Articles about Productivity
Chronic procrastination: 5 weird (but effective) ways you can conquer it
The 5-step checklist to get you to stop procrastinating and start being more productive.
Eight great tricks for reading people’s body language
Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking if you know what to look for.
How to keep going and find your breakthrough when it feels impossible
"The story of this man’s life is one of remarkable perseverance that carried him from near-death experiences to remarkable breakthroughs."
10 tweaks to your morning routine that will transform your entire day
"The Nottingham research has led me to uncover ways we can break bad habits in the morning and maximize our energy and self-control throughout the day."
Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you an awesome parent
This is what science says about what’s going on in kids’ brains and what they need from you as a parent as they grow up.
6 tips for surviving a marathon workday
Welcome to the marathon workday. Here are six tips for surviving the longest one ever.
How we think about introverts and solitude may be all wrong
"Under this new personality paradigm ... when you have a strong sense of self and feel in control of your life, solitude becomes an enjoyable experience."
Research report: How to have a happy family in 7 steps
Happy families are better and the children of happy families are more successful. Here's how to get there in 7 steps.
10 ways to improve your sleep and increase your productivity
Majority of advertising/marketing hiring managers favor a ‘compressed schedule’
In addition, 52% of hiring managers feel that work-life balance is the responsibility of both the company and individuals.
Survey: 72% of employees think their coworkers aren’t good communicators
34% of people surveyed think that GIFs and emojis "are appropriate for workplace communication," 66% would rather give them a hard pass.
People fear robots taking over jobs around the world
Only Japan (74%), Poland (52%) and Hungary (52%) said that robots performing human jobs would make economies more efficient.
Why Jeff Bezos schedules all of his ‘high IQ’ meetings between 10 a.m. and noon
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a strategy for scheduling meetings – he takes important meetings around 10 a.m. and avoids meetings in the late afternoon.
Nutritionists on what you should never, ever do during the day
"Office settings are generally conducive to peer pressure ... making it easier to fall off your healthy-eating bandwagon."
What makes a boss good or bad?
"Merely heading a company or managing a team may make a person a boss in title, but it doesn’t necessarily make them a boss in reality."
Productivity ninja: 5 powerful tips for getting more stuff done
Become a productivity ninja in five easy steps.
These are the best laptops you can buy right now
Smartphones may have taken over much of people’s screen time, but you still need a “real” computer.
How to get rid of the thoughts that are clogging your brain
That’s the thinking error that I’ve made in the past. And I’ll tell you why it’s a mistake to assume positive thoughts are good.
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.
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."
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.
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."
10 ways ridiculously successful people think differently
You can study how ridiculously successful people think and incorporate their approach into your repertoire.
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.
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.