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It’s Not A Competition But An All -Female Board Must Blaze Up The Male One

It’s Not A Competition But An All -Female Board Must Blaze Up The Male One

HBO’s hit sitcom Silicon Valley is full of tech-culture parody and hilariously disastrous business decisions. The fictional, comical startup Pied Piper has a frat house aesthetic that demonstrates a very real, yet very serious problem: like 83 percent of venture-backed companies, it lacks even a single female founder. It has been proven through compelling and meticulous research that companies are more profitable and […]

Taking A Break Can Be Productive For Your Business

Taking A Break Can Be Productive For Your Business

Great news: taking time off is good for your career. Usually, taking time off is considered the antithesis of a good work ethic. You’re supposed to be productive, and that means busy at all times, right? But as it turns out, busy is always be better. As author Alan Cohen wrote, “There is virtue in work […]

Be Super Productive This Year – Take Sleep Seriously

Be Super Productive This Year – Take Sleep Seriously

Was one of your resolutions to be more productive this year? If so, how is that coming along? David De Steno writes in The New York Times that “by January 8, some 25 percent of resolutions have fallen by the wayside.” While that’s not very motivating, we all know there’s truth to that statement. This article will […]

The Importance Of Recognizing Your Employees

The Importance Of Recognizing Your Employees

Every human being wants to be recognized and appreciated for the work they do because they like to see the reward of their efforts. However, managers often wait until the annual performance review day to give their feedback and show recognition. Managers shouldn’t wait for that one day of the year to recognize their employees. Instead, they should […]

Making Monday Your Most Productive Day of the Week

Making Monday Your Most Productive Day of the Week

Mondays don’t have to be the worst, most painful day of the week. In fact, this should be the day that sets the tone. Today, you decide where you want your week to go. You set your own priorities. You remind yourself of your goals. And you put habits into motion that will get you […]

Steps To Change Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

Steps To Change Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

One of the biggest threats to working effectively with others is being overly invested in your version of the truth. Have you ever judged a person or situation too quickly or acted prematurely, only to find out later that your original opinion was incomplete or incorrect? It happens to all of us. Because we’re human […]

Guide To Mastering Work/ Life Balance

Guide To Mastering Work/ Life Balance

“Never get so busy making a living that you forget to make a life,” so said Dolly Parton. Waking up feeling like you haven’t slept, constantly juggling home and work, and never feeling like you’re quite doing either properly – no wonder that a recent survey by the Health and Safety Executive in the UK […]

Want to Become the Best at What You Do?

Want to Become the Best at What You Do?

It doesn’t matter how good your strategy is, if you’re not skilled at what you do, that strategy won’t take you very far. As Jason Fried and DHH have said: “Many amateur golfers think they need expensive clubs. But it’s the swing that matters, not the club. Give Tiger Woods a set of cheap clubs […]

4 Ways To Be Productive At Work – Always

4 Ways To Be Productive At Work – Always

Life at work is hectic. There is so much happening there—new projects, client meetings, internal discussions, etc. It’s good to be busy. It’s also essential for you to be productive at all times. However, there are times when you do encounter some sort of a ‘block’ at work. Even though everyone encounters such a block, […]

The Art of Finding Your Focus

The Art of Finding Your Focus

Productivity gets all the attention. Who doesn’t want to get more done in less time? Productivity systems are everywhere: Getting Things Done, Pomodoro, the Seinfeld thing, etc. Each has pros and cons. But there is a simpler solution. Have you thought about how to focus? Like, really how to focus your mind on one hard, […]

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