How to Boost Productivity During the Dog Days of Summer

July 12 , 2018

You may have loved your job when you started, but it’s not unusual to get in a rut. If you’re experiencing burnout, changing your mindset can bypass it, says Daniel M. Cable, author of Alive aWork: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do, during his interview with Stephanie...

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Distractions, distractions, Focus, Good Habits, good habits, Strategy, Organization, Productivity, productivity, Quick Tips, quick tips, summer, work

10 Reasons We Fail to Achieve Our Goals

July 16 , 2015

Setting goals gives us something to strive towards and boosts our self-confidence each time we achieve them. More often than not, we are guilty of setting goals that we sometimes fail to meet. I have observed the following to be the major reasons we sometimes fail to meet goals we set for ourselves.

Filed Under: Career Advice, Distractions, distractions, Goals, goals, personal development

7 Ways You Can Function In A Dysfunctional Workplace

April 30 , 2015

Filed Under: Distractions, distractions, Focus, focus, Office Politics, office politics, Quick Tips, quick tips

9 Ways Your Colleagues Are Holding You Back--And 3 Ways to Stop Them

February 17 , 2015

Sometimes it really isn't your fault. People around you are keeping you from achieving success. Here is how to recognize them and fix the situation fast.

Filed Under: ambition, Career Advice, Decision Making, decision making, Distractions, distractions

5 Ways Emotional Unavailability May Be Affecting You At Work

August 25 , 2014

We usually think of emotionally unavailable people as people who are unable to commit in romantic relationships. The reality is that all humans are emotionally defended to some extent. We humans tend to have a very poor understanding of ourselves. We are often overly aware of how others may be...

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Best Advice, best advice, Career Advice, Distractions, distractions

Organizational Attention Deficit Disorder

March 13 , 2014

Many leaders in large organizations manage global teams. The group may include contract workers, or team members from a merger. Face-to-face interactions aren’t always possible. Getting a group in sync with the project’s goals can be a job in and of itself. As a result of these and other obstacles,...

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Distractions, distractions, Efficiency, efficiency, Productivity, productivity

How to Get From Distraction to Satisfaction

December 30 , 2013

Multitasking can leave us feeling disoriented at the end of the day. What’s worse, this frenetic shifting between two or more things can rob us of a sense of satisfaction.

Filed Under: Distractions, distractions, Efficiency, efficiency, Productivity, productivity, Success, success

Why Being a Perfectionist Can Hurt Your Productivity

November 07 , 2013

Filed Under: Career Advice, Distractions, distractions, Perfection, Productivity, productivity

The Internet and Employee Productivity

October 31 , 2013

Filed Under: Career & Money, career & money, Distractions, distractions, Efficiency, efficiency, Focus, focus, Productivity, productivity, Technology, Technology, Your Career, your career

The Two Biggest Distractions – And What to Do About Them

September 12 , 2013

Distractions are the enemy of focus. Being able to keep your focus amidst the daily din of distraction makes you better able to use whatever talents you need to apply – whether making a business plan or a cheese soufflé. The more prone to distraction, the worse we do.

Filed Under: Distractions, distractions, Focus, focus, Good Habits, good habits