Several years ago, I did a work styles test and it revealed that one of my strongest skills was being a Time Optimizer. I wore this title like a badge, and for the following year, it defined the way I worked. More >>
“Part of it is the nature of working with creative people that are looking for an outlet to express it not just in their work, but as a way of showing affection for their co-workers and having fun,” explains Bluebeam’s Chief Human Capital Officer, Tracy Heverly, about the tradition [of decorating office cubes]. “You have to have had those shared experiences with your colleagues to know how best to work with them in the actual work setting when things get hard.” More >>
Great mornings don’t just happen. They’re planned and nurtured. It’s about creating a routine that works, that keeps you inspired and not just wired, about making you happier and satisfied. The moves can take some adjusting, but will put you in the company of some of the most successful creatives and leaders working today. This infographic pulls together research from sleep experts and productivity thought leaders to help you not only take back your morning, but add hours to your week. More >>
Hectic schedules can make it seem impossible to fit workouts into our busy week. The prospect of packing a gym bag, trudging to your local gym, working out, showering, changing, and trudging back to where you came from takes an awful lot of time. One great solution? Work physical activity into your everyday routine. More >>
If we’re lucky, we work in teams and environments where that perspective is at least softened by combining it with a measure of efficiency or impact, but even then we don’t fully escape the rat-race-like pursuit of more. More >>
It’s 3 p.m. Or it’s Tuesday. Or you’re slipping into a food coma. Or you’re just feeling kind of … meh.
Whatever it is, your productivity has hit a serious low point. Getting back into a state of flow is by no means easy, but fortunately productivity isn’t an all-or-nothing state. Instead, little changes to your surroundings and work habits can add up to some big changes in your output. More >>
Of course, as time and the workplace itself evolves, there’s an increasing amount of internal communication options. As these methods for interacting grow in number, it also becomes a bit trickier to remember the right “etiquette” for all of them. More >>
So having a workspace that makes you feel comfortable, in control, and relaxed is not only an important key to productivity but also to maintaining a high level of happiness. More >>
Whether you’re working a traditional 9-to-5 gig or running your own business, we all struggle with productivity. For many this is a daily struggle. The good news? That struggle will be a thing of the past if you implement these 15 scientifically-proven methods for increasing your productivity. More >>
Does looking at your mobile email app give you anxiety? Is your inbox overflowing with unread messages, eCards you haven’t responded to, and other incomprehensible requests you haven’t had the time to touch?
If yes, your email is out of control. But don’t worry. These 5 effortless strategies will get you on top of your email again–and your life. More >>