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How your phone can teach you to meditate and achieve mindfulness

Keeping calm can sometimes be difficult when you have a million things to do, the dog chewed your car keys, the kids are running around the house, …

12 Weekly Challenges For Happier, More Productive Employees

If you manage a team, you know hard it can be to keep everyone engaged, happy, and productive.<p>Some days, simply getting your employees to show up and …

Time Management

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Public Speaking

How to Be the CEO of Your Business and Life

Do you spend your days frantically running from fire to fire instead of tackling the tasks on your to-do list? Does your work day stretch into the …

Time Management

10 Email Management Skills Everyone Should Learn

For many people these days, email = work.<p>It’s just the sad (or not that sad) truth of the modern world of professionals, entrepreneurs, creatives and …

50 things you should be doing without thinking if you want to be an entrepreneur

Instead, the best lessons come from experience, and only by adopting beneficial habits on a daily basis can you gradually attain the excellent leadership, decision-making, and adaptability necessary to assure your success as a startup founder.<p>Those lessons? To get you started, here are 50 of the …

Self-improvement

4 Things You Should Do Every Day Before You Start Work

We’ve all had this experience: You get to work an hour early to gain the upper hand on your overflowing inbox. You pour a cup of coffee to fuel your early morning productivity and start sorting through email, only to look up at the clock hours later to realize it’s already noon and you haven’t …

Time Management

40 Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You To Make Something Of Your Life

<b>1. “Don’t count every hour in the day. Make every hour in the day count!”— Mark Amend</b><p><b>2. “It always seems impossible until its done.”— Nelson</b> …

The Real Problem With Time Management Will Surprise You

If you were to Google “time management tips” you’ll come across 400,000,000 results. And a lot of those tips include things like:<p>Learn to say no.<br>• Use …

Here's why it's so hard to get your work done — and how to fix it

When it comes to getting our work done, most of us have good intentions.<p>You start the day with an ambitious (but reasonable!) to-do list. Grab a coffee, maybe a snack, and sit down at the ol' computer to start hammering away at news articles or spreadsheets or PowerPoints or whatever the work of …

Time Management

15 Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Follow

Despite being glued to their reply buttons, plenty of managers still don't know how to use email appropriately.<p>The average US employee spends about a quarter of the work week combing through the hundreds of emails we all send and receive every day.<p>But despite the fact that we're glued to our reply …

Employment

Mark Zuckerberg's Top 4 Productivity Secrets | Inc.com

Steve Jobs' black turtleneck sweater was famous. Mark Zuckerberg has his own uniform of grey T-shirt and hoodie. Both built enormous companies that made them billionaires. But you have to think there's more to their success than the ability to lose the two minutes a day wasted picking shirts.<p>In …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

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

Use These 24 Tools to Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World

Nearly a quarter, 23 percent, of Americans worked from home in 2014, according to a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics survey. If you’re one of the …

Small Business

Here’s the Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

Time Management

The 5 Elements of Storytelling Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is it possible to be born an entrepreneur? The concept of following a particular career or lifestyle, predetermined at birth, is a controversial one, so I’ll just say this -- I began my entrepreneurial journey at a very young age, and I …

Entrepreneurship

15 Websites You Should Know To Make Your Life Easier

One thing that people don’t seem to talk about enough when it comes to the Internet is its daily utility. The whole thing with social media and …

7 tips that will help you transition to a 4-day workweek

That holy grail of 21st-century professionalism, the glorious final extension of the telecommuter lifestyle, that ephemeral dream of the freelancer, so delicate that you dare not speak its name aloud: the ultimate in work-life balance.<p>It's invoked in hushed tones and off-the-record gchats, never …

Time Management

5 Easy Steps for Doing Your Best Work Every Day | Inc.com

If you're like most people, you have a to do list that is hurting your ability to do your best work.<p>Whether it's a scribbled-down list of weekly items or a seemingly never ending archive of everything you'd like to eventually get to, the to do list is a favorite tool of the modern …

Time Management

What You Eat Affects Your Productivity

Think back to your most productive workday in the past week. Now ask yourself: On that afternoon, what did you have for lunch?<p>When we think about the factors that contribute to workplace performance, we rarely give much consideration to food. For those of us battling to stay on top of emails, …

How Successful People Network with Each Other

As you advance in your career, you have more experience and more connections to draw on for networking. But chances are you’ve also become a lot busier — as have the really successful people you’re now trying to meet. How do you get the attention of people who get dozens of invitations per week and …

Success

How to Conquer Mondays With Success–Each And Every Time

Most people dread Mondays. But if you get this down, you can conquer them each and every single week.<p>When it comes to Monday, many of us dread going back to work. The weekend is full of fun and relaxation, but when Monday hits, you're back to the grind. Work from the past week begins to pile up on …

Real Estate

The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners

As Juan Manuel Fangio exited the chicane before the blind Tabac corner in the 1950 Monaco Grand Prix, he stomped on the brake. It was a counterintuitive reaction for a racing driver exiting a corner — but one that likely saved his life. By slowing down he avoided plowing into a multi-car pile-up, …

Monaco Grand Prix

Want to Be an Outstanding Leader? Keep a Journal.

From The New York Public Library<p>Research has documented that outstanding leaders take time to reflect. Their success depends on the ability to access their unique perspective and bring it to their decisions and sense-making every day.<p>Extraordinary leadership is rooted in several capabilities: …

United Nations