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Personality vs Personal Development | Jef Menguin | Your Leadership Speaker and Mentor

As long as you live, pay attention to personal development.<p>Filipinos are more familiar with personality development than with personal …

Self-improvement

Inside the Psychology of Productivity | Inc.com

More practically, the rigid, reductive format of to-do lists is not optimal for the kinds of work done by leaders, says Teresa Amabile, a professor and director of research at Harvard Business School. "The really important things that don't generally have a specific deadline may be what you should …

Time Management

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. …

Productivity

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …

Time Management

To Increase Your Productivity up to 200 Percent, Ask These 3 Questions | Inc.com

As I continue my personal transformation via Tony Robbins, I'm totally digging his Time of Your Life Rapid Planning Method. There are several themes from this work that I would like to share with you, my fellow entrepreneurs. These ideas are simple, powerful, and can increase your productivity …

Time Management

How To Protect Your Employees From Burnout

Burnout’s symptoms are contagious, and can quickly infect your entire workplace. Note how to diagnose it, and stop it from spreading.<p>The word burnout gets thrown around a lot in business. But what exactly does it mean?<p>Burnout isn’t just the feeling of angst on Monday morning; it’s an acute …

Mental Health

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

Stressful Day? Use These 7 Tricks to Turn It Around | Inc.com

For most of us, every day has its little stressors. You might have fought traffic getting into work, come in to find a huge stack of work waiting for you, or maybe you're caught up preparing for a major meeting. But on those super stressful days, where everything seems to happen at once with no …

Mindfulness

Top 10 Unusual Ways to Make Your To-Do List Actually Doable

We’ve shared an awful lot of to-do list tips over the years, including how to simplify your to-do list and understand why they fail. Beyond the …

How to Manage Stress

For any of you who have experienced a ‘runner’s high’ or endorphin rush while exercising you know how powerful the feeling can be. But there are many …

The Brain

30 (Really Quick) Time-Management Tips | Inc.com

I know you are pressed for time. I believe the best time management involves stress management. But then again, these tips can still help you be more productive with the hours you <i>do</i> have to work. They come from the company Toggl, maker of (of course) a time-tracking app for companies to use with …

Time Management

5 Time Management Personality Types: Which Are You?

For better or worse, how we spend or misspend our time is our own choice. While you might already <i>know</i> that you procrastinate, or that you're always late, or that you're a little flaky, you might not recognize how much of that behavior is rooted in your own unique and possibly dysfunctional …

Procrastination

The Six Lists You Need To Make Every Day Productive

You might make a daily to-do list, but have you considered project lists or outsource lists? Here’s what to write down to get the most done.<p>Your brain is for thinking, not for storing a long list of random things you need to do.<p>“When you’re juggling a lot of tasks, things will fall through the …

Time Management

Time-Management Tips from 8 Self-Made Billionaires | Inc.com

When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 entrepreneurs. The book was an easy read; it didn't disappoint.<p>What stood out to me in particular were these …

Time Management
Time Management

Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>It can be tough enough to manage your own stress. But how can you, as a manager, help the members of your team handle <i>their</i> feelings of stress, burnout, or disengagement?<p>Because work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, …

Employee Engagement

Beating Procrastination: 72 Successful People Reveal their Most Powerful Tips

Why do today what you can put off till tomorrow?<p><i>"This isn't important right now, I will get to it later." "This is too difficult, let's keep it for next week." "I need to be in the right mood." "I work better under pressure."</i><p>It comes in various forms (as above), but it has one name. …

Procrastination

Stop Managing, Start Maximizing: The New Approach to Time That Could Make You Happier and More Productive

Research shows actually no correlation between our success and hours worked.<p>Have you ever known someone who was always very stressed, but somehow not really that successful? How about the opposite? Have you ever known anyone who was very successful, but manage to stay peaceful and relaxed? Which …

Time Management

How Getting More Alone Time Will Significantly Improve Your Life

We live in a social age. Here's why and how you should carve out more time for solo thinking.<p>Thanks to your ever present smartphone, these days you don't have to be alone even when there's no one else around. When we have a moment to ourselves, our first instinct is often to log on to Facebook, …

Personality

How Being Tired Affects Your Thinking and Performance

Something I notice every time I get really tired is that I become really clumsy. When I find I’ve dropped several cups, bumped my knee on a desk and …

A time-management expert reveals the simplest way to find more hours to do what you love

That way, you can see how the seemingly small stuff — think lattes, cabs, and new shoes — adds up.<p>But cash is hardly the only precious commodity worth conserving. These days, most of us feel deprived of <i>time</i>, too.<p>It makes sense, then that you could apply the same tracking strategy to the way you …

Time Management

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

How Millionaires Plan Their Day

What are the productivity secrets of self-made millionaires? Do they think about their time differently than the rest of us?<p><b>Portraits Of Ultra Successful People</b><p>I’ve interviewed 200 entrepreneurs including over 100 self-made millionaires. Among the many highly successful entrepreneurs who gave me …

Time Management

40 Useful Self-Management Hacks to Master Your Time | Inc.com

As we near the end of the year, this is typically the time people start thinking about what goals to set, how to be more productive (heck, even at 4 a.m.), and what needs to happen for better work-life balance.<p>Well, nothing you do in 2017 can lead you to the Promised Land faster than having a …

Time Management

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of</i> …

How to Stop Wasting Time on the Wrong Content

Have you ever spent weeks or even months crafting a perfect piece of content that generated almost no response from your audience? You expected …

Product Management
Leadership

The Soul of Lean Startup is Not MVP - Hank Barnes

Last week, attendees at the Gartner Tech Growth and Innovation Conference had the privilege to listen to a talk by Steve Blank, one of the founders …