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Texas Governor’s School Safety Plan: More Armed Guards, No Big Gun Controls

Two weeks after a student armed with a sawed-off shotgun and a revolver killed 10 people at a high school outside Houston, Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas on Wednesday proposed spending more than $100 million to put more police and armed guards on school campuses and expand programs to identify students …

How to Take the Best Breaks During Your Workday, and Why You Should Never Skip Them

Powering through your work without a break often backfires by causing more stress and more mistakes. Here are tips to take your best breaks.<p>From courtrooms to hospitals, research proves that fatigue negatively influences decision-making and outcomes. In his new book, "When," organizational …

Time Management

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

How to Get to Inbox Zero Every Single Day

Once you start doing it and it becomes habit, it's pretty easy.<p><i>What tips do you have for clearing your inbox and to-do list every night before bed? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by</b> …

Time Management

4 Tips to Set Yourself Up for a Better Tomorrow Today

<i>Don’t stop, thinking about tomorrow,<br>Don’t stop, it’ll soon be here,<br>It’ll be, better than before...</i><p>It dawned on me: We spend a lot of time obsessing …

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, …

Time Management

A simple chart can help you figure out how you should really be investing your time and energy at work

Amy Jen Su, co-founder and managing partner of Paravis Partners, has a creative solution to this common dilemma, which she explained in a video published by the Harvard Business Review.<p>As Su says in the video, you can use a four-quadrant chart to represent — and prioritize — all your …

How Does Virgin CEO Richard Branson Get So Much Done? He Uses This 1 Simple Method

Whether tackling new industries or completing daily tasks, Richard Branson uses this simple method to become focused and productive.<p>Today, Richard Branson's Virgin Group controls over 400 companies worldwide. An iconic entrepreneur, Branson is an inspirational leader with a global brand that …

Time Management

This is How to Do Things You Don’t Want to Do

The author is a certified mental trainer and writer. The commonThe post This is How to Do Things You Don’t Want to Do appeared first on iamwire.

Will Power

To Get More Done at Work, This Productivity Exec Says You Need to Get Deliberate

No one taught you how to work productively. Here's how to catch up.<p>11 min read<p>Tweets. Texts. Emails. Shared documents. New comments on shared documents. A work day can be a storm of notifications, with each alert keeping us up to date on everything and nothing simultaneously. And Joshua Zerkel, …

Productivity

18 quick and easy daily habits that can significantly improve your life

Want to pick up some good habits?<p>The best approach is to start small.<p>In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" …

World-Class Athletes Use This Productivity Trick to Get More Done. Now You Can Too (Rarely Anyone Does)

Discover the secret sauce of getting more things done in a day.<p>Want to be more productive during your day or week? Who doesn't. Well, you can do what some of the world's most successful people do -- wake up at that ungodly hour of 4 a.m.<p>If that's not your cup of tea (I couldn't pull it off beyond a …

Time Management

Here's How a Simple 38-Minute Morning Routine Will Transform Your Whole Day

A happy and positive brain is a productive brain.<p>So much positive psychology research is coming out to help us tap into an unending stream of happiness, creativity, and productivity--both at home and work--that only a fool would ignore its benefits.<p>For example, there's the fascinating research on …

Happiness

10 Powerful Ways to Master Self-Discipline

Like everything else that brings progress, the greatest struggle is always with ourselves.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It may be hard to believe when you’re facing a hot-fudge sundae or the prospect of sleeping in versus hitting the gym, but studies show …

Will Power

Top 10 Motivational Apps That Will Help You Nail Your Resolutions

Start the year off on the right foot.<p>With the annual renewal of the year-long calendar comes a natural renewal of our resolve to be better people: eat better, workout more, call our loved ones regularly, and meet our professional goals. Though we may have started the last year with best of …

Motivation

Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

The One-Minute Life Hacks That Will Transform Your Life

This is a guest post by Danish Wadhwa, a strategic thinker and an IT Pro, with more than 6 years of expertise in the digital marketing industry. …

3 Steps to Building Productivity Habits That Stick

“Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.” — Charles Reade<p>Productivity requires …

9 Ways You're Accidentally Making Yourself Dumber

Cut these simple habits out of your life and you'll see your IQ rise.<p>Most of us spend a lot of time thinking about how to get better--how to be happier, more productive, fitter, smarter. We spend a lot less time thinking (constructively) about how we're screwing up.<p>There's no mystery there. …

Jet Lag

You May Hate Planning, But You Should Do It Anyway

Some of the smartest people that I have ever met struggle with convincing themselves to do one thing: plan their work.<p>They’re off the charts in terms of analyzing all sorts of things from manufacturing processes to stocks to nuclear particles. But when it comes to their own time management or …

Women in Tech

Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The 8-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor …

Time Management

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

Five Pro Tips To Beat Procrastination Every Time

Experts take aim at our penchant for putting things off and help us get back on a more productive track.<p>The pursuit of productivity in the workplace has become its own national pastime. Success is often synonymous with the ability to squeeze the maximum amount of productivity out of each day. As …

Procrastination

4 simple ways to make your workday more efficient

In pursuit of this, however, we sometimes focus too much on the "big picture" and not enough on the details of how we do things.<p>What if you were to tweak the way you approach some of the smaller tasks? Would you be surprised to learn you could substantially enhance your workflow?<p>Everyone operates …

Time Management

5 ways you're killing your productivity (and how to fix it)

It’s possible to have a to-do list that energizes you, helps you prioritize your day and motivates you to keep moving forward, even after those …

15 Time Wasters That Successful People Avoid

The reality is, there are only 24 hours in a day and there is nothing we can do to change that (at least not yet). I’m sure you struggle to make the …

Time Management

Entry-level to CEO: 11 online classes to improve your interpersonal skills

Whenever I used to meet charismatic people, I automatically assumed they were just lucky to be born with great genetics — while I was the unfortunate …

8 of the Smartest Things You Can Do to Be Insanely Productive

Saying "no" to people gracefully is really, really important.<p><i>What are some productivity tips from various professions? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Patrick Mathieson, VC at Toba Capital,</b> …

personalimprovement

Difference Between Time Management and Task Management

If there is something that everyone in the world was given in equal measure then it must be time. Yes, even oxygen is not equally distributed. People …