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The Underlying Psychology of Office Politics

All organizations are political – and to some degree, they always will be. The underlying reasons are psychological. First, work involves dealing with people. That means finding a compromise between what they want and what we want; and it’s often a zero-sum game. Second, humans are emotional …

How Successful People Stay Productive and In Control

TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control—a skill that unleashes massive …

15 Procrastination-Beating Techniques to Boost Productivity (Infographic)

Why put off until tomorrow the success you could experience today?<p>If you find yourself constantly scrambling at the last minute to get done what you managed to put off as long as possible, don't worry--you're not alone.<p>Some people find they actually work better under pressure, but for a lot of …

5 Unexpected Ways To Get More Done

Alarms to go to bed, shorter to-do lists: These tips might seem counterintuitive, but give them a try and see how your productivity soars.<p>I wrote a post recently about ways that you can work smarter, not harder. As I worked through the list of techniques I’d collected, the post became so long that …

Habits That Help Boost Productivity From Dawn To Dusk

Resolutions, intentions, visualizations, and plans are all great. But it’s <i>habits</i> that really change our lives. In fact, a recent article from Psychology Today notes that habits are so powerful that, if we’re in the environment that supports our habit, we’ll carry out the action without even …