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The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

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.<p>It wasn’t a critique of the 140-character medium or even the quality of the social media discourse in the age of fake news.<p>It was a call to get beyond …

Meditation

4 Real-Life Ways People Shut Down Interruptions For Good

We asked how people stay productive in offices full of distractions. Here are four methods that work.<p>When it’s time to get things done, interruptions can be the bane of a productive person’s existence. Email and instant messages, phone calls, and co-workers with “just a quick question” can easily …

Time Management

Interruptions At Work Are Killing Your Productivity

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 been analyzing the results, one of the most striking findings has been just how many people suffer …

Time Management

This 6-Step Morning Ritual Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

"You are what you do every day, not once in a while."<p>It's no secret that the most successful CEOs, entrepreneurs, and high performance athletes start their days before sunrise.<p>These disciplined achievers value the solitude that these early morning hours offer. It's their chance to get start the day …

Time Management

An etiquette expert reveals 7 conversation starters for your next work event

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 me like the plague because they think I'm going to criticize them.<p>But, regardless of my …

Body Language

50 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You

Great quotes can be inspirational and motivational. Here are 50 great quotes to motivate you:<p>Nothing is impossible, the word itself says "I'm possible"!<p>—Audrey Hepburn<p>I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them …

How Leaders Get Followers

Getting promoted or starting a venture so people get paid to do what you say doesn't make them followers. Here's what does.<p>Most people think to become a leader, you just get promoted or start a venture until you have a team below you: the bigger the team, the more people reporting to you, the more …

Leadership

9 Habits of People Who Move Up the Corporate Ladder Higher AND Faster

The 9 Habits of People Who Move Up the Corporate Ladder (Higher AND Faster)<p>Posted at in Leadership by Oriane Perrin<p>Whether you’re at the bottom of …

15 Daily Routines That Will Boost Your Productivity

Looking to become more productive? Here are 15 daily habits that can help you.<p>Feeling the office blues?<p>It's okay. It is an unfortunate reality that most U.S. workers spend long hours in the office, working themselves to death until they become office zombies.<p>Because of the long hours and often …

Self-improvement

10 Success lessons from Kevin O’Leary – “Mr. Wonderful” for entrepreneurs

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share76<p>+11<p>Shares 89<p>Kevin O’Leary is a Canadian born entrepreneur and TV personality who rose to prominence in the business world after …

Sunrise is shutting down today. Here are some alternatives! 🌅

Today, many of us are mourning the loss of <b>Sunrise</b>, the beloved calendar app that Microsoft decided to pull the plug on after they purchased the …

49 Motivational Quotes for Intensely Competitive People

These motivational quotes will keep you energized and in the fight until you emerge as the winner.<p>Last week I explained why you should never apologize for being competitive, suggested that managers could foster competition by making salaries public and provided a five step guide to compete at work …

Peter Thiel

5 Productivity Hacks for Chronic Procrastinators

Being a chronic procrastinator is an issue that many individuals face. The most difficult part of it is finding the motivation to get your tasks …

9 productivity tools I use to add more hours to my day

Since I’m a married woman who works from office as well as home, it can be hard to be productive, especially when I’m balancing my work, my studies, …

How to Keep a Productivity Journal that Helps You to Improve

Currently, I am working on a course; it is about the strategy to increase productivity. The idea of this course is to develop your daily productivity …

10 Success lessons from Tony Robbins – “Life Coach, Motivational Speaker” for entrepreneurs

Share41<p>Tweet<p>Share433<p>+15<p>Shares 479<p>There are few people on this planet as captivating as Tony Robbins. When he speaks, people listen. And you can’t …

9 Things Highly Effective People Do After They've Been Away on Vacation

You've had a great vacation but you're not-so-ready to go back to work. Here's how to handle it.<p>As an American, you legitimately could spend every day of your life on vacation--and still make a good living. But the truth is, few of us actually do this. Instead, we work hard, take time off when we …

Productivity

15 Things Amazingly Productive People Do Differently

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.<p>What if you could get more done without feeling overwhelmed, overworked, and overloaded?<p>Very productive people do it all the time. It actually has less to do …

Time Management

10 Commandments For Women In Leadership

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 1977, the thesis became a book, <i>The Managerial Woman: The Survival Manual for Women in Business</i>, …

Leadership

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 …

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Productivity

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 is your number one secret to productivity?" After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

10 Signs That Your Boss Is a Manager vs. a Leader

Are you frustrated with your boss's inability to lead you? Well put that frustration on pause because your boss may be a manager and not necessarily a leader.<p>Yes, there is a huge difference and understanding some of those nuances allows you to set the right expectations as it relates to your …

Leadership

15 Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Follow

Despite being glued to their reply buttons, plenty of managers still don't know how to use email appropriately.<p>The average US employee spends about a quarter of the work week combing through the hundreds of emails we all send and receive every day.<p>But despite the fact that we're glued to our reply …

Employment

Mindful Leadership -- the Key to Creating Successful Organizations for Which We All Want to Work

<i>The characteristics that are desired by the modern manager can be developed and reinforced through mind training.</i><p>When I was a young certified public accountant, more years ago than I care to count, my first job was auditing a rapidly growing energy firm in Houston, Texas. It was a successful firm …

Mindfulness

20 Essential Books, Podcasts, TED Talks & Blog Posts for Every Stage of Your Career

TED Talks