Productivity

World-Class Athletes Use This Productivity Trick to Get More Done. Now You Can Too (Rarely Anyone Does)

CREDIT: Getty Images<br>Discover the secret sauce of getting more things done in a day.Want to be more productive during your day or week? Who doesn't. Well, you can do what some of the world's most successful people do -- wake up at that ungodly hour of 4 a.m.If that's not your cup of tea (I couldn't …

Time Management

The Secret to Making Your Weekends Feel Longer

If all you can think about Monday morning is how quickly your weekend flew by, you might want to consider expanding your horizons a bit in the …

Lifestyle

My Secret Tips to Not Miss Any Marketing Deadlines

One of the biggest problems the majority of my clients face is how to organize their time. We all know marketing is an important part of your …

Time Management

My Morning Routine: Brendan Fallis

I try and wake up at 8 am everyday. <i>[Editor's note: For someone whose typical set doesn't even kick off until midnight or so, this is impressive.]</i><p>Life …

Daily Horoscope: May 30, 2017

Four-Day Work Week Sounds Great But May Be Bad for Your Health

Compressing five days of work into four has physical and mental health effects while increasing stress and fatigue.

Time Management

From Weekends to Weekdays-Sunday Night Blues

Let's face it. Most of you are coming off a long weekend and are most likely feeling just a bit of dread about transitioning back into the workweek …

8 Habits That Will Upgrade Your Life

Confidence and sense of self are based on accomplishments, and are built on a foundation of good habits. As Maya Angelou said, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do and and liking how you do it.” You like who you are by knowing who you are, living by your values and practicing habits that …

Time Management

7 science-backed formulas to increase productivity today

Every one of us makes hundreds, if not thousands of small to big decisions on a daily basis. The way to have a higher quality of life is to make higher quality decisions everyday.<p>This could be deciding who we spend our time with, what we spend our time doing, or how we approach the projects we’re …

Pomodoro Technique

“Personal kanban”: a life-changing time-management system that explodes the myth of multitasking

Multitasking is probably the single most overrated skill in modern life. It drains your brain of oxygenated glucose that could be put toward paying more focused attention, makes it difficult for a person to switch between tasks, and is generally an illusion anyway. Only 3% of the population are …

Time Management

Eisenhower’s stellar advice for how to make decisions

Dwight D. Eisenhower served as the US Army general and the 34th president of the United States. The author of "Art of Manliness," Brett McKay shares some insights of how the former president set his priorities when making decisions. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Often times throughout</i> …

Time Management

8 unusual ways to boost your writing efficiency

Looking to become more prolific as a writer?<p>I previously wrote “13 ways to improve your writing productivity,” and I’ve come up with eight …

Public Relations

Have a Day Off? Tackle Your Financial To-Do List

A long holiday weekend, with its promise of a few extra hours of free time, can be a good time to turn to tackling undone financial tasks.<p>We all have unfinished business and nagging questions about our financial situations. So take some time to consider your accounts, bills, subscriptions and other …

Time Management

11 Morning Rituals You Can Adopt To Become A Happier And More Successful Person

People are made up of their habits.<p>If you eat junk food and watch a lot of TV, you may end up like a lazy couch potato. If you read a lot of books …

Self-help

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

Time Management

The Big Reason Why You Need To Start Tracking Your Time

Have you ever been plowing away at some big project for what seems like minutes, only to realize that you’ve just burned through 5 hours? Or been running around frantically all day, putting out fires, only to realize that you’ve barely made a dent in your to-do list?<p>Both of these cases are examples …

Time Management

The secret to mastering your time is to systematically focus on importance and suppress urgency

Your ability to distinguish urgent and important tasks has a lot to do with your success. Flickr/outcast104<p><i>"The secret to mastering your time is to systematically focus on importance and suppress urgency."</i><p>Oliver Emberton said that. It’s profound and so true. Urgency wrecks productivity. Urgent but …

Time Management

How to Become Insanely Productive.

I’m one of the most productive people I know, and I never procrastinate on what is important to me.<p>How do I do it? Let me try to share what I think …

Time Management

Time Management from a Neuroscience Point of View

There’s probably no one as continually aware of managing their cognitive load than a neuroscientist. Such a person knows that our neural capacity …

Time Management

The first step to being more organized is simpler than you'd think

My favorite excuse for not doing things that are good for me is that I don't know where to start.<p>As in, my apartment is messy, but the <i>whole thing</i> is messy and I can't possibly clean every single item today. It's obviously better not to clean it at all.<p>On a rational level, this makes no sense. …

Time Management

Proven Productivity Tips Direct from the Scientists [Infographic]

Yes, productivity science is a thing. It’s the actual science behind what makes us more productive and happy at work. Combining neuroscience and …

Top Ten

3 Ways to Guard Your Health, Improve Your State of Mind and End Your Day Better

<b>Breathe</b>One of the quickest ways to hack into your relaxation response is through your breath. While you could go all Wim Hof here, the small …

Laird Hamilton

8 things the most productive people do every day

These days, everyone needs to do more with less – and some people are nailing it. So what are those productivity superstars doing that you're not? …

Time Management

A productivity expert says the 'do it now' rule will make you more organized immediately

You've probably heard some productivity expert talk about the importance of making a to-do list, a schedule, or at least a tentative plan for the day.<p>It makes sense — when you get into work in the morning, you don't want to spend an hour trying to figure out what to do first.<p>And yet, sometimes, all …

Time Management

How to Build Your Side Business While Working Full Time

Building a business is hard.<p>What about building a business on the side while working full time?<p>I built a freelancing business while studying …

Pomodoro Technique

8 Rules Successful People Live By to Make Their Time Well Spent

<b>Always</b> short on time and behind on tasks? Is your productivity getting affected since there are only 24 hours in a day? Then what you need are …

Here's The One Thing You Need To Stop Doing If You Want To Be Super Successful

Success is measured and defined in a number of ways, and there is no one clear path to achieving greatness. You will be most successful in the areas that you put the most energy, and there are multiple strategies to keep yourself on the right track.<p>In order to be successful, you need to achieve …

Time Management

15 Things Your Business Needs to Automate and Save Time

The idea that automation – programming machines and software to operate automatically based on a set of inputs and conditions – would play a major …

Time Management

The 50-Year-Old Business Book You Need to Read (or Reread) Right Now

Management philosopher Peter Drucker called out the five timeless practices of successful leaders in 'The Effective Executive' in 1967.<p>There aren't a lot of business books from a half-century ago that have stood the test of time, but Peter Drucker's <i>The Effective Executive</i> (Harper Business), now …

Time Management

So the Unhealthiest Part of Your Workday Happens Before You Even Get Started

We hear a lot about how sitting at your desk all day or mindlessly snacking at work are wreaking havoc on your health, but it turns out that the …

Wellness