Antonis Manis

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10 things intelligent people never say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true.<p>Worst of all, there's no taking them back once they slip out.<p>I'm not talking about shocking slips of the tongue, off-color …

This 1 Piece of Advice Won't Be Popular, But It May Save Your Career

"A moment of patience in a moment of doubt can save you a million moments of regret."<p>During this time of year, my social media feeds get flooded with new years resolution advice. Everywhere I look, there's another tip or life hack. Although I've read hundreds, I'm always curious to see if someone …

Motivation

How Scheduling Just 15 Minutes of “Personal Growth Time” Into Your Calendar Can Change Your Life

Successful people don’t grow by accident, they grow by design.<p>When you schedule personal development time on purpose, you are making time to design the life you want.<p>You are essentially who you create yourself to be.<p>Once you embrace the “growth” habit, you will improve your way of life.<p>You will …

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

To Earn More Respect At Work -- Stop Doing These 10 Things

So you took my advice and have been working on becoming a more likeable employee, but still feel like you’re not earning respect at work?<p>Maybe it’s not just about what you should start doing. It can sometimes also be about what you need to <i>stop</i> doing.<p>If you want to earn more respect at work, here …

Time Management

10 Habits That Will Make You Much Happier

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.<p>And let’s face it, happiness and work do not always go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, …

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Productivity

Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The eight-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 eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

6 Easy Tricks That Will Make You Way More Productive

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge -- there are only 24 hours in a day. Since even the best ideas are worthless until they're executed, how efficiently you use your time is as important as anything else in business.<p>I've become fascinated by productivity secrets because …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity

To live a creative life, you must be able to destroy your habits that are killing your creativity.<p>If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that …

Creativity

Average People Are Productive, Successful People Are Learners

Too many productivity hacks can be a trap. Here's why.<p><i>This is a post from Michael Simmons, co-founder of Empact.</i><p><i>With Ian Chew</i><p>Let's face it, we love productivity! As a culture, we have a seemingly unending appetite for viral articles on productivity hacks.<p>And it's no wonder why! Given that we live …

Time Management

10 office hacks that can help you get more done at work

It may feel incredibly challenging to keep your workflow steady when you're confined to your cubicle, but don't lose hope or switch careers yet!<p>That burnout you're experiencing is totally normal, and you may just need a few office hacks to spring back to life during your day job.<p>Ahead, the experts …

Can a morning routine make you better at your job?

While some people struggle to make it out of bed on time, there are others who manage exercise, language lessons and more – all before work.<p>Tim Powell isn’t a morning person. Which is surprising, because most days he gets up before 6am.<p>On weekdays, while most of us are still asleep, he wakes up at …

Time Management

How to Stop Saying Um, Uh, and Other Filler Words

This article is part of the 12 Days of Ask Six Minutes.<br>This event is over now, but you can send your questions anytime.<p><b>Filler words</b> — including <i>um</i> and</i> …

Public Speaking

13 Valuable Skills You Can Teach Yourself for Free

Here are 13 skills you can teach yourself for free, along with resources to help you acquire those skills.

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

10 Productivity Hacks That Will Change Your Life

Life is hard. It's full of chores that have to be done and errands that need to be run, much of which stands in the way of the stuff you actually want to do. If you're feeling spread thin, here are some productivity hacks that will make you better at actually getting stuff done:<p><b>1. Say No</b><p>One of the …