Your goal as an employee should be to make your boss' life easier. If you can help your manager look good to their manager, you're in good shape. It's simple logic; it's less simple to put into action.
With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage. A little-known secret is that you can actually make
There are a couple names that will show up in my inbox once a month. It's guaranteed that they'll ask if I want to chat over dinner, a drink, and make it look as if they're trying to do business. Anyone
One of my most popular articles from last year was, Billionaires Master the Rule of 168: Life's Great Equalizer. Laura Vanderkam, in her popular and eye-opening book,168 Hours, goes on to talk about we
Talking to a great conversationalist is like magic--the minutes fly by, your brain lights up, and you feel closely bonded to another human mind. No wonder so many of us want to master the seemingly mysterious
Here's a clear list of 10 proven time-tactics guaranteed to double your productivity... Do you find yourself complaining about your consistent lack of time? Here are 10 proven time-tactics guaranteed double
But it's easy to get caught up in which fancy app or system you should use for your list. Lots of (very nerdy) internet arguments center around the right approach. Should you stick to pencil and paper?
The iPhone has a handful of secret codes — some are very useful for everyone, some may only be useful for some. You can show your exact signal strength, display your call forwarding status, and hide your
While we have more time-saving devices than any other generation, we've become obsessed with productivity: doing more things, and doing them better, in less time. We turn to technology. Millions of people
Many of you will resolve to start a new positive habit in 2017. Adding good habits can be fun, but unfortunately (most of the time), they don't work. Approximately 38 percent of Americans will make resolutions,
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Every entrepreneur I know feels the pressure of the thousands of things that need to get done, all seemingly at the same time. There is just not enough time. The real solution to put you back in control
I absolutely believe in the power of hard work. Like Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy." That's basically
Productivity is a bad word. Ask 10 people what productivity means and you are likely to get a range of answers. Heck, even search for the definition and you will get a similar variety, even some in conflict.
The “Ivy Lee Method” is stupidly simple, and that’s partly why it’s so effective. By 1918, Charles M. Schwab was one of the richest men in the world. Schwab (oddly enough, no relation to Charles R. Schwab,
Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the workplace. Some call the new happiness movement frivolous. But
Some people swear by to-do apps. Others believe they hinder productivity. And still others spend 20 years perfecting the ideal to-do list format, as the creator of the Bullet Journal system did. Whatever
The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in. Although this may
As an American, you legitimately could spend every day of your life on vacation--and still make a good living. But the truth is, few of us actually do this. Instead, we work hard, take time off when we
Are you ready for your Labor Day barbecue? After reading this, you will be A hockey puck on a burger bun. That’s the only way I can describe the Crime Against Food I was presented in the guise of a meal
The chances are you've heard of productivity consultant David Allen's Getting Things Done productivity methodology (and the best-selling book where he describes it in detail.) And even if you haven't of
Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that
You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets. Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, super-achievers