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The best to-do apps

Plenty of people still rely on pen and paper, but it's inarguable that smartphones have become the more common way to keep tabs on what needs to get done. And while Apple and Google both offer basic reminder apps, many people might crave something a little more robust. Fortunately, both app stores …

Apps

11 Easy Tips to Teach Your Kids Time Management Skills

Hurry up. Do you know what time it is? Let's go. What's taking you so long? Do you sometimes feel like you're raising a bunch of dawdlers with no …

Kids

My 13 Favorite Productivity Tools

When you think of productivity tools, you probably think of apps and other technological tools. Unfortunately, apps are not the route to greater productivity. As a matter of fact, technology often consumes more time than it saves. Here are my 13 favorite productivity tools, none of which require …

Productivity

12 Poor Decisions You Are Probably Making Every Day

The wrong decision could put a damper in your productivity.<p><b>From email to social media to online dating, we make decisions every day without thinking about it.</b>• <b><br>But many of the choices you arrive at this way aren't so wise, like staring at a computer all day or refusing to let your partner's slightly</b> …

Time Management

This Is How You Should Be Prioritizing Your Work And Life

Giving all of your time to what seems urgent will leave you exhausted. Here’s how to know the difference between what is necessary and what is expendable.<p>We all have priorities. Identifying them, however, isn’t as easy as it sounds. Urgent issues and misdirected intentions can get in the way of …

Time Management

If You Don't Do These 4 Things, Your Meetings Might Just Be a Complete Waste of Time

The truth that most leaders don't want to hear.<p>Have you ever stopped to do the math behind meetings?<p>Every time you bring 10 people together in an one hour meeting, you are basically trading 10 hours of productivity for one. That means you're sacrificing nine hours in the process.<p>Considering that …

Time Management

13 Books These High Achievers Say Helped Them Get Ahead

These titles foster creativity, self-improvement, and open-mindedness.<p>Reading is good for you in many ways. It fosters creativity, self-improvement and open-mindedness. Researchers even have determined it can help you live longer. Here are popular titles suggested by more than a dozen successful …

Startups

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

The Twelve Most Important Reads for Life: MBA Edition

<b>Full disclosure</b>: This list ignores many important parts of an MBA education, including accounting, statistics, and Excel spreadsheets. Instead, it …

Peter Thiel

How to achieve extreme productivity

7 ways to use “systemized common sense” in your day.<p>By Kara Baskin | January 17, 2018<p>You don't have to do all of this. Here's how to temper your …

Time Management

3 Ways to Use Your Time More Efficiently

Although new priorities may come up throughout the day, a to-do list gives you an opportunity to see just what you need to do.<p><i>By Samuel Thimothy, is the VP at OneIMS.com.</i><p>An entrepreneur’s day never ends. From the moment you wake up in the morning until you crawl back in bed at night, your to-do …

Time Management

21 Time Management Hacks Successful People Do Daily

Learn these secrets to managing your time effectively.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>No matter what your industry, passion or trade is, your success largely will be determined by how well you stay on top of your to-do list. Time management always has been an ingredient for success …

Time Management

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

Productivity

Teach the World to Respect Your Time

If you don't believe your time is valuable, why should anyone else?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite its third-quarter dip last year, Uber has “rocketed to become the highest-valued private startup company in the world." Why? Uber doesn’t sell rides. Uber sells</i> …

Time Management

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Time Management

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

Procrastination

Monotasking is one of the best ways to get things done — here's how to do it

You may think you can do everything right now, but you can't — and you shouldn't.<p>Many studies have shed light on the downside of multitasking—trying to juggle multiple tasks at one time. One often cited study from Stanford University found that people who multitask are more easily distracted, less …

Time Management

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

Your Winter Reading List Is About to Get a Major Upgrade

Calling all fans of nonfiction—four world-leading thinkers have selected this season’s must-reads for the Next Big Idea Club.<p>We’ve got big news from …

Read These 10 Books to Start 2018 Sprinting Toward Success

People you could never get a meeting with have written books telling everything you would ask them if you could.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The new year is fast approaching, and many of us are probably feeling a subtle desire to make some sort of personal or …

Self-improvement

The 12 Best Productivity Books of 2017

There’s never a bad time to consider how you can raise your productivity level and improve your life, but the end of the year presents a natural …

Self-improvement

6 things great leaders do differently

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you’re working for one, but even they can have a …

Leadership

Microsoft veteran Julie Larson-Green is known for building successful teams — here's how she does it

Julie Larson-Green had a storied 25-year career at Microsoft where she worked on everything from Windows to Microsoft Office to Surface devices.<p>She left Microsoft in November and landed at Qualtrics, the Provo-Utah based startup valued at $2 billion that offers survey software. She's taking on the …

Microsoft Office

Best Tech Books of 2017 - MIT Technology Review

<b>By Samantha Walravens and Heather Cabot</b><p>Through personal stories, Cabot and Walravens shine a light on the women making waves in the technology …

Books

4 Simple Tips To Make You A Better Leader Right Now | Inc.com

One of the biggest myths about leadership, that I hate, is leadership is difficult. Now I don't disagree that some people make leadership hard, or find it hard to lead, but that's not the same as leadership being hard.<p>Leadership can be easy, and I wanted to share four secret tips that you can do …

Leadership

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

Self-improvement

I spent this year reading about relationships, productivity, and success — and 15 insights stuck with me more than any others

As 2016 drew to a close, I published a list of nonfiction books I'd read that year. At that point, I thought I knew everything about how to be happier, how to achieve my goals, and how to become an expert at anything.<p>In 2017, I learned — surprise! — I was wrong. This past year, I read another …

John F. Nash

4 Books that Every Entrepreneur and Businessperson Should Read

Before you set your 2018 goals and decide on your New Year's resolutions, check out "Finish," by Jon Acuff. Check out these other books, too.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading great books and then applying the key information that I learned from each book has …

To This Day

10 Brilliant Business Books of 2017 | Inc.com

Among the best business books of 2017 are some excellent new titles by journalists; a candid, lived-it story of sex discrimination in Silicon Valley; and a big chewy book about scaling that is mind-blowing if not necessarily practical. Many new releases--including several mentioned here--make …

General Motors