Productivity

Distractions
Eliminate Distractions: Get More Done!

We have been talking a lot about goals and  how to reach them.   One of the things I have found that keeps people from reading their goals is distractions.  There are just so many possible distractions and let's be honest...

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Increase Productivity: Honoring Your Learning Style

Everyone has a predominant learning style.  Some have a mix of styles. Knowing what your learning style is can help you to be more productive.  You won't waste time trying to remember what you are learning. Learning Styles Decide which type of learning is most effective for...

Do Less Produce More
Do Less, Produce More!

We’ve all heard the old saying “practice makes perfect.” The more we do something, the better we get at it. What if someone told you that the old phrase we know and love is actually inaccurate? Sure, practicing and gaining experience with a task is the...

Distraction
Focused Work: The Key to Overcoming Distractions

We all want to accomplish more.  You have the best of plans to get at least half the items on your "to do" list done today, but then you get distracted.  We have all been there. Cal Newport’s “deep work” is defined by the following formula: High-Quality...

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A New Way to Boost Productivity

When it comes to becoming more productive, the answer may seem pretty simple to us: Google “time management tips,” read about goal-setting, etc. However, Mike Vardy, founder of Productivityist recently posted an article with a new technique that we all should try. Why Reading Leadership Books...

ProcrastinatIon Monster
Handling Your Procrastination Monster

Do you often find yourself pushing back deadlines or feeling so behind that you sometimes completely give up on them? If you’re like me, or the typical American, you probably have a habit of procrastinating. Maybe you are putting off reviewing those ideas we discussed in...

Boost Productivity in One Simple Step

Although we often think of multitasking as a talent and as a trait of a hard worker, there are new suggestions that say it may not be the way to go after all. We may think that answering phone calls and emails and organizing our...

Go For it
Go For It! 5 Ways to Stay Self-Motivated

As we close in on the end of the first month of the year, it’s time to get serious about accomplishing our goals! A great motto you can start to take on for yourself is “Go For It!” This year, I encourage you to dream big...

Digital Detox
Try a Digital Detox Today

If you are one of the millions of people who feel attached to their personal technologies, it’s time to try a digital detox! Being connected 24 hours a day, every day, could be making your life more complicated than it needs to be.  Over the...

2016
Things to Do Before 2016

Although the holiday season is approaching and most of us want to relax and enjoy ourselves, there are still simple tasks that need to be done! Don’t worry, they’re fun. Check out the post 3 Things to Do Before the End of the Year on TinaForsyth.com. You...