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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, […]

When Goal Setting Doesn’t Work, Try This

When Goal Setting Doesn’t Work, Try This

I’ve been feeling like a hypocrite. A lot of people have read my New Year’s goal setting article, in which I describe using an “eff yeah” list to celebrate your most meaningful or fulfilling moments in 2016 and using that list to build meaningful goals for 2017. It can be a really empowering process, but this year […]

Why You Shouldn’t Quit Your Day Job

Why You Shouldn’t Quit Your Day Job

When you think of an “entrepreneur,” which personality traits do you think of? For many, the idea of an entrepreneur conjures the image of someone who has risked it all to pursue their passion. Someone who quits their day job, sleeps on friends’ couches, works out of a garage, and eats ramen for breakfast, lunch […]

Ways To Boost Workday Productivity

Ways To Boost Workday Productivity

In a world where we’re all trying to do more with less, tips to boost our productivity help us make the most of our workday. But productivity isn’t just about making more widgets or turning out your work product faster. I’m a big fan of Charles Duhigg’s definition of effective productivity: helping people achieve their goals […]

How To Increase Your Productivity

How To Increase Your Productivity

It’s safe to say that each of us could benefit from an increase in productivity. While increasing productivity is an almost universal goal, only a few of us have a concrete plan for doing it. These simple, actionable tips are designed to help you increase your productivity, which will lead to achieving even more throughout […]

Questions Your Teenager Is Too Afraid To Ask You

Questions Your Teenager Is Too Afraid To Ask You

Being a teenager has never been easy, no matter the decade. An adolescent has to navigate hormonal and physical changes, acne, friendships, dating and schoolwork, among other things. But add in the challenges that come from the technology available now in the “teens of the century,” and life can be nerve-wracking and sometimes just scary. […]

Air Conditioning Negatively Affects Productivity, Study Finds

Air Conditioning Negatively Affects Productivity, Study Finds

With the mercury peaking and the dog days of summer setting in, offices everywhere are fighting back the only way they know how: by cranking up the AC. As great as that first wave of cool air feels when you step inside on a muggy day, many offices tend to be too cool. This isn’t […]

How To Take Breaks Effectively And Maximize Your Productivity

How To Take Breaks Effectively And Maximize Your Productivity

One of the most important parts of working isn’t working at all–it’s making the time to step away from work, allowing your mind a chance to decompress and helping you refocus your efforts. Many modern professionals, especially entrepreneurs, have a mindset that working harder and for longer hours is the key to getting more things […]

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