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4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives. Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us are often marginalized and overworked. Our efforts and ideas are ignored during 50 or 60+ stressful hours each week. Some of us are treated more like numbers than people, as companies choose stack ranking systems over weekly conversations and gathering employee feedback.

But all is not lost, the movement toward people-centered leadership is well under way. The better we understand ourselves as leaders, the better we understand the capabilities and limitations of those who work for us. Neuroplasticity I am not a neuroscientist, but I do play one at work. The better we understand ourselves as leaders, the better we understand the capabilities and limitations of those who work for us.

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15 Free Guides That Really Teach You USEFUL Stuff

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20 Ways to Overcome Shyness

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40 Amazing Things You Will Never Forget

One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ―Albert Einstein “Today I am celebrating my 90th birthday. Those are the opening lines to an email I received this morning from a reader named Mary Ann. Mary Ann’s words of wisdom remind me that there will always be ups and downs in life, but ultimately, at the end of the day, that’s what makes each of us who we are. 10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me 10 Years Ago. At the start of every year, I like to review my goals. I pull out the list of goals I set for myself last January, and then grade myself on how well I did. This year is quite different than past years.

Everything changed after Cassie was diagnosed with cancer. Suddenly, nothing was important except her health. It’s been tough. 42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself. Are you someone who likes to grow?

42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself

Do you constantly seek to improve yourself and become better? If you do, then we have something in common. I’m very passionate about personal growth. It was just 4 years ago when I discovered my passion for growing and helping others grow. At that time, I was 22 and in my final year of university. 16 things I know are true but haven't quite learned yet. There’s a difference between knowing something and living as if it were true.

16 things I know are true but haven't quite learned yet

At the end of 2013, these truths are all lingering on that awkward threshold, for me anyway. 1) The sooner you do something, the more of your life you get to spend with that thing done — even though it takes less effort (or at least no more) than it will later. It’s the ultimate sure-thing investment and I pass it up all the time. 2) I never regret working out.

How To Master Your Time. The secret to time management is simple: Jedi time tricks.

How To Master Your Time

Imagine you were a Jedi master called Bob (your parents, whilst skilled in the ways of the force weren’t the best at choosing names). The love of your life – Princess Lucia – is trapped in a burning building as you hurry to save her. You might think of Lucia as the embodiment of your dreams, your aspirations – she is your most important thing. Unfortunately, before you can reach her an army of stormtroopers open fire. The incoming stream of lasers demand your attention – if you fail to dodge them, you’re dead.

We all know how a hero resolves this dilemma. 42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself. Top 10 Ways to Make Yourself Look (and Be) Smarter. How terribly obnoxious of you.

Top 10 Ways to Make Yourself Look (and Be) Smarter

Thanks for sharing. Well, it is probably not the smartest move ever to call monolingual people dumb. But here in Europe (or at least in most countries) learning a second language is compulsory in secondary school. Therefore not speaking a second language often goes along with a lack of general education, probably leading roelroelroel to this bovine conclusion.