Distractions derail you from tackling your to-do list. Here are seven ways to minimize the interruptions you encounter when you’re sitting down to concentrate so you can stay in the zone.
It can take only an instant to feel stress, so it’s only right that we should know how to de-stress in a flash, too. Here are 10 things to do when you need to de-stress and only have a few minutes to spare.
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 […]