Stephanie Willis

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7 Ways To Lose Weight Even If You Never Get Enough Sleep

If you’re not getting any Z’s, try these.<p>Getty<p>Getting seven to nine hours of sleep every night is clutch for weight loss. It regulates your hormones, keeps your from going into Cookie Monster mode when you spot treats in the break room, squashes stress hormones, and fuels your trips to the gym. …

SumUp co-founders are back with bookkeeping AI startup Zeitgold

The next time you go to your favorite restaurant or cocktail bar, talk with the manager about bookkeeping. Chances are that they’ll tell you that they waste a ton of time collecting and recording various documents. German startup Zeitgold wants to automate this pesky process so that you can spend …

Small Business

5 Tips to Get More Meaningful Work Done With Less Effort

I take time management seriously, but I didn’t use to. I used to spend hours procrastinating and putting off work, only to have to rush to complete …

5 Reasons Why Non-Digital Time Management Is More Productive

As technological innovation marches forward in so many aspects of life, there is a movement gaining momentum to return to the past in search of something important that progress may have left behind.<p>No, you can’t beat the convenience of streaming and digitized music, but the listening experience …

Time Management

How Small Actions Help You Take Control of Your Finances

Last year, I wanted to write a book. It seemed like an impossible task. But I figured, “if I can write a long blog post, I can surely write one …

Personal Finance

A good work-life balance means being free to run your life

Q How do you obtain a good work-life balance? I’m always checking my phone, unable to break away. I like regular exercise, jogging and going to the gym, but what else can I do to stop work consuming my life? And who’s to blame for our work-obsessed culture – employer or employee?<p><b>A</b> I'm beginning to …

Get More Done With the Rule of 3 | The Art of Manliness

Towards the tail end of 2016, my productivity took a big leap forward. The first catalyst was taking a few weeks to diligently track my time, and …

Productivity

Why a side hustle may be more important for women than men

Many workers are starting side ventures to supplement incomes and find long-term stability. But some experts argue this is even more important for women, writes Renuka Rayasam.<p>Ashland Viscosi had a full-time job working in development and marketing at the Austin Film Society in Texas, when an …

Demographics

How To Cut Your Email Time In Half

Constantly checking your email is an addiction that’s destroying your productivity. Here’s how to break the habit.<p>We have a love/hate relationship with email. Forty percent of employees wish they had less email, according to a poll by Adobe. Yet a study from email-marketing platform provider …

Time Management

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

Time Management

The economist behind Universal Basic Income: Give all citizens UBI to help combat a 'neofascist wave of populism'

He described a growing class of "precariat" workers, alienated by a western political agenda which had, since the 1970s, promoted market-led competition above job security. Real wages across the west had stalled for decades and "flexible" work was becoming the norm, leaving many millions around the …

Income Inequality

3 Things To Do If A Credit Card Payment Is Late

One of the biggest fears people have when it comes to their credit card is missing a monthly credit card payment. We may all have the best intentions but we also know that sometimes life gets in the way and unexpected expenses come up.<p>So how does a missed credit card payment really affect your …

Personal Finance

How to work less, get better results

When you’ve eliminated everything you don’t need to do, you can focus on ways to increase your efficiency while doing the important tasks.<p>The internet is full of lifehacks that give you tips to help you work better. I’ll just mention a few of them that I use the most (you can Google the rest).<p>The …

How to Afford the Life You Want in 2018

January often signals a shift in perspective. After overindulging and overspending during the holiday season, we enter the New Year wanting to shed …

Should I buy stocks or bonds? Here are the basics you need to know.

Wondering what to do with the rest of that bonus check, or the little bit of extra Christmas cash your grandmother tucked inside your holiday …

Investing

Eight Little Things That Will Save You Money When You’re Shopping

I have a little note that I continuously update and save (using Evernote) that’s full of little tips and strategies that I learn about or think about …

Personal Finance

The Absolute Easiest Ways To Improve Your Finances In 2017

So we’ve already established that we suck at money. But what can we do about it? If your answer is: “Just tell my parents to dip into my trust fund!” Congratulations! You’re an assh*le. (But one that we’re very, very jealous of. Enjoy Coachella worry free, friend.)<p>For the rest of us, we need to get …

Personal Finance

Research: The Best Strategy for Paying Off Credit Card Debt

Many Americans struggle to pay down their credit card debts, a challenge exacerbated by the holidays when credit-card spending balloons. The Federal Reserve estimates that nearly half of U.S. households are unable to pay their credit card bills in full each month. These households owe more than …

Personal Finance

Your 2017 Plan Is Going To Fail If You Can't Manage Your Time Like This (And It's So Simple) | Inc.com

Do you want to know what the secret to time management is?<p><b>Working backwards.</b><p>The reason so many people fail with their goals is they put their goals at the end of their list. First, they put sleeping, waking up after three alarms, calling their best friend, going out for lunch, hanging at the bar …

Time Management

Think Your Mondays Are Super Productive? A New Study Says It's the Worst Day to Send Email | Inc.com

Do you start processing email right away on Mondays?<p>Hold that thought, because it might be the worst day to go on an email frenzy.<p>A new study by Boomerang looked at 250,000 emails (you read that right--it's a lot) and found that most of us tend to be more error prone on the first day of the …

Productivity

10 Financial New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make Now

Budgeting is a lot like dieting, reasons NerdWallet’s Sean McQuay. People try all sorts of ambitious strategies, like only eating kale for a month or …

10 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Save Money in 2017

As we inch closer to 2017, many of us have money on the brain. If you're hoping 2017 will finally be the year you get on top of your savings, here are 10 simple, painless ways to achieve that goal.<p>IMAGE SOURCE: GETTY IMAGES.<p>While maintaining a budget is one of the most effective tools for tracking …

Six Steps To Turn 2017 Into A Year Of Ongoing Career Success

As you celebrate the Christmas season and New Year and reflect back on 2016, how can you turn 2017 into a year of ongoing career success? By creating a career strategic plan.<p>Someone once said, “Success is the intersection of preparation and opportunity.” Achieving success requires more than luck, …

Self-improvement

How to Improve Your Self-Confidence at Work in 2017

<i>Dear Annie: Your recent column about how to go from an “ideas person” to “management material” really struck a nerve with me because, like that other</i> …

Body Language

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

9 Quotes From Osho That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

Osho was a spiritual teacher who travelled the world speaking about mindfulness, love and how to live a fulfilling life. His teachings often go …

Do these 5 things to get your career in tip-top shape for 2017

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day means one thing: checking off the final items on your end-of-year to-do list.<p>Whether you’re taking a …

The 30 Most Enlightening Eckhart Tolle Quotes That Will Shift You Perspective On Life

Eckhart Tolle is a famous spiritual teacher promoting mindfulness and living in the now. His teachings often contradict what we are taught in the …

What Not To Do Anymore In 2017

Ditch These Habits In The New Year<p>Does your mentality need a makeover for 2017? It’s traditional to start a new exercise or diet plan in January, but …

8 Scheduling Hacks to 10X Your Productivity | Inc.com

Let's face it - business owners have a lot on their plates. Whether you're managing teams locally or globally, your day-to-day thoughts and activities are likely consumed by the need to accelerate the growth of your company.<p>With so much to manage, it can be difficult to stay focused and productive. …

Productivity