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Want to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done? Here’s How.

In the professional world, “my dog ate it” is not a viable excuse. We all use flimsy rationale to explain why we didn’t finish a certain task, but a …

This Daily Journal Will Help You Get Things Done in 2018

If you find yourself a little lost and scattered when you start your day, you're not alone. Whether you're overwhelmed or just not sure where to …

How To Start Organizing Your Life With A Bullet Journal

The second most popular New Year’s resolution last year, according to search results, was “get organized.” This week, in anticipation of the New …

A Checklist to Organize Your Day for Success

This column is authored by Logan Howard, Marketing Intern, HeavyDotsThe post A Checklist to Organize Your Day for Success appeared first on iamwire.

World Health Organization

8 things successful people do every day that most people ignore

During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a …

Starting a Business on a Tight Budget? Here's How to Make Every Penny Count

The reality is that if you run out of cash you're done.<p><i>What advice can you give a person wanting to start a business with very small capital? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bernie</b> …

Daniel McGinn: Why Being Mentally Prepared Is Key To Career Success

I spoke to Daniel McGinn, author of <i>Psyched Up: How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed</i>, about what science tells us about mental preparation, how to raise your confidence at work, how to become a better public speaker, his pre-performance rituals and best career advice.<p>McGinn …

6 Tips to Crushing Your Deadlines

How to cross more off your to-do list every day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of us are usually overcome with excitement at the prospect of a new job or taking on a new challenge. Unfortunately, the novelty does not last very long when we get hit with wave after …

Time Management

How to Stay Productive When You Don't Feel Like Working

Is today a day when you're just not feeling up to do work? It happens to everyone. Here's what you can do instead.<p>Some days, you’re so amped up for work that you can’t wait to get to your desk and start attacking the day. But on other days, you’re only motivated to eat a breakfast sandwich and …

Productivity

7 Time Hacks to Massively Increase Your Results

How can you break the chain between one hour of time worked and one unit of value created? Here are 7 time strategies to help you do exactly that...<p>I just returned from a large business conference my company, Maui Mastermind, hosted in Florida. One of the most important themes we that came up in …

Hacking

Be Obsessed or Be Average: How Grant Cardone and Gerard Adams Made Their Millions

Do you have what it takes to follow in these entrepreneurs' footsteps?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this episode of <i>Leaders Create Leaders</i>, Entrepreneur Network partner Gerard Adams sits down with Grant Cardone to talk about why it's good to be obsessed with your …

Entrepreneurship

70 Powerful Habits That Will Get Your Life Back on Track

People lose their way from time to time, but resetting is easier than you think.<p><i>What can I do to quickly get myself back on track? originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Yehong Zhu on</b> …

Here's Why You Don't Have The Time To Achieve Your Big Goals

If you’re having trouble finding time for your big goals, you’re not alone. We recently asked over 1,500 leaders: “Did you successfully complete your goals for today?” and provided three responses to choose from: “Yes,” “No,” and “I have no idea.” The most common response was “I have no idea.” The …

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really)

Most will even take you less than an hour.<p>After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These …

Time Management

To Be a Great Boss, Show These 4 Traits to Your Employees Every Day (Most Never Do)

You will find the founders and CEOs of some of the best companies in the world, including The Container Store, Nordstrom, and Zappos, displaying these unconventional traits.<p>I've done my fair share of researching what true leadership looks like over the years. What I've found is that all great …

8 Things Successful People Do Every Day That Most People Ignore

Success is powered by the habits that most people don't even notice.<p>During the four-year process of starting and scaling SkyBell, I have had the pleasure of meeting some remarkably successful people. Whether it's a potential investor or the CEO of a company with which we could become partners, I'm …

You're Going to Lose Passion for Your Job. Here's How to Get It Back

Thinking of quitting your boring job? Ask yourself these three questions first.<p>Every couple knows that relationships take hard work. That infatuation and excitement you once felt in the beginning eventually wears off, and as years pass, the love that once seemed endless has started to wane. Lately …

How successful people make their to-do lists

But it's easy to get caught up in which fancy app or system you should use for your list. Lots of (very nerdy) internet arguments center around the right approach. Should you stick to pencil and paper? An iPhone app?<p>"I'm a firm believer in David Allen's <i>Getting Things Done</i> philosophy — that 'your …

Time Management

Scientists Find an Undeniably Effective Technique for Mastering New Skills

How to teach an old dog new tricks.<p>We tend to convince ourselves we're really bad at learning new things. We think our tired, old brains can't possibly absorb all the new information required to master new skills.<p>That's baloney.<p>The age of our brains is not the problem. The real impediment to …

Anna Deavere Smith on How to Break the Paradox of Procrastination

“If I swim a mile, the first half hour might be drudgery, but somewhere in the middle it catches fire.”<p><i>“Live immediately,”</i> Seneca exhorted in his timeless 2,000-year-old meditation on the shortness of life. <i>“Hurrying and delaying are alike ways of trying to resist the present,”</i> philosopher Alan …

How to Make a To-Do List: Management Tips

We have all done to-do lists. Somehow there never seems to be enough hours in the day to accomplish all the things on your to-do list. Here is a …

Time Management

12 30-Day Challenges That Will Change Your Life

Get yourself on a fresh track in just a month.<p>For some people, the best way to change a habit is with baby steps. They start incredibly small to avoid terror and procrastination and gradually work their way up from there.<p>But others are more the dive-right-into-the-cold-water type. For these folks, …

Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

The 8-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 …

How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict

Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks by reframing your thoughts.<p><b>Begin from a place of curiosity and respect,</b> …

Self-help

Can You Combat Burnout?

We’ve all been there: At the end of your rope with no ground in sight. So, how do you prevent a breakdown before it happens? The biggest thing is recognizing the signs and taking measures to stop it before toppling your career. Watch this video to find out the best—while not so obvious—ways to …

Productivity in Mind: How Ryder Carroll Designed Bullet Journal

Track the past, organize the present, and prepare for the future.Sound like a familiar challenge?Ryder Carroll, a New York-based designer, set out to …

Productivity

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

3 Hidden Qualities All Exceptional Managers Possess (Do You?)

Being an exceptional manager isn't about having an immaculate résumé or a laundry list of industry connections; if anything, it's about possessing a …