One of our clients, Kevin, had a goal to complete a redesign of his website by the end of the third quarter. However, as a business owner, he never seemed to find the time to focus on it while juggling dozens of other responsibilities.
A collection of Windows 8.1 keyboard shortcuts for working with the Start screen, modern apps, the Desktop, the charms or the taskbar.
So, what exactly is mindfulness and why should lawyers care? The simple answer is that practicing mindfulness will help you be a happier human being and a better lawyer.
Do you feel overwhelmed with your workload? Are you buried in administrative detail? Here are seven steps I used to get my workload back under control.
Recently I received this question: How do you stay productive on low days? My first instinct is to just say BE KIND TO YOURSELF. But you probably want a more involved answer, right?
With the first quarter of the year quickly advancing towards the second, I have compiled a few tips that’d make it worth the while for you.
Want to be more productive? Here’s a quick, three-step experiment. First, think of your busiest day over the last week or so. Second, jot down two or three words that describe what you did that day. Finally, ask yourself a question: Did each of those activities lead directly to an outcome you wanted to achieve?
Struggling to fit all of your to-dos in the day? You can’t get more hours, so here’s how to use the ones you’ve got more wisely.
Numerous studies have shown that our amount of willpower on any given day is finite. Heres how to increase your reserve.
Goals push us to keep going. They motivate us and help us lock on to a target. Through evolution we have learned that the best way to get results is to focus our attention on one thing at a time.
How did we get so on edge? Why is stress so damaging, both to us and our workplaces? And what can we do to ease its effects? Take a few deep breaths with me and read on.
If there’s one thing the world doesn’t need, it’s another productivity app. That said, we think you’ll like Zippy for iOS. Optimized for iPhone and iPod.
One way to focus and punch through is to break up the work into short stretches padded by breaks. For this tactic, the Pomodoro method is really helpful.
Books are perhaps the greatest mentor that are available to us. Add some of these titles to your growing library and enjoy a more productive life.
Matt Mullenweg, founder of Automattic, employs diverse practices within his San Francisco-based enterprise, which includes focuses on employee output rather than appearances.
The infographic below from Wrike takes a look at the realities of becoming overworked.
iPhone: Building new habits is difficult, especially those you’d like to form after waking up in the morning. Why not make those habits a little easier to create by having reminders for them tied to your morning alarm?
iOS: Inbox zero can a tough goal to achieve and to maintain, but a tool like MailTamer can make the job a lot easier. With sender, contact, and recipient-based views, you’ll be uncluttering your inbox in no time.
Chrome: We’ve seen some solid apps for speed reading on mobile, but if you’re not interested in reading on your phone, Spreed is a Chrome extension that offers a similar experience.
As you get older, it feels like time tends to move faster. As Dan Ariely explains over at The Wall Street Journal, we tend to fall into familiar routines as we age and that makes time move quickly.
iOS: Email apps for the iPhone that promise to help you hit Inbox Zero are everywhere, but SquareOne takes an interesting approach: It automatically organizes all of your mail so you can dive into details when you want, control who gets your attention, and overall boost your email signal to noise ratio.
If working in the insurance industry leaves you feeling burnt out, here are five tips to help make the most of your time.
Adam Grant, an organizational psychology professor at the Wharton School, is a man in demand. In addition to his teaching duties, he’s a popular author (of the bestselling Give and Take), consultant, and speaker – and after a New York Times profile revealed his predilection to grant favors to almost [...]
The Industrial Age has given way to the Information Age. Typing away in our open offices, we are now the factory workers, manufacturing “content.” Unlike machines on the factory line, I am constantly overwhelmed â¦ by the emails, meetings, scheduling conflicts bombarding me all day long. To see if I could automate part of my life, I…