What would you give to work less, but actually accomplish the same amount of work? Here are some time-saving tools to reduce your hours at the office, but still be a productive rock star.
What do mindful people do differently every day? To start with, they appreciate the little things, forgive more easily, laugh at themselves, and pay closer attention to their surroundings. Here’s a look at a handful of other helpful things that mindful people do differently—at home and at work—every day.
We all have the same 24 hours to spend every single day; it’s how you spend those hours that makes you successful in your pursuits … or not. Follow these steps to think faster, work smarter, and get more done in less time.
I know you’re busy. We all are… The question though, is WHY. How did we evolve into such busy creatures? Are we so busy because we really have so much to do? Or are we busy because it makes us feel important? Or because we’re avoiding something? Americans are especially obsessed with this idea of […]
In a recent post, I wrote all about the importance of using the two-letter word: No. It’s not easy, that’s for sure—especially when you’re genuinely interested in something. But when there’s no time, space, or energy for it, NO is the smartest way to go. For a detailed explanation of why adding the word “no” […]
When you boost your emotional Intelligence, or EQ, you also increase the quality of your relationships, your memory, your learning capacity, your physical and mental health, and your productivity. This may seem like a stretch—on the surface, emotions don’t seem to be relevant to productivity. But research will tell you otherwise—EQ plays a significant role […]
Saying NO is one of the most difficult things on earth. In some cases, you may genuinely want to do the thing that’s requested of you—you just have a limitation of some kind. In other cases, you know deep down that you shouldn’t say YES because you simply don’t have enough interest or stake in […]
I’m a writer, so focus is the number one factor that determines my own productivity. If I can’t find focus or get into the writing and thinking mode, I won’t be successful. The problem is, finding focus is harder now than ever. Sometimes when I sit down to write, I find myself realizing that my […]
Want to set a 2016 goal that will have a lasting impact on your life? (Not to mention the lives of your friends, loved ones, and coworkers…) Mindfulness practices not only help to settle stress and anxiety in the mind, they also alleviate many physical ailments and are good for your health. By adding a […]
The end of the year can be chaotic. Most people are trying to squeeze a million things in before the year is over; add last-minute shopping, holiday party hopping, and traveling to the mix…and schedules are packed. But the end of the year is also when we’re trying to lay groundwork for next year, and […]