Productivity & Business
By Scott Rosenbloom | This magazine, called "Productivity and Innovation", has articles relating to moving ahead in your work-life and taking a forward-thinking approach to it.
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How to define the essential things in your life and business.<p>How can we define the essential things in our lives when everything in 2016 feels essential?<p>Staying ahead of the curve, leading, and excelling in our jobs means we all must increase efficiencies.<p>Here are the seven things that …Time Management
I’ve been following a simple rule that is helping me to stop procrastinating and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time.
Absolutely everyone is seeking for a way to make their resume stand out in today’s task industry. One way to do that is by providing your resume some …
The explosion in big data is changing the way companies do business. Thanks to easy-to-use, specialised tools and a rise in businesses’ cloud …
Don't think data can be beautiful? Check out these creative infographics.<p>Not a "numbers person"? You don't have to be to appreciate a good infographic. In fact, that's kind of the point. The best infographics take data that might be boring in a spreadsheet and turn it into a beautifully visual …Infographics
Follow this 30-day program and you will forever look at disruption as the gateway to innovation.<p>Disruption is one of the least well understood aspects of innovation and life in general. We see it as something that comes from the outside, an unwelcome visitor that steps into our lives unannounced to …Disruption
We've all had those days where we feel really unmotivated. This article will help you discover why you might be in a slump and how to get motivated …
With 2016 upon us, you’ve probably set business goals for the year ahead: launch the new product, grow sales by 20%, or complete the acquisition. You may even have set personal New Year’s Resolutions, like losing 10 pounds or going to the gym three times a week or finally learning Spanish.<p>But …Professional Development
Most of us focus on personal goals in the new year, but shouldn't we think about what we can do better as managers and business owners?<p>Do you want this year to be better? Did your New Year's resolutions include doing better at the office? Most of us focus on personal goals, but shouldn't we think …Productivity
The thought is parent to the deed--and that's especially true where success and happiness are concerned.<p>Accomplishments are based on actions, not on thoughts--yet the thought is always father to the deed. Achievement starts with an idea, a perspective, a point of view, or even just an attitude. …Self-improvement
Here are 10 simple ideas to help overthinkers stop spinning their wheels.<p>Overthinking doesn't sound so bad on the surface--thinking is good, right?<p>But overthinking can cause problems.<p>When you overthink, your judgments get cloudy and your stress gets elevated. You spend too much time in the …Self-improvement
No matter how long you've been at your current occupation, you need to find new ways to stimulate your mind.<p>Sure, in theory you should be learning something new every day at your job. But certain types of careers are more beneficial for your brain in the long-term than others.<p>A recent <i>Wall Street</i> …The Brain
Learn why one productivity expert swears that the key to getting more done is by cutting your work week in half.
Learning doesn't have to be a chore. Use these five simple tricks to quickly retain new information.<p>Since we haven't yet discovered a way to add more hours to the day, the best we can do is be more efficient with the time we have. These tips will help you retain more information without sacrificing …Productivity
In recent years, work has become infinitely more complex.<p>Technological innovations have led to round-the-clock work schedules and mounting expectations. Our assignments have grown more collaborative, requiring more coordination, conference calls, and meetings. We now face an endless barrage of …Time Management
In an ongoing global survey of senior executives, more than half of the respondents said they didn’t think their company had a winning strategy, and two-thirds said they didn’t think their organization had the right capabilities to execute its strategy. Baffled by these findings, we set out to find …Harvard Business Review
In a 2013 survey of nearly 700 executives across a variety of industries, our firm asked respondents to rate the effectiveness of the top leaders of their companies. How many excelled at strategy? How many excelled at execution? The results are shown in the chart below. These responses are …Leadership
Tired of working for someone else? Start your own business! Here are 10 ideas.<p>Despite a persistent dream to start a business, many people never see the opportunity to take it from fantasy to reality. What stops them? A lack of tangible resources like time and money are key stumbling blocks in the …Small Business
Test these online resources to help silence the chatter, eliminate distractions, boost productivity, and stay focused at work.
Which one of these 30 tips will help you get more work done today?<p>Want a boost for your day?<p>These productivity experts have each shared their best tip to give you a jumpstart. The time you invest in reading these will pay off in dividends as you apply the ideas to your daily routine. Do they work? …Productivity
I’ve rarely felt this annoyed in a movie theater. Next to me, during a screening of <b>Steve Jobs</b>, an elderly couple loudly whispers comments to each …Aaron Sorkin
<i>This is a post from a member of the Freelancers Union community. If you’re interested in sharing your expertise, your story, or some advice you think</i> …Freelancing
While it's great to provide a long list of features, there's a power in the simplicity of creating a product that does the job in the most effective way.<p>In Jason Fried's REWORK, as well as a blog post on the subject, he discussed how big, complex proposals weren't necessarily winning him more …Google Docs
Yesterday, I shared my basic philosophy about leveraging social media in your professional life.<p>The essence of which is basically: make yourself …