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The System<p>Be it for taking notes or journaling, studies keep identifying benefits of writing by hand. That said, it takes time and can be …

Productivity

Adopt These Habits Immediately to Make Big Changes In Your Life

For better or worse, our habits shape us.<p><i>by</i><p>For better or worse, our habits shape us.<p>Our daily lives are a series of habits played out through the day.<p>…

How to Make This the Summer of Missing Out

You could say I had the epiphany when, in the middle of a flight to Los Angeles — and a busy New York workday — the Wi-Fi stopped working. Two very odd things happened in quick succession. First: I did not fall out of the sky. Second: After recovering from the initial fury-implosion, I worked more …

How To Time Block with Rocketbook

<i>Posted By Beth Cubbage on July 6, 2018</i><p>Time blocking is a way to organize your day using time slots. Instead of making to-do lists, time blocking …

Resistance Is Futile. To Change Habits, Try Replacement Instead.

Let’s play a little game. Clear your mind. Go ahead, clear it.<p>O.K., now, as soon as you finish reading this sentence, try not to picture a white bear.<p>D’oh!<p>O.K., let’s try again. On the count of three. One … two …<p>White bear! Dang it!<p>If you’re having trouble with this, don’t worry. You’re not alone. …

Why You Need an Untouchable Day Every Week

I hate meetings. They sit subconsciously in my brain, taking up space. I prepare for them in my notebooks. I travel to them, and then back again, in the middle of my work days. And what do most meetings usually result in? You guessed it — more meetings.<p>When I worked as Director of Leadership …

If you want to be smarter, build in an hour of daily contemplation

The word “genius” is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it’s often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius—and we should—but it’s about time we stopped …

Lie #1: Everything Matters Equally

Does it ever feel like too many things need to be done at once? Are you reactive, choosing to work on anything because it seems like getting …

How to Get Organized at Work - The ONE Thing

For many, figuring out how to get organized at work can be a daily struggle. Papers pile up, sticky notes multiply and emails flood your inbox faster …

The Ultimate Guide to Personal Productivity Methods

Personal Kanban<p><b>Time commitment to get started:</b> Low<p><b>Type:</b> Visual, Tactile<p><b>Perfect for people who:</b> Have a tendency to start a lot of projects but finish …

Productivity

How to Supercharge Problem Solving With Visual Thinking

Dan Roam believes we are all capable of using visual thinking to solve complex problems. His first book, <i>The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and</i> …

5 Research-Based Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination

Chances are that at this very moment you’re procrastinating on something. Maybe you’re even reading this article to do so.<p>A while back, I took a year to experiment with every piece of personal productivity advice I could find. In becoming hyperaware of how I spent my time, I noticed something: I …

Want to Accomplish More in Less Time? 9 Things the Most Effective People Always Do

Execution is everything. Here's how you can execute at a much higher level, each and every day.<p>Some people are highly efficient. They get things done. They consistently check items off their to-do lists. They're extremely busy -- but are they accomplishing what matters most?<p>Highly effective people …

Transforming a Table: Four Charts and Four Different Stories

A few weeks ago I gave the keynote speech at the Alabama Power Foundation’s Elevate conference for several hundred of their grantees and partners. …

The Inconvenient Truths About Getting Work Done

Humans are prolific procrastinators. People have struggled with habitual hesitation going back to ancient civilizations. It’s easy to make plans and …

7 Secrets That Will Make You Build Good Habits

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I just wanted to let you know my first book is now a Wall Street Journal bestseller! To check it out,</b> …

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Active Listening

<i>“You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.”</i><br>― M. Scott Peck***The BasicsThe sense that we are not being listened to is …

Self-help

True Grit: How to Build Up Your Resilience

Whether we’re talking about a great novelist like John Irving or an era-defining entrepreneur like Jeff Bezos, it’s natural to conclude that the …

This Is How To Be Productive: 4 Secrets From The Stoics

<b>***</b><b>Before we commence with the festivities, I just wanted to let you know my first book is now a Wall Street Journal bestseller! To check it out,</b> …

Time Management

10 Things the Most Successful People Do Every Day

What habits, tactics and routines do the most successful people use to achieve their earth-shaking accomplishments?<p>One guy wanted to know. So he …

Personal Kanban

Kanban is a great planning method to visualize simple productivity processes. And it’s not just for teams, it’s also extremely useful as a personal …

Reduce Stress By Embracing Attention Management

If you’re like many knowledge workers today, you feel stuck in crisis mode. You’re getting more harried and overwhelmed by the day. But the …

True Grit: How to Build Up Your Resilience | 99U

<div>Whether we’re talking about a great novelist like John Irving or an era-defining entrepreneur like Jeff Bezos, it’s natural to conclude that the …

Why paper is the real 'killer app'

With apps taking over our lives, there’s a movement afoot as people yearn for simpler, technology-free times.<p>Every January, Angela Ceberano sets goals for the 12 months ahead. And on Sunday nights, she plans and organises the coming week.<p>Sometimes, I just want to get rid of all the technology and …

The Eight Attributes of Bottom-Up Innovation Leaders

Bottom-up innovation is fueled by many ideas initiated by employees, as opposed to top-down innovation, which is fueled by a strong vision - often by …

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