Microsoft’s mail and calendar software introduced new features that change the way you can zip through your inbox, calendars and contacts. These 10 tips will help you zip through your messages and agenda, and work more effectively overall…
Ilya Pozin, a columnist on LinkedIn asks why we are still measuring creative output in terms of hours.
If you are looking to create some productive work habits, maybe it’s time to power down the electronics and dust off some old-fashioned tools….
Without even realizing it, there are things impact your work performance and here are the most common that you can control…
Many people overthink their productivity. Time management shouldn’t be complex. Rather, it should simple, efficient, and lifestyle oriented. Instead of taking that next step, do you find yourself p…
For many people, email rules their life. It dictates their daily actions. It takes up as much of their time as it wants. It follows them wherever they go. After work. In bed. And when they wake up….
In 1900, Lord Kelvin reportedly declared during an address to the British Association for the Advancement of Science, “There is nothing new to be discovered in physics now. All that remains is more and more precise measurement.” Just five years later, Albert Einstein burst onto the scene with a unique theoretical approach that helped firmly [...]
Most people regard management as overseeing and directing the work of subordinates: giving orders, delegating tasks, providing guidance, and making sure everyone consistently produces quality output. Of course, that is a fair textbook definition.
Why do you want to be more productive? Really? I read an HBR update recently, a quick note about a study coordinated by Francesca Gino and Michael I. Norton of Harvard Business School and Dan Ariely of Duke University. For quite some time, they have looked at the psychological effects of what happens when people [...]
The never-ending pileup of emails stresses out many of us. Here’s a strategy from Zappos CEO TOny Hsieh, which might help you ditch the guilt and stress of dealing with email.
They’re staring you in the face. Emails.
Tackle your time management skills and avoid distractions to impress the boss…
Are you an email junkie? They key to managing email isn’t frequency, it’s focus. So swap your bad habits for these good ones.
You can do anything, but not everything.
This article is from a series written by world leading futurists about what the world will look like in the near and distant future, and how you can improve how you navigate future scenarios through better forecasting. What’s the best way to feel productive and valued at work and in life? Having a sense of [...]
We all wish we had more time on our hands, so it’s no wonder 26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known at 20 went completely viral. The presentation has
Over the last year, I’ve found that Quora has emerged to be one of the foremost sources of information on the internet. I spend large chunks of time everyday
Are you a productive person? Have you ever wondered what makes one more productive than another?
Do you ever wonder how on some days you seem to get so much accomplished, while on others, you barely get a few things checked off your to-do list?
Old hardware, lack of system resources and out of date computers can create a lot of time spent waiting before you can actually get to work. But just how much time does it add up to?
I am a work at home Mom, which comes with new challenges each and every day. The hardest thing for me has been the learning curve of how to balance EVERYTHING because running a household is a full time job in itself…
When you have too much going on, how do you get your most important tasks done? If background noise and distractions are drowning out your work, you need to narrow your focus. You need to zoom in o…
Back in 2009 I was preoccupied with “life balance”, and tried to visualize the hours as a kind of funny grid, which resulted in the Day Grid Balancer concept…
Figure out how best to use the down time ….
In an essay published in the The Economist in 1955, British historian Cyril Northcote Parkinson formulated his most famous axiom: “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” Though originally applied humorously, Parkinson’s Law hits uncomfortably close to the mark. You can apply it to everything from committees to finance to [...]