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Five Bad Habits That Make Meetings Miserable And Unproductive

In 2015 organizations held more than 25 million meetings per day in the United States. This translates to more than $37 billion in lost productivity, according to a study by Fuze. One Harvard Business Review report found that 67% of meetings are considered unproductive by executives and they take …

Time I

8 Ways to Stop Feeling So Exhausted All the Time

An extra-long nap probably won’t cut it.<p>Write everything down.<p>Phillips’ research was based on her subjects’ seven-day exhaustion diaries, and she …

Wellness

4 Ways to Become a Better Learner

The CEO sitting across from me is explaining how he and the other executives of a telecommunications firm were caught off guard by a new technology that disrupted the firm’s business. “We did not see WhatsApp coming,” he says, shaking his head. He wants to increase his capacity to learn, to spot …

Leadership

We Learn More When We Learn Together

<i>dave wheeler FOR HBR</i><p>We rarely grow alone. In fact, some psychologists have made a compelling case that we only grow in connection with others. However, we don’t need to learn with others in formal training or development programs: we can architect our own opportunities to gain insight, knowledge, …

Work-life Balance

Achieve More By Doing Less

<b>Myth</b><b>Busyness = importance</b><br>We so often wear our busyness as a badge of honor. We see our ability to withstand mounting levels of stress as a sign of …

Time Management

How To Motivate Your Employees To Do More Each Week

Want to keep your employees loyal? Motivate them to do their best work.<p>"You can catch more flies with honey..." Yeah, I know. The same clich gets old when trying to motivate employees. While there are many tried-and-true methods of motivating employees to work harder, I like to think outside the …

Employee Engagement

European Women Buy Pepper Spray to Defend Themselves from Muslim Men — Geert Wilders Explains | VDARE - premier news outlet for patriotic immigration reform

Responding to the Cologne New Years attacks, sensible women are reacting to the New Normal of greatly reduced public safety by purchasing pepper …

Time Management Doesn't Exist, But Here's What Does...

I never understood time, even from a young age I couldn’t understand how time actually existed in this world. As a result I had a thirst to find our …

The Single Biggest Reason Most People Procrastinate In Life

For the most part of my life, I’ve been a habitual procrastinator. When I had my first summer job at age 16, I did everything to <i>not</i> work. I had an …

The 40-30-20-10 Rule Of Time Management

The underlying concept behind every piece of time management advice you’ve ever received is that you should spend more focused time on what matters most and less or no time on distractions from what matters most. The trouble is that that choice is rarely black and white but, rather, filled with all …

Time Management

One Thing Steve Jobs Did at Apple That Will Instantly Improve Your Productivity | Inc.com

Busy Work<p>So, if we are going to talk about productivity we need to get one thing straight from the outset; busy does not equate to productive.<p>Try this experiment; go around for a day and ask colleagues, "So, what did you do today?" Most of the answers will be along the lines of, "A lot, it was a …

Time Management

4 Ways to Establish Leadership When You Have No Authority

We’ve all heard the saying, “leaders are made, not born.” Vince Lombard apparently said it first, but it’s by echoed by many great men and women …

Are You a Leader or a Follower?

Leadership is the art of persuasion--the act of motivating people to do more than they ever thought possible in pursuit of a greater good.<p>It has nothing to do with your title.<p>It has nothing to do with authority or seniority.<p>You're not a leader just because you have people reporting to you. And you …

Self-improvement
Fossils

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we spend a large part of every workday doing. The amount of time we spend on it …

Time I

11 Things Happy Couples Never Do

Or not often, at least.<p><i>This article was written by Rabbi Shlomo Slatkin and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>Happiness in a relationship takes much more than luck. It takes a conscious daily effort to put healthy relationship habits into practice. Sounds simple, but that alone is very …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

Self-improvement

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Time Management

7 Things My Divorce Taught Me About Life, Love and Marriage

At the start of 2014, my life imploded. After countless efforts to work through issues in my marriage, I finally had to admit: I wasn't going to have my happily-ever-after in my present situation. I left my marriage, my home, and one of my dogs. (If you consider that the ex also kept the truck, my …

Relationships

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Opinion: 11 secrets to happiness, inspired by the cheeseburgers of Warren and Jimmy Buffett

What makes Warren Buffett happy? He may have more money than you, but money doesn’t make the difference. He’d rather have a cheeseburger and a Coke …

Happiness

Decorate with What You Have

1 of 23<p>Book It<p>Are you staring at a fireplace that doesn't work and a pile of tomes you're no longer interested in reading? Tackle both by turning …

3 ways to help you find meaning in a job that you hate

If you read one more article on happiness in the workplace, you're going to lose it.<p>For you, it's different. You need to continue in your current job …

3 Bad Habits That Get in the Way of Your Happiness | Inc.com

Want to be happy?<p>Happiness, to some extent, is a choice and not a condition. We decide what we do and the outlook we have on the world every single day. If something actively makes us unhappy, we have the self-control to break our detrimental habits and replace them with things that make us feel …

Happiness

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

Warren Buffett

5 Basics for Building an Online Business That Actually Makes Money

<i>Photo: Flickr/ Daniel Foster</i><p>With the boom of the Internet and social media has arisen a new category of entrepreneurship. Successful entrepreneurs such as Mark Cuban, Elon Musk and Peter Thiel got their start with online businesses. An online business offers an unparalleled opportunity to run a …

Small Business