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19 Surefire Ways To Be Productive — And Stop Wasting Time

By | Posted Aug 19, 2016

Drawing inspiration from the classic Tim Ferriss book The 4-Hour Workweek, here’s a list of 19 things that really productive people incorporate into their daily lives to keep from going off track

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Great Expectations: Managing Your Work When Goals Change

By | Posted Aug 19, 2016

Trying to reach goals that are constantly changing can be extremely stressful for both you and your team. Katy Tynan, a speaker and author of practical guides to career transitions, offers key advice for managers to lead with confidence.

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Work Smarter, Not Longer: Why Marissa Mayer Sets A Bad Example

By | Posted Aug 15, 2016

How can we work smarter during prime working hours? Find out why following Marissa Mayer’s 130-hour workweek is unrealistic, and won’t help us to succeed in our careers.

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Make Your Best Effort, But No One Can Give 110 Percent

By | Posted Aug 11, 2016

Everyone loves to let the world know just how hard they’re working. Athletes tell us they’re giving it 110 percent; business­people brag that they work 80 hours a week. We’re supposed to be impressed, but sport psychologist and author Stan Beecham is not.

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A Warren Buffett Rule Anyone Can Use Daily

By | Posted Aug 5, 2016

If you think of your day or even your life as a punch card with only 20 available slots, you might be surprised at what doesn’t make the cut. Discover how what works for Warren Buffett can also work for you.

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13 Habits Successful People Practice Daily

By | Posted Aug 4, 2016

We all can name successful people–but how did they get there? What do we really know about them? Become familiar with the daily practices of movers and shakers, and apply the ones that work best for you.

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Want A Healthy Work Environment? 5 Ways To Nail It

By | Posted Jul 15, 2016

If you feel your work environment needs a boost, the time to act is now! Leigh Stringer, author and workplace design specialist, provides five tips on how you help your employees become healthier and more productive.

Your Open-Door Policy Doesn’t Have To Be A Productivity Killer

By | Posted Jul 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Don’t let your open-door policy negatively impact your day. Marlene Chism explains how leaders can easily maintain healthy relationships with their colleagues without compromising productivity.

Steve Jobs Knew How to Run a Meeting: Here’s How He Did it

By | Posted Jun 29, 2016

Steve Jobs’ management style has always been a subject of debate. Whether you agree with it or not, he was still able to build the most successful company on the planet. Here’s an inside look at how he led company meetings and what you can learn from it.

How to Eliminate Distractions from Your Work Day

By | Posted Mar 29, 2016

Are you struggling to focus at work? Try limiting your use of devices and other distractions while you’re building your career. William S. Wooditch, a frequent speaker on customer service and sales development explains the steps you can take to become more successful.

5 Strategies to Overcome Busyness and Enhance Performance

By | Posted Nov 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Learning to how to drive employees to deliver results instead of being stuck doing busy work contributes to your organization’s overall success. Mindfulness experts Rasmus Houggard, Jacqueline Carter and Gillian Coutts describe the strategies that employees can use to enhance their performance.

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