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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

Productivity Habits of Great Leaders

Posted by Brian Spence on Aug 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Possessing strong leadership skills comes from a deeper set of skill sets than textbooks can teach. Being a good leader means being able to inspire, motivate and build confidence of employees. If a leader has the skills to do this they will be able to bring out the best work in their employees and drive better results. According to an article written on fastcompany.com by Stephanie Vozza, there are “six habits of people who know how to bring out the best in others.”

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

Becoming Self-Reliant: 10 Summer Self-Improvement Excercises

Posted by Brian Spence on Jul 27, 2016 8:00:00 AM

As Americans become more urban, we are less and less engaged with our own survival. Someone else grows, picks and often prepares our food. Someone else long ago located water sources, and today people and systems are in place to get it to our homes. Someone else built our homes and made our furniture. If something breaks down or needs repair, most of us call someone else to figure out what the problem is and fix it.

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Topics: Self-Improvement, Productivity

The Top Productivity Tips From Productivity Authors

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you're like us, you love productivity tips and advice that will help you with your personal and professional goals. But with so much contradicting advice online, what tips really do work?

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

Productivity: Signs of a Great Leader

Posted by Brian Spence on May 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

As a leader in your workplace, you play a key role in the office's productivity. You rely on your co-workers and employees to work for you, but it's your duty to create a productive physical, emotional, and mental environment. To do this, you'll have to be a great leader.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

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