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Entries from October 2011

Noisy Tools to Help You Concentrate at Work

October 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Could making your work environment noisier actually increase your productivity? As strange as it sounds, that’s a distinct possibility. Do not worry, however, I am not about to propose that you introduce loud music or a jackhammer to your office… Most of us would like less noise and distractions in the workplace, but it turns […]

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Tags: Office Productivity

Does Your Sleep Pattern Reflect Productive Habits?

October 18th, 2011 · 2 Comments

When it comes to time management and productivity, sleep can be a tricky thing: Without enough of it, you can’t do your best work. And yet, one of the best time management tips you’ll find – and one I am quite fond of – is to get up a little bit earlier to exercise or […]

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Tags: Personal Productivity

Fighting Information Overload for Greater Productivity

October 11th, 2011 · No Comments

One of the  ironies of the “information age” is that there’s so much data out there that it is hard to actually learn anything, much less concentrate on it for very long. In fact, some experts think that, with so much information and so many facts coming at us all the time, the art of […]

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Tags: Personal Productivity

Productivity Plans and the Post-Summer Letdown

October 4th, 2011 · No Comments

A lot of us went to the summer thinking about all of the things we were going to accomplish… only to eventually watch those goals dissipate away with the long days and summer sun. I have written in the past about the letdown that often comes toward the end of January or the beginning of […]

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Tags: Goal Setting · Personal Productivity · Planning · Time Management