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The complete guide to structuring your ideal work day

Optimizing your work day to maximize your productivity and happiness admittedly isn’t a hard science. Differences in body chemistry, sleep routine, personality, profession, and office culture mean that one person’s ideal day is another’s productivity nightmare. But there are some evidence-based …

15 Tactics That Will Double Your Productivity In No Time | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to learn how to double your productivity right away? This is going to be the right place, so stay with me and learn these 15 tactics that will …

One Simple Habit That Could Make You Happier

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2 Quick Exercises That Will Boost Your Confidence | Inc.com

A big client meeting. An investor pitch. A keynote address. In any of these situations, an extra shot of confidence can go a long way.<p>Turns out, it's easier to get that little boost than you might think. In a video recently posted by Stanford's Graduate School of Business, Deborah Gruenfeld, a …

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7 Effective Time Management Tips To Maximize Your Productivity

Have you ever had one of those days when you find yourself getting up from your desk, answering phone calls from family members, and clicking through …

How to Be 5 Times More Productive | Inc.com

If your employees' productivity levels are flagging, it may be time to pump up their neurochemicals. Fortunately that doesn't require electroshock treatment, pills, or experimental operations. All you need is to create the right environment that encourages a certain state of consciousness.<p>Steven …

6 Habits Of Resilient People

What makes some people persevere through trying circumstances while others begin flailing at the first sign of crisis? Understanding the key qualities of resilient people is the first step to cultivating that bounce-back quality in yourself.<p>On April Fool’s Day 2011, I was unexpectedly diagnosed …

Define Success to Create Accountability — Chief Learning Officer

What are millennials’ views on accountability? One news source says it’s what they want; but another says they’re unable to take any type of it. …

3 Ways to Adopt Innovation as an Attitude | Inc.com

You might think that the business world is split between two camps: companies that innovate and those that don't. And you'd probably be right. However, is the divide between the successful behemoths and the barbarian entrepreneurs pounding at the gates? Not at all.<p>Successful innovation is a matter …

20 Habits That Will Make You Highly Successful

<i>The most successful people in the world</i> are the most motivated – correct?<p>Not entirely.<p><i>It isn’t motivation that creates success, but habit and action</i>. …

Not a People Person? How to Fake It 'Til You Make It | Inc.com

I have always been described as a warm person and leader. It's served me well throughout my career. People have taken a genuine interest in me and rooted for me based on the fact that they felt connected to me.<p>When people work for me, they feel that I genuinely care about their interests, and am …

3 Actions That Instantly Build Trust | Inc.com

We live in an information-rich, time-poor world, with lots of inputs coming at us in any given moment.<p>Although it seems like our environment requires us to multitask, more and more research reveals that single-tasking is the most effective approach to getting things done.<p>Single-tasking is …

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