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5 Ways to Turn an Unproductive Day Around

By Thanh Pham

The way you start your morning sets the tone for the rest day. Waking up and starting the day productively, most likely results in a productive day. But…start a day with a bad mood and it can spiral out of control and you’ll get nothing done at all.

We’ve all been there.

I used to believe that it was impossible to turn an unproductive day into a productive day until I discovered these 5 techniques. Read more

How to Take Better Breaks to Boost Your Productivity

By Jill Duffy

You’ll never be the best you can be if you aim to be 100 percent productive all the time. It’s impossible for any worker to work nonstop without paying a price, be it a decrease in quality, output, or safety. We all need to take breaks.

Generally, knowledge workers (myself included) are responsible for their own break schedules. It’s up to us to determine when to take a 2-minute break to surf Facebook, or how slowly to stroll down the hall to get a glass of water. Read more

How To Create Time To Achieve Your Goals

By Itunuoluwa Adebo

We all use this excuse, over-flogged and almost downright cliche. “I don’t have time, I haven’t had time”.

Do you ever look at the people you admire and all the amazing things they seem to achieve in the same 24 hours that you have, you can’t help but ask just how did they manage to do it?

Life itself is about goals. Living with a purpose and achieving that purpose with every goal we squash. You could have so many goals, career goals, business goals, family goals, everything you could ever have a goal for. Read more

How to Be Ultra Productive — 10 Tips for Mastering Your Time

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.

Do you ever wish you had more time to do everything? Have you had days that were busy but inefficient? Would you like to be highly productive, feel accomplished at the end of each day, with even time to spare?

The following are ten tips to help master your time, excerpted from my book (click on title): “The Seven Keys to Life Success”, and interspersed with thoughtful quotes, many of which from well-known, successful individuals who have (obviously) made good use of their time. Read more

3 Reasons to Do the Toughest Thing First


By Ian Newby-Clark

If you’re like me and most folks in today’s busy hurly-burly world, you always have a lot to do. It’s a symptom of modern living and it’s hard to escape. Although I think the pre-modern folks were probably fairly busy too . . .

Of course, there are things to do and then there are THINGS TO DO. There are things that you’d like to do, things that you should probably do, and things that you absolutely must do.

But what to do first? Read more

How To Be Productive In 8 Hours

By Capital Campus

With four months already done and dusted in 2017, many are evaluating their year’s goals, sizing what they have achieved and what goals they are yet to met. The first quarter of the year is almost over and days seem to be getting longer. How does one remain productive despite the fatigue and distractions that come from life?

Here are a few tips to make the best of every day.
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How To Reach Your Goals Using Mindfulness

By Sebhia Dibra

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”
—Thomas Jefferson

If you are struggling with reaching your personal goals, you may want to read more about how mindfulness can play a huge part in helping you set and achieve goals.

Mindfulness is a state of awareness and attention of present events and experience. It is also the openness and acceptance of the present events and experiences in your life right now. Read more

11 Tips to Actually Complete Your To-Do List

By Garrett Reeve

We are sometimes overwhelmed and stressed by different tasks that all need to be accomplished. Having a To-Do list and planning ahead has proven to be an effective method of accomplishing the different tasks that burden us, as well as keeping an eye on what we need to do and what we have already done.

Most people who use To-Do lists do not accomplish much because they fail to create an effective list.

An effective To-Do list is made up of specific elements, which changes it from a simple list of tasks to accomplish, into a powerful time management tool. Read more

The Research-Backed Strategy That Keeps You on the Path to Your Goals

By Samantha Boardman, M.D.

Before his voyage home, Ulysses is warned about the irresistible and deadly call of the Sirens. Countless sailors before him had fallen prey to their seductive song and drowned as a result. Recognizing he won’t be able to control himself in the face of such temptation, Ulysses instructs his men to bind him to the mast of the ship. Read more

Why Do You Need to Work Hard and Smart at the Same Time

Munira Rangwala

We’ve often heard that it is always better to work smart than to work hard. But what is the difference? Do hard workers not work smartly? Or do smart people not work hard? All through school and college we’ve been told that it is important to burn the midnight oil in order to achieve something. You need to toil and sweat if you want to reach your goals. Then why suddenly are we being told to work smart instead of working hard? Being smart is about making the right decisions. If you make the correct choices and associate with the right people, you’ll move up the ladder faster. However, working hard and working smart are two sides of the same coin. Here’s why. Read more

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