CategoryProductivity

7 Things Highly Successful People Refuse to Do

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If you want to be successful, there’s a lot you need to do. Work hard, invest time, persevere… But it’s not just about what you do. Being successful can sometimes be just as much about what you don’t do. Here are 7 things that highly successful people refuse to do. 1. Successful people refuse to define success with money When we talk about “successful” people, we don’t necessarily...

3 Ways to Overcome Laziness

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The desire to be idle and to do nothing can be overpowering at times. Especially when you’ve been working hard for several hours straight, or even for several days. It’s necessary to make time for rest and to have the occasional lazy day. However, it’s almost too easy to fall into a pattern of being consistently lazy and eventually feeling unmotivated in life. If this happens too often and...

4 Easy Ways to Stay Productive When You’re Tired

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It can be difficult to stay productive and get things done at times, but it’s even more difficult to do so when you’re tired. Even if you have the motivation, it can be difficult to know where to start or how to get anything done. So here are 4 easy ways to help you stay productive, even when you’re tired: 1. Tackle the important things first When you’re feeling exhausted and lacking energy, you...

How to Set Deadlines That Actually Work

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Deadlines are essential for success. If you want to be productive and meet your personal or professional goals, then you need to set deadlines that actually work. Whether these deadlines are daily, weekly or even long-term, it’s important to have them in place. Here are 4 simple tips for setting effective deadlines: 1. Parkinson’s Law In order to set deadlines that actually work, it’s worth...

How To Work Less But Get More Done

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We’ve all heard the saying: “work smart, not hard” before. But how do you actually manage this? It’s not about how many hours you spend at your desk, it’s how you spend those hours that counts. Once you master working smarter, you’ll not only be able to improve your work life, but you’ll also free up more time for your personal life. Win-win, right? Here are 5 simple techniques you can use...

How To Get Back On Track After An Unproductive Day

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Everybody has an unproductive day now and again. Some days you’re so super focused, determined and driven that your to-do list shrinks back every time it sees you eyeing it. You leave work feeling satisfied that you have gone above and beyond, and accomplished everything there is to be accomplished. And then there are days when you find yourself totally unable to get anything at all done. It’s 3...

4 Easy Tips for a Productive Morning [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Do the words productive morning sound like a strange oxymoron to you? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Mornings can be hectic and stressful, making it hard to pick yourself up and get out of that bad mood. This is especially true if you’re not much of a morning person (like myself!) and struggle to get out of bed in the morning. Even if waking up isn’t a daily struggle...

What Is Critical Thinking And Why Is It So Important?

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How do you handle unexpected challenges? The fact that our current educational systems tend to put more emphasis on what we learn rather than how we learn, the important skill of critical thinking has become neglected. If you want to overcome challenges in the most effective way, you need to improve the way you approach problems, ideas and suggestions. What is critical thinking? Critical thinking...

4 Quick Tips for Overcoming Procrastination

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Procrastination is the action of delaying or postponing something, and it’s a problem that almost all of us face. We can’t help it – we just end up focusing our energy on less important, less urgent and more enjoyable tasks instead. However, it’s essential to overcome procrastination so you don’t fall behind or miss important deadlines. Here are four quick tips to help you...

The One Change You Need To Make To Actually Get Stuff Done

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Getting stuff done. That’s what productivity is all about, isn’t it? The glorious moment when you get to cross off another item on your to-do list or check another box on your task manager app. And one thing is certain – there are plenty of resources and tools out there to make that happen. But, if you just jump straight into action without being mentally prepared, you’ll struggle to be...