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15 Smart, Simple & Free Ways to Rejuvenate Your Mornings

Busy mornings suck. On top of not being able to hit the snooze button, you're often in such a rush to get to work, you don't have any time to …

Taking More Breaks May Make You More Efficient

In a new interview with GQ, Daniel H Pink breaks down breaks and the power of focusing on "when." His book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect …

Sleep

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of "Control Alt Deceit," a card game designed to replicate the process of starting a …

Time Management

15 Scientifically Proven Ways to Work Smarter, Not Just More

Nobody cares how busy your are or how work you late, they just care what you get done.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily struggle. The …

Productivity

This Is the Ideal Number of Hours to Work a Day, According to Decades of Science

An 8-hour workday only makes sense if you're screwing in widgets on an assembly line.<p>There are many open questions in science -- Are we alone in the universe? What's at the bottom of a black hole? When will I finally get my jetpack? -- but according to <i>Rest</i>, a new book by Stanford's Alex Pang, 'How …

Stop Playing the Victim with Your Time Management and Take Control

When it comes to managing your time, many people feel like they have a crushing number of requests coming at them that make them a victim to their …

You Have More Than Enough Time to do High Value Work, You’re Just Not Spending it Right

“I don’t have enough time.” We’ve all said it before.<p>Time poverty is a distribution issue.<p>Many people hate being idle. They value productivity, so they glorify being busy. They seek out busyness for the sake of being busy.<p>They sense a feeling that they are time-constrained, yet they are more …

Time Management

How to remove daily work stress with just 15 minutes each week

• <b>Emergency triage</b>: identifyfind out what’s urgent • <b><br>Preventative maintenance</b>: keep anything from slipping through the cracks and becoming urgent • <b><br>Planning for action</b>: decide what’s important, and what to work on this week<p>a digital calendar (for events that need to happen on a certain day or time)<br>• a task …

Work Stress

How Working 7-Hour Days Changed My Life

About a month ago, I rode exactly 12 subway stops past my own. I bring this up not to brag about how well traveled I am, or for the sake of …

How A 'Zero-Based' Calendar Can Supercharge Your Productivity

Blank space on your calendar could turn into wasted time.<p>As a solopreneur, I create my own schedule and my productivity is limited only by the hours in my day and how I manage them. To that end, I'm always looking for better ways to keep track of tasks, arrange my days, organize my to-dos, and …

In Just 2 Words, Sheryl Sandberg Said 1 Thing Separates Those Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

How you work matters, but what you work on matters a lot more.<p>Want to achieve more? Take a page from Sheryl Sandberg, and start ruthlessly prioritizing.<p>Here's why.<p>Many people get things done. They consistently check items off their to-do lists. They're extremely busy -- but are they accomplishing …