Articles about Productivity

How To

4 steps to help you choose the right career

I thought I had chosen the right career path, realized it was WRONG, and then went through a process that I WISH I had done sooner! Here is what I did.

The Whole Human

5 essential questions to ask yourself for pursuing the life you truly want

There are unnecessary struggles and situations we can avoid if we simply begin with pursuing a path, job, venture or career that we actually love.

The Whole Human

11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

If you know the right tricks and strategies, you can override your brain’s irrational tendencies and handle uncertainty with poise.

Morning Routine

This Spotify sales coordinator starts her day with self-care

Nicole Godreau is a 20-something living in New York. Like so many others, she starts her day with a favorite playlist. The only difference? Godreau works for streaming giant Spotify, which means the music never stops for this sales coordinator.

Millennials

Here is some of the worst advice currently being given to Millennials

Here are the seven pieces of advice that I HATE hearing people give to Millennials. Top of the list: Work harder you lazy punk!

The Whole Human

This is the most insane way to be smarter, confident, and resilient

There’s evidence that the right voices in your head can make you smarter, more confident and more resilient. Here are the three you need talking to you.

Sleep

5 reasons Elon Musk really needs to get some rest

In a shockingly revealing New York Times interview with Elon Musk this week, the world learned how truly intense the CEO of three companies is as he talked about his 120-hour work week and using Ambien as a frequent sleep aid, alternating "between laughter and tears" to reporters taking notes.

News

Survey: 22% of Americans say they ‘fell’ into their job instead of picking it

New findings from LinkedIn on what they call "career sleepwalking" show that 22% of Americans say they "fell' into their job instead of picking it.

Office Life

5 tips to picking the perfect office chair

It is of utter importance to take into consideration these 5 points before buying an office chair.

Morning Routine

Brooklyn Decker’s app completely simplified her morning routine

Did you know that most women only wear 20% of their wardrobe?

The Whole Human

A psychotherapist explains the 5 stages of changing your behavior

Wait, just thinking about changing is a stage of change? That's how you start to change — by thinking about it without doing anything? YES.

How To

4 reasons fulfillment will make you a strong person

Mental toughness can create a strong person who lives their life with purpose and meaning. They are an active participant in where their life is going.

Salary

Why universal basic income costs far less than you think

The key to understanding the real cost of universal basic income is understanding the difference between the gross (or upfront) and net (or real) cost.

Levelling Up

This morning routine will make you a millionaire

If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. Here are ingredients to a morning routine that allows you to live every day in a peak and heightened state.

News

Study: Women balance supporting their partners with demanding work better than men

Being present and supportive to your partner after a terrible, hard day at work is not easy for anyone, but a new study suggests that women may be better at stopping work demands from hurting their relationships with their partners.

News

The story behind Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’ shows us how to make projects our own

Aretha Franklin, the great American singer who became a defining voice of the 20th century and the acclaimed Queen of Soul, died at her home in Detroit on Thursday from pancreatic cancer, her publicist said.

News

Survey: 50% of professionals have fought with a spouse over working on vacation

New data shows that 50% of professionals say they've fought with their "spouse about being too connected to work" while vacationing.

Productivity

Your career hot streak can happen at anytime, study finds

When we watch colleagues get on a hot streak and produce hit after hit, we may watch from the sidelines wondering exactly how they did it.

How To

Unmet goals: A meditation meltdown

We hear the hype all the time: “Ten minutes of meditation a day keeps the doctor away.”

Office Life

There’s a reason your narcissistic coworkers might be getting promotions instead of you

Narcissistic people often believe that they can accomplish anything. Here's how to implement the good parts of narcissism.

Career Advice

Left-handed CEOs share their best career advice

Because of how they’ve adjusted to life in a world designed for righties, left-handed people they’ve learned different strategies for success.

The Whole Human

How to create a zen meditation space and improve your career at the same time

I hoped using meditation would lower stress and help me find a bit of peace in life — but I never expected it to have the impact it did on my career.

Creativity

7 things Albert Einstein taught me about creativity

We find clues to creativity in anyone from Pablo Picasso to a nameless, sweaty bricklayer. Or, in this case, a wild-eyed physicist who did poorly in school.

Productivity

Hustle is for amateurs (do these 8 things instead)

Is hard work important? Absolutely. It’s irreplaceable. But hustle is hard work done stupidly. Go pro with the tips from this post.

Productivity

Did you fail at something? Good – do something else

Instead of just telling people to stop complaining, Jocko Willink realizes that we need more than that to truly change our behavior.