Articles about Productivity
Too hot, too cold? What to wear to work when the weather is insane
From sweaty subway commutes to drafty air-conditioned cubicles, weird weather patterns can make it tough to look put-together and still feel comfortable.
How to actually move on (from anything)
In order to move forward, you have to move on. And in order to move on, you have to let go. You can only get so far with your leash still on.
8 career podcasts you should download ASAP
If you’re looking for a way to advance your career, learn invaluable information, be entertained or inspired, career podcasts are a smart way to pass time.
Here’s how you can make better use of your time
There are only two ways to make better use of time: Create and follow a plan of action and increase energy levels. Here are 7 tips for accomplishing both.
Read this if you’re going through adversity
After going through a lot of adversity (personally and professionally) myself, I’ve learned a few things about staying motivated.
Just sniffing coffee is enough to boost your job performance
A new study explains why the pick-me-up of coffee's scent is not just in our heads. Coffee's scent has brain-boosting powers.
3 ways to get out of a productivity rut at work
Every day won't be a slam dunk when it comes to productivity. Here's what to do when you feel like you're drowning in work.
7 tips to find the right industry and position for your next career move
Don’t have an accidental life or career. Often more planning goes into a summer vacation than a 40-year career or 90-year life. Spend purposeful time creating an actionable plan for your next career move and you can trade the treadmill to nowhere for fulfillment.
Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this
if you’re going to lead a successful meeting, you have to think constantly about the participants. Boardrooms don't have to be boring.
Tips for women heading to the executive suite
You might be surprised to find that leadership presence is not an attribute automatically assigned to you because of your business results.
From Wall Street to a ring: How the founder of Shadowbox made a career risk work
The feeling of needing to move your body around and let's just be honest, punch something repeatedly after a long day at a high-pressured job is something many of us can relate to. That is how Daniel Glazer, once a busy New York City trader and now the CEO and Founder of boutique fitness boxing studio Shadowbox, released his stress after a long day of work (with a punching bag at a gym that is.)
Do you come across as arrogant? 5 workplace behaviors to curb
No one is perfect, and the particularly intelligent must be especially careful about slipping into egotistical behavior.
Here’s why you can’t hit home runs every time
Life isn’t about repeatedly hitting home runs. Rather, it’s about strikeouts, singles, and doubles, until we slowly, but steadily, reach home base.
Listen to the power of quiet people
Being quiet is a choice and quiet people have a unique power — everyone, them included, needs to pay more attention to it.
Study: Meetings with agendas are less wanted, but they work
Meetings can be time-sucking vortexes that steal our attention and energy. But here's some bad news for those of us who hate meetings — meetings work.
How to make Fridays more fun in the summer, even if you can’t leave work early
Here's how to make the last day of the work week better — even if "Summer Fridays" are a total afterthought at your company.
Travel with a purpose: How to combine your favorite hobbies with traveling
In our modern and hectic world, it seems that the days of traveling just for the sake of it are mostly over for many of us. Mindlessly wandering around as a tourist is a bit passé; nowadays, it is much better if you can let your favorite pastimes take you to new places, combining both kinds of fun at the same time.
How to declutter your work life
Here are four ways to declutter your work-life.
Here’s how to get what you want from difficult people
From the outside, difficult people seem unreasonably stubborn and uncharitable. From the inside, these people feel diligent and hardworking.
A guide for thriving in a fast world: 3 things worth remembering
Anything that disrupts routines in this fast world gets labeled as bad. Yet, more often than not, change is only as good or bad as the response to it.
4 ways conquering an escape room may help you find a job
The skills used to conquer an escape room can transfer to your job search. We’ve asked two professionals who tell you how to do it.
JOMO is the new FOMO – and it’s perfect for preventing burnout
First, there was FOMO, which addressed that universal feeling we have developed thanks to social media. Now there's JOMO, the joy of missing out.
What great ideas are made of
Where brilliant ideas come from. How to run a brainstorming session at work with real impact. When you should pitch your big idea to your boss.
The most important asset you have, but are afraid to use
Your innocence, uniqueness, and authenticity are what set you apart. They’re the qualities that can move you closer to your goals and success.
Why your cold can feel worse in the summer
The reason why your summer cold can tend to feel worse than a winter cold is more psychological than biological, experts say.