In a recent interview with Vox’s Ezra Klein, journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates argued that serious thinkers and writers should get off Twitter. It wasn’t a critique of the 140-character medium or
We asked how people stay productive in offices full of distractions. Here are four methods that work. When it’s time to get things done, interruptions can be the bane of a productive person’s existence.
If you’re like most people, you get interrupted way too much at work. Over the past two months, more than 6,000 people have taken the online quiz “How Do Your Time Management Skills Stack Up?” As I’ve
Imagine what your life would be like if you woke up every morning inspired and ready to take action. This 6-step morning routine will show you how. "You are what you do every day, not once in a while."
I have the hardest job in the world when it comes to networking. I'm an etiquette expert. When people learn what I do, they are either intrigued, and ask me all kinds of etiquette questions, or they avoid
Great quotes can be inspirational and motivational. Here are 50 great quotes to motivate you: Nothing is impossible, the word itself says "I'm possible"! —Audrey Hepburn I've learned that people will what
Getting promoted or starting a venture so people get paid to do what you say doesn't make them followers. Here's what does. Most people think to become a leader, you just get promoted or start a venture
Looking to become more productive? Here are 15 daily habits that can help you. Feeling the office blues? It's okay. It is an unfortunate reality that most U.S. workers spend long hours in the office, themselves
These motivational quotes will keep you energized and in the fight until you emerge as the winner. Last week I explained why you should never apologize for being competitive, suggested that managers could
You've had a great vacation but you're not-so-ready to go back to work. Here's how to handle it. As an American, you legitimately could spend every day of your life on vacation--and still make a good But
While we all have the same amount of time, we don't all use it in the same way. Here are 15 ways productive people make good on their time. What if you could get more done without feeling overwhelmed,
Back in 1970, one of the group of four first-women to be admitted to the Harvard Business School MBA program started her doctoral research on women executives – a rather narrow field 45 years ago. In the
I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including 7 billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, "What
A leader invests in you for the long-term. He or she wants to see you grow and become the best you, you can possibly be. A manager invests in you for the short-term. He or she is more concerned with making
Despite being glued to their reply buttons, plenty of managers still don't know how to use email appropriately. The average US employee spends about a quarter of the work week combing through the hundreds
Driven Leadership, with all the problems it produces, is simply unacceptable in this second decade of the twenty-first century. What's more, it's completely unnecessary. We now have the tools we need each