Time Management

How to teach students time-management skills (opinion)

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Productivity

Focus: The Best Pomodoro App for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac [Sponsor]

Focus is a time manager that helps you beat procrastination and work more efficiently using the Pomodoro Technique. Available on iOS, the Mac, and the Apple Watch, Focus teaches you to work in intervals and reminds you to take regular breaks.<p>Taking breaks enables you to reenergize and concentrate …

Apple Watch

Having a fruitful day is all about learning the art of self-control

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn.</i> <i>Follow the author</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What …

Self Control

Want to Have a Great Day? Develop a Morning Routine.

Does your current morning routine consist of hitting the snooze button four times and walking out the door five minutes later as you put on your …

Productivity

Here's What’s Wrong With Your To Do List

We need to talk about your to-do list.<p>Specifically, we need to talk about how many items are on your to-do list. There are the important things, like …

Productivity

The Pomodoro Technique by Francesco Cirillo, Read by Mark Deakins by Penguin Books UK - Listen to music

Pomodoro Technique

How to Stay Productive This Fall According to Design Experts

What is it about the beginning of fall that always brings out the back-to-school spirit in us?<p>It doesn't matter how long it's been since you …

Productivity

How to achieve work-life balance in 5 steps

Achieving work-life balance can look impossible. And, frankly, it seems like it’s getting harder.<p>In the ten years from 1986 to 1996 work-life balance …

The Workplace

The most effective to-do lists account for interruptions

Write it down. Schedule everything. Assign blocks of time and color coding, sprinkle with magic dust, then hold your breath and hope there aren’t any interruptions. That’s the downside of traditional time-management planning: It’s only effective when things go…as planned.<p>Which, in today’s dynamic …

Productivity

Increase Your Productivity by Switching Tasks Every Half Hour 

There’s a hundred things to keep track of in a typical work day, and even more to get done. And trying to accomplish everything at once typically …

Productivity

4 Strategies for Overcoming Distraction

In the flurry of statistics that exist around personal productivity, there’s one I find especially alarming: The average person is distracted or interrupted every <i>40 seconds</i> when working in front of their computer. In other words, we can’t work for even <i>a single minute</i> before we focus on something …

Productivity

5 ways to make yourself more of a morning person

Here's how to make sure you don't keep hitting snooze.<p>Whether you're frantically getting the kids ready for school or motivating yourself to get out …

Lifestyle (Australia)

How to Hack Your Mornings, With My Morning Routine's Benjamin Spall 

Mornings. Many of us hate them; some of us love them; all of us want to make the best of them. But how exactly do we do that? First we ask Benjamin …

Lifehacks

The Psychology of Flipd, the Digital Detox App

Every night, an hour before bed, I stash my phone inside a drawer in my living room. Most days I retrieve it the following morning, when I'm heading …

Apps

Daylight Saving 2018: When Do The Clocks Go Back?

The nights are definitely getting longer.<p>NEW YORK, NY – An extra hour in bed or the start of the long, dark nights – whichever way you look at it, …

Productivity

Get More Done with Less. 3 Ways to Put Team Productivity Into Overdrive

Ever heard of the Japanese concept of 'Kanban'? It might really help your business.<p>Image 1 of / 1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A typical day in the life of a …

Project Management

News24.com | WATCH: Plane flies through eye of Hurricane Florence over the Atlantic

A 'Hurricane Hunter' operated by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration flies through the eye of Hurricane Florence over the Atlantic.

Bill Clinton

Want to Be as Productive as Possible? Try the Pomodoro Technique

No matter what your job, chances are, you probably could be making better use of your time. If you really want to be more productive, but don’t know …

Productivity

9 ways multitasking is killing your brain and productivity, according to neuroscientists

We’d like to think that we can multitask — respond to emails, text messages, toggle between multiple tabs on a browser, and scroll through social …

Self-improvement

There are two ways to multitask, but only one works

When somebody can juggle lots of things at the same time, we often say that they are good “multitaskers.” All of us multitask once in a while.<p>But psychologists have been warning us about it for decades. Some say it’s harmful to productivity and others say you can’t do it at all.<p>For example, talking …

Productivity

Stop checking your email and focus on the job at hand

When Rachel Weingarten isn’t working as a marketing consultant, writer and public speaker, the three-time author can be found launching a nonprofit, …

Productivity

Why 65% of workers would be more productive working from home than the office

Fewer distractions and interruptions make remote work a more productive option for many employees, according to a FlexJobs report.<p>Work from home …

The Workplace

When Time Management Advice Is Worth Your Time — and When It Isn’t

Wayne Mills<p>Books on time management almost always quote Mary Oliver, I’ve learned. In her poem “Sometimes,” Oliver offers “Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” Part of me wants to end this essay here, because this is what time management really comes down …

Productivity

Harnessing systems to get more done (How to find your most productive hours)

“Everything is a system … It’s a repeatable process that allows you to scale and it outputs things with the same quality every time the system runs.” …

Self-improvement

4 creative ideas to make Mondays more fun for your team

Bye bye, Sunday night blues.<p>There isn’t a person alive who can say that they are always ready to roll out of bed and get their workweek started every Monday morning. In fact, I’d be willing to guess that most of the 76% of Americans who suffer from Sunday-night blues struggle with their Monday …

Business

8 Strategies to Manage September Overwhelm and Embrace the Fall Season | Inc.com

Remember those lazy days of summer, with 14 hours of daylight, long walks on the beach, and no real pressure to deal with your kids' insane schedules? You should remember, because they just ended 2 weeks ago, even though it may feel like a distant memory.<p>Shifting back into the September grind can …

Money

How To Create Your Own Four-Day Workweek

A survey of 3,000 workers around the world found that almost half (45%) could do their jobs in less than five hours each day, according to the Workforce Institute at Kronos and Future Workplace. If workers could get that time back, it implies that many jobs could be handled in a four-day workweek. …

Productivity

The most important mental shift you need to increase your productivity

“We all have the power to pull ourselves up to keep going.” — Richard Branson<p>If productivity were just a series of steps — a paint by numbers …

Self-improvement

How to Do High-Level, Focused Work in The Shortest Time

Shares 0<p>This is the unquestioned truth of modern life: we are starved for time.<p>Time pressures are multiplying at a dizzying rate.<p>Distraction is at …

Productivity

8 essential productivity tips with Ross Bailey

The 26-year-old entrepreneur can help you get to the bottom of your To Do list.<p>Ross Bailey is a 26-year-old entrepreneur and the founder of …

Productivity