Will increasing your productivity give you what you want? Let’s back up. What do you want? We’re taught that we should always be improving ourselves, our work, our ambition. There’s a cultural mindset that we can always be better or do better. It’s become a moral imperative that we must at least try to be… Read More Will Being More Productive Give You What You Want?
Relinquish control in these two areas to set yourself up for success.… Read More When Are We Better Off With Someone Else in Control?
From 2009 to 2017, the share of full-time employed workers performing some work at home remained relatively flat, according to new data from the American Time Use Survey 2017.… Read More Work-at-Home Numbers Flat for 8 Years
Cultivating positive habits is key to being productive, but maintenance plays an important role, too.… Read More How Maintenance Fits Into the Productivity Picture
To see lasting improvements to personal productivity, we must consider four key areas of change.… Read More 4 Pillars of Productivity
Productivity hacks make us feel good in the moment when we use them, but there are often better ways to make real strides. … Read More Little Gains vs. Big Gains in Personal Productivity
Deviating from a prescribed order for some tasks can increase productivity. Other times, it merely tricks you into feeling more productive.… Read More Consequences of Reordering Tasks
In a study, students ironically produced better work when they were given suboptimal deadlines. Here’s why.… Read More How Deadlines Produce Better or Worse Results
To be in control of procrastination, we first have to understand what it is and what it isn’t.… Read More Is It a Break, Or Are You Procrastinating?
Could working less actually help you get more done? A year-long study proves it’s possible.… Read More A Case for Leaving Work at Exactly 5