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Watch your wallet, you may not be as rich as you think you are

Psychological study in Italy found nearly 78% of the participants had a wrong perception of their wealth.<p>Every day billions of people make countless …

Employees Say This 1 Thing Would Make Them Work Harder (And 6 Reasons Why Managers Won't Do It)

Letting employees know that you appreciate them is far more crucial than you think.<p>Contrary to popular belief, fear isn't the strongest motivator.<p>81 percent of respondents to Glassdoor's <i>Employee Appreciation Survey</i> said they're motivated to work harder when their boss shows appreciation for their …

The 1-Hour Weekend Activity That Will Totally Change Your Week

The weekends are needed for recharging, but doing this one activity for one hour is what sets the high performers apart from everyone else.<p>The weekends are a time for relaxation and rejuvenation before another workweek starts. Taking time away from work helps with creativity, your mental health, …

Want to Work Smarter, Not Harder? 10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Productive

Of course you do. So here's how.<p>I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>That's basically my mantra: I may not be as talented, or educated, or …

Secret to Success: Aim High, Start Small, and Keep Going

Big success is often just an accumulation of small successes.<p>I was interviewed on a radio show, and I was asked what one piece of advice would I give to people who were starting a new business, or who were looking to improve their performance and results.<p>As I thought about it, I wondered whether I …

How the most productive people power through their to-do lists

There's plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don't want to …

Time Management

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day

What you do is based on what you think. So borrow a few thoughts from Steve.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let hesitation …

Recommended Books For Creative Leaders In Fall 2016

Fall 2016 promises a new shelf of instructive and inspiring books for creative leaders. The following 16 recommended titles are scheduled for publication between September and December.<p><i>The Content Trap: A Strategist’s Guide to Digital Change</i><p>Bharat Anand; (October 18, Random House): An accessible …

A Single Hour After Work May Just Change Your Life

<i>You forgot to set your wake-up alarm. As you slowly come to consciousness, you begin to panic as you realize that you’re going to be extremely late</i> …

15 things successful people do during their lunch break

Experts say your lunch hour is critical for keeping your productivity and energy levels up. Working or rushing through it can be detrimental to your success.<p>"Your lunch hour is your chance to get refocused, reenergized, and refueled (literally) for the rest of your day," says Michael Kerr, an …

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3 Beliefs You Must Drop To Be Successful

Success comes from within, not from without.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success …

12 books that offer a solid return on investment

by Barry Ritholtz<p>About once a week, I get an email like this: "I am interested in learning more about investing. What books would you recommend I …

Here’s Why Your Team Meetings Suck

Team meetings suck, but they are a must — both internally and externally — for most businesses.<p>Google “meetings” and you’ll find that many articles …

52 Easy Yet Highly Effective Ways to Motivate Yourself

If you can't seem to find yourself motivated because of several reasons, take a deep breath and try to motivate yourself with these simple yet …

10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Make You Far More Successful

T.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, "If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.<p>Our brains are wired such that it's difficult to take action until we feel at …

A Roadmap To The Pitch Deck I Used To Raise $14M In Venture Capital

Last year VCs invested over $58B in companies at various stages of growth. The average check size was about $12M. So, do the math, that’s approximately 4800 companies getting funded by investors making one to two new investments each year. You don’t need to read more cliches on it taking hard work …

16 powerful habits of productive, successful people

<i>Andreas von der Heydt published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Today's (business) world is more complex, ambiguous, and demanding than ever before.<p>At the same time our working days have only so many hours. Fortunately! In addition, I strongly argue that it's not the smartest thing to add hours in …

Success

24 High Achievers Say These Simple Daily Habits Give Them Their Edge

Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives about the things they're doing every day which give them an edge, and certain themes have surfaced over time. These high achievers often get up early, proactively manage their health and practice mindfulness, as …

Whiteboards

The Eisenhower Matrix Productivity Tool – As A Trello Board

The post The Eisenhower Matrix Productivity Tool – As A Trello Board appeared first on Trello Blog.You’ve got a lot on your plate. In addition to …

5 Ways to Enhance Productivity

Quick, before you start reading I want to explain that we’re attempting to promote the usage of the comment section below. <b>We want to seriously</b> …

Productivity