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How to Cope When Things Go Wrong

It’s been a bad week so far. Things are not going well at work. Despite your best efforts, problems keep popping up, glitches occur, and the boss is not happy. So, when you have such a week, what can you do to keep your sanity and get through it? Here are a few ideas. 1.… Read More »

How to Focus

To be productive at work, you need to be able to focus. That sometimes can be difficult to do because there are mor e than a few distractions in the office to deal with. There are conventional ways to help improve your focus, such as removing the distractions – avoiding email or social media, drinking… Read More »

Does Social Media Affect Productivity?

Social media is ubiquitous today. Everyone is using it, whether it be Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram or any other platform. People seem to spend more of their time on social media than off, either recording what they are doing, or following what others are doing. One survey showed the variety of reasons people use social… Read More »

Power Posing

They are called power poses, and the idea behind them has had a big influence in the business world. Developed by a Harvard Business School professor, the concept behind power poses is that if you adopt a position of power, such as standing with your legs apart, hands on hips, shoulders thrust back, it will… Read More »

Weekend Workout

Everyone knows how important exercise is to health and quality of life. Because of the mental and physical benefits of exercise, it is important to your success at work as well, something that is also well known. But people are often so busy that it is difficult for them to find time to exercise. It… Read More »

Improve Your Mood With a Squeeze of the Hand

If someone were to tell you that there is a simple physical action you can take that will not only improve your frame of mind but help your self-confidence and persistence as well, you would probably want to know what it is. A Squeeze of the Hand  Well, there is such an action that psychological… Read More »

How to Get More Done

Everybody is always seeking an edge, an edge on the competition, an edge for superior performance. We are always looking for ways to be more efficient and more productive. And there is a ton of information out there on how to be more productive. To find what works for you may just be a matter… Read More »

How to Stretch at Work

Many of us have sedentary jobs – we spend a lot of time sitting. It should come as no surprise that this is not good for your health. That is why it is important to exercise regularly, for example, by going to the gym or walking. Even at work, you need to take breaks fairly… Read More »

How to be Successful

Success. It is something we all strive for. But the question is, how do you achieve success? Most people would boil it down to a simple command – work hard. And it is certainly good advice, although a bit vague. And does it really cover everything you should and could do to be successful? Hardly.… Read More »

How to Think About Willpower

These days, when people think about willpower, they are more likely to see it as akin to a muscle, something that can tire with use and that needs to then be rested. Willpower is seen as something that is limited and can be used up. The Experiment This view can be attributed mainly to research… Read More »