MaryJane Smith

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Evernote Guide for Organized Creatives

<b>Creatives are gatherers.</b> Inspiration, articles, photos, podcasts, videos – we love too many things, and that’s a good thing! All of it mixes together …

6 Things The Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

How Single-Tasking Boosts Your Productivity

Overwhelmed and in need of an attention-overhaul? Might be time to approach your workflow in a new way.<p>How many browser tabs do you have open right now?<p>While writing this post, I had 18 tabs open. I’d like to say they were all for research, although I’m pretty sure one or two slipped down a YouTube …

The Everyday Tasks Your Phone Does Better Than Your Computer

We've known for a while that your smartphone is a better PC than your PC ever was. It can't replace everything your computer does, but there are some …

Five ways to get organized for work

By<p>1<p>Ditch the open-door policy<p>You’ll never tackle the mission-critical work of growing your company if you invite employees to plop down on your …

How I Kept a 373-Day Productivity Streak Unbroken

As I sit down to write this, I am in the midst of a streak. I have written every day for the last 373 consecutive days. That consecutive day streak …

Productivity vs. Getting Things Done

<i>This post originally appeared on the Exist blog.</i><p>I’ve been a sucker for so-called “productivity porn” for a while. I still am, to some degree, but I’ve been working hard to cure myself of this time-wasting habit and I’m getting a lot closer to that.<p>For anyone who’s not familiar with it, my …

How to Build a New Habit: This Is Your Strategy Guide

Understanding how to build new habits (and how your current ones work) is essential for making progress in your health, your happiness, and your life in general. But there can be a lot of information out there, and most of it isn't very simple to digest.<p>According to researchers at Duke University, …

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Productivity Hack Of The Week: A Simple Way To Answer Emails Much Faster

Turn email into less of a chore with templates of responses and save hours every week.<p>In an age where the workday is seemingly getting longer and longer, every minute counts. So we thought we’d give you some of them back with this week’s productivity hack.<p>While the average person receives more than …

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, which described the three laws of motion and redefined the way the world looked at …

Why An Anti To-Do List Might Be The Secret To Productivity

If you start each day with a rigid set of must-do tasks, you’re already doing it wrong.<p>I’ve gradually realized that my day is not occupied only by tasks from my to-do list. Often, there are lots of other tasks that deserve time in my day just as much as those I have in my to-do list. Previously, I …

30 Time Management Tips For Work-Life Balance

Here are some time management tips you can use to help you get productive and stay balanced at work as well as outside the office.<p>Use whichever tips resonate with you. There should be something here you can put into action straight away. You might also find it useful to come back to these tips at a …

The Best Productivity Books

Books on productivity can be great investments, rewarding us with better ways to work, stay creative, and reduce stress. Let's build a list of our …

How to Slow Down and Speed Up Time | The Art of Manliness

As we now approach the sunset of the summer season, take a look back on the last few months. Does it seem like your summer lasted forever, that it …

5 money habits of unhappy couples

You know this couple. They met, fell in love, moved in together — and then slowly began to sink under the weight of their money habits. He ran up her credit card; she kept purchases secret. They ignored their financial woes.<p>Financial harmony is crucial to a couple's long-term synergy with money. In …

GM Finally Is Embracing Diesel Market With New Plans, Projections

General Motors finally has drunk the Kool-Aid when it comes to clean-diesel power. It plans on adding an array of new diesel passenger models to its Chevrolet Cruze diesel, and executives have embraced even the optimistic projections of diesel advocates when it comes to forecasting the expansion of …