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Even Bad Decisions Offer Lessons That Lead to Business Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 25, 2017 8:00:00 AM

In the business world, progress is often the consequence of making the correct decisions. Of course, it’s not always clear what the correct decision is, particularly when risk is involved. All big companies have their roots as much smaller businesses based on little more than novel ideas.

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Topics: Productivity

Target 2018 - Look a Year Ahead For Self-Improvement

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 18, 2017 8:00:00 AM

We're well into the first month of 2017, and how many resolutions have already bitten the dust, heaped upon the pile of good intentions that never saw the light of day?

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

Get Timely Email Replies Without Losing Professionalism or Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on Jan 4, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Email has become an indispensible communication tool for working professionals. But the ease of writing and sending email has led to a proliferation of messages filling inboxes. It can be hard for people to prioritize the messages they need to respond to first. But if you are following up on a message that requires a timely response, it’s hard to communicate that urgency.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

Career Advice: 7 Ways to Ruin Your Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 28, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Do you ever wonder why your career isn't taking off?  Or maybe you can't get the promotion you have been waiting for. If so, you might be in need of some career advice to take your professional life to new heights.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

Two Ways to Turn Stress Into Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on Dec 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

It is easy to get stressed out in today’s fast-paced society. Many things pull at us and demand our time and energy. Unfortunately, stress tends to decrease our productivity which of course leads to more stress. The cycle continues, and it feels almost impossible to break it.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

7 Tips to Increase Your Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on Nov 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM

When it comes to managing your productivity, there are things that you should add to your routine. Life is a balancing act and it isn't easy to stay productive when there are so many other things you would rather be doing.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

Say Yes -- Climb The Mountain And Increase Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

"I shouldn't, I can't, I couldn't, I could never...No way." How many times has that been your response when asked to go: join: participate: try something new, or take a risk? Most people would answer, "too many times to count." Do you ever wish you could go back in time and change a no to a yes? Many times a regret began with "no".

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

Action Overcomes Fear For Optimal Self-Improvement

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Fear is a warning of threat or injury, a built-in mechanism to assure our survival. When we perceive danger, our bodies react with the "flight or fight" response. Defend yourself or get away. Fear can save your life.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

3 Ways to Stop Creating Problems in Your Mind To Increase Productivity

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 22, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Sometimes we get in our own way by worrying or procrastinating or just being afraid to try something. We will be more successful and increase productivity if we realize how we are sabotaging ourselves and work to change these bad habits.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

Optimal Productivity is Not All About Me Me Me

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

We all know people who are self-centered or selfish. "Nancy's such a narcissist, she always has to have her own way." She may be a little bossy, but her redeeming qualities of loyalty and generosity keep her in your circle of friends. Although Nancy may be a little selfish, she probably isn't a narcissist.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

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