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The Number 1 Secret to Productivity!

What is the key to productivity? How do some people consistently produce large quantities of groundbreaking work? It's not magic. They all utilize this one simple secret.<p>In business, everyone is looking for productivity hacks. You want to work less and do more. Even if you love your job, it's only …

Time Management

How Doist Makes Remote Work Happen

When I first started at Doist, we were 3 people working from 2 countries. Today, we’re 51 people working from 20 countries and counting. The idea of …

Management

Catching Up with Todoist for Windows 10

These days Microsoft is on a mission to make our Windows 10 experience easier. Whether we’re gliding between apps with a click or peeking at our …

Windows 10

Todoist syncs instantly with Google Calendar to keep you on schedule

Todoist's latest upgrade is one that will benefit the busiest of task list-addled users. It's added two-way sync between its task lists and Google Calendar. This means that not only can you see, sort and prioritize tasks from inside your calendar (on the web, or on your app), but that any changes …

Google Calendar

Todoist launches a deep integration with Google Calendar

Todoist is quite a powerful task manager, but it didn’t communicate with your calendar until now. If you’re a Google Calendar user and want to check your tasks and events for tomorrow, you currently have to check both Google Calendar and Todoist. This is about to change as Todoist is launching a …

Google Calendar

A real-time, 2-way sync between Google Calendar and Todoist

<i>“We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.”</i> – Willy WonkaOver the years, some of our loyal users have made a keen …

Google Calendar

Darwin Was a Slacker and You Should Be Too - Issue 46: Balance

When you examine the lives of history’s most creative figures, you are immediately confronted with a paradox: They organize their lives around their …

Charles Dickens

Start With a Full Calendar

I just love an empty calendar. It promises something valuable and rare: Time. Time to think, to work, to do whatever the hell you want.<p>But for most …

8 Game-Changing Productivity Strategies to Use When You’re Feeling Totally Overwhelmed

By Alexandra Cavoulacos and Kathryn Minshew<p><i>Ever feel like your to-do list is so long, it couldn’t get done even if you had an extra eight hours every</i> …

The Busier You Are, the More You Need Quiet Time

In a recent interview with Vox’s Ezra Klein, journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates argued that serious thinkers and writers should get off Twitter.<p>It wasn’t a critique of the 140-character medium or even the quality of the social media discourse in the age of fake news.<p>It was a call to get beyond …

Harvard Business Review

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Motivation

The Busy Trap: How Keeping Busy Became a Status Symbol

We know you're busy: This is how busyness became a status symbol, and why you're probably doing it on purpose.<p>Subscribe<p>Let our news meet your inbox.<p>SIGN UP<p>Being busy isn't an excuse or a lament anymore. It's a sign of status — maybe even a humblebrag.<p>At some point, the standard answer to "how are …

Time Management

How to Build a Productive Company Culture

Every company has a culture, much like every individual has a personality.And like a personality, a company’s culture can develop organically over …

The Workplace

Why Saying Nothing Might Be The Most Powerful Skill In The Workplace

These 5 simple steps will help you become a better active listener, employee and leader.<p>In the business world, we place a lot of emphasis on outgoing, confident people who thrive in the spotlight and possess an innate ability to communicate and lead.<p>There's no question that public speaking is an …

Leadership

5 Bad Habits You Must Change to Be More Productive

No. 3 was killing my business in 2016 and still has an effect in 2017.<p>Productivity is very important in today's fast-moving world. Most people try to add to their routine to get more done, but that approach takes a while before it yields good, measurable results.<p>Most of the time, all you need to …

Time Management

New Report Finds Moving To Isolated Seaside Cottage Greatly Increases Productivity

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA—Demonstrating his country’s own might after its northern rival launched a ballistic missile over Japan, South Korean President …

Humor

Employee Burnout Is a Problem with the Company, Not the Person

Employee burnout is a common phenomenon, but it is one that companies tend to treat as a talent management or personal issue rather than a broader organizational challenge. That’s a mistake.<p>The psychological and physical problems of burned-out employees, which cost an estimated $125 billion to $190 …

Management

10 Tips to Maximize Your BALANCE + PRODUCTIVITY

You're reading 10 Tips to Maximize Your BALANCE + PRODUCTIVITY, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Productivity

6 Reasons Why You Should Encourage Your Employees to Get More Sleep

A good night's sleep is the foundation of a successful day.<p>Americans have a sleep deprivation problem, and it's negatively impacting our performance at work.<p>U.S. workers are getting 1.5 less hours of sleep each night relative to how much we slept a few decades ago (down to less than seven hours a …

Wellness

The Morning Routines of 15 Successful Entrepreneurs

Ever since I started working remotely a few years ago, I’ve been testing and tweaking various morning routines. Having a routine is a clever way to …

Productivity

How The Most Successful People Start And End Their Workdays

What you do before your workday kicks off and after it winds down can have a big impact on how productive you are during the hours in between.<p>If you’ve ever tried adopting one, you know that no productivity hack, habit, or routine is universal. What works for one person doesn’t always work for …

Productivity

How Smart People Work Less and Get More Done

Growth Strategies > worth-knowing<p>How you work is far more important than how much you work.<p>Next Article<p>Travis Bradberry - Guest Writer<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or 20 hours more …

Productivity

Why Your Best Productivity Hacks Still Come Up Short (And What Really Needs To Change)

New research on the causes of overwork suggests there’s only so much individuals can do to avoid it. The problem, one expert writes, “is bigger than you.”<p>I confess: I’m a sucker for life hacks.<p>Who <i>doesn’t</i> fantasize about getting work done faster and getting more out of life, especially when, after …

The Workplace

Here's Why You Can't Stay Focused

Regaining focus isn't about willpower. It's about deconstructing the modern life habits that obstruct your enjoying it again.<p>“<i>I just can’t seem to stay focused.</i>” This is the most popular phrase from my coaching clients and readers. They have dreams, and they’re inspired to be better. But when it …

Productivity

6 Ways Consistently Productive People Get Things Done

Using themes and grouping tasks will help train your brain to be productive<p>You are frustrated because you didn't get enough done.<p>You are not alone. The lack of time (and lack of time management) is an epidemic and a virus eating away at your productivity.<p>Sure, there are thousands of ways to manage …

Time Management

How to Customize Your Facebook News Feed to Maximize Your Productivity

Facebook is still the leading platform for marketers. From our State of Social Media 2016 report, we found that 93 percent of marketers are actively …

Three Positive Habits To Practice Every Single Day

There’s a lot of stuff you’re supposed to do each day. Not just work and family and a million other obligations, but all the intangibles we hear are …

Productivity: 10 Tips for a Successful Day, Every Day

Productivity often comes in waves, with days or weeks of focus and progress, but then there are the times when no matter what you do, you feel stuck. …