The E-mail Conundrum: 3 Tips

Today, we're going to talk about e-mails. This means of communication is not going anywhere anytime soon, especially now that all of us are constantly linked to our e-mail accounts through our smartphones. Sometimes it seems that there can be no end to the number of...

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3 Tips to Stop Procrastinating

We've all been there. We're about to get started on that new project or important task, but suddenly a much more interesting activity comes up. It's OK if we postpone work to go have some fun, right? After all, the deadline is still a long way away. This situation...

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2 Ways to Make the Most Out of Mondays

For most of us, Mondays are probably our least favorite day of the week. After a weekend of relaxing and taking a rest from work, and just when you're almost getting used to a slower pace, the new workweek slaps you right in the face again. Some people even feel some...

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2 Great Tips to Enter a Flow State

If you've ever been in a mental state of flow, or in the zone, as it is also called, you know it is quite a unique feeling. You'd probably describe it as being completely focused and oblivious to everything other than the activity you were doing. Time itself seemed to...

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2 Tips to Be a Better Team Leader

Taking on a new role as a team leader can be an exciting, but at the same time daunting prospect. If it is your first time doing it, you're probably not used to the extra responsibility that the post entails. It's different simply having to answer to someone than...

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3 Benefits of Having a To-do List

Some of us use lists to keep track of daily activities, and others not so much. While we may dismiss the to-do list as a gimmick that gives us the illusion of getting more work done, this is actually not true. It can have positive benefits in our productivity, like...

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3 Tips to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Nowadays, businesses are so focused on productivity that many of us are working more hours than ever. However, working harder does not mean you are getting more work done. We think these 3 tips can help you work smarter and even find more time for your personal life....

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Get More Work Done with the 80-20 Rule

You may be already familiar with the Pareto principle - 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. But are you actively using it to boost your productivity? Pareto's rule seems to be a constant in our world. Going beyond the confines of economics where it has...

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How to Better Manage Multiple Tasks At Once

Managing multiple tasks simultaneously is inevitable when you have lots of things to do. But multitasking is not without its dangers. Switching between tasks often costs you time. It also affects your focus. You can only multitask for so long before your focus becomes...

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How to Handle Many Tasks At Once

When you manage a large team or an ongoing project, tasks inevitably build up in time. Larger tasks will often have to be broken down into smaller tasks, and small tasks themselves can beget other unanticipated tasks, and so on, in an endless cycle. If you have many...

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How to Tame Your Task List

A big task list is almost like a fierce beast that growls at you throughout the day. You never know when it will swoop down on you and ruin your day. Taming your task list is often all you need to get more work done and to ease off the pressure. Here's what you can...

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