Lindsay Swan

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What To Do When Your Boss Doesn’t Notice The Great Work You’re Doing

Maybe your boss is just busy, but maybe it’s something else. Here’s how to tell and what to do next.<p>You’ve been working really hard and the results are there. You beat your quarterly goals, landed that major client, wrote your best proposal yet, or stretched yourself to master a completely new part …

5 Ridiculously Easy Things You Can Do Every Day to Feel Happy

Can you see it? You live on a tropical island. You get up when you like and you do what you want. Some guy named Jeeves brings breakfast. From a …

Happiness

Ten Things A Good Manager Won't Ask Employees To Do

Millions of words have been written and published about what it takes to become a strong leader. We should talk about another aspect of leadership, which is the fact that it’s really hard to be a great leader because the corporate and institutional framework make it much easier to manage badly than …

The Workplace

The Best Way to Organize Your Email

<i>Regain your time, attention, and energy from the email machine.</i><p>I've been studying the problem of email overload and compulsive email checking for a couple of years now. The problem is massive, but totally solvable.<p>Fortunately, over the years I've devised a way to organize email that works. I've …

Where to Start If You Have More Than 50 Pounds To Lose

Dramatic fat loss begins with these 9 small steps

11 Tips for Your Initial Website Build

<i></i>The idea of developing a website can seem complicated, overwhelming, and stressful…but it doesn’t need to be! Whether you’re a new company designing …

UX Design

How to Avoid Burnout: 5 Ways Successful People Stay Sharp, Productive, and Healthy

Running your own business is an all-encompassing pursuit. You need to wear many hats, and it’s easy to end up working far more than you would as an …

Marissa Mayer

The To-Do List Game Plan

Make today the day you finish everything. Here are seven solid tips to up your productivity.

Time Management

What to Do When You're Completely Overwhelmed at Work

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Time Management: Put Time on Your Side

How many hours do you work each week? 40? 50? 60? How often have you said “There are never enough hours in the day,” as you’re eating a “sad desk …

Time Management

How Emotion Influences Buying Behavior [Infographic]

When it comes to making decisions about what to buy, people go with their hearts more often then their heads. 31% of advertisers report gains from …

How To Calm Your Monkey Mind and Get Things Done

Comedian Drew Carey outsourced the development of his productivity strategy to David Allen, author of the cult classic, Getting Things Done: The Art …

Time Management

Why women need a different approach to asking for a pay rise

by Jacquie Hayes<p>How is it that men are so, well, self-promoting and women generally are not? Girlfriends and I have shared many entertaining …

20 Mini Money Hacks To Save You A Lot

Do you like to save money? Dumb question, right – you work hard for your money, so you want to keep as much of it as possible. There are plenty of …

U.S. Department of Energy
Leadership

9 Ways to Cheer Yourself Up in 30 Seconds

Because who has time to be bummed out?

Why You Need to Empower Your Employees to Become Leaders

You might not realize it, but your company’s most important assets walk out of your office every day at 5:00 p.m.<p>If that idea doesn’t scare you, …

We’re All Terrible at Understanding Each Other

Whatever you may have heard to the contrary, Chip Wilson is not an idiot. The founder and former CEO and Chairman of Lululemon Atheltica is, in point of fact, a highly successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, innovator, and self-made billionaire. Idiots are very rarely any of those things.<p>But a …

This 90-Minute Morning Routine Will Make Your Workday More Productive

CEO of Life On Fire<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you’re no stranger to the 12-hour workday. You stay at the office until 9 or 10 p.m. -- or until you just can’t read another email – before you force yourself to go home for a hasty dinner, a little …

Time Management

How to Keep Your Brain Young

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Are forgetfulness and "senior moments" inevitable parts of aging? Many medical professionals (including the doctor in CNN's news brief …

6 Body Language Mistakes You May Be Making And How To Fix Them

Whether you realize it or not, much of our communication is nonverbal. In just a single day, we both express and react to thousands of non verbal cues. While it is heavily debated how much of our communication is based on non verbal cues, a common belief known as the Mehrabian’s rule of …

Public Speaking

What Everyone Needs to Know to Be More Productive

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Does it seem like you don’t have enough hours in the day to get through everything you need to do? With so many competing demands on our time, we can all benefit from learning to ramp up our own personal productivity. HBR recently ran a series called Getting More Work Done. …

The Secret to Never Being Frustrated Again

We all get frustrated.<p>The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn’t listening.<p>And sometimes these …

9 Ways To Speed Up Your Career Advancement

Career advancement is harder than it used to be. During the decades after World War 2, steady economic growth meant many opportunities. Today, many …

Self-improvement

7 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Vodka

<b>1. What the name vodka means</b><br>The spirit’s name comes from the Slavic word “voda”, which means “water.” Add on the suffix “ka”, and suddenly it’s “little water.” However, once you leave English, things get a bit more interesting. The word for “vodka” in several languages, including Polish, …

Alcohol

Why and how communicators should create infographics

Together with the predicted rise of content marketing, it's likely that during the next couple of years we'll witness a growing interest in brand …

Infographics

The Five Key Reasons Why You Procrastinate

Procrastination robs us of productivity. And it’s something all of us do. So it’s worth understanding why we do it, and working out how you can manage this behaviour. Putting things off slows us down, takes our time, and makes us feel frustrated. Being able to deal with procrastination is a useful …

Procrastination

Mood Boosting Happy Foods

In so many ways, we are what we eat—and the "what we eat" in that sentence can also help us in terms of boosting our moods.<p>Jenna Hollenstein, C.D.N., is a certified nutrition ambassador for Just Salad—a New York City-based restaurant that offers healthy, customized salads, wraps, smoothies, and …