Pomodoro Technique

6 Simple Ways to Reclaim Your Time in 2018

The new year is a great opportunity to take your productivity to the next level.<p>Do you ever feel like time is slipping away from you? Well, you aren't alone.<p>Many of us wish we had just a few more hours every day to accomplish the things we need to get done. Sadly, there is no magical way to add …

Success

These Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Significantly Improve How You Work

Time is an asset. You can never lose time and get it back again.<p><b>Jon Acuff</b> argues that time is our most valuable currency, and I totally agree.<p>Time is …

Productivity

Is Your Need for Another Dopamine Hit Wrecking Your Business and Your Life?

All that Facebook liking and YouTube binge watching could be derailing your efforts to build a successful product or live a balanced life.<p>The brain is a complex organ, helping us perform daily tasks and eventually achieve long-term business goals. But that same organ can also easily derail us, …

Time Management

Who Owns Your Time?

Time is the raw material of getting anything worthwhile done.<p>Time is precious and valuable. More valuable than money. Time is the only element in the world that is irretrievable when it’s lost. Lose money and you can make more. Lose a job and you can find another. But lose time and it’s gone …

Time Management

55 Glorious Time-saving Hacks for Event Profs

Productivity Hacks for Before You Get to Work<p>The foundation of your day likely starts at home (or in a hotel room). How you begin your day often …

Productivity

Time to get off the Productivity Treadmill

Why is there so much writing on personal productivity?<p>On the face of it, the concept of productivity should be simple: how to do consistently high …

Time Management

Why nootropics are not good for concentration and how you can do better

Nootropics are advertised as concentration enhancers and many people swear by them. The truth is that these drugs have very specific effects that …

Time Management

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

• <b>There's plenty of spare time in life that can be easily wasted — but using those moments to your advantage can help you become your best self.</b>• <b><br>Author John Gorman reveals how his modified Pomodoro Technique has helped him prioritize and become excellent at whatever he chooses to do.</b>• <b><br>All of the tasks</b> …

The Brain

Asking these questions helps me focus on what matters

I haven’t posted an article in over three weeks.<p>For someone who promised himself an article a day no matter what, that’s pretty crap.<p>I gave myself …

Productivity

The Lazy Man’s Pomodoro Technique

<i></i><i>Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash</i>The Pomodoro Technique has always appealed to me. I had visions of furiously working away in short bursts with a cute …

Time Management

How to Write a Killer Blog Post at Lightning Speed

Are you a writer who wants to change the world with his words — but you have so much going on it’s a struggle to even put words down regularly?<p>My …

Writing

How To Boost Productivity By 50% In A Week

Do you ever feel like you are so busy that there is never enough time in your day?<p>If that’s the case, it’s likely that you aren’t as productive as …

Time Management

4 Research-Backed Ways to Improve Your Productivity Today

We are always looking for how we can fit more into our days and weeks, eager to try the newest productivity tip that comes our way, just like the …

Life Insurance

Work smarter, not harder: The Pomodoro Technique

On your path toward building a practice, there are many opportunities to be more productive. Everyone in the technology industry is expected to do …

Time Management

9 Writing Tips To Improve Your Content

The best writers could still get better, right? This article by John Jantsch presents 9 simple writing tips to help you improve your content<i>. It is</i> …

Digital Marketing

How to Get Better Results with Online Learning

Learning stuff online is the new standard for learning. It’s not just “how to tie a tie” how-to videos, it’s also learning hard skills. In fact, …

The Brain

How to be great at almost anything.

The moments between the moments.<p>G<b>reat lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories.</b> But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable …

Muhammad Ali

The *Best* Apps for Freelance Writers

<b>Blog</b> • By Leila Mooney November 7, 2017 • 20 min read<p>Freelancing is all about freedom. The freedom to work for yourself and flexibility that those …

Writing

When and How Long Should Your Work Breaks Be?

When you work somewhere like a retail store or restaurant, when you take breaks and for how long are often dictated by your employer. When you work …

Time Management

9 Tips to Improve Your Content

9 Tips to Improve Your Content written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape MarketingAllow me to let you in on a little secret. You don’t have to …

Digital Marketing

Seven Productivity Hacks For Entrepreneur Parents

There is no greater curveball in business than parenthood. My husband and I had been in business for five years before our first child arrived on the scene, and we had this entrepreneur thing all figured out. We had systems, structures, contractors, schedules and long-term contracts — but once we …

Productivity

This Is How Many Minutes Of Breaks You Need Each Day

Think about how you want to break up your periods of concentrated work.<p>Your calendar is probably full of things to do, but how often do you schedule in breaks? If it’s rare to find a blank space on your calendar, you should rethink your nonstop workflow. Taking regular timeouts can help you refresh …

Happiness

8 Ways To Improve Your Focus At Work

Recently I started working on a project that required me to track my time. I didn’t give it much thought until I started working, and that’s when I discovered something—I have trouble staying on task. At least, I have trouble staying on <i>one</i> task.<p>Since I’m always working on multiple projects, there’s …

Entrepreneurship

8 Effective Ways to Find the Extra Hours You Need in Your Work Week

They say time is money. If you believe this is true, then act now to rescue your stolen hours.<p>Time is an asset. You can never lose time and get it back again. Jon Acuff argues that time is our most valuable currency, and I totally agree. Time is an asset you should value every day. It’s your most …

Time Management

How to Reboot Your Brain When You're Feeling Wildly Unproductive

Log off social media for the day<p>Between everything going on in the world right now and the black hole that social media can be, I find that turning …

Productivity

8 Ways to Stay Focused When Writing a Blog Post

Blogging can be a fun, interesting, entertaining, helpful, and fabulous experience for both bloggers and their readers.But, what blogging often <i>isn’t</i> …

Writing

4 Time Management Tips for Freelancers

As a freelancer, you’re bound to have the envy of your friends and family, but a lot of the time there doesn’t seem to be much ‘free’ in freelancer. …

Time Management

Indie Author Day: Find Your Writing Community

<i>NaNoWriMo is proud to be a partner of the second annual Indie Author Day! On this one day, libraries around the world welcome their local indie</i> …

Time Management

How to get excited about bookkeeping – and other things that spur procrastination

To most people who run a small business, bookkeeping is a necessary evil.<p>Last year, Dutch bank ING polled entrepreneurs on Twitter asking which time consuming tasks they dislike most about their jobs. The question generated over 2000 responses, with 17 percent voting for “facility management” and …

Procrastination

5 Ways to Develop Your Communication Skills to Boost Productivity at Work

In its simplest definition, <b>productivity means using all available resources for producing work of highest quality</b>.<p><b>Being more productive is not the</b> …

Time Management