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If You Do Any of These 19 Things Now, You're Way More Productive Than You Think

Heading into 2018, would you like to add more hours to your day? Here are 19 ways to do it.<p>Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? As 2018 draws near, this is the time of year to start thinking about new habits, tools, and techniques that work to our advantage without …

To Get People to Really Want to Buy Your Product, You Must Focus on the 3 P's

Side-hustling pro Chris Guillebeau explains that when you're presenting an offer, you want to make sure to give people all the pertinent information they need to make a purchase.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Editor’s Note: In</i> <i>"Tough Love Tuesday,"</i> <i>we’re connecting</i> …

Selling

To Maximize Your Focus And Achieve Your Goals, Try Warren Buffett's 2-List Strategy

If you should take career advice from anyone, Warren Buffett would be a good man to listen to. He's considered one of the most successful investors …

Time Management

4 Fall Makeup Tricks to Look 10 Years Younger

Runway makeup looks are usually so over the top, they’re not wearable — much less flattering. “But this season, many designers came up with gorgeous, …

New data shows Canadians might actually be getting too much education

I don’t want to talk down the family business—my spouse and I both teach at university—but a graph in the latest edition of the OECD’s Education at a …

How To Practice Mindfulness At Work

Would you try something new at work if it meant lower stress levels and a better corporate culture? (Yes, please!)<p>Mindfulness has been shown to offer these benefits, which is why more and more companies are starting to notice. Aetna opened a Mindfulness Center, while Google and Nike offer …

Mindfulness

This simple trick will make your weekends feel much longer

One of the hardest things to endure in this lifetime is coming to the end of a two-day weekend, just days after you’ve experienced the joy of a …

How to Break Your Smartphone Addiction in 21 Days

Having our phones, laptops, and tablets constantly powered on and within reach takes a toll on our mental well-being, experts agree. "When people are …

How to Make the Most of Hidden Free Time in Your Day

Everyone has these overlooked pockets of potential productive time.<p>In a way, being busy is a blessing. It forces you to manage your time effectively, adhere to a schedule and an efficient To-Do list, keeping your more organized and ultimately, more productive.<p>It's through this process that I …

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

Want to Save Your Business an Hour a Day? Automate These 11 Tasks.

The smaller your business, the less time you have for repetitive tasks that can be easily automated.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Automation may be considered a job killer, but it’s also a life-saver for small businesses who are looking for ways to streamline daily …

Small Business

9 Exciting Ways to Live a More Adventurous Life

On its most basic level, adventure is just plain fun and a cool experience to write and ‘gram about. And stepping outside of your comfort zone won’t just make your life <i>feel</i> more interesting, it will also change you for the better — making you bolder and more self-assured while improving your social …

Think Waking Up at 5 A.M. Will Boost Your Productivity? Think Again

You've probably heard many times that waking up early will ensure you enjoy a productive day. Some of the most accomplished people swear by their …

I now take one day a week to do 'fake work' — and it's made me a lot more productive

Every day I'd leave the office feeling like, even though I'd been hunched over a computer for the better part of eight hours, I hadn't done nearly enough.<p>Some days, I'd realize that I'd spent those hours fielding messages from publicists, sources, and coworkers — meaning I hadn't actually gotten …

Time Management

Try this to-do list hack to relieve your stress

How had we not thought of this already?!<p>To get us through busy days without totally losing our minds, many of us write out to-do lists or fill in time-blocked calendars that help us keep track of what needs to get done and when. But sometimes looking at all those items on our lists (and more …

2 Essential Time Management Practices To Get More Done In The Office

<i>This story appeared in the May 3, 2017 issue of Level Up by Forbes newsletter.</i><p>While you may think multitasking will help you accomplish more, all it does is lead to lower productivity and quality of work. Time-management is essential, and it starts with tackling your most challenging tasks first. …

How to turn anything into a PDF on your iPhone or iPad

Stop! Don’t download that PDF converter app for iOS. You don’t need it. What if I told you iPhones have come with a built-in PDF-conversion tool since iOS 10?<p>Once you know where this iOS PDF converter is buried, you can quickly and easily turn anything into a handy PDF on your iPhone or iPad.<p>On the …

This Is What Happens When You Switch To A 6-Hour Work Day

Thanks to science, we already know that 10am is the ideal time to start working and that mid-work naps can boost alertness, productivity, and overall …

Monotasking Keeps the Brain Healthy and You More Productive. Here are 5 Tips to Start Monotasking Today

Multi-tasking is the death of productivity and has a negative long term effect on the brain. Here is what it means to get into a monotasking mindset and revolutionize your relationship with time.<p>Monotasking, also known as single-tasking, is the practice of dedicating oneself to a given task and …

Time Management

The 11 Things Life’s All About

In this blog post I share the 11 most essential pursuits of a legendary life.