5 Ways to Increase Your Sleep Quality and Set Yourself Up to Be More Productive Tomorrow

Photo Credit: Merlijn Hoek via Compfight cc ​This is a guest post by Matt Murrell. Whether you are a self-employed entrepreneur, 9-5 employee, or a stay-at-home parent, we can all agree that it is difficult to relax and wind down at the end of the day. We often have so many tasks and assignments running through our mind that we can’t shut our brain off. This causes us to lose sleep, and we ultimately limit our ability to focus the next day. A good night’s sleep is essential for productivity. … [Read more...]

5 (+18) Ways I Work Smarter, Not Harder, at My Home Office

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I have the luxury of working at home and this has clearly improved my productivity in many ways.

For instance, I don’t have to worry about phones ringing all the time, running from a meeting to another or being constantly interrupted by my fellow colleagues. I can pretty much control the way I work, define my hours and tackle the distractions.

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9 Work-Life Balance Tips for Busy Parents [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you are a parent, you have probably a lot of things you have to manage at the same time: taking care of the kids, spending time with your family, spending time with yourself and earning a living (either by working for someone else, by building your own business or even, by doing the both!).

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Consistency: The Real Fastlane to Success and Productivity

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This is a guest post by Michal Stawicki.

Persistence is the prerequisite of results, hence the prerequisite of productivity. Only lasting results matter in the long run and you are here for the long run, years, and decades. Developing persistence is your shortcut to success. The raw meaning of success is that consistent action, is superior to intermittent action in every aspect.

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4 Ways to Take Advantage of Procrastination (+ a Book You Might Find Interesting …)

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Ok, so this is a productivity blog and it may sound ridiculous if someone says that procrastination can make you more productive.

When you look at procrastination from a traditional point of view, it is indeed something you want to fight against.

However, there is another side to procrastination and it can actually help you in your everyday work. So check out these four tips on how you can turn procrastination from an enemy into an ally.

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The Five Cardinal Rules of Email Productivity

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Email doesn't have to be a monster, but it often is. Many of the problems with email can be averted, though, by following a few simple rules.

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