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Undistracted: Techniques for the Undisciplined Mind

One of the biggest roadblocks in my personal and professional life is that I am easily distracted. Whether it be a task, a person or a new opportunity, I find it difficult to remain focused. Because of this, I sometimes stray and my otherwise disciplined …

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6 Things To NOT Do When You Are Trying To Be Productive

“Being productive” is a relative idea, I know. For example, having coffee with a friend is actually extremely productive…for my soul. However, this is not what I am referring to here.
You need to sit down and get to work. You need to be alone and not …

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Try Batching to Increase Your Productivity

You just got into the office. You have a busy day ahead of you. Emails to read and reply to, voicemails to respond to, projects to work on, errands to run, meetings and multiple interruptions.
How are you going to get it all done? Your head …

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Living In A Post-Verbal Society

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Have you heard the term “post-verbal society” yet? It is the idea that our society is moving in a direction where verbal communication is not the primary or even a top method we use to communicate with one another. Kind of feels like we are …

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Email Tips, Tricks and Tools

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Do you ever feel like email is your boss?  I do not know about you, but it can be overwhelming to look at my inbox. Oftentimes my workday is consumed by checking email. Sound familiar?
Managing email is essential to being productive.  I’ve been reading blogs …

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Three Reasons I Use Gmail for My Email and You Should Too

There are so many options for email now.  Whether you are new to email or have been doing it for awhile, I want to suggest you use Gmail.  I have used others in the past including hotmail and yahoo.  I have friends that use everything. …

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