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Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman

All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed<p>The eternal human struggle to live meaningfully in the face of inevitable death entered its newest phase one Monday in the summer of 2007, when employees of Google gathered to hear a talk by a …

Time Management

You Asked: Is Running on a Treadmill as Good as Running Outside?

To dedicated runners, running outside gets all the glory. Some purists even eschew headphones (and shoes!). But when talking about whether treadmill …

Holistic Medicine

How to Buy the Right Running Shoes

Five shoe-buying strategies that won't leave you tied up in knots.<p>Finding the best-fitting shoe among the many choices at your local running store isn't always easy. To ensure you walk out with happy feet, you need to make sure the shoe fits properly from heel to toe. We asked two prominent …

Running

Inside the Hiring Practices of the Fastest-Growing Companies in the U.S.

CEOs of this year's Inc. 500 open up about how they hire and retain the best employees.<p>Inc. 500 CEOs are thinking ever more imaginatively about how to hire and retain employees, the majority of whom are full time. (And despite the boom in drones, self-driving cars, Pokémon Go, and artificial …

CEOs

5 Tips for Finding a Mentor Who Can Completely Transform Your Career

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

10 Mistakes Great Leaders Always Own Up To

You made a mistake. Here's when you should fess up.<p>You did it again.<p>The staff is annoyed because you missed a meeting or didn't send out the reminder email about the investors visiting the office that day. Yes, it's a bit embarrassing, but there's no need to apologize. Stuff happens, as they say. …

Self-help

9 Things Successful People Do When They Meet Someone

These steps that can put you in control of the results in any first encounter.<p>Preparing for meetings is critical, whether you're having them internally or doing a deal with a critical partner. It's no less important to prepare for a first meeting with anyone.<p>You never know in advance the roles you …

Success

13 hobbies highly successful people practice in their spare time

Everyone needs to enjoy some downtime every now and then, and making the most of your free time by taking up a hobby can even help make you more successful.<p>Playing a musical instrument, for example, can stimulate your creativity, analytical skills, and fine motor skills.<p>For a little inspiration, …

Always Do This When Making a Tough Decision

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

As a Manager, Here Is How to Keep Employees Engaged

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being engaged as a manager is not the same as engaging as an employee. The basic forces that drive your personal engagement will be similar to those that drive your team’s engagement, although we are all engaged by different …

Employee Engagement

How to Time Workouts for Best Performance

Precisely schedule quality training sessions to achieve your best results.<p>Seasoned runners know that long runs, tempo runs, and speedwork are all critical to improving performance. What's more challenging, perhaps, is scheduling these sessions so you get the most out of each effort. "It's important …

Marathons

Doing This Will Easily Make You More Productive

<i>The MPW Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

How To Accomplish More On Your Most Important Goals

When Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg was researching his newest book “Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business,” he spent months researching the story of Malcolm McLean, who created the modern shipping container.<p>Duhigg, the author of …

10 Things You Can Do Every Day That Earn Respect

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Is it possible to be both respected and well-liked? It’s a question that has crossed the minds of most of us. And fortunately, it actually can be true by following the these 10 things that respected people do each and every …

Leadership

How to Return to Running

Coming back after a layoff? Science shows it’s easier than you may think to start again.<p>Many runners have been there—lacing up for the first time after an exercise hiatus, praying to the gods of running that there is such a thing as muscle memory.<p>For example, Jeff Alexander, a 48-year-old public …

Temple University

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>What makes an effective leader? This question is a focus of my research as an organizational scientist, executive coach, and leadership development consultant. Looking for answers, I recently completed the first round of a study of 195 leaders in 15 countries over 30 global …

Leadership

5 steps to managing a stress-free spring break from work

While taking a vacation should be fun and relaxing, many business professionals find that the stress of leaving work projects and trying to play catch-up makes going away not worth it. Many even opt to not take a break altogether to avoid the extra stress. If you would like to get away from the …

Productivity

Your 5-Step Plan For Getting A Promotion Without Having To Ask For It

Nobody likes having to actually ask for a promotion. Advocating for yourself is a lot harder than speaking up for others. The good news is, if your boss is paying attention and your actions are speaking for themselves, you may not have to ask.<p>You probably already know that doing good work is the …

What’s the Worst Business Decision You Ever Made?

“In my first try at launching a children’s hair-care collection, I wanted to use sophisticated packaging to appeal to moms—a total departure from …

8 Power Habits of the Most Productive People

Your body needs to be active for your brain to be active.<p><i>What are the best daily routines of highly productive people? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by MacLean Gander, writer and teacher, on</b> …

Success

10 Ways To Spot A Truly Exceptional Employee

A recent international study surveyed more than 500 business leaders and asked them what sets great employees apart. The researchers wanted to know why some people are more successful than others at work, and the answers were surprising; leaders chose “personality” as the leading reason.<p>Notably, …

The 6 Career Advice Books All Successful People Read

Yes, your parents may have read these books too, but sometimes you just can't beat the classics.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Whether you’re looking for a new job or just wanting to move up in your current career, …

Self-improvement

6 Content Marketing Tips for Non-Sexy Industries

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a marketer or entrepreneur, it’s your job to make the products and services you sell look, feel, sound and appear as attractive as possible. In certain industries this is really easy. However, what are you supposed to do when …

Marketing

Why Eliminating These Two Words From Your Vocabulary Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

Hint: the first step is to stop thinking that you're too busy to do something.<p>The way you speak not only affects how others perceive you; it also has the potential to shape your behavior.<p>Swapping one word for another could make all the difference in how you approach your goals.<p>That's according to …

Vocabulary

We showed real résumés to an expert and the feedback was brutal

We gave a career advice expert some real résumés and let her go to work with the red pen. It didn't go so well. Amanda Augustine from TopResume points out some big mistakes.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Plan de entrenamiento para 10 kilómetros

<b>Dirigido a:</b> corredores de nivel intermedio que desean participar en una carrera de <b>10K</b>.<p><b>Duración:</b> 10 semanas.<p><b>Meta:</b> participar en una carrera de <b>10</b> …

The Essential Guide to Writing a Business Plan

President Dwight D. Eisenhower once said, “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” If you’re starting a business, you should have a business plan regardless of whether you’re bootstrapping it or looking for outside funding.<p>The best sorts …

Small Business

How To Be Calm Under Pressure

Most of us have experienced that sickening moment when you realize you’ve made a serious mistake. Perhaps it was a typo that threw off a financial forecast, or maybe you forgot to reserve a venue for an important meeting that’s scheduled for the following day. The details are different for …

How much water should you drink every day to stay healthy and hydrated?

With a heat wave gripping much of the country, many people are guzzling more water than usual to try to stay cool and hydrated. The convention wisdom …

5 Ways to Be More Productive When You're Flying

Even with the best of intentions, spending time in the air can zap productivity. Not anymore!<p>If you're like me, you probably go into each flight with good intentions. "I've got hours of uninterrupted time," I always think to myself, "I'll get so much work done." But after too many unproductive …

Productivity