Disorganization can waste a lot of time (and cause a lot of stress). Productivity consultant Ann Gomez suggests adopting the “one-touch rule”: process that task the first time you touch it.
Most of us use Gmail as our main email service, but it’s so much more. Gmail can act as your to-do list, your notes board, your reminders, your list maker, and all the other things you need to be productive.
Tips for Becoming More Productive At Work
Google on Monday released presentation app Slides alongside updates to existing iOS apps Docs and Sheets, offering a free Web-connected alternative to similar productivity suites from Microsoft and Apple.
If you start each day with a rigid set of must-do tasks, you’re already doing it wrong.
If you want a happy company then starting with happy employees is a good first step.
Practical Tips for Productive Living
Do you make any of these five mistakes that kill your motivation to do what matters? Each reason includes a powerful technique to overcome it and stay motivated.
Micro-actions are small action you accomplish in seven minutes or less. Focusing on these will improve your productivity.
Emotions are powerful, especially if we let them work in our lives without paying full attention. They can derail our goals if we let them. In my experience there are four emotions that usually come mixed in a powerful cocktail, sure to undermine our goals: fear, uncertainty, doubt, and shame. Most of us succumb to […]
Good time management depends on knowing the value of each minute. If you can correctly tell how long it will take to do a task, your schedule will never go haywire. So here’s how to get good at estimating time.
We all have tasks we don’t want to do, from getting out of bed to an inordinate amount of paperwork. One way to force yourself to do the deed is to set up a mental trigger: count to five and do it.
There are only so many hours in a day. Work and life fight over who gets more of yours and we call the struggle “work-life balance.” However, giving attention to one doesn’t have to take away from the other.
Prioritization is an important part of a productive day, and Harvard Business Review reminds us that an important aspect of that is cutting out the people who don’t matter so you can get the things done you have to.
Mac: Pomodoro timers are easy enough to find, but if you’re looking for something that’s incredibly simple and free, Pomodoro One does the job.
August 23, 2014 How do you set deadlines in the MYN-Outlook task system? If you are an MYN Outlook user you probably know that we donât use the Due Date field in Outlook. Thatâs because of two sign…
How do the most organized people get things done and stay calm? Learn tips from neuroscience and productivity experts so you can be productive and relaxed.
A few tips for telecommuters on how to naturally boost energy during the workday.
If you are new to time management skills, there are a number of things you have to learn. This article can show you how to manage your time more easily. Read
Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, aÂ professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, Psychology of Health and Fitness, told Quartz. “It’s because they…
It always amazes me how many people donât know how to use the one device that they carry with them everywhere they go. I am talking about your phone.Â It is the one itemÂ that you never leave home w…
Your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth. Find out what you should be doing today.
It shouldnât involve email.
Studies show that people would rather do something–anything–than be alone with their thoughts. The idea that doing something trumps doing nothing is no new phenomenon. But it’s through reflection, daydreaming, and introspection that we make sense of information and experiences and come up with new insight and ideas.