Articles about Productivity

The Whole Human

How to come out stronger during any season of change

Although change can be scary at times, it’s an opportunity to grow through what you go through and to come out on the other side a bit stronger than before.

Leadership

Why leaders should write ‘we/us’ instead of ‘I/me’

"Word choice can create unnecessary distance and fracture the relationship between management and staff. ... Keep an eye on 'I'."

Inspiration

4 unexpected lessons we can all learn from Beyonce’s career

"Beyonce isn’t scared to celebrate her 'paper' and her personal successes. She is consistently proud of her own hustle."

Entrepreneurs

The 9-to-5 workday doesn’t work for everyone (and how to create a life of total freedom)

People are choosing to make a living on their own terms. Modern employees don’t just want a 9-to-5 schedule and a paycheck.

Success

Warren Buffett’s ‘3-step’ 5/25 strategy: How to focus and prioritize your time like a billionaire

Warren Buffett uses highly effective strategies that help him to get more done in a few months and years, than most people achieve in a lifetime.

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.

Advice

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.

Inspiration

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."

Office Life

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."

Advice

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.

News

6 tips for surviving a marathon workday

Welcome to the marathon workday. Here are six tips for surviving the longest one ever.

According to Science

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."

Advice

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.

The Whole Human

10 ways to improve your sleep and increase your productivity

Eliminate interruptions.

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.

Office Life

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.

News

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.

Productivity

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.

Food At Work

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."

Leadership

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

Productivity ninja: 5 powerful tips for getting more stuff done

Become a productivity ninja in five easy steps.

Product Reviews

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.

The Whole Human

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.

How to

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.

Leadership

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."