9 Lifehacks to Tame Your Work Day

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Have you ever noticed some people seem to have the superhuman ability to squeeze more out of their allotted 24 hours than the rest of us? What secret power do they possess? I’m going to let you in on a little secret. There’s no mystic power at work here. No ability to stretch time or to super speed through the tasks at hand. These seemingly gifted people have adopted a set of habits that allow them to use their time more efficiently and with a little bit of practice, you can too. Make a to-do list It seems almost overly…

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The Questions that Lead to Personal Growth

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Here’s a bit of simple advice: Listen more and ask lots of questions. Success isn’t born out of having all the answers. Success comes from being open to asking the right questions, and listening for the right answers.  Sometimes that means learning from others; sometimes, as you’ll see in the list of questions that follow, it means being more attune to what your own heart is saying.  If you want to grab that brass ring, make a habit of asking these questions more often. Will this move me closer to my goals? We’re all terribly busy. There are some things…

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Finding Balance Between Summer Fun and Summer Work

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Welcome to summer! The kids are out of school. The temperatures are climbing. The allure of the beach, the mountains, or your outdoor haven of choice is beckoning. You’re thinking about the warm sun on your face. Then the phone rings, pulling you back into the reality that is your desk and the pile of work sitting upon it. Summer longing aside, listen to this: Carving out time away from the office (and the work that goes on in it) will benefit you. Science is in your corner on this one. Research says you’ll be more focused and productive when…

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4 Tips to Making “Work at Home” Work

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You’ve done it. You’ve been diligently getting your ducks in a row and you are now embracing your entrepreneurial spirit. You’ve traded in your commute for your very own home base.  Or you’re not launching your own business, instead; you’ve found a position that allows you to work from home (even some of the time). For many of us, this is the stuff dreams are made of, right? Working from home offers a lot of perks ranging from increased flexibility to reduced costs (good bye gas and tolls!). On the other hand, working at home isn’t as simple as settling…

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