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How to keep going and find your breakthrough when it feels impossible

Maybe you find yourself in a rut that doesn’t show any sign of ending anytime soon. Maybe it’s been this way for quite a long time. Helpless. …

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Productivity ninja: 5 powerful tips for getting more stuff done

1) Know when you’re at your best<p>And plan accordingly. <b>To be a productivity ninja focus less on time management, and more on managing your …

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How to get rid of the thoughts that are clogging your brain

I want to ask you a question. How many hours per day do you think?<p>“I never thought about that.” So let me get this straight. You’re thinking all the …

Inspirational Quotes Aren't Enough. Here's How to Turn Them Into Action

It's time to turn beautiful words into stellar results.<p>Walk into most organizations and you're likely to find profound quotes displayed somewhere in the building--on a motivational poster, hanging above someone's desk, or even on a coffee mug. Peruse through business-media outlets like <i>Inc.</i>, and …

The Secrets Of Effective Calendar Management

Your calendar is your shield and sword in the trenches of working life.<p>You can use it to guard yourself from other people’s priorities and to cut through your rapidly expanding To Do list.<p>All you need a is a proven calendar management strategy.<p><b>Plan Ahead By Energy Level</b><p>It’s natural to feel more …

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12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

Research Shows This 1 Mindset Is Why Some People Are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why.<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the better …

7 Life-Changing Habits to Get More Done in a Day

You're reading 7 Life-Changing Habits to Get More Done in a Day, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

How to Stay Motivated

When it comes to getting things done, motivation is everything. No matter what goals and aspirations you have in life, you will most certainly need …

How To Transform A Single Daily Theme Into An Everyday Focus

Administrative tasks are the bane of my existence.I classify administrative tasks as those that require more of “maintenance mindset” than anything …

The 3 Biggest Secrets to Staying Productive Without Risking Burnout

<i>What are some ways you stay focused and productive without getting burnt out? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, growth mindset hacker and Silicon Valley entrepreneur,</b> …

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The 1 Productivity Mistake People Make Every Day and How to Overcome It

Too often, people mistake activity for productivity.<p><b>"</b>Are you busy?"<p>When someone asks you that question, you probably nod your head in a fervent "yes" without even thinking. You probably feel like you never have extra time to do the things you really want to do.<p>But let me ask you something: Are you …

7 Quick Tricks for Turning Procrastination Into Action

There's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work.<p>When it comes to your job, there's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work. But if you've ever been on the flip side--sitting at your desk wasting time on the …

3 Strategies to Painlessly Free up Time and Get More Done

What juggling a growing tech company, grad school and a toddler taught me about how to efficiently manage time and priorities like a superhero.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're all wearing many hats and trying to fit multiple roles into a single 24-hour day. When …

Keep Track of Your Work Accomplishments Throughout the Year

When it comes time for your annual review or you want to ask for a raise, you likely know that you’ll need to back up your request for more money or …

Productivity

The Five 'Ms' Of Productive Morning Routines

For most people reading this, the concept of a morning routine isn’t something new. Likely, you either have somewhat of a morning routine yourself or you’ve told yourself over and over again that you <i>should</i> have one (in which case, I’d agree!).<p>But it can be tricky and take a lot of trial-and-error …

This 1 Thing You Are Definitely Doing Daily Has Been Scientifically Proven to Damage Your Brain

Become a more empathetic and intelligent leader by taking up these four habits.<p>If I've written one story on multitasking, I've written at least 10. In fact, I've penned whole chapters in books, led workshops, and given speeches on the subject -- clearly none of which has helped me beat back this …

The 1 Thing Steve Jobs Would Never Say That Will Increase Your Productivity at Work

Work smarter or give up.<p>Anyone who tells you they were an overnight success is a liar. They say this to save time--you'd be amazed at the effort put into making an idea a successful reality. You might also be amazed at the math on how you can accomplish almost 40 times as much every single …

This 1 Habit Will Make Your Sunday Less Stressful, And Your Monday More Productive

That's not such a difficult habit, is it?<p>People who don't make progress toward their goals all share 1 thing in common:<p>They never sit down and reflect on what <i>isn't</i> working.<p>Instead, unproductive (and often times stressed-out and unhappy) people stay caught in a vicious cycle of always looking to the …

How to stop being so busy and get more done

Careers<p>To be effective, you have to do "all the right things," not "all the things."<p>“Busy!”<p>It’s the response Darius Foroux always got whenever he asked coworkers how they were doing.<p>The Dutch businessman and blogger said the word “busy” first began to puzzle him when he briefly worked for an IT …

Time Management

How To Stop Procrastination: 10 Tips To Try

Wondering how to stop procrastination? Many people are. Most of us have found ourselves putting things off and just watching ourselves do it, as if …

5 Great Tools to Make Your Days More Productive

From de-cluttering your space to email boundaries, here are the best ways to stay sane during the work week<p>It can seem impossible to conquer your to-do list each day and stay sane in the process - especially as a founder who wears several hats within a company. I've rounded up some amazing tools …

The Secret to Success in 2018? Start Doing This 1 Thing

Entrepreneurs are busy, but the most successful people know how to stop doing activities that don't add value and stay focused on their top priorities.<p>As entrepreneurs, we're notoriously busy--but I've found that the most successful people know how to <i>stop</i> <i>doing</i> activities that don't add value. …

12 Things Successful People Do On Friday Afternoons

How you end your workweek will not only have a huge impact on how productive you are the following week, but also may determine how relaxed you are …

10 Things You Can Start Doing Right Now to Save Time

Learn the tips some of the busiest New Yorkers rely on to optimize their time and have a better work-life balance.<p>Time can't be recovered, made up for it, or reversed. There are 24 hours in a day and 168 in a week, and those numbers are not changing. What can change though is what you do with those …

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant

With so many things coming our way every day, Steve Jobs calls us back to the importance of focus with one prophetic quote.<p>In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs …

Improve Your Morning Routine, Improve Your Life

It was almost 4 pm on a Monday afternoon when I found myself screaming inside my car. I was on my way to an OrangeTheory Fitness class, and I really wanted to get there in time to pick my favorite treadmill. I had picked the route that, I imagined, would have the least amount of traffic but, alas, …

7 things the most successful people make time for in the morning

Life as a busy entrepreneur is a bumpy roller-coaster ride, to say the very least.<p>So how do successful people get through those crazy days?<p>It all starts with waking up mentally tough. Skills can only take you so far without the grit, determination, and mental willpower to tackle anything life …

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5 Work Rituals Successful Women Swear By

Feeling the good energy that comes with a brand-new year? Us too; there’s no time like the present to start fresh and set yourself up for success. Whether you’re a hustling solopreneur or looking to make moves at the office, the little things you do each day make a big difference when it comes to …

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Want to Journal Like Tim Ferriss But Don't Know Where to Start? Here Are 8 Brilliant Hacks

There's no need to overthink when it comes to journaling. Here are 8 simple yet brilliant hacks to get you started.<p>From Tim Ferris' five-minute journal to Mark Twain's pocket notebook. Time and time again, journaling has been associated with great people.<p>According to many reports, the benefits of …