89 results for tag: productivity


Be Happier, Have More Energy, Clearer Thinking and Higher Quality Output

You have worked very hard to get where you are. But are you happy? It's all too common for those at the executive level to have so many important demands on their time and energy pulling them in multiple directions. It's also common to think that burnout, ...
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The Future of Productivity is Now: Three Tech Tips for Doing More with Less

What would life be like if the electronics revolution of the past 30 years hadn't happened? Among other things, my mission of teaching you how to achieve "Maximum Results in Minimum Time®" might have drowned in a sea of carbon paper, adding machine tape, fax ...
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Working Smarter: The Ultimate Approach

Just two tips cover EVERYTHING! There's an amazing community of Work Smarter authors and "How To" experts across the globe. But we're usually never in the same place at the same time. David Burkus, author of Under New Management, just did something no ...
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Legacy Systems

Organizations imprisoned by legacy systems generally have invested in those systems at a level sufficient to keep them running, but insufficient for supporting strategic growth. Further complicating matters, companies saddled with decades-old systems cannot ...
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The Keys to Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone

Maybe it's networking, or interviewing, or delivering a speech, or delivering bad news to someone, whatever is holding you back from breaking through your comfort zone to reach your career goals – you need to be able to step outside your comfort zone and ...
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Stop Stressing So Much about Multitasking

Switching between tasks can open up new approaches to difficult problems. Just three minutes: that's how long the average worker spends on a task before switching to something new, according to a 2008 study led by researchers from the University of ...
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7 Cures for Sagging Productivity Blues: The Summer Slump

As the mercury begins to rise, the American worker's thoughts turn fondly to fun in the sun… and you know what that means. Soon, you'll face one of the great banes of business performance: the dreaded summer slump. With upcoming vacations to serve as ...
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Want More Time in Your Day?

How would you like to have more time in your day...to increase your productivity? Can't imagine anyone turning that down. The thing is, while we all only get 1,440 per day, it's quite possible to make better use of those minutes – and therefore feel like ...
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Simple Workload Tips Managing Maximum Performance Without Making Work Your Life

Ever since the Millennial generation entered the workforce, we're seen a resurgence in the idea that "work" and "life" represent two distinct things: i.e., that we can excel at our jobs and still have an enjoyable life outside the office. Although I persona...
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5 Ways to Kill Your Business Networking Goals

How many times have you set a goal for yourself and it fizzled? A fitness goal. Weight loss. Business. Networking. Financial. New job. That vacation destination you may never see, etc. etc. Sometimes achieving a goal comes easy, which could mean that the goal ...
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Your Company Needs to Get Healthier – Here’s How to Do It

I resisted for a long time, but earlier this year I did something I said I'd never need to do. I've been wearing a Fitbit since January 1st, and I love it. One of the most powerful and useful things about this simple little device is a (sometimes annoying) ...
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Because That’s the Way We’ve Always Done It

There's an old story about a man who is watching his wife make pot roast for dinner. As he's watching, his wife prepares the meat and then just before she puts it into the pot for roasting, she cuts off both ends of the meat. The husband has never noticed ...
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