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By gregdbrown | Mixing the Best in Personal Productivity

How to Train Your Brain to Get What You Want in 60 Days

In April of 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer.<p>In April of 2015, I got serious about my goal to become a professional writer. I had written an eBook, <i>Slipstream Time Hacking,</i>and was anxious to know how to traditionally publish it. At that time, I had just barely put up …

Success

The Ultimate Secret to Getting More Stuff Done

Here's how to work smart to get more done.<p>For many entrepreneurs and busy professionals, the pursuit of getting more done during a typical workload can seem daunting. We're distracted constantly; we spend considerable time putting out fires and managing those who can't manage themselves.<p>Think about …

Self-improvement

How to Apply Getting Things Done to Your Meetings

Who doesn’t need to get things done. At some point, you have probably resolved to change how you do things with the latest app, software, method, or …

3 super simple Gmail hacks to boost productivity now

My desk is in one of the most high-traffic zones of the office. I’m used to people looking over my shoulder as they walk to the kitchen or pass me on their way to the pool table, but something weird started happening recently.<p>People sneaking glances at my screen kept asking me about my inbox:<p>I …

Productivity

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5 Productivity Tips You Haven't Heard a Million Times Before

Tired of the same old productivity advice? Give one of these fresh tips a try.<p>When it comes to making each day more productive, you're used to hearing the same tips over and over again. Resist the temptation to continuously check your email. Wake up earlier. Craft a powerful and compelling to-do …

Productivity

There's 1 Skill That's Way More Important Than Staying Focused

placeholderYou literally need it to survive.<p><i>What steps should I make if I want to develop my brain to the maximum? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Sweet on Quora:</b><p>Working on complex, …

Self-improvement

The world’s most productive countries also have the shortest workdays

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6 Ways to Master Distraction and Stay Focused

“The Monkey Brain” is a trending term used by pop psychologists to describe how our minds become easily distracted. During this time, we migrate away from important tasks because we have lost focus and are now frittering those critical productive minutes on something else. Just like monkeys in the …

Productivity

Start working smart with these amazing productivity tools

We live in a world where hard work, when not coupled with smart work, is of no use. And, thanks to technology we’ve got so much at our hands that can …

How Billionaires Like Steve Jobs Stay Productive

Are you looking for ways to manage your time more effectively? How about tricks to make you a more productive individual? Take a couple of cues from …

Boost productivity with The Thunderbolt Workstation giveaway

The ergonomic value of a proper workstation has been shown to increase performance, posture and even confidence in your professional environment.<p>Coupled with Apple’s gorgeously advanced 27-inch Thunderbolt display, a stand-up desk and wireless accessories such as a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse, …

How To Make Your Meetings More Productive

Meetings. Done wrong, they can be boring, time-sucking vampires. But if done right, they can be productive and engaging.I have a love-hate …

Time Management

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

<b>Ah, the to-do list.</b><p>Lately, I've had dozens of calls from high-achievers (a Head of School, a university athletic coach, a tech industry Chief Marketing Officer) asking me for specific instructions for keeping a more effective to-do list. Ineffective task lists trigger overwhelm, and these folks …

Time Management

8 Apps to Simplify Your Life

If you love your job, but find it hard to strike a reasonable mix between work and your personal life, you’re not alone. It’s one of the main battles …

Recruitment

7 Simple Ways to Make the Workplace More Positive

Save the drama for your mama. Stay upbeat & energized all day long!<p>One of our most important resources for our productivity and happiness is our own energy. Clearly, people recognize how important high energy is to productive daily living. The energy drink market reached $10 billion in 2015.<p>Aside …

Time Management

Productivity -- A Tool, Not the End Point

Productivity is big business these days.<p>Morning routines.<p>Task batching.<p>80/20 and the Vital Few.<p>Tactics to deal with email overwhelm.<p>The list goes on. Words and phrases that were not part of our vocabulary just a few short years ago are now used daily.<p>We're all searching for the secret sauce, the …

Time Management

Daylite | Customer Stories

by: Andy Goundry<p>“Just a quick review, but this app literally transforms the way you organize yourself and your business. It’s just amazing. The …

Six Habits of The Best Conversationalists

Becoming a good conversationalist requires having a certain set of skills in your communication toolbox.<p>Some people have the gift of gab, and can talk to anyone about anything. And some people struggle to make small talk. What separates the two isn’t knowing what to talk about; it’s polishing up …

Networking

Mac CRM & Lead Management for Small Business

Thousands of small businesses worldwide are growing with Daylite.<p>"We've seen amazing growth and Daylite has been a pivotal part of that success by …

If You Want to Be More Productive, Get More Sleep

I have written on “5 Reasons Why You Should Take a Nap Every Day.” But this infographic describes how elite athletes sleep more in order to improve …

4 Ways Meditation Increases Your Productivity and Wellness

<i>Take time for yourself in the New Year! Annelies Richmond is an international teacher of personal development, meditation, wellness, and leadership programs for the Art of Living Foundation. The foundation provides happiness, yoga, and meditation workshops around the world — offers four ways to</i> …

Meditation

How you can 'Kondo' your phone to declutter your screen and your mind

Marie Kondo is a Japanese lifestyle guru and author of "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.” She's known for helping people decrease clutter and straighten up their homes.<p>But it turns out her method — which involves holding each item you own in …

Marie Kondo

Are you appropriately engaged?

Getting Things Done Audiobook Animated Summary David Allen

The Father Of “Getting Things Done”: You’re Getting Me All Wrong

Productivity guru David Allen on Zen, doing nothing, and why some people need to “stop focusing on their goals and actually get shit done.”<p>It’s 10:47 a.m., and David Allen, the man behind the world’s most popular productivity system and eponymous bestselling book, is sitting across from me at a …

Time Management

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your GTD Practice in 2016

So the decorations are back in storage, the leftover turkey is a memory, and we’re back at it in the office. Here in the UK, winter seems finally to …

Productivity

The Complete Guide To Increasing Your Focus In Life

We all know how important focus is.Think about it, when was the last time you were so focused on your task that you weren’t distracted?Focusing …

Procrastination

New Year’s Resolutions Guidebook - A Year of Productivity

Welcome!<p>If you could simply flick a switch and then begin to make lasting changes to your life, there would be no reason for this guidebook to …