Plan Your Work, Work Your Plan

August 30, 2017

Break Your Non-Lean Habits

Writing for Lean Six Sigma Belgium, Lorenzo Del Marmol reveals the non-lean habits managers should stop doing every day to boost productivity. Read on for more information from his piece.

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August 23, 2017

Go Lean on Your Addictions

Tracy O’Rourke from Go Lean Six Sigma, shares her tale on how she used Lean Six Sigma to battle her shoe buying addiction. Here are my key insights from her piece.

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August 17, 2017

Work Out Your Stress Triggers

Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Anne Grady teaches us to handle our stress better. Read on for more information from her piece.

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  • Being able to identify the root cause
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August 10, 2017

The Two Mental Shifts You Need to Make

Benjamin Hardy shares the two mental shifts we all need to make to be successful for Thrive Global. Here are my key insights from his piece.


  • Of the two mental shifts successful people make, the
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August 3, 2017

Burned-Out Employees? Check Your Business


  • Companies that experience high rates of burnout in their employees need to face the fact that it is probably an organizational level problem rather than indicative of the people involved
  • The common reasons for burnout
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July 27, 2017

Why the Early Bird Gets the Worm

Michelle Schroeder-Gardner, founder of Making Sense of Cents, reveals why getting into the habit of waking up earlier is beneficial. See my top takeaways from the article underneath.


  • Being an early riser can be great
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July 20, 2017

Improve Your Goal Setting Abilities

Ed Sykes of The Sykes Group helps us set and achieve goals effectively by employing some key steps. Here are my key insights from his piece.


  • Take the time to shut out external distractions and
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July 13, 2017

Believe and Achieve!

Tim Lloyd Wright of the Have Dreams Supporters Club explains the best way to choose and achieve our goals. Here are my key insights from his piece.


  • Your goal should excite and motivate you, so
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July 6, 2017

Overcome Fear and Motivational Anxiety

Iamwire’s Isabella Rossellini helps us overcome the fear barrier that is standing in the way of our goals. Read on for more information from her piece.


  • Are you being held back in work goals and
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June 29, 2017

Stay Committed to the Path

Munira Rangwala from Your Story discusses how to stay on track to achieving your goals. Read on for more information from her piece.


  • To stay motivated on your path to your goals, begin by keeping
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June 22, 2017

Get Your Creativity Flowing

Harvard Business Review’s Jackson G. Lu, Modupe Akinola, and Malia Mason have collaborated on this article to help us become more creative at work. Here are my key insights from their piece.


  • Research demonstrates that
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June 15, 2017

Measure, Track, and Analyze Your Time

Taylor Pearson, author of The End of Jobs, shares his approach to dividing and tracking your time successfully to get the most out of your week. Read on for more information from his piece.

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June 8, 2017

Improve Your Small Business Time Management

Creator’s Samantha Pena shares key time management strategies for small businesses to adopt and improve from. See my top takeaways from the article underneath.


  • Time is the most valuable asset of any small business, but
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June 1, 2017

Efficient Goal-Setting

Denise Hill, writing for Lifehack, reveals how people truly succeed in life. Check out my observations below.


  • There’s no special ‘gift’ behind successful people; they’re no smarter or more talented, they’re simply more skilled at
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May 25, 2017

Become a High Achiever

Dr Suzanne Gelb explains how we can make our days more successful for The Muse. Here’s my insights from her piece below.


  • You have to fully commit to all your projects and tasks; try and
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May 18, 2017

Boost Your Willpower

Dr. Matt Morgan, in his First Habit blog, reveals the strategies to motivating yourself when your willpower is low. Read on for more information from his article.


  • Our willpower often disappears in the middle of
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May 11, 2017

Self-Improvement: A Journey, Not a Destination

Blogging on Medium, Thomas Oppong (founder of All Top Startups) writes of how we can journey to self-improvement. Check out my summaries from his piece below.


  • The road to success is long and uneven, it
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May 4, 2017

“Be Effective & Still Have a Life Outside of Work”

Jyssica Schwartz writes on the challenges of time management if you work from home. See below for my insights from her article on Thrive Global.


  • Whether you work in an office or from home, time
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April 27, 2017

Achieve Your Dreams in These Steps

Fizzle’s Stephanie Wuerdeman offers up an alternative path to goal setting for us all in today’s article. See my summary below of her observations.


  • Write down everything you want to achieve—from the small stuff to
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April 20, 2017

How Time Flies

Author Laura Vanderkam unravels busy peoples’ lies today. See below for my insights from her article in The New York Times.


  • The usual response when asked how we are, is to respond “Busy,” and it’s
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April 13, 2017

The Recipe for Success

Jennifer Cohen of Forbes writes of the habits of successful people today. I gleaned some key insights from her piece below.


  • Be persistent in all your endeavors; passion and hard work will drive you towards
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April 6, 2017

Work It Smarter

Jeff Haden believes the key to success is in working harder and smarter in his article for Check out my observations from his approach below.


  • Adjust the way you approach your to-do list; limit
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March 30, 2017

Set Goals, Not Resolutions

The Financial Ginger, Jacob Brad Johnson, advocates real goals rather than resolutions in his blog article today. Read on for my top takeaways from his piece.


  • It’s mid-march, and let’s face it, by now we’ve
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March 23, 2017

Master Your Time

LinkedIn influencer Jessica DiLullo Herrin reveals her techniques for being more efficient and productive. See my summaries for more details.


  • We all get the same amount of time per day; so it’s entirely up to
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March 16, 2017

How to Approach Your Time Management

Donald Latumahina, writer of the blog Life Optimizer, reveals his methods on how not to get overwhelmed at work by managing your time better. See my key insights below.


  • Improved time management isn’t about getting
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March 9, 2017

Optimize Your Productivity

Dr. Travis Bradberry discusses how smart people are making the most of their time; working less and getting more done. See my summaries below for more details.


  • It’s possible to boost your working week and
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March 2, 2017

Design Time, Don’t Manage It

Googler Thomas Davies reveals how we can design the use of our time rather than try to over manage it for Fast Company. Check out my observations below.


  • It doesn’t seem to matter how hard
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February 23, 2017

Leverage Time to Your Advantage

Guest writing for Trello, Dennis Mortensen—CEO of—shares his top time management techniques. Read on for more details.


  • Time is a perceived function; which suggests that if we change our perception, we can manage it
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February 16, 2017

Positive Strategic Goal-Setting

Kauppalehti showcases Dick Grote’s piece on goal-setting strategies that good managers should be using. Check out my insights from his piece.


  • 35 years of research demonstrates that by raising the bar and setting tough, specific
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February 9, 2017

Spend Time to Save Time: TED Talk Ideals

Inc’s Jessica Stillman advises us to spend a few minutes of online research with certain TED talks to boost our productivity. Here are a few insights from a couple of the noted speakers.


  • Shawn Achor
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February 2, 2017

Be as Productive as the Ultra-Successful

Linkedin influencer, Dr. Travis Bradberry, reveals the practices of the ultra-successful in life for us all to emulate. See below for my observations from his article.


  • Focus on minutes, not hours; the highly successful among
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January 26, 2017

Focus on Your Alignment Goals

Elizabeth Grace Saunders teaches us to stop stop setting goals we aren’t passionate about in our careers. See below for my key insights.


  • Many people fail to realize their career goals because they set too
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January 19, 2017

The Key to Being More Productive at Work

Courtney Seiter, from Buffer, shares her insights into how we can achieve more at the office—by altering our attitude to breaks. Check out my leading observations from her article underneath.


  • By changing the way you
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January 12, 2017

Are You Using Your Time Effectively?

Tim Urban of Wait But Why breaks our days down into 100 blocks of 10 minutes and asks if we’re using ours as efficiently as we can? Read my summaries below for more insight.


  • With
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January 5, 2017

Get Your Life Back

Buffer’s Chris Winfield reveals his technique to overhauling his schedule and going from a 40 hour work week to a 16.7 hour one. See below for more information on how you can do the same.

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December 29, 2016

Achieve Better Work-Life Balance

It’s difficult to know if you’ve become a workaholic, so thankfully Rachel Ritlop’s article from Forbes sheds some light to see if you’re failing at the work-life balance. Check out my key takeaways below.


  • Are
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December 22, 2016

Work Smarter, Not Harder; Take Time To Sharpen Your Axe

Belle Beth Cooper has some great insights for revolutionizing your productivity in today’s article from Buffer Social. Check out my key takeaways underneath.


  • It’s difficult to retune the way you work, switching off properly at
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December 15, 2016

Maximize Your Team’s Potential With the Right Delegation

Forbes’ J. Maureen Henderson shares her insights into why your failure to delegate is harmful to your team and your work load. Read my top takeaways from her article.


  • Being reluctant to release control by
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December 8, 2016

Follow Through on Your Goals and Resolutions

Zack Miller from LivePlan reveals his strategies for setting achievable goals and reaching them. Check out my top insights below.


  • Make your goals visible; write them down somewhere accessible to remind yourself of them as
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December 1, 2016

How to Be Happier at Work

Today, I wanted to share Dr. Rebecca Newton’s piece today from Forbes on common behaviors of people that are happy in their work. An insightful piece, see my summaries below for more detail.


  • It’s easier
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November 24, 2016

Critical Time Management Tips

Act-On’s Amy Duchene shares her inside tips to time management from a freelance perspective. Discover more on how to mind the clock rather than letting it control you below.


  • Put it down on paper; at
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November 17, 2016

Stay on Target, Stay Motivated

Keith Jackson, author of the blog at Mind Tools, has some great techniques for not losing our motivation with our target goals. I’ve shared my insights from the article below.


  • As the adage goes, “Eat
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November 10, 2016

Manage Your Outcomes, Activities, Timing, and Schedule (OATS)

Mike Clayton shares his four personal time management tips on The Project Management blog to help us all become super-efficient at work. Read on for more information.


  • Work out what you need to achieve—visualize what
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November 3, 2016

Overcome Crippling Deadlines and Boost Productivity

Writing for Colonial Life, Wendy Dessler has some great tips you can start implementing today to begin boosting your time management skills. Check out my key takeaways from her article.


  • Learn to prioritize your tasks;
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October 27, 2016

Entrepreneurs; Optimize Your Time Management Skills

Casandra Campbell, writing for Shopify, shares some effective time management tips to enable entrepreneurs to work smarter rather than harder. I’ve shared my favorites from the list below.


  • Employ “just-in-time-learning,” only absorb content that can
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October 20, 2016

Boost Your Routine by Learning How to Optimize Your Day

Today, I wanted to share Hubspot’s Lindsay Kolowich’s ideas on how to optimize your day. What a great idea! Check out my key takeaways from her insightful writing underneath.


  • There are certain moments in your
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October 13, 2016

Workaholics; Learn to Make the Most of Your Vacation Time

Hubspot’s Lindsay Kolowich shares some useful insights for workaholics on how to make the most of your vacation time. Check out my top summaries of her article below.


  • If you’re a workaholic, you may struggle
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October 6, 2016

For Long-Term Projects Organization is the Name of the Game

Great tips from Hubspot’s Sophia Bernazzini today. Check out my top summaries from her article on management strategies to stay focussed during long-term projects.


  • Stay out of the “doom loop”—procrastinating tasks, building anxiety and loss
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September 29, 2016

Time Management Quotes to Inspire You

Colonial Living Business share some truly inspirational quotes about the art of time management. I selected a few that jumped out at me to share.


  • “Don’t count every hour in the day. Make every hour
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September 22, 2016

Time-Tracking For A Happier, More Productive You

Check out Oliver Northwood’s tips from Khan Academy to time-tracking with Google Calendar and it’s benefits. These are my top three points from the article.


  • Keep an eye on the time you spend on tasks,
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