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    15 Ways You’re Sabotaging Yourself at Work

    You don’t want to be “that guy” (or “that girl”) at work. You know the one. They’re super nice and great to be around, but you definitely don’t want to be stuck working on a project with them. Somehow they’ve been here for years and haven’t gotten fired, despite how unprofessional they can be.

    However, …

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    How to Use Kanban to Increase Productivity

    The world is full to bursting with self-help tips, blogs and books, each one promising to streamline, revolutionize or optimize your workflow. Do many of them work? Almost certainly. Sometimes, however, the simplest solution is the best one.

    That’s where Kanban comes in. It might just sound like another funny word to you – the …

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    7 Ways to be More Productive with your Time

    We have all read books that tell us how important our time is, but most don’t simplify it in one page with vital tips. Well, I have.  I teach, praise and live by these techniques.

    These tips may not work for everyone, but they are a key to how I got to where I am …

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    Wisdom to Increase Happiness, Productivity, and a Meaningful Life

    Autumn is a great time for reflection, introspection and change. The fall reminds us that just as the leaves change back to their true colors through photosynthesis, we too can return to our true colors, the ones we really could be most proud of. If we choose to have a more meaningful and fulfilling life, …

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    5 Reasons You Definitely Need to Take That Lunch Break

    Staying productive can be a huge part of developing your personal brand, especially if you work in a competitive industry. Because of that, you may feel tempted to go without your lunch breaks in the interest of getting more done. Here, we’ll look at why that’s usually not such a good idea. More importantly, we’ll …

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    7 Tips and Tools to Maximize Your Work Day

    Do you ever have those days when you’re just staring into space and thinking to yourself: “Did I actually accomplish anything within the past eight hours?” If you’re having frequent “dry spells” productivity-wise, that could spell trouble for your personal brand. To get back into your old groove, so to speak, try some or more …

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    Jose Will be Your Boss One Day

    This is a bright young man: Jose.

    He emailed me to ask about coaching. He explained he’s not at a high enough level for the company to invest in him this way but he was willing to pay out of his own pocket. He said, “Since starting my career, I’ve learned how do good work, …

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    How Weather Affects Your Productivity

    Employee productivity is one of the most critical factors for a business to be successful and profitable. Employers want their employees to complete the maximum amount of work in the minimum amount of time in order to make more money in less time. However, there are many elements which affect employee productivity and weather is …

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    Take Ten Minutes a Day to do NOTHING

    Most people start the day running in high gear and they never let up until the end of the day. Sometimes not even then. Their brains are still going 100 miles an hour as they try and get some sleep just so they can do it all over again the next day.

    That’s not a …

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    Productivity: Get Up Early (or Stay Up Late)

    If you want to truly succeed in life, you need to get up early! The earlier, the better! While all those other slackers are getting up at 5:30 am, you’re just finishing your workout!

    Unless, that is, you’re more of a night owl.

    In which case, you need to stay up late! The later, the …

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