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Work Productivity

20 Minutes To Maximize Your Productivity As An Entrepreneur

Jose Vasquez | Posted 07.21.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

It can be overwhelming, especially if you're new to the world of entrepreneurship, but even on those busiest crazy days, it's possible to clear your head and set yourself up for higher productivity.

How This CEO Manages To Only Get 10 Emails A Day

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Most of us can't even begin to imagine a workplace without an email inbox constantly reminding us of the messages we've left unread. But what if email...

30 One-Minute Productivity Tips

Forbes | Frances Booth | Posted 06.20.2014 | World

Want to be more productive? Need a better way to deal with distractions? It needn’t take long to make changes that count towards increased produc...

12 Unlikely Steps to Outrageous Productivity

| Marla Tabaka | Posted 06.20.2014 | Small Business

It's proven that a detailed to-do list will improve productivity for most people. A typical task list, however, is usually missing some important acti...

11 Mistakes You Make At Work Every. Single. Day.

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 06.19.2014 | Business

You might think the “perfect employee” works around the clock, constantly checks email and never takes a break or goes on vacation. But it turns o...

Bring Your Brain to Work

Edward Muzio | Posted 06.16.2014 | Business
Edward Muzio

My wife, my infant son, and I arrived at the boarding door, baby in arm and bags in hand. That's when we found ourselves caught in an example of one of the biggest workplace problems of our time.

Sweden To Experiment With Six-Hour Workday

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 06.05.2014 | Business

A few lucky workers in Gothenburg, Sweden, will scale back to a six-hour workday this summer as part of an unusual government experiment. The test...

5 Ways To Focus Your Mind And Maximize Productivity

| Marla Tabaka | Posted 06.03.2014 | Small Business

You may believe that you're productively multitasking as you bounce between your smartphone, tablet, and laptop. The fact is that you're just being di...

How To Avoid Burnout (According To Science)

Joe Robinson | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Missing the point of life doesn't make sense -- but then a lot of things we do are irrational when we're under the influence of myopia, a specialty of chronic stress and its final stage, burnout.

The Power Of Goofing Off

Forbes | Erika Andersen | Posted 05.23.2014 | World

I often have my most useful and unexpected ideas when I’m not trying to be productive. How many times have you seen an important connection or unra...

'Productivity' Tricks For The Neurotic And Crazy (Like Me)

Tim Ferriss | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
Tim Ferriss

Most "superheroes" are nothing of the sort. They're weird, neurotic creatures who do big things DESPITE lots of self-defeating habits and self-talk.

Is Email Making You Stressed?

Frances Booth | Posted 06.28.2014 | Women
Frances Booth

Close your inbox for a moment and step back. Ask yourself just how healthy your relationship with email is... and if it is causing you stress or strain, what can you do to improve this?

7 Things You Can Do Right NOW To Make Monday Awesome

Inc. | Kevin Daum | Posted 04.28.2014 | Small Business

Most people get excited that Friday is here, especially if the week has been hectic and packed. But often Fridays can seem like a waste (especiall...

7 Ways To Have A Truly Great Morning

: Inc. | Peter Economy | Posted 04.17.2014 | Small Business

You can maximize your productivity by taking full advantage of the first few hours of the workday. Jumpstarting your day the right way will not on...

Productivity Hacks for Small Businesses

Paul Proctor | Posted 06.07.2014 | Small Business
Paul Proctor

We all know the feeling of having a full day ahead and no motivation to get work done. But as a small business owner -- whether you're a notary or a landscaper -- procrastination is not an option.

Forget Conscious Uncoupling; Try Conscious Unscheduling

Gail Becker | Posted 06.07.2014 | Women
Gail Becker

I recently sat next to a successful Hollywood executive over dinner. He let it slip that he was oddly looking forward to the following day. "Why?" I inquired, imagining an impressive gathering of executives discussing a potential multi-million dollar deal. I couldn't have been more wrong.

Your Company's 'Cardiovascular' System: How Healthy Is It?

Ray Gagnon | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Ray Gagnon

Just as your arteries bring life-giving blood to all parts of your body, so too does your meeting system channel the communication of ideas, solutions, decisions, and so on, that enable your business to run.

The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

Leonhard Widrich | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Leonhard Widrich

For most of us it is obvious that knowing how long the average person works every day has little to do with how efficient or productive that pattern is. At least, that is what I personally found for my own productivity. So what's the the right hourly rate?

Make Over Your Mornings For a More Productive Year

Stacia Pierce | Posted 02.26.2014 | Women
Stacia Pierce

It's so important to have time to yourself in the early hours. Your mornings can be a sacred time to calm your mind, conjure inspiring thoughts and prepare yourself for a successful day.

You've Been Taking Breaks All Wrong. Here's How To Do It Right.

Posted 12.19.2013 | Healthy Living

Next time you're plowing through a days-long pile of work, barely looking up from your computer, consider this: Breaks are scientifically-proven to bo...

Best Places to Work: (Your Company Here)

Posted 12.11.2013 | Business

It's no coincidence that the same qualities that make your company a great place to work can also help you grow your business. Think about it: A great...

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.

Dropping Out Of The Cult Of Busy

Mary Beth Maziarz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Beth Maziarz

I made a sign for the craft studio that says "I can do ANYTHING, but I can not do EVERYTHING. Especially at once." So I'm going to take my own advice.

Take a Break From Your Desk and You'll Find Inspiration

Chris Barez-Brown | Posted 12.04.2013 | Business
Chris Barez-Brown

People are often expected to be creative sitting at their desks but our research indicates that this environment does not encourage the correct state of mind for ideas generation. Coming up with an awesome idea tends to require our minds to be in an alpha state, that is, one of light relaxation.

3 Ways To Stop Workplace Bullying

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Yes, you've read this title correctly and yes, you're still in the 'Post 50' column in HuffPost. Bullying isn't just for kids. Although we have no estimates on its prevalence in the adult population, we do know that being teased or poked fun at by co-workers, family members, neighbors, or acquaintances is a highly stressful experience.