Stop Confusing Habits for Routines: What You Need To Know

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/stop-confusing-habits-for-routines-what-you-need-to-know?utm_source=pocket-newtab By: Nir Eyal Habits are hot. Self-help articles extol the power of habits and books on the topic sell by the millions. Yet, like many pop psychology topics, the conventional wisdom about the effectiveness and application of habits is frequently outdated, misapplied, or flat out wrong. Building habits to change behavior the right way…

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Build and Manage Great Teams

Article Link: https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/10-scientifically-proven-ways-to-build-and-manage-great-teams-wed.html By Jeff Haden   No one does anything worthwhile alone, and that’s why we all want–scratch that–why we all need–to build great teams. But is team-building an art or a science? Great question–one I asked Gregory Ciotti, a Customer Champion at HelpScout, a company that provides email support software for SaaS and ecommerce,…

4 Simple Tips For Making Your Workplace More Productive

  Article Link: https://blog.markgrowth.com/4-simple-tips-for-making-your-workplace-more-productive-e089353fe909 By: Steven Spatz   Here’s a corporate slam dunk: Ask 100 CEOs if they strive for a productive workplace. The response will be unanimous: Yes, of course. But what, exactly, do CEOs need to do to make productivity a priority — and to ensure their teams are as productive as possible?…

4 Simple, Quick Fixes to Improve Your Typing Today

Article Link: https://www.daskeyboard.com/blog/improve-your-typing/ by TheDas   Sometimes there’s nothing more frustrating than typing. Whether it’s hitting the wrong key during an online game, constantly messing up that one piece of coding, or even taking for-ev-er to finish that presentation due tomorrow, you wish there was an easy way to get better at typing. Well, simply…

3 Simple Strategies to Help You Work Well With Others (Even if You Don’t Like Them)

Article Link: https://www.inc.com/the-muse/how-to-improve-your-work-relationships-strategies-to-work-well-with-people.html By: Jaclyn Westlake   Fact: Working with other people is hard. Even when you like them. And over the years, I’ve tried different strategies to improve relationships (or, at the very least, prevent myself from freaking out in people’s faces). But then, last year, I started going to therapy to deal with…

Six Ways to Start the Year Off Right

 By: Connie Certusi Article Link: https://www.allbusiness.com/six-ways-to-start-the-year-off-right-103151-1.html   A new year inspires renewed energy and excitement for what could happen. It’s a fresh start and the perfect time to reflect on the past and plan for the future–to set goals and figure out how to meet them. We may already be a couple of weeks into…

Why Your Brain Needs Exercise

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-your-brain-needs-exercise/   By: David A. Raichlen & Gene E. Alexander   In the 1990s researchers announced a series of discoveries that would upend a bedrock tenet of neuroscience. For decades the mature brain was understood to be incapable of growing new neurons. Once an individual reached adulthood, the thinking went, the brain began losing neurons…

10 ways to… Prioritise your workload

Article Link: https://www.icaew.com/archive/library/small-business-update/10-ways-to-prioritise-your-workload   The to-do list. Don’t keep it on different post-it notes or in your head — at the beginning of each day or week, write on a sheet of paper what you want to get done and by when. Rank tasks according to importance or urgency to plan your day and focus…

4 Strategies for Overcoming Distraction

Article Link: https://hbr.org/2018/08/4-strategies-for-overcoming-distraction   By: Chris Bailey   In the flurry of statistics that exist around personal productivity, there’s one I find especially alarming: The average person is distracted or interrupted every 40 seconds when working in front of their computer. In other words, we can’t work for even a single minute before we focus on…

11 Tips for Surviving the Office Holiday Party

Article Link: https://emilypost.com/advice/download-11-tips-for-surviving-the-office-holiday-party/   We often talk about how much success in business depends on building strong, positive relationships. Relationships with clients and prospects are obvious, but equally important are the relationships with your co-workers and your bosses. At the holidays, you have one of the best opportunities to enhance relationships at work: the office holiday…

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