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.03.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Product goals bring your strategy to life. They also work in tandem to achieve that strategy and guide the work of your product team. That's because goals work with strategy to help everyone understand the big picture.

How Safe Is Your Small Business From These 3 Icebergs?

Harry Red | Posted 06.06.2016 | Business
Harry Red

Smooth sailing. Once your business thrives with real customers and solid revenue, what's next? A straight line to success? Not quite. Just like ...

Here's Another Reason For Standing Desk Users To Feel Smug

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business

Standing desks. Love 'em or hate 'em, there are plenty of articles to back up whatever opinion you have. On the one hand, studies have shown that stan...

He just noticed that the natives are restless!

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 06.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Robert Whitcomb

In an April 29 column by The New York Times's David Brooks headlined "If Not Trump, What?'' he writes that to understand Donald Trump's GOP popularity...

The Ivy Lee Method: The Daily Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

James Clear | Posted 06.02.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

The Ivy Lee Method of prioritizing your to-do list seems stupidly simple. How could something this simple be worth so much? What makes it so effective?

Easy Tips to Help Business Owners Stay Sane

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Running your own business can be exhausting, both physically and mentally. Trying to navigate through the day to day operations while managing to turn a profit can be damn near impossible sometimes.

This Is What It Really Takes

Derek Rydall | Posted 06.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Derek Rydall

You wouldn't be here if you weren't the answer to a call. Now you have to consciously cooperate with that call. You have to consciously collaborate, co-labor, with it.

Cranky Employer Blames Texting Millennials For Economic Problems

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 06.01.2016 | Business

America has a productivity problem. According to one Texas employer, that problem might just amount to using Facebook and texting in the workplace. Be...

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

James Carbary | Posted 05.29.2016 | Business
James Carbary

Rather than a slew of tasks on paper, which have no context as to complexity or time-requirements, set aside time blocks on your calendar to complete those tasks.

3 Ways Busy Entrepreneurs Can Practice Mindfulness

Saudia Davis | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Saudia Davis

A quote in a blog from Virgin.com really caught my attention: "Our mind is constantly working to give us the solutions to problems before they come, o...

How I Start My Day (Or My Daily Rituals Revisited)

Richard Eaton | Posted 05.27.2016 | Business
Richard Eaton

Around 18 months ago I wrote an article about my daily rituals. These are the things I always try to do without fail every workday.

What Would Happen if We Simply Stopped Doing Something That Is a Complete Waste of Time?

Bill Douglas | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
Bill Douglas

If you don't pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.  -- David Allen As we all...

How Improving Your Emotional Intelligence Will Help Your Personal and Professional Life

Quora | Posted 05.25.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

How can we improve our emotional intelligence? What are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling qu...

6 Software Tools for Monitoring Employee Productivity

Kc Agu | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Kc Agu

The attainment of target output in any organization, to a great extent, depends on the consistency of employees' productivity level. In today's compe...

Meditation in the Workplace - Making Staff More Productive

Ian Mills | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Ian Mills

If there was one small thing which you could do to make yourself or your workforce more productive, you'd do it right? This is one of the many reason...

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Below are the five steps to transform a long, overwhelming list of things into a high performing task-list. A note about format: You'll probably have to give up your pen and paper list for this one.

Pay Attention: Because It Impacts Your Productivity

Carson Tate | Posted 05.20.2016 | Business
Carson Tate

Here's a unique challenge for you: This post is a 5-minute read. Can you read this entire piece through once without getting distracted, checking your email, looking at your texts, or snooping at your social media?

Productivity -- A Tool, Not the End Point

Carl Phillips | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Carl Phillips

Productivity should make our lives better. It should make our lives a little easier, so we sweat the small stuff less. It's there to help us focus on the important things. It's there to make sure we have time for the things and people that matter most to us.

23 Best Productivity Hacks of the Year

Larry Kim | Posted 05.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Larry Kim

Dominate with these helpful productivity tips.

9 Mindset Shifts That'll Take You From Struggling Entrepreneur to Empire-builder

Michelle Warner | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Michelle Warner

10 years in the online world, 6-plus years as an entrepreneur and several 7-figure businesses (both as CEO and high level advisor) later have taught me a few things about the mindset needed to build successful online businesses.