The bad news is that hidden in your psyche (and in mine) is a pervasive obstacle to motivation and productivity. Discover the solution!
When everyone in the world admits they’re going to die, we’ll really start getting some stuff done.
Simple because laziness is a habit. That’s right, it’s nothing else than a certain way of living that has been programmed into our brains.
Julia Davids, who is graduating from Stanford this semester, shares an interesting technique professors use to get students in the zone: physical warm-ups such as partner and self massages. Awkwardness aside, both physical and mental warm-ups can jump-start any work activity.
Is procrastination negatively affecting your life? Do you desperately want to break your usual vicious procrastination cycle? Learn how to do so here!
If you’re trying to find motivation to get a team going, this piece features advice on motivating others, as well as general information on motivation.
Motivation advice for people who can’t stand positive thinking.
Unproductive days at work come in many forms. There are the days when you’re tired (I probably shouldnât have gone to that midnight movie last night), days when youâre distracted (How can I focus on work when my relationship is on the rocks?), and days when you can’t get motivated (Canât I do the monthly [...]
I used to be a big-time procrastinator. It isn’t everyday you hear that coming out of the mouth of a productivity coach, but there you have it..
Do you always wait until the last minute? Here are some ways to kick procrastination habits at work.
This article is aimed at those who would like to learn what procrastination is and how to avoid it. I have already covered this topic is a previous post, 6 simple ways to beat procrastination, but I believe that it is a very important topic that deserves more attention. What is procrastination? ‘Procrastination’ means to [...]
Thousands of people burn out each week, and I can assure you that number is very highly concentrated in the startup industry. So, how do we avoid it?
Let’s talk about a different way to generate motivation. The technique I want to share with you today is part of a class of exercises that we call “inner game techniques” at Asian Efficiency. These are ways to systematically implement psychological and behavioural changes in yourself quickly and effectively.
We all procrastinate at some point in our career but most of us don’t realize that we have been doing it until someone points it out, or when we (finally) get in trouble for it. Procrastination, perhaps, has never been the direct cause of someone’s failure with a project but … Continue reading »
With more employees working on the road and more distracting technologies in the office, some companies are creating new ways to improve efficiency. One software firm helps identify wasted time, while another makes it easier for co-workers to collaborate.
Humans are irrational and emotional beings, so unless we’re inspired, a lack of motivation will get the better of us. Learn how to stay inspired here!
No human on earth escapes the plague of procrastination. We’re all wired to put things off but we also have the capacity to override that tendency. This weekend, pick one of the many ways to purge yourself of procrastination and start getting things done.
Adel Refai writes a great post for CYT illustrating a new perspective on negative thoughts and how to stop your mind from having them.
One day you will wake up & there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.
Life begins where your comfort zone ends.
The morning cup of Joe, the mid-day pick-me-up and the afternoon latte – caffeine in all of its glorious forms has weaseled its way into our lives in more ways than we can count. It’s become that little shot in the arm that we all rely on to get us over the hump and keep [...]
Some research says the best way to spark creativity is to walk away and that the best ideas come from those least-expected âaha!â moments. So maybe procrastination isnât such a bad thing after all. Or is time spent on those cat memes taking its toll? Can procrastinating ever be a source of productivity? Here’s what [...]
Staring at a daunting list of tasks is rough, but staring at that first item can be just as bad. If that first task is just too unnerving to start, Lifehack.org recommends switching to a task that you find more enjoyable.
Want to get some inspiration in your work, your health, and your life? Read this article to learn the two types of inspiration and how to use them.