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The 4 Types of Productivity Styles

Within weeks of starting my first job out of college, I was sent to the in-house time management training program. I dutifully attended the class and …

The Secret to Time Management? Focus. Focus. Focus.

When I first interviewed Jessie Neville, an intellectual property attorney, she had recently returned to work after having her third child. She was …

7 Things Successful People Do On The Weekends

Doing piles of laundry, cleaning and finishing up some leftover work assignments. These dreary tasks are not what successful people do on the weekend. Instead, they fill their free days with recharging activities that allow their brains to reboot after a frenetic work week.<p>According to Laura …

11 easy ways to boost your willpower and concentration

Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to filter out distractions and improve your ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. To find out what some of these strategies are, we sifted through the Quora thread, "How do I improve my concentration and willpower?" and highlighted the most …

Will Power

50 Tricks to Get Things Done Faster, Better, and More Easily

No matter how well you set up your todo list and calendar, you aren’t going to get things done unless you have a reliable way of reminding yourself …

Productivity

How to Use a Simple Pocket Notebook to Improve Your Life

It’s really hard to believe, but I have to say that one of the most—and possibly <i>the</i> most—profound changes I’ve made in my life over the last several …

Productivity

Learn how to boost your productivity quickly with GTD and Evernote

Among the many systems available for task and project management, the popular <b>GTD</b> <b>(Getting Things Done)</b> system by David Allen is my personal …

Productivity

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Time Management

Inside the Psychology of Productivity

Burned out? Can't get it all done? The problem might be in your head.<p>You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the …

Tips for Retaining Vital Information, from a Memory Champion

My brother has the best memory. He can recall the names of people he’s met only once, even briefly. He never forgets a date or appointment. He …

10 Poor Productivity Habits Most People Don't Bother Correcting

Do you like stress? Do you browse too much? Do you demand people meet you in person? Those might be habits that are killing your work output.<p>A habit is hard thing to break.<p>And yet, when it comes to productivity, many of us think we should just keep focusing on the tasks at hand and work even …

7 Success Habits of Exceptionally Productive People

Need to get more done? Do what the pros do.<p>Once in a while you need to kick some serious butt: finish off a huge project, finally put to bed a task you can't keep putting off, or just knock out a ton of work in one day (like the day I wrote the first draft of my book proposal.)<p>When you <i>really</i> need …

8 Habits of Highly Productive People

You know those people who always seem to accomplish more, in less time, than the rest of us? Experts say they follow simple strategies that we can …

Time Management

5 Organizing Products That Are Secretly 'Black Holes' Of Clutter

They're not as helpful as they look.<p>You don't have to be a neatnik to appreciate the simple power of a well-organized home. After all, when everything has a designated place, it often seems like life just runs a little more smoothly. However, while some organization products certainly help corral …

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a More Productive Morning

Whether you're a morning person or a night owl, these tricks will help you get the most out of the early hours.<p>It's all too easy to go to bed with good intentions for the next morning--and then spend the morning procrastinating while you wait for your coffee to kick in. But if you're smart and …

Energy Meditation 101

Workshop<p>Convergence<p><i>Oct 12 - Oct 19 2018</i>• <i><br>Rhinebeck, NY</i><p>Intensive Price Tiers: One of the ways Convergence stands for equality and access for all is by …

6 Simple Techniques for Mindfulness Meditation

• Home<br>• Healthy Living<br>• 6 Effective, Simple Techniques for Mindfulness Meditation<p>Life is filled with changes. Children go to college, parents age, illness …

Which Meditation Is Right for You?

You’ve probably heard that meditation can reduce stress, boost your immune system, and make you a happier, more focused person. But, there are so …

Meditation

Breathing Meditation 101

Workshop<p>Costa Rica Week 5: Mindful Living<p><i>Feb 02 - Feb 09 2019</i>• <i><br>Costa Rica</i><p>During week 5, explore Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and learn how to …

6 Great Ways to Implement Mindfulness in the Workplace

Five months ago, I left the family business to write semi-full-time (with freelancing jobs on the side to help pay the bills).It was a scary shift …

3 Modern Meditation Techniques That End Stress In 15 Minutes A Day

If you are terrified by the 8 steps to start meditating but really want to try it and figure out what the hype is all about, this article gives you …

This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

Yoga