Category: Productivity

Is Overworking Affecting Your Health? These Signs Say Yes

~by Wendy Dessler ~ Do you feel like work has begun to consume your life? If so, you aren’t alone. However, it’s not only the time you spend working that is impacting your health. Other factors such as job satisfaction, feelings of appreciation, your work environment, outside responsibilities and your commute can impact your health in…
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9 Practical Ways To Fight Against Procrastination

“To be, or not to be?” We have all been there. Doing numerous other things before that one thing we actually need to do. A lot of us will get up early tomorrow to study or go on a diet on Monday. However, there is no need to panic as there are effective ways of…
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Theory of Limited Energy

The Theory of Limited Energy

A few years ago, I was a member in active working mom board on Babycenter, and the topic of time management came up on probably a weekly basis.  One of the women posed the theory of limited energy, which I’ve learned to apply to everything in my life. It was her belief that she has…
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Habit Stacking and Motivation

Habit Stacking for Success Have you ever wished you could get your day off to a better start? Or that you could actually get to bed on time without getting hooked into staring at Facebook for two hours? If so, I get it. And I have an idea that could really change everything for you.…
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No Ideas? 11 Steps to Organizing a Successful Brainstorming Session

No Ideas? 11 Steps to Organizing a Successful Brainstorming Session

We’ve all been there – in need of that one great idea and the brain failing to play ball. Some days, no matter how long I sit and think about a problem, that elusive solution won’t come into view. On those days, usually after I’ve spent a fair few hours berating myself for my lack…
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Business Management: How to Get Your Work Teams to Be More Productive

~by Hannah Whittenly~ . If you’re leading a team, you may have found that getting them to do their best work from day to day is one of your biggest challenges. Trying to force them to work harder and faster may be counterproductive as it fosters resistance and bad feelings. You certainly don’t want to…
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What to Do With Kids While Working from Home

~by Dayton Uttinger~ . Modern technology has enabled businesses to offer working from home more and more, so you’ve likely had the opportunity to decide if working from home is an option for you. On the other hand, you might have realized that a graduate degree is necessary in order to progress in your field,…
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5 Tips for Maintaining a Safe Workplace, Free from Hazards and Injuries

~by Dixie Somers~ . As a business owner it’s your responsibility to keep employees safe. The cost of neglecting safety can be serious. You could face law suits, fines, lost productivity, and a reputation as a dangerous and uncaring company. All employers need to take steps to ensure they are providing a safe workplace. Here…
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employees' mental health

Focusing on Your Employees’ Mental Health Can Increase Productivity

~by Rachelle Wilber~ . If an employee broke his or her hand or suffered a serious open wound, you would want to make sure that he or she was treated right away. This is because an injured worker is one who won’t be as much value to the company. The same is true of a…
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reduce stress

3 Strategies to Help Reduce Stress So You Can Work Efficiently

~by Emma Sturgis~ . The phone call with the cranky client. The lunch meeting that goes until four. The last-minute project that gets dumped on your desk before the weekend. All these situations and more represent just some of the stresses you’re likely to feel at work. Unfortunately, it’s usually not possible to work without…
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