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INFOGRAPHIC: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workday

Posted 11.13.2013 | Small Business

It doesn't take too much to derail your workday. The usual suspects? Your constantly ringing phone, endlessly populating social-media feeds, your emai...

Want To Unwind And Be More Productive? Here's What Your Boss Could Be Doing To Help

Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living

Many of us spend a large chunk of time at work. But some companies are realizing that employees are most productive when they actually have time to un...

Accountants & Designers: Creating Value Together

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Financing is the lifeblood that runs though all business endeavors and creative projects are no exception. Neglecting this fact for even a short time ...

The Playlist Your To-Do List Will Thank You For

Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

5 Things to Do to Stay Sane and Productive During the Holidays

Janet M. Neal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Janet M. Neal

While the anticipation of the upcoming holiday season may send shivers of joyful anticipation down the spines of children, those shivers experienced by entrepreneurs at this time of year are of anticipation of a completely different sort.

How to Be Superwoman/Superman (or a Reasonable Facsimile)

Allyson Downey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Allyson Downey

Amidst all the recent laments that we are too tethered to our technology, I have a confession to make: I would pretty much fall apart without it. I've stumbled on a half dozen tools and apps that have been absolute game-changers and have made it possible to juggle the ten thousand balls I have in the air.

The Best Foods And Drinks For Your Productivity

Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living

We're not big fans of energy drinks but can sympathize with the people reaching for 'em -- no one is safe from the occasional afternoon slump. In f...

5 Mistakes You're Probably Making Before 9 A.M.

Pamela Johnston | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Pamela Johnston

Society has somehow accepted that it's okay to grunt, stumble and bitch our way through the start of every day. And so we do. What we don't realize is it's not just our bodies but our souls as well that need sustenance for a long day ahead.

What Is The Cloud? (And Why Small Businesses Need To Care)

Christine Hall | Posted 11.06.2013 | Small Business

Cloud computing has come a long way to become a mainstream technology tool for business. Earlier this year, Parallels, a software company that enab...

Productivity Hacks That Help You Get Out on Time

Amanda Schneider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

According to Salary.com's 2013 survey, 69 percent of workers say they waste time at work every single day which indicates a clear lack of focus.

9 Tips For A More Productive Morning

Samantha Boardman MD | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Boardman MD

Productive people know that mornings are a great time for getting things done. And science shows that willpower is greatest in the morning. So take advantage of it and do the things that require self-discipline, like going to the gym or doing your taxes, early in the day.

Focus Is the Gateway to Business Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

Focus doesn't get the respect it deserves in the business world. We hear a lot about motivation, stress, emotions, leadership, and team culture, but not much attention is paid to the role that focus plays in your ability to be productive. Well, I'm here to change all that.

Spending More Time On The Toilet Could Actually Make You Smarter

Posted 11.01.2013 | Comedy

Blaise Pascal once said: "All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone." While Pascal never specified which room, ex...

Just Knowing These 8 Facts Will Make You Way More Productive

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

Whether trying to conquer Mount Everest or just pick up your laundry, learning these quick facts will make it easier to be super productive -- or at l...

LOOK: These 8 Animal Cams Are Guaranteed To Make Your Day

Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Four Questions All Technology Users Need to Ask

Louis Efron | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Louis Efron

Does your neck hurt from looking down at your mobile device hours everyday? Do your hands tingle and cramp from using it or your computer? Are your eyes tired? Do emails, texts, and calls disrupt your workouts, your meals, personal time, and sleep?

This Is The Reality Of Running A Small Business

Mark Henricks | Posted 10.30.2013 | Small Business

Even back in Shakespeare’s day, the Bard knew, “Better three hours too soon, than one minute too late.” But although the advice about punctualit...

The Ultimate Guide to Personal Productivity

Deborah Chang | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Deborah Chang

The following post contains the knowledge and skills I've amassed over three years of constantly working on becoming more productive and therefore becoming happier and healthier as well.

The Benefits of a Productive Cocoon

Daniel Goleman | Posted 12.24.2013 | Business
Daniel Goleman

Every morning I go off to a small studio behind my house to write. I try to ignore all email and phone calls until lunchtime. Then I launch into the sometimes frantic busy-ness of a tightly scheduled day. But that protected time in the morning is when I get my really productive work done.

Choosing Something Sufficiently Epic

Dave Gill | Posted 12.22.2013 | Technology
Dave Gill

There have been a few of moments on this trip of mental battles between having a goal versus being content in the present. Some research says that hav...

Do You Have the Right Tools to Succeed?

Dorie Clark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Dorie Clark

A while back, I had coffee with a former athletic company executive and mentioned how often I sprain my ankle playing squash. "But aren't you wearing squash shoes?" he asked incredulously. I admitted I wasn't.

5 Tips For Working From Home

Gracie Gordon | Posted 12.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Gracie Gordon

No, I'm not saying you should wear a pant suit while working from your living room. But please - change out of your pajamas, will you? For me, just knowing that I look decent makes me much more likely to take my work day seriously. Unless I have a meeting where I have to look professional, my favorite wardrobe for working from home is exercise clothes. They're comfortable, presentable, and automatically give the feeling of accomplishment. It's also a motivating factor to exercise, but we'll save that for another post.

Technologies That Facilitate Frictionless Collaboration

Amanda Schneider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

While face-to-face time is critical and should be used whenever possible, modern businesses often require workers to travel frequently and work in satellite offices or at home.

The One Word To Never Ever Say Again At Work

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.16.2013 | Healthy Living

If someone asked how your day was going, what would be your knee-jerk reaction? If you're a member of the American workforce, there's a good chance yo...

Can Wine and Paint Help Boost Business?

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

On the surface, having a glass of wine and painting a pretty picture may seem kind of silly for a staff of adults at a business services agency to partake in. But dig a little deeper and you'll be able to see how it really does help to benefit your company.