Tag Archives: career

productivity tips

Be More Productive by Taking More Active Breaks… Outside

I have a job where I sit at a desk and type on a computer all day. Luckily, I have a nice window in my office where I’m able to see the beauty of some trees and a portion of the sky. r

get motivated

7 Fierce Ways to Get Motivated

Even after writing 8 Practical Ways to Get Motivated, I couldn’t resist sharing 7 more “fierce” ways to help you get motivated.

So what’re you waiting for? Get motivated now! r

workplace stress

How To Get Support In the Workplace

A few days ago I received a call from a concerned young marketer with a problem. It was not an uncommon issue; he was having trouble gathering the necessary support from across the organization to execute a project he’d been assigned. Many professionals experience similar problems, particularly early in their careers. r

find happiness

What is Happiness?

Aristotle said that “happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” Indeed, everyone wants to be happy. But what is happiness, really? r

productivity quotes

How to Clear Up Your Life: Is Less the New More?

Through the years, I’ve learned much about myself by journaling. There’s something about writing down our thoughts that helps make sense of the jumble of our minds. I recently wrote about how to keep learning in order to conquer fear, but I think there’s another angle to the story that I’d like to explore. What if, instead of constantly pushing to keep up-to-date with everything, we focused on doing less and less? r

get things done

Multitasking: Is It Advisable?

The “40-hour week” has been getting longer for years. The average American works 47.5 hours per week – and that’s not even counting another 4.5 hours they spend catching up on extra work at home. These numbers are according to a study done by the National Sleep Foundation. No wonder, then, that we turn to things like multitasking in order to cheat the amount of time we have to spend at the office (or home office). r