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Work Productivity

3 Scientifically Backed Reasons Why Working Less Leads to More Productivity

Jonathan Chan | Posted 01.30.2017 | Business
Jonathan Chan

In the United States we think about the typical work week as being 40 hours long, but Americans are actually working 47 hours a week on average. Worse...

3 Tips to Build Your Team's Productivity

John Rampton | Posted 10.14.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Productivity in the workplace is on the decline. But not your productivity, right? Last year, output per worker decreased by 1.9 percent, and overall, workplace productivity has grown at only half of the rate in this decade that it did in the last. Productivity is a critical component of success in business.

Treating Insomnia Benefits Work Outcomes

Christopher M. Barnes | Posted 10.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Christopher M. Barnes

Insomnia is running rampant through contemporary society. Large scale studies estimate the prevalence of insomnia of around 25%-30% of adults in the U...

3 Tips to Minimize Disruptions and Work More Effectively in Different Work Settings

John Rampton | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Since I am fortunate enough to work in different settings as a freelancer, there are certain places where I am more productive than others. At times, ...

The Subtle Art of Beating The "Overwhelm" Syndrome

John Phillips | Posted 09.29.2016 | Business
John Phillips

Let me guess... You can describe your day-to-days as an online business owner in one word - overwhelming. I have been in that boat too - lost, dazed...

How to Make More Money in Less Time

John Rampton | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
John Rampton

Making more money in less time is the dream of every entrepreneur. It is common to track and analyze a wide variety of key performance indicators that affect profit over time, but ironically time is often not one of them. Do you know how you spend your hours and how well they are spent? Where do you achieve the most or make the highest profit per hour? Chances are, you could do more in less time

7 Point Political Gridlock FIX

Debra L. Morrison | Posted 09.16.2016 | Politics
Debra L. Morrison

I, too, am dismayed at the nearly incalculable loss of American development due to political gridlock! Michael Porter, Harvard Business School Professor and Economist reports, "the political system & the political rhetoric is the problem at the core."

Decathexis: How to Stop Procrastinating and Find the Energy to Fuel Your Goals

Tara-Nicholle Nelson | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Tara-Nicholle Nelson

When I reflect on 2016 thus far, I get a great deal out of satisfaction out of what I've gotten done. I've had a lot of fun, launched a new business a...

7 Timeless Productivity Tips for Every Entrepreneur Working From Home

Toby Nwazor | Posted 08.23.2016 | Business
Toby Nwazor

The home is a comfort zone and the setting encourages laziness and relaxation more than it does work. This is why working from home can be quite challenging and requires great effort, discipline, sacrifice and focus. Coupled with other challenges, not everyone can successfully make a great career while working from home.

This One Productivity Secret Is the Key to Working Smarter

Quora | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business

What daily habits can someone adopt to lead a more productive life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ques...

Why You Should Create An Alter Ego Who Gets Sh*t Done

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Whenever I have a big meeting, I'm giving a speech for my website, or I need to tell someone that how they're treating me is absolutely a...

Why Choosing a Bad Tool Can Help Your Productivity

Curtis McHale | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Curtis McHale

Are you on the quest for the best single device for all your pursuits? What can answer email, handle books, play a few games, and take decent photos? There are lots of devices that can fit all those categories but it's highly likely that you shouldn't choose any of them.

The Art of Asking

Bhavani Esapathi | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts
Bhavani Esapathi

At a time when we're hyperconnected with each other only separated by 3.57 degrees, you would think it's easier for artists and creative people to leverage technology for their own practices. However, we're left unaided with misguided realities around who and how to build meaningful relationships with those around us.

5 Ways to Be More Productive

Mim Jenkinson | Posted 03.28.2016 | Parents
Mim Jenkinson

I've always been an organised person. I've always had lists. Many lists! Always looking for ways to be more productive. I've prided myself on getting...

7 Things You Should Pay for at Home to Be More Productive at Work

Toby Nwazor | Posted 03.10.2016 | Money
Toby Nwazor

Image Credit Have you ever had one of those crazy days when you simply can't do much at work because you have expended a lot of energy doing stuff at...

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.

Are You Up To The Strengths Challenge?

Dan Collinson | Posted 01.29.2017 | 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 01.28.2017 | 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 01.04.2017 | 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 01.04.2017 | 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 12.17.2016 | 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 else...

5 Lifestyle Tweaks For A More Productive Life

Jimmy Burgess | Posted 11.20.2016 | 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 11.06.2016 | 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 10.22.2016 | 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.