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What If Working Less — Not More — is the Key to Higher Productivity?

By | 2 Comments | July 10, 2014

Despite advances in technology, Americans are working more than ever. Read why one professor thinks working less could actually make us more productive. Read »

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Working Harder Won’t Get You Promoted, But This Will

By | 6 Comments | July 9, 2014

Think you should get promoted because you work hard? Think again. Instead of working your butt off, follow this strategy. Read »

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Forget the To-Do List: Here’s a Better Way to Identify Your Priorities

By | 6 Comments | June 23, 2014

Having trouble figuring out what you should focus on in your career? Forget all the advice you’ve heard before and try this. Read »

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How to Manage (and Motivate) Unproductive Employees

By | 2 Comments | June 5, 2014

You’ve dealt with them before: unproductive people. But how do you deal with them as a manager? Here’s a start on what not to do. Read »

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Why ‘Doing Nothing’ Can Actually Make You More Productive

By | 5 Comments | May 20, 2014

It might seem counterintuitive, but having the option of doing nothing increases your productivity. Here’s the reasoning. Read »

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A Productivity Trick That Will Make You Feel Happier About What You Accomplish

By | 4 Comments | May 6, 2014

Even super-productive people often fall into the trap of feeling like they didn’t accomplish much that day. Here’s how to fix this productivity problem. Read »

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Afraid to Delegate? How to Get Over It and Get More Work Done

By | 1 Comment | April 16, 2014

Done correctly, delegating can actually lower the risk in your business. Learn how to do it the right way with these tips. Read »

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Too Many Meetings? How to Scale Back and Achieve More

By | 1 Comment | April 7, 2014

Stop all the pointless routine collaboration. If you want to achieve more at work, be deliberate and selective when you collaborate. Read »

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10 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Get Better at Multitasking

By | 1 Comment | April 2, 2014

As an entrepreneur, you have to wear many hats. Learn how to multitask better with these great tips from top business leaders. Read »

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Be More Productive on Monday — and the Rest of the Week, Too

By | 13 Comments | March 31, 2014

Tired of getting sucked into the black hole of Mondays? Here’s how to conquer the day — and set yourself up for a productive week. Read »

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What Drives Us to Be Workaholics (Even If We Hate Our Jobs)

By | 3 Comments | January 30, 2014

Our collective drive to work harder and longer has serious consequences on our happiness (and health). But do you know why we work so hard? Read »

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Wait, There’s a National Clean Off Your Desk Day?!

By | 1 Comment | January 24, 2014

A tidy workspace can do wonders for your productivity, peace of mind — and career. Read »

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A Productivity Hack That Will Help You Get More Done

By | 2 Comments | January 17, 2014

If you’re not planning your day out in advance, you’re not being nearly as productive as you could be. Use this method to maximize your time. Read »

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4 Organizational Job-Hunting Tricks You Haven’t Tried

By | 9 Comments | January 10, 2014

Transform your job search with these tech-savvy organizational tips. Read »