Much to the detriment of our health and well-being, many societies celebrate obsessive work habits. Being a "workaholic" has become a badge of honor, one that unfortunately describes too many of today’s working people. Workaholics often strain their personal relationships. If you’re married to … [Read more...] about Workaholic? 5 Tips to Work Less and Still Get Ahead
Are you using your brain to its optimum capacity? What thinking skills should you develop? A recent article in Harvard Business Review proclaims that successful organizations of the future will place a premium on our thinking skills. “… in today’s marketplace, the smartest companies aren’t those … [Read more...] about Improve Your Thinking Skills
Are you letting digital devices overwhelm you and eat away at your ability to focus and concentrate? Is technology really saving you time and energy —like it's supposed to do —or is it running rampant, creating unnecessary work?
Most of us are bombarded by messages, texts, alerts, and buzzed … [Read more...] about Digital Distractions:
The War for Your Attention
Better time management isn’t the only solution to feeling overwhelmed. You may have a case of “brain clutter.” When you're feeling stressed and unproductive, your first instinct might be to look for a better system: A better system to manage your time A better system to manage your … [Read more...] about Time Management: Get Rid of Brain Clutter
How many times have you screamed to yourself: “There is too much information online! Make it stop! Argh!” According to a 2009 study conducted by the University of California, San Diego, Americans consume on average approximately 34 gigabytes of information a day. This translates to about 100,000 … [Read more...] about Information Overload: 45,276 Ways to Stop It
In the business world, where time management is always a priority, multitasking skills are expected, especially in younger workers reared in multiple media environments (i.e., computers, iPods, iPhones, TV, video games, online social sites, texting and instant messaging).
Beginning in 2005, … [Read more...] about Debunking Multitasking Myths:
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