Category Archives: productivity

Energy Drains Create Stress; Try This Instead

All of us are subject to various energy drains from time to time. Review the list below to determine which eare sapping your vitality and positive outlook. The good news is you can change your behavior and your actions to … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed? How to Regain Focus

Do You Have Cognitive Overload? “Information overload is a symptom of our desire to not focus on what’s important. It is a choice.” Brian Solis We receive so much data that we can barely comprehend all that is coming into … Continue reading

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Is Your Job Worth Your Life?

Is the Stress of Your Job Killing You? 80% of Americans are burnt-out and stress costs business $300 billion a year in missed work, low productivity and illness. For you, the key question is, “Is your job killing you?”  If you … Continue reading

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Time Management Tip- Ignore Email and Focus

Email is one of our biggest distractions.  Do NOT start the day with email.  Instead, start with a clear FOCUS of what you most need to get done that day for finance-building and results-driven activities.  Make a list of your … Continue reading

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Give Your Clients Information the Way THEY Want It

 Everyone Is Different: Pay Attention to Their Needs Do you know how your clients prefer information?  I recently learned that one of my important contacts really dislikes the phone, and prefers skype or face to face meetings. That was a … Continue reading

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More Vacation Days = Better Productivity

Stress Tip: Take More Time Off At the company Red Frog, the CEO gives his employees unlimited time off.  That’s right- unlimited time off.  AnAnd it’s never abused or taken for granted.  Because more time off means greater productivity.  You … Continue reading

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I’ll Do it Later, & Other Reasons We Procrastinate

The Illusive Someday…. We all have things we put off, whether it’s the laundry, key tasks at work, filing, etc.  And we have perfectly good reasons, like “I work better under pressure,” “I’ll get to it later,” “It’s not high … Continue reading

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What’s Your Peak Performance Time?

When Are You at Your Best Productivity? Do you know your peak performance time?  For most of us, it is early morning. Many people’s biorhythms drop in the afternoon, and some are night owls.  Track yourself if you don’t know … Continue reading

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The Powerful Value of Naps

Are You Getting Enough Sleep? Most Americans are not.  In fact, 40% of the US population is sleep-deprived.  According to the World Health Organization, less than 7 hours a night is considered a carcinogen, cancer-causing agent.   If you get … Continue reading

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