Jayna Butler

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To Make a Change at Work, Tell Yourself a Different Story

Human beings crave coherence. We long to be true to ourselves and to act in a way that’s consistent with what we believe and value. We want to live and work authentically. This quest for coherence is hardwired; psychologists often refer to human beings as “meaning-making machines.” Our brains …

The Tools I'm Using To Stop Procrastinating

“I don’t need time, I need a deadline.” This Duke Ellington quote used to be my mantra. I’d find myself repeating it as a justification for the frenetic energy I brought to the last-minute conclusion of every project. Duke Ellington was a respected leader in his field, I reasoned, so if he operated …

Procrastination

5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

How to Be Ridiculously Efficient

Steal Marissa Brassfield's secrets to do more in less time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Known as the “goddess of operations” and “master of time management,” productivity expert Marissa Brassfield works with some of the most transformative entrepreneurs, visionaries …

Why You Should Delete Your Instagram

I recently stumbled upon an extremely thought-provoking talk by Jaron Lanier, describing social media as a ‘Behavior Modification Empire‘. This is …

The Best Meditation Tips For People With Anxiety (From Someone With Anxiety)

<i>Sarah Wilson is a best-selling author, journalist, and entrepreneur who has spent years struggling with anxiety. In her new book,</i> First We Make the …

Meditation

How To Apply It Effectively

Henry Ford was completely correct when he famously quoted ‘Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right’.<p>There is absolutely no …

Motivation

Time Management for the Working Mother Without Sacrificing Career Goals

Being a mom is the biggest honor that can be bestowed on a woman and is the best job in the world. Unfortunately, taking care of the family will not …

The One Simple Strategy that will Supercharge Your Writing Productivity

Anthony Trollope’s secret to writing 45+ books<p>Want to supercharge your writing productivity but feel like you struggle to concentrate when you sit …

5 tips to stop procrastinating at work

It’s normal to procrastinate at work. Usually we do it because we’re avoiding a task that’s unpleasant or daunting. Here’s our 5 tips to help you get …

Social Media Posts Don’t Matter

Brands wisely investing in influencer marketing may be stupidly short-sighted when it comes to measuring the actual value of what they’re buying. …

HR Daily Advisor

Category: HR Hero Line<p>HR best practices, employment law tips, news and analysis, Q&As, and lessons learned from the courtroom.<p>by Allison Gusmus …

How to achieve extreme productivity

7 ways to use “systemized common sense” in your day.<p>By Kara Baskin | January 17, 2018<p>You don't have to do all of this. Here's how to temper your …

MIT Sloan

5 Simple Things You Can Do Every Day to Be Super-organized

We all have those super-organized people in our lives: the ones who always seem to get things done long before they’re due, keep their homes and …

How to manage your attention, not your time

You'll find yourself quickly reaping the rewards.<p>If you regularly find yourself wishing for more hours in the day, you have company. But maybe the …

4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes)

Neglecting your nighttime habits leaves a lot of success and growth on the table.<p>You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. …

4 Risk Factors for Burnout—and How to Overcome Them

Work-life balance is one of the things I struggle with most when it comes to building my personal happiness. Do you struggle with work-life balance, …

Why some people find it so hard to manage their time when working from home – and what to do about it

More people than ever now work from home for part or all of the week. Such flexibility can seem a good idea, but many people find it difficult to …

Temptations