Articles about Productivity

How to

3 ways to make planning a vacation a little easier for you

Time to get away, take a break from the stresses of work, and provide yourself with a little vacation time? Here are three ways to take the edge off.

Leadership

3 signs you’re on track to being a strong leader

"Here are three tangible ways up and coming leaders can ensure you’re headed in the right direction. Let’s break them down one by one."

How To

10 tips for being your own best advocate

Standing up for yourself is an important skill. Here, 10 career experts share how they developed an ability to advocate for themselves.

The Whole Human

This 1 habit will make Sunday less stressful, and Monday more productive

"If you’re not constantly auditing yourself, your habits, your schedule, and the way you approach your own life, you will never be in control."

Productivity

10 ways ridiculously successful people think differently

You can study how ridiculously successful people think and incorporate their approach into your repertoire.

Productivity

This is how to survive in a toxic workplace: 3 secrets from research

Do you deal with some awful people at work? Do they annoy you beyond belief at times Actually, it’s a lot worse than that — whether you realize it or not.

Office Life

Survey: Employees say this type of music boosts productivity

While research has found that millennials who feel like their finances are secure are more likely to listen to classical music, a new survey from staffing firm Accountemps shows that among office workers who say listening to music at work helps them get more done, "pop" is the top genre that boosts their productivity.

Job search

Make your resume more like a blockbuster movie

So, how can you make your resume more tempting at first glance? Catch their interest from the first minute. We're here to help.

Productivity

Eliminate failure with mental simulations

The pain of failing is a result of a poor match between our subjective preferences and the objective reality. It’s not an easy thing to deal with.

Productivity

This is what inventors can teach us about success

Unfortunately, the path to positive change is not always obvious. Whether you’re trying to build a successful business or reach a breakthrough in your creative work, the route to success can be elusive.

the whole human

The single most proven thing you can do right now to get smarter and happier

Being in good shape increases your ability to learn.

The Whole Human

This is the antidote to failure

When we react to failure with shame or anger, two things happen: First, we forego a learning opportunity. Second, we empower it.

The Whole Human

The 3 requirements for huge success (according to science and billionaires)

If you don’t have strategies and people and resources ... then you won’t be motivated and you won't achieve your goals or see success.

Mental Health

3 ways to stay calm when you’re anxious about a big career opportunity

You truly deserve the new opportunity that's coming your way, but how you feel won't change until you actually start believing it.

Office Life

On obstacles, ‘the process’ and pivot points

Take chances, put yourself out there and watch what the market tells you. There’s a signal in all the noise, and if you listen closely you’ll find it.

The Whole Human

You can be a critic or a creator (but you have to choose one)

Which one would you rather be: the brave creator or the cowering critic? We live in an age when criticism is easy. It’s expected. But is it necessary?

News

The fastest-growing business type in every state

Software publishing stood out. It leads the way in five states and was the second-fastest growing business type in the country.

Job search

11 bad and outdated job-hunting tips you should stop believing

There are job search tips that you might still receive that are just ... bad. Some tips are simply outdated and need to be ignored.

Advice

Research reveals: How to create happy memories that will last a lifetime

Latest research on how to create memories for a happier life.

How To

What you do is not why you do it – Finding your purpose at work

How to tell the difference between healthy and harmful ambition and why there’s no such thing as “winning” in work – or life.

How To

The top 5 things that will significantly improve your productivity today

To alleviate this stress and confusion, here are the top productivity strategies that will significantly improve your productivity today.

Productivity

The disconnect between Baby Boomers and Millennials when it comes to work ethic

Millennials have entered a professional world where their realities are wildly different from the ones Boomers knew. They prioritize things that don’t make sense to Boomers because their environment has different demands.

the whole human

This is the secret to improving your self-esteem

Stop lying to yourself that you’re so awesome.

The Commute

The states with the safest and most dangerous commutes

Commutes are a major part of our lives – we spend nearly 38,000 total hours driving – so, what are the best and worst states for drivers?

Communication

How to write an out-of-office email that works

The added bonuses of humor can sweeten the out-of-office message, but ultimately, all you need to do is let people know that you are alive yet unreachable.