Articles about Productivity

Productivity

Use your music playlists to actually get MORE work done

While silence works for some people, there are certain situations where music will help a person’s productivity. Here are a few examples of how and when you can use music to increase your production.

wellness

Use these 7 tips to squeeze some fitness into your next business trip

Fitness gurus share how you can put a jump in your step with a little bit of effort the next time you’re on a business trip.

Career Advice

The single piece of advice that changed the course of my career

It is the best piece of career advice I’ve ever received. It’s good because it’s simple. And it works for every single industry.

Career Change

Starting a new job soon? The tip that changed my life

A tip that my mentor told me a few years ago CHANGED. MY. LIFE. So when I was starting my new role I decided to try this tip to impress my boss right off the bat.

Productivity

6 signs you are stupidly bored with your job

Do you worry your current gig has lost its appeal? Here, career experts give the undeniable signs it’s time to seek a new opportunity or make a change ASAP.

stress

3 big things I learned from a new stress management course on LinkedIn

A new, online stress management course taught by an integrative neuroscientist and executive director of The American Institute of Stress on LinkedIn Learning taught me that stress isn't always a bad thing. In fact, there are ways to use it to your advantage.

productivity

5 productivity tips for continuing your education while working

The e-learning industry is estimated to be worth $331 billion as of 2025, so a bigger question is — how do you, the employee, balance it all if you plan to continue your education while working? Here are a few tips on staying productive.

mental health

The way you think about willpower is hurting you

Studies suggest that we’ve been thinking about willpower all wrong and that the theory of ego depletion isn’t true. Even worse, holding on to the idea that willpower is a limited resource can actually be bad for you, making you more likely to lose control and act against your better judgment.

productivity

Happiness hacks to reinvigorate your workday

Since the State of the Global Workplace Report indicates 85% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged at work, that is why implementing workplace happiness hacks are imperative.

Work Fashion

5 wardrobe tips for when you’re working remotely

While it's true that working from home affords employees a more casual experience, it doesn’t mean that showers and professional attire should be optional.

technology

There’s a less stressful way to receive smartphone notifications

Researchers found a way to receive notifications that left study participants happier, less stressed, feeling more productive, and more in control.

Productivity

How to ‘reboot’ your creative brain and refresh your focus in 15 minutes or less

Change your brain, change your life. If you want to be in control of your life, control the command center of your body.

According to Science

Why do smart people do stupid things? The science of avoiding poor decision making

Why do smart people make stupid decisions and how can it be avoided? Learn the science of how to avoid poor decision making.

productivity

7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

Comparing yourself to someone else is as bad as smoking cigarettes. Everyone knows that. But I just couldn’t help myself. I compared others lifestyles to mine, and moped over why the ‘fame I deserved didn’t come to me.’ Turns out, I was looking at achievers all wrong.

News

Study: ‘Night owls’ have increased risk of death over morning people

People who described themselves as partial to the later hours had a 10% higher risk of passing away than those who prefer the morning. The study was reportedly the "first" one finding that night people are more likely to be dealt this fate.

How To

4 steps to help you wake up, engage, and create the job of your dreams

You can transform your job for the better. But first, you must take a look at what you're doing (or not doing) to create your own problems.

The Whole Human

Why ‘am I a success or a failure?’ is the wrong question to ask

It is best to travel through life with a focus on what you are learning and how to get a little wiser and better right now, rather than fretting or gloating over what you've done in the past (and seeing yourself as a winner or loser).

career change

A day-by-day guide to your first week at a new job

Since many feel overwhelmed acclimating to different cultural norms, office politics and processes, it’s better to break up the days with micro goals. Not sure where to begin? No worries: consider this your no-brainer timeline for making it through the week stress-free.

Productivity

What can I do for 10 minutes every day that will change my life?

Even though I practice these habits for more than 10 minutes a day, they can be practiced for as long or short a time period as you want. All you need is a timer, a piece of paper, a pencil, and a motivated attitude. Here are 4 habits that can change your life in only 600 seconds a day.

Office Life

Survey: Assistants save managers an average of 8+ hours a week

The research found that 100% of the supervisors surveyed think that "their assistant is important to their success," 64% agreed that administrative employees currently "have a more promising career-growth track than five years ago."

Food at work

Is your lunch making you depressed? What you’re eating may be the problem

Are you feeling constantly down at work, unable to shake off that feeling even when you are home? What you are eating could be a factor. We are taught to examine what's going on in our heads when depression hits us. Less attention gets paid to what is going into our guts.

Inspiration

6 TED talks that could help you harness your inner creativity

These six TED Talks below focus on the creative process: where to find it, how to maintain it and, if you lose it, how to get it back. More importantly, they teach you how to be flexible while finding your next big idea. Prepare to be inspired, friends.

Productivity

These 6 words will get you unstuck

Misplaced culpability is destructive: to business, to relationships, and to your own mental health. Dragons are difficult enough to slay; the last thing you need is to feed them.

Inspiration

What do you do when someone ‘steals’ your amazing idea?

In life, there are plenty of crayons to color with. The wise child happily finds new ways to create something original.

The Whole Human

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

It won’t be long until you get your stride back. But this time, you’ll be more evolved. More able. The stakes will be higher. You’ll have more help and support. Everything will mean more.