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Work Productivity

Are You Up To The Strengths Challenge?

Dan Collinson | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Dan Collinson

The premise of the Strengths Challenge is to spend 11 minutes each day doing what you do best for one week, in order to develop your strengths and make all the difference in your job. In February, the Strengths Challenge is going to be run again and it is something that you can get involved with for free.

5 Tips For a More Organized Work-Space and a More Productive Work Life

Nancy Laws | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Nancy Laws

Although most people look at reorganizing as a task that has to take a significant amount of time, it does not! You can take it one step at a time, tackling one specific area of your workspace at a time.

Bring Your Problems to Work

Gabriel Bristol | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Gabriel Bristol

When a business truly values its employees and sees them as partners in the company's success, and not simply a "resource," productivity and morale increases. The underlying message when being told to "leave your personal problems at home" is that you should simply turn off your emotions when you come into the office.

How Work from Home Entrepreneurs Can Actually Increase Their Productivity

Neil Patel | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Neil Patel

Home is a place where lazy just happens for all of the reasons I just mentioned. You've got your bed, your favorite chair, a place to chill, snacks in the pantry. If you feel a bit worn down, stressed out, or just need to relax, it's all right there.

Finding Concentration Through Movement

Lauren McClerkin | Posted 12.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Lauren McClerkin

When we take steps toward bettering our health, we must find the ability to concentrate on how our body moves, where we are going and what our goal is. This is mindfulness movement. The more we hone in on concentration, the more present we will be in our body, mind and soul.

Should You Check Your E-Mail? Let This Chart Decide For You.

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living

No matter where you are at this moment, chances are you've checked your email recently. And if you check it incessantly, you're making everything...

5 Lifestyle Tweaks For A More Productive Life

Jimmy Burgess | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jimmy Burgess

Despite all the distractions, there are proven ways to increase your productivity that are not as hard as you think. Thankfully, it is in little changes that we have the ability to see dramatic gains. The following are five ways to dramatically increase your productivity.

6 Ways Remote Employees Crush Office Cube-Dwellers

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Remote work is not a fad; it is now a way of life for an estimated 3.2 million employees in the U.S. alone. Here is why so many employees are finding out that remote work beats cubicle life any day.

15 Ways to Be a Workaholic and Still Have a Kickass Personal Life

Clair Jones | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Clair Jones

The United States is currently experiencing huge problems with depression, workforce burnout, and employees who are just plain unsatisfied with their jobs.

3 Ways to Get Maximum Stress Relief During Work Breaks

Lantern | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Lantern

Does taking a break at work make you feel guilty? It may be because you think it's a choice between productivity and de-stressing. You've committed ...

7 Things I Did Better When I Was 17

Avelist | Posted 10.12.2015 | College
Avelist

I am embarrassed to count how often my eye drifts to the clock during the workweek. But then those two short days come to an end and Monday is here again. At 17, I lived every day to the fullest.

Managing Capacity: Walking the Talk About Overwork

Teresa Hopke | Posted 10.07.2015 | 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.

75 Percent Of Workers Feel Tired 'Most Days'

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Your lack of shut-eye doesn't just zap your energy -- it affects your productivity at the office, too.  In their latest report, "Asleep on ...

5 Essential Habits of Highly Productive Product Managers

Brian de Haaff | Posted 06.11.2015 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

Great product managers are like many other high achievers. They seem to get more done in a month than most do in a year. When you find one you do everything you can to keep them, and you would gladly trade 10 good PMs for one that was great.

This Tea Contains Just As Much Caffeine As A Cup Of Coffee

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.16.2015 | Taste

Coffee -- you've got some competition.

Don't Just Sit Less -- Sit Better

Katherine Krug | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Katherine Krug

Sitting is unavoidable. You can't pace up and down the aisle of an airplane during your flight, or in a theatre during the movie. In most culture's it's impolite to jog in place while eating a burrito. The solution is not simply sitting less; it's sitting better.

Simple Changes to Make Your Computer Habits Healthier

Kayla Matthews | Posted 06.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

If you're a desk-bound employee who's expected to crank out code, review contracts, respond to emails or perform any one of the countless tasks that are now done with a computer, then you need to take extra care to be sure that your job isn't literally killing you.

Why We Should All Stop Trying To Multitask Right Now

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living

People of all attention-span lengths understand how easily a text message, phone call or email notification can distract them from an important task. ...

The Hidden Brilliance Of Late Risers

Benjamin Spall | Posted 12.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Spall

The undeserved "lazy" stigma given to night owls comes about due to the early birds of the world never seeing you at your most productive because, ironically, they're often fast asleep by the time you get going.

5 Surprising Ways To Be More Productive At Work

Posted 03.27.2015 | OWN

Even if you're not employed by a company that offers Ping-Pong tables, nap rooms and on-site massages, you can get more out of your day with a few sim...

6 Ways to Improve Your Performance at Work

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

But once a human being is at the office, productivity does not automatically happen. There are numerous distractions, even obligations, that can keep a person from performing their job duties to the best of their ability. This, in turn, can prevent salary raises and promotions.

Finding Time in Unexpected Places: 11 Tips on Productivity

Simon Tam | Posted 05.08.2015 | Small Business
Simon Tam

By managing your time as you would a small business, you can cut the excess and focus on what you really find most rewarding.

5 Shortcuts to Productivity for Entrepreneurs

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

The one true purpose of taking a short break from work is to forget that you were actually working, which sounds kinda weird, but trust me -- it can have immense results on your overall work performance.

Welcome To Your Best (Work) Day Ever

Posted 02.27.2015 | Technology

This isn’t the most productive day for you. You sit down at your desk. Get up. Sit down again. Fiddle around with your chair. Open a browser window....

How Keeping Busy Is Making You Less Productive

Fast Company | Jeff Archibald | Posted 01.15.2015 | World

It’s easy to be busy; it’s hard to be productive. Raise your hand if you’ve spent entire days answering "quick" email after "quick" email; spent...