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When distraction is a good thing
Digital distractions — social media, video games, puzzles, television shows, podcasts, and sports — can build strength, skills, knowledge, and self-efficacy or serve as temporary escape from an uncomfortable reality. Figuring out which it is can help you be more productive.
Success lessons from underdogs
If the Super Bowl taught us anything, it’s that the guys with the fanciest jerseys and supermodel wives, don’t always win. Make no mistake about it though, the other guys don’t always win either, but there are lessons to be learned from the underdogs in the equation.
Assess for success: What you don’t know can hurt you
Face it, being assessed can make you feel vulnerable, like you’re in one of those attractive hospital gowns waiting for your doctor to give you every diagnostic test possible.
27 tips to be a better public speaker
Stand in front of a room full of people and lead a meeting with confidence. Here's how to get past the dread and anxiety that comes with public speaking.
Difficult relationships: 5 easy ways to improve them, backed by research
Relationships — whether with coworkers, friends or lovers — are a mash-up of cooperation and competition. Here are 5 steps to happiness and healthier connections.
Top mistakes people make at work that hurt their productivity
Data shows that working more hours does not mean working better or being more productive. Find your optimal work hours and then work better during that time.
Ancient wisdom reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy
Learn from the Stoics — turns out they knew a thing or two — and try these 4 rituals for a happier life.
3 things to consider before making a referral
In addition to knowing when and why to make a referral or casual introduction, it’s also important to think about the potential fallout.
3 ancient laws to help increase your wealth this year
Your goals may include cutting your debt in half or saving an extra month of pay. That’s great. Consider these three ancient laws from.to make a remarkable difference in your wealth, and in your future.
12 books that every leader should read
The best material out there on leading teams, creativity, and organization behavior.
Can’t kick a bad habit? You’re probably doing it wrong
By slowly ratcheting up what you don’t do, you invest in a new identity through your record of successfully dropping bad habits from your life. Over time, it adds up to a whole new you.
10 things genuinely confident people do differently
The unique habits of truly confident people are constant. Their focused pursuit is driven by 10 habits that you too can emulate and absorb.
Career and confidence lessons from popular TED talks
I’m almost sure that this winter will ultimately be scientifically proven to have been at least 400 times longer than the average winter.
5 excuses that will get you nowhere
Certain excuses won't put you in a very productive mindset. Here's what you should never mutter to yourself at work or during the application process.
4 typo horror stories from the workplace
Typos can have a habit of working their way into the most crucial of places, especially when there's a lot at stake. Here are some examples — both big and small — of what can happen when you really screw up your spelling.
How to keep growing as a professional despite the day-to-day, corporate grind
With so much on your plate during the average week, it's entirely possible for your professional growth to slip through the cracks. Here's how to make sure you keep focused on your long-term goals while juggling all your work responsibilities.
How to increase emotional intelligence: 5 powerful secrets
Your 5 step guide to understanding and gaining emotional intelligence. It may be the 'it' concept of the moment but 'it' works.
Upgrade your tech game
It’s a good idea to update your tech on a regular —though preferably non-obsessive — basis. Here’s why it's important for your career.
4 ways caffeine keeps you from realizing your potential
The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. Lowering your caffeine intake is one of the easiest ways to get there.
4 ways to prevent yourself from getting complacent at work
Taking the easy way out at work — by getting too comfortable with the status quo — won't always prove rewarding for your career.
Stop spending so much!
We’re spending too much money, and part of the reason is that it’s just so incredibly easy to buy things. Here's how to make it harder on yourself.
How to regain focus at work by slaying the messaging monster
Tips and tricks for increasing your productivity by decreasing your messaging obsession.
Get better sleep: 5 powerful tips from research
Stop killing your IQ. The 5 top tips from research to improve your sleep.
18 ways to be more productive in 2018
It’s a few weeks into a brand-new year and chances are good you’ve already tossed your resolutions by the wayside and are slipping back into your old ways. Fear not! We’ve come up with 18 ways to inspire you to reclaim your productivity in the coming months.
10 things smart people never say
No matter how talented you are or what you’ve accomplished, certain phrases instantly change the way people see you and can forever cast you in a negative light.