Time Management

What you didn't know about using a Task Manager and Calendar Together

There are different systems you can use for personal productivity, and what you use will directly impact how productive you are. It is imperative to understand how these different systems are connected in order for you to eliminate any friction between them so that you can reach your goals. Keep …

Productivity

6 Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

You’re only productive at work three days out of the week:<p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be …

Country Lifestyle

These 12 apps show you how you’re wasting time — and help you make better use of it

You never thought juggling—a term typically reserved for circus clowns or the party trick you tried to learn in college—would be something you practice daily. Yet, as an entrepreneur, juggling is something you have to constantly practice in order for all balls, bowling pins, and rubber chickens (so …

Productivity

5 Ways to Increase Your Productivity in a Single Day

While some of these may be hard to implement, try starting one of these each week.<p>We've heard this saying many times before, work smarter, not harder. To me, that just means "be more productive." Productivity is different for everyone, so it takes some trial and error to find what works for you.<p>For …

Productivity

5 Ultra Easy Productivity Hacks to Get Stuff Done--Stress-Free

Everything has the potential to sidetrack us from managing our day the way we intended.<p>I and every entrepreneur I know have one problem in common. As soon as we walk through the doors of our companies, we get pulled in a thousand different directions--helping an employee, performing a duty that …

Productivity

This Is What Makes Morning People More Productive Than Everyone Else

Daylight Savings Time (DST) might have you feeling invigorated by the extra 20 minutes or so of sunshine you’re catching on the way to work — or it may have plunged you into a disoriented purgatory of never knowing what time it is. For most of us, it’s a little bit of both. But pushing yourself to …

Productivity

4 ways to deal with chronic time wasters at work

It’s clear that there’s a difference between running into a coworker you’re friendly with in the morning and quickly catching up here and there, and …

Careers

Super Productivity is a Super Useful To-Do App for Linux, Mac & Windows - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>Super Productivity is an open-source to-do list and time tracking app for Windows, macOS and Linux.</b><p>It’s built using Electron but doesn’t require an …

Linux

How to Leave the Hustle Behind and Focus on What Matters

Working hard is a virtue, but too much of anything can become toxic.<p>Do you wear your “busy badge” proudly for all to see? Do you believe you are a better employee or business owner because you work 50-plus hours each week and answer email around the clock?<p>Our society has developed a mindset that …

Entrepreneurship

Carpe Diem: How to Boost Your Daily Productivity [Infographic]

It seems like everyone has too much to do in too little time today. In fact, in our fast-paced world, finding the time do all the things you need to …

Productivity

Beware of Attention Leaks (The Science of Gaining Focus)

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups<p>Humans have a very limited reservoir of will and discipline.<p>Our …

Productivity

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 Schedule Your Day As A Freelance Writer

It begins innocently enough. You turn on your computer to do something that will help boost your freelance writing game. You think: "I'm gonna …

Productivity

Goodbye, "Teacher Tired": 5 days to doing fewer things, better

What do you want your life to look like? When you look back on it all at the end, what do you want to feel like you’ve accomplished? How do you want …

Productivity

Americans work less than ever before but still feel like there's no free time — and there's a simple explanation

The number of hours Americans work has gone down over the last several decades, according to data from the OECD, while leisure time has gone up. But that's hardly the perception for many working people.<p>How come?<p>The psychologist Adam Alter offered one reason in his 2017 TED talk "Why our screens …

Science

Successful CEOs Use These 5 Hacks to Always Stay Productive

You don't always have to feel behind. Here's what it takes to get out of the perpetual cycle of busyness and stay two steps ahead.<p>It's no secret that startups are hard. To be successful, it can require unending mental and physical energy, superhuman patience, and a massive demand on the most …

Happiness

The Secret To Getting More Done Every Day

“We’ve convinced ourselves that time is an unlimited resource for us, and it’s really not.”-Carrie WilkersonThe Secret To Getting More Done Everyday<p>Time is the great equalizer; whether we choose to admit it or not, we all have the same 24 hours in the day. I have the same amount of time in my day …

Happiness

Organization is Key: Productivity Apps for the iPhone

In a world of ever-increasing speed, it is expected that productivity is maximized for every aspect of work. From replying to emails quicker to …

Microsoft Word

When Is The Best Time Of Day To Exercise?

You may have heard that a morning workout spikes metabolism and burns calories throughout the day. Before you set your alarm to the wee hours, it’s …

Country Lifestyle

11 things the most organized and productive people do every day

<i>Sebastiaan ter Burg/Flickr</i><p><b>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry published this post originally on LinkedIn.</b>• <b><br>Setting aside time to organize each day can help you get more done.</b>• <b><br>Highly productive people don't respond to emails as they arrive.</b>• <b><br>They also only use a single to-do list and plan their day the</b> …

Happiness

15 Ways to Manage Your Time Wisely [Infographic]

"I have too much time on my hands," said no marketer ever. With more tasks than ever before being squeezed into our days, just keeping up with them …

Productivity

CAT 2017: Time Management Is The Key To Success

The Common Admission Test (CAT) 2017, conducted by the Indian Institute of Management - Lucknow is scheduled to be held on 26 November. With just few …

Happiness

Here’s Exactly When to Travel for Thanksgiving to Avoid Traffic

There’s a lot to look forward to on Thanksgiving: good food and quality time with friends and family. But one thing you might dread even more than an …

Productivity

The time you’re wasting on YouTube can be good for your employer

Every moment you spend away from looking at your work is a lost moment you could have been making your employer money. This is the assumption behind …

The Workplace

Don't Let What's Urgent Keep You From What's Important

I bet you are a fantastic problem solver. Most educators have developed this ability because problems come at you all day long. And you make hundreds …

Bill Gates

If You Want to Be as Productive as a Top CEO, Cut Out These 4 Bad Habits

The easiest way to be more productive is by cutting the dead weight holding you down.<p>Being productive sometimes isn't about what you're doing, but more so about what you're not doing. Whether it's becoming a better leader, growing your business or growing personally, being more productive is in …

Productivity

5 Steps To Creating Time For What Matters Most

Many women lament their inability to create boundaries around their time so they can accomplish what matters most to them. If you find yourself saying, “I have to …” with a sigh for a lot of your calendar items, that’s sure sign that you are spending time in a way that doesn’t bring you joy. Sure, …

Productivity

5 Ways to Stop Overthinking It and Finally Get Started on Your Side Hustle

Overcome analysis paralysis and start building your escape hatch from your 9-to-5.<p>Most of us aren't short of dreams. Plenty of people spend their working hours daydreaming of escaping their cubicles and finally starting that taco truck next to the beach or luxury dog walking service. The problem …

Happiness

The Best Time of Day to Fly

The magic hour for avoiding turbulence and high airfares.<p>The Internet is rife with so-called travel "hacks." Where to discover little-known airfare discounts? Done. How to get to know a city when you really have no time? Checkmark. How to bring a live lobster through airport security? We've got …

Travel

If You Want to get More Done, Stop Equating Mobile Tech with Productivity

Focus on a culture of empowering your employees with mobile workflows that can be easily accessed in a few clicks, and the productivity gains you are looking for will follow.<p>There’s a myth among business leaders that mobile technology will cause productivity to skyrocket.<p>The myth is one of the big …

Mobile