Paul Bouffleur

100 Added | 10 Magazines | 43 Likes | 12 Followers | @pbouffleur | Reluctant Learner turned Learning Pro

Motivation
Wi-Fi

The Ivy Lee Method Is a 100-Year-Old Productivity Secret

These days, it seems like everyone has a new productivity secret. Download this app! Buy this planner! Try this mindfulness trick! But sometimes, …

Time Management

25 amazingly small ways to motivate yourself to write…write & write…

Writerly motivation is a tough nut to crack. I go and I write a single post, I get <i>immediate feedback</i>. Maybe nothing happens, or maybe some people …

How to Run GTD in Google Sheets

An Online Guide to Running Your Life With a (Fairly) Simple, Yet Powerful, Web-based Spreadsheet<p>I’ve been a fan of David Allen’s <i>Getting Things Done</i> …

Productivity

This 1 Quote Describes the Most Important Trait You Can Have as a Leader | Inc.com

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest honor that can be bestowed on an American citizen. In November 2016, legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully received the award at a star-studded event in the East Room of the White House.<p>As his award was presented by President Obama, …

Leadership

Stop Hiring for Culture Fit

I really dislike the term “A player.” It implies a grading system that can determine who will be best for a position. HR people always ask how Netflix, where I served as chief talent officer from 1998 to 2012, managed to hire only A players. I say, “There’s an island populated exclusively by A …

Employment

#ATDTK - Twitter Search

So many great connections at #<b>atdtk</b> Can’t wait for #<b>ATD2018</b>. San Diego, here we come! @<b>atd</b> pic.twitter.com/VvDUE947DJ<p>1 reply 0 retweets 6 …

Three Components of a Successful Enterprise Mobility Strategy

We are living in a time of immense change, but we are often not very aware of what is happening around us. Our situation is like that in a famous …

Presentation Skills 101: Hop Off The Monotone Monorail

How to Be Understood in Writing, No Matter How Technical: Focus on the Reader<p>I get it: sometimes you need to write messages that contain a lot of …

Streaming
Streaming
Education Technology

The Great EdTech Debate: Google Sites vs Google Classroom vs Blogger

As we move from the world of paper through the world of digital into the world of virtual, we are more and more faced with making the right decisions …

Education Technology

The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners

As Juan Manuel Fangio exited the chicane before the blind Tabac corner in the 1950 Monaco Grand Prix, he stomped on the brake. It was a counterintuitive reaction for a racing driver exiting a corner — but one that likely saved his life. By slowing down he avoided plowing into a multi-car pile-up, …

Monaco Grand Prix

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23 Best Productivity Hacks of the Year

These productivity techniques will keep you on track and happy all year long. Get ready to dominate.<p>1. Turn Off Alerts<p>It’s terribly tough to get into …

10 Expert Tips To Be More Productive In 2016

We asked our most prolific contributors to share their top tips to make 2016 your most productive year yet.<p>As work-life issues go, productivity is as inexhaustible a topic as you can find. There’s virtually no end of ways to manage time better, cut out distractions, and stay organized.<p>One reason …

Productivity

Things I learned about Personal Productivity in 2015

For the last few months I have mostly worked at home, in cafés or in co-working spaces. Some things have clearly sucked away my productive time and …

Productivity

16 Things to Do by December 31 to Set Yourself Up for Success in 2016 | Inc.com

Whether you're in the office or working from home, this can be the most productive week of the year--the phone's not ringing, your workload is lighter, and you can actually hear yourself think.<p>But, because the pressure is off, it's easy to squander the last three days of the year. You pop out to …

Productivity

13 bad habits you should break in 2016 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day. While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 13 things you should stop doing right now to become …

Time Management

Step to Successful Telecommuting: Set up a Definite Home Office?

2,160 views<p>MJ Gonzales │ Executive Chronicles.com<p>Work-life balance is just one of the major perks of telecommuting. It’s being in-control thing that …

2.5% of U.S. Employees Work from Home

Our home office columnist may be an aging baby boomer, but as a rash of new studies reveals, he knows Millennials want flexible work …

The Workplace

The extrovert who went remote

It was 2011. I had just finished reading <i>Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It</i> — a book focused on delivering results from anywhere versus sitting in an …

5 Ways to Increase Productivity if You Work From Home

Working from home sounds like a dream job, but workplace productivity can pose a major issue for distributed teams. When the only commute you have is walking from your bed to your desk, minuscule distractions can easily multiply when working from the comfort of your home. After approximately four …

Productivity

11 Daily Habits to Add to Your Routine This Year

There's no better time than the start of a fresh year to nix bad habits.<p>When you're always in "go mode," it can be easy to slip into old habits that may not be conducive to growing yourself or your business.<p>But the easiest way to reinforce better behavior is to adopt new habits to replace the …

Time Management

'Productivity' isn't a feature — so stop trying to sell it

Tech companies love the word "productivity." It gives warm fuzzies to people in charge of things who believe it's a measurable thing that means more …

Time Management

Get Rid of "Reactive" Habits to Improve Your Focus

You call them “distractions.” Maybe you call them your to-do list. Whatever word you use, they’re the things that keep pulling you away from what you …