Tag: productivity

Why is Making a Change so Hard?

26 Jul, 2017 , , ,

Maybe you’ve experienced this before (I know I have!): Knowing you want to make a change, yet struggling to take the necessary actions. Good things come to those who wait, right? But what if you want results now? Why is making a change so hard? I’m talking about long-term, meaningful changes, not switching from three […]

Are You Letting a Small Setback Stop You?

19 Jul, 2017 , , ,

Here’s a question: when you hit a roadblock, do you get up, dust yourself off and try again, or stay down and give up? I have to be honest here: I’ve done both, and you know what? Staying down and giving up on myself never felt good. In the moment, it may seem like the […]

Slowing Down to Speed Up

29 Jun, 2017 , ,

Complexity is part of our every day. When things get overly complex, we often sacrifice quality for the sake of quantity; for the sake of getting more things done, regardless of how well we do them. Even as I write this post, I can think of about a dozen other things I also need to […]

Feed Your Writer’s Brain with These Productivity Podcast

24 Mar, 2017 , ,

It’s time to grab your headphones and tune in for a little brain food! From productivity, motivation and writer’s tips, there’s a bit of something for everyone. 1. Invisibilia This podcast endeavors to bring to light the “invisible” parts of our world and society — the things you never think of but touch our lives […]

Productivity for When You’re on the Go

2 Mar, 2017 , , ,

Work doesn’t stop or slow down when you’re on the go. For many authors, business owners and entrepreneurs, travel is an inevitable (and exciting!) part of their careers. Through my own business and authorship, I’ve had the privilege and honor of traveling the world to meet and speak with like-minded individuals about goal-setting, productivity and, […]

Shedding Light on Productivity

20 Feb, 2017 , ,

Did you know the recommended daily dosage of sun exposure is 15-30 minutes per day? Sun exposure is a major giver of vitamin D, which the body needs to regulate calcium and promote strong bone growth. Without it, bones, teeth and joints can weaken. However, there is another, unexpected benefit: sunlight contributes to high productivity, […]

Productivity Is All About Choices

2 Feb, 2017 , ,

When it comes to productivity, it’s not about how good you are or how effective your strategies. It’s about the choices you make to achieve your goals and stay on track. We’re all guilty of making choices, which ultimately do not serve our greater purpose, and we’re typically unaware of the consequences we create. Sounds […]

A Year in Reflection…

16 Jan, 2017 , , , , ,

It’s already a few weeks into the New Year, but I still can’t get over how great 2016 was! Yes, there were challenges– when are there not? Yet, I continuously remind myself why I chase my passions every day in my business and personal life. In large part, it’s thanks to you– my reader! In celebration […]

Declutter Your Way to Productivity

24 Apr, 2016 , , , , , ,

The other day I talked a bit about identifying the distractions in your life holding you back from being truly productive. One scenario many people might fail to recognize is the environment in which they are attempting to work. Sit back and take a good long look around you. Is it clean and tidy, with […]

Is Your Office Clean or Dirty?

3 Nov, 2015 , , , , , , , ,

The cleanliness (or lack thereof) of your workspace may directly affect your productivity. People who work in dirty, cluttered offices tend to suffer from lower productivity levels when compared to people who work in clean and tidy offices. It’s just that simple. Unfortunately, though, maintaining a clean office isn’t always an easy task. When you […]

Study: Security Measures May Hurt Worker Productivity

11 Sep, 2015 , , , , , , , , ,

Dell has published the findings from its global security study, revealing the dark side to increased cybersecurity measures. There’s no denying the fact that cyber attacks are on the rise. In 2013, the average cost of a cyber breach to an organization was $5.4 million, with the average cost per breached record being $191. Fast […]

Lifestyle Changes to Improve Your Productivity

16 Aug, 2015 , , , , ,

Take a Vacation When was the last time you took a vacation? According to the nonprofit think-tank Center for Economic and Policy Research, nearly half of all US adults did not take a vacation in 2014. Even if an employer gives his or her employees X amount of vacation days per year, many workers simply […]

Be a Jedi Task Master

20 Mar, 2015 , , , , ,

To increase your productivity, learn how to become a Jedi master at avoiding distractions. The hard part: almost everything can be a distraction. Here’s how to become a Jedi task master and increase your productivity: Discipline yourself to know when it’s time to work and time to play. Schedule your day and allocate some downtime. […]

How To Increase Productivity In The Workplace

14 Mar, 2015 ,

A lot of employers may be asking this question: How do I get my workers to up their productivity? The productivity level may not even be struggling, but as the boss, it’s completely understandable to want to improve something that isn’t even faltering. First, if your company is struggling with low productivity, it’s important to […]

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