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.

8 Ways To Think Different And Develop Your Own Opinion

Think out of the box! How many times have you heard this phrase and wondered how can ‘I think out of the box’? Thinking ‘differently’ is a skill most …

Time Management

How To Stop Procrastinating By Using The “2-Minute Rule”

I’ve been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time.<p>I …

10 Awesome Infographic Resume Examples | Inspiration | Inspiration

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 …

Infographics

How managers can use software to turn their teams into productivity heroes

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 …

Leadership
Infographics
Self-improvement

6 Ways to Get Motivated When You Feel Like Doing Nothing

Even the most ambitious, motivated people occasionally have difficulties getting things done. The good news is that we can often discover why we’re …

Plan Your Professional Development for the Year

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 …

Productivity
Success

10 Simple Ways You Can Stop Yourself From Overthinking

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-help

A Tool to Help You Reach Your Goals in 4 Steps

Harvard Business Review
The Brain

The Five Uncommon Habits Of Highly Productive People

Learn why one productivity expert swears that the key to getting more done is by cutting your work week in half.

5 Super Efficient Ways to Learn More in Less Time

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 …

Time Management

9 Productivity Tips from People Who Write About 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 …

5 Ways to Close the Strategy-to-Execution Gap

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 …

Leadership

Only 8% of Leaders Are Good at Both Strategy and Execution

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 …

10 Types of Businesses You Can Launch In 1 Day

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

Online Resources To Help You Stay Highly Focused At Work

Technology provides access to just about everything we can imagine — but that instant gratification is a double-edged sword. When it comes time to …

30 Experts Share Their Best Productivity Tips

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

Want to Raise Resilient Kids? A Navy SEAL Says Always Do This

Improve your resiliency--or teach your kids to be mentally tougher--with these important practices.<p>Resilience is defined as "the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness."<p>There's no surprise that it's a characteristic of some of the world's most successful people. It's also a …

Success

Writing Tips From 'Steve Jobs' Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin

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 …

Filmmaking

6 things to know before going freelance

<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> …

Employment

4 Startups That Are Using 'Less Is More' to Dominate Their Industries

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 …

Collaboration

How to get started in Social Media

Yesterday, I shared my basic philosophy about leveraging social media in your professional life.<p>The essence of which is basically: make yourself …