Productivity

How Work Sprints Can Improve Your Effectiveness

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Leadership

GTD : Next Level with Todoist

These days being in sync with what happening out there is a big deal, and if you are a busy person with lot of stuff to take care, it even harder. …

4 New iPhone Hacks You Need to Know About

Look at these new features as an opportunity to spring clean your smartphone.<p>Unsubscribe<p>Finding yourself tempted by the many emails you get about the …

iOS

Moaning about work just makes you hate your job more

We’re all guilty of it.<p>We come home, put our feet up, pour a glass of wine, and immediately start bitching about our days to whoever’s sitting on the …

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iPhone Apps

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

Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day

Even if you're not an early riser, changing your routine could improve your productivity.<p>I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at five in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at …

Time Management

The One Thing Psychologists Would Change About Your Morning Routine

The sheer number of articles written on morning routines speaks to their vital importance—what you do within the first 15 minutes of being awake sets …

Time Management

Your Open-Space Office May Be Killing Productivity

Give them some more privacy, and your employees will thank you.<p>About ten years ago, I shut down our offices. Everyone in my company works remotely from their home offices or at clients. The decision could not have been timed better. Besides saving on overhead, it seems that I avoided one of the …

The Workplace

3 Reasons Why Work-Life Balance Is a Myth

I'm done trying to chase work-life balance. Here's why.<p>When I first entered the workforce a few years ago, all I kept hearing about was the need to achieve work-life balance. Because it seemed so important, I kept chasing after it.<p>During this time, I was working at a full-time job, running a …

Work-life Balance

How You Can Use the 5-Hour Rule to Achieve Your Goals and Improve Your Life

You try hard ever day, but never see any long-term improvement. You feel trapped where you are, unable to move forward or progress. You see other …

Happiness

Stop Trying to Take Things Off Your Plate. The Way to Grow Is to Keep Adding More.

Follow these five tips to improve your productivity, speed and sanity<p>“Congratulations on choosing to be an entrepreneur -- may your life be filled with success!” is not something you hear when you decide to start your venture. Nope! In fact, what you typically hear is a lot of discouragement from …

Entrepreneurship

23 extensions, apps, and tricks that will boost your productivity

Over the past two years, I've tried and tested hundreds of apps, Chrome extensions, and productivity hacks to make myself become a more effective and efficient student.<p>I found most of these through my friends and through reading other lists of productivity tools online, but I wanted to write a …

Time Management

Working overtime is pointless

It’s sad to know that we live in a world where working overtime has become a way of living. I know people who spend more 50–55 hours per week …

This Smartphone Has A Radical Mission: To Be Used Less | Co.Design

By Katharine Schwab03.24.17 | 7:00 am<p>The “dumb phone” has a certain appeal. It doesn’t track your every move, it won’t ping you with tons of notifications, and the clunky interface means you won’t lose hours swiping through Instagram or Tinder. But at the same time, you don’t have access to …

Why We Procrastinate

This article is not meant to diagnose or provide medical advice—that responsibility lies with physicians.<p>Last minute taskers rejoice: psychological …

Procrastination

7 Tech Hacks to Kick Your Productivity into High Gear

How could you lighten the load and free yourself from dull tasks? In what ways could you streamline your business?<p>The gap between productivity and …

Happiness

5 email templates that you can use to reach out to people you admire

Making small talk with strangers is one thing.<p>Pushing yourself out of your comfort zone by speaking up in a meeting full of important people you don't know is another.<p>And putting yourself out there and extending a "Hello, hi, you're awesome" note to someone you admire is yet another one …

Networking

Here’s Why You Are Always Busy & No That Doesn’t Mean Being Productive!

Being busy and being productive are not synonymous.<p>Here’s a cold hard fact, <i>being busy does not mean being productive!</i> Unfortunately, for a lot of …

3 Unique Strategies For Unplugging From Work

There's no magic formula to this, as much as I'd like to say there is.<p><i>How I can balance work and personal life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Mark Gould, COO of the Federal</b> …

Federal Reserve

What Happened to Engagement? This Is What Gamification Can Do For You

You notice that Carl has changed over the last few months. When his team would land a new assignment from a client, he’d be the first to high five his colleagues and jump into the project with passion. During his reviews, he would ask questions to understand what he needed to learn and find ways to …

The Workplace

2-in-1 Devices Increase Productivity, Customer Experience in Retail

Retailers in brick-and-mortar environments are consistently challenged to increase productivity to compete within the industry and against online …

Customer Experience

Hands-on: Calendars 5, a powerful yet simple iPhone scheduling app

Feature<p>All Calendars 5 lacks for the Apple faithful is a Mac version —AppleInsider schedules some meetings to see if that's an issue or not.<p>Apple's …

iOS

Global Productivity Growth: Diminishing Convergence

"Productivity is a gift for rising living standards, perhaps the greatest gift. It is not, however, one that always keeps on giving ..." So said …

Business

For a Longer Run, You Need to Showcase Both Productivity and Creativity

<b>As they say, an idea can either be a dust or a magic, depending on the talent that is rubbed against it – Bill Bernbach, co-founder of Doyle Bernbach.</b><p>…

Creativity

Work-Life Balance: 9 Reasons It Can Be Hard to Come By

I have a tendency to drown myself in work, but the problem is not the job I'm in. It's me.<p><i>Why is it tough to get work-life balance? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Dushka Zapata,</b> …

Work-life Balance

4 Things That Happen When You And Your SO Start Working Opposite Schedules

Keeping a relationship together in the age of ghosting, Tinder and instant gratification can be hard enough. Keeping one together when you’re …

Relationships

“How do you do so many things?

“How do you do so many things? When do you get the time?” — the one trait you need to master to be successfulHey…that was not easy. It took a lot of …

Self-improvement

Why Protecting Your Time Is the Secret to Productivity

In the digital age, every day is riddled with potential distractions. That’s especially true in the advertising technology business. Emails pile into …

Arianna Huffington

My Life as Bob Silvers’s Assistant

I went to work as an assistant to Bob Silvers when I was twenty-four and he was eighty-two. At our interview, which took place in a section of <i>The New York Review’s</i> Hudson Street offices devoted to its late co-founder and editor, Barbara Epstein—her books on the shelves, her picture in a frame—I …

Mind