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Top 6 Apps for Business Owners (and How to Leverage Them to Save You Time)

David Finkel | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Here is a short list of my top 6 apps and how I use them to better run my business. All of them are inexpensive, simple, and best in class.

Avoid Guilt and Burnout With These 2 Questions

Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M. | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Brodie Welch, L.Ac., M.S.O.M.

Part of love is service. It feels good to help out, and what that does for your spirit can often make up for a deficiency of physical energy. But (for me, at least) those delicious feelings dry up under the harshness of overextending out of obligation.

Start Small, But Start Now -- the Brain-based Road to Success

Scott Halford | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Scott Halford

Activating your brain begins with realizing that you do have a say in how your life progresses. Starting with small steps, you have the power to change your life.

The Best Leaders Are Not "Born Leaders"

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I have been a team captain for as long as I can remember. It started in my youth in athletics, carried over to student government, and continued on as I started working. I am grateful for these opportunities.

5 Ways To Get Your Email Under Control

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

When we get caught up in the need to respond and stay plugged in at all times, we are operating out of fear, which isn't helpful in any kind of communication -- business or personal. A few tips to shift your relationship with your inbox -- and the people you're emailing:

How Smart Women Rethink Their To-Do Lists

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women
Gayle Hilgendorff

I was working with a group of women last week on the idea of creating a WANT to do list vs. reacting to a NEED to do list. This is an exercise that I enjoy doing with people, where we take a step back from our need to do, should do, have to do mindset, and reframe our thinking to developing a want to do, love to do, look forward to doing list.

24 Hours -- It's Not As Long As You Think

Amanda Yuill | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

I've been doing a lot of mindfulness work lately, in particular trying to play the role of "curious observer" to my thoughts and behaviors. It was through this curious observation that I came to a shocking realization this week: Things take time.

End Your Battle With Time

Amy Crumpton | Posted 08.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amy Crumpton

photo by Jan Vašek at stocksnap.io We stopped by my mom's house after school. The sky was cloudy and the air crisp. I crossed my arms against my c...

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Kevin Kruse | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Kevin Kruse

In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I always ask them to give me their best time management and productivity advice.

This Changed Everything

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

Deciding to limit how much I worked and when I worked really changed everything. (I did experience withdrawal symptoms when I first started this process: Step away from the computer Elizabeth!)

Eliminate Morning Madness With the '3 C's'! Back to School Tips From Dorothy The Organizer

Dorothy Breininger | Posted 08.11.2015 | Parents
Dorothy Breininger

Oversleeping, inappropriate outfits, no interest in breakfast, glued to the screen (computer, TV, phone, whatever), homework incomplete, field trip authorizations still to be signed, no mention of the cool hat for "Friday Hat Day" communicated, a tad grumpy and moving a bit too slow. Yes, it's up to you to get these adorable elves, called children, out the door, on time -- to school.

Why Apple Keeps Killing It and How You Can Too - Part 1

Shawn Vanderhoven | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business
Shawn Vanderhoven

Some time ago, I was having lunch with a friend of mine at Apple who works on the iOS team. After we had been chatting for about twenty minutes, he asked me, "Do you want to know why we kill it at Apple?" My heart leaped.

The Sins and Saviors of Business Meetings

Lisa Colantuono | Posted 07.27.2015 | Business
Lisa Colantuono

Those sins of deadly business meetings? Don't be a time hog. Share your thoughts and don't monopolize the meeting. Don't step over or talk on top of other people in the room and check your ego at the door.

Twenty Suggestions for Incoming College Freshmen

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 07.23.2015 | College
Daniel R. Schwarz

With millions of college students about to begin their freshman year within a few weeks, it is an appropriate time for entering students to think abou...

Get Your Great Work Done: Knowing When to Say Yes and When to Say No

Syed Balkhi | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Syed Balkhi

As an entrepreneur, knowing when to say "yes" and when to say "no" is crucial. It's the difference between a business that limps along -- or even fails -- and one that goes from strength to strength.

Seven High-Peformance Tips for Adults with ADHD

Scott Shapiro, MD | Posted 07.20.2015 | New York
Scott Shapiro, MD

Being more productive doesn't necessarily mean working longer hours or working faster. To me, it means working more efficiently and effectively. Below are 7 tips that I teach my patients to help them be more productive.

Reach Peak Productivity With These 5 Strategies

Kevin Kruse | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Kevin Kruse

You're stressed. I'm stressed. We're all "crazy busy" and to deal with increasing demands we work longer hours; we multitask; we track, measure and optimize. All the while we sacrifice other values, such as sleep and exercise, healthy eating and family time.

5 Secrets To Effectively Work From Home

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Joanne Tombrakos

People who have never worked from home imagine that fun is a given and much more readily accessible than when you are beholden to a corporate power. In one respect - they are right. I really love what I do, so I am always having fun. Like right now. Writing this blog is fun.

Use This Insanely Simple Three-Step Guide for Beating Procrastination

Sarah Peterson | Posted 07.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Peterson

Before you go to bed, prepare for tomorrow. Set your Most Important Missions, and schedule them in. You can spare fifteen minutes this evening to put this into action.

Reinvention

Nicole Williams | Posted 07.15.2015 | Women
Nicole Williams

Ah, reinvention. Is there a more hopeful concept? Summer is in the air, and with it comes a desire to throw off what's old and embrace what's new. Our apartments, our wardrobes, our hair, our boyfriends - we're all about embracing change. But our careers? Let's be honest.

Maintaining Your Energy While Traveling

Linda Lauren | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
Linda Lauren

Having the luxury to work mobile allows us to work anywhere in the world where there is a service provider to restore the energy of the battery life of our technology.

CEOs -- Don't Waste Your Employees' Time

Steve Van Till | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Steve Van Till

We all know that time is the most important resource we have. Many of us are great at making the most of it, and manage our own lives in ways that we believe are highly optimized. But as leaders we need to make sure that our organizations are doing the same for our people.

Dangerous Lie

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 07.08.2015 | HuffPost Home
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

I hear how so many people are allowing a dangerous lie to hold them back from even believing they can lead a balanced life, let alone attempting to do so.

Be Present

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

Feeling distracted? Overwhelmed by the demands on your time and attention? Does your To Do List keep growing instead of shrinking? It's easier than ...

The Road Between Employment and Entrepreneurship: How to Exponentially Increase your Productivity

Erica Noelle Duncan | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
Erica Noelle Duncan

You're in your budding days as an entrepreneur. You wake up and stare at the blank slate of a day that lies before you. When you think about all that you have to do, the blank slate becomes a tangle of items that you don't know how to prioritize.