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Project-management tips that 'rock'

Fast Company’s Evie Nagy interviewed two rock bands, Wild Party and Protomartyr, to find out how they were able to perform a combined total of 23 shows at this spring’s South by Southwest music festival. The bands shared their advice on showing up prepared, which can apply to project-management scenarios on the road or in your office.

How to build good work habits

Andy Core is a speaker and author of Change Your Day, Not Your Life. Recently, we got in touch with him to learn more about the importance of nurturing good work habits one step at a time.

Google Hummingbird

In 2013 Google introduced this new algorithm that changes the way Google evaluates search inquiries, particularly with what’s called “Con­­­­ver­­­­sa­­­­tional Search.”

3 reasons why you procrastinate

Wouldn’t it be great if you could get past the urge to procrastinate and just get things done when you need to, without stress or last-minute problems? You can certainly make a good effort to, writes Heidi Grant Hal­­vor­­son, associate director for the Moti­­va­­tion Science Center at Colum­­bia Uni­­versity’s business school.

Save time with IFTTT

If you like saving time by establishing automatic systems that don’t require a lot of hands-on work on your part, you will probably love IFTTT.

Planning and executing a flawless event

Great corporate events, the ones where everything goes well and everyone has a good time, don’t just happen. They’re always the result of plenty of hard work and a great deal of planning.

1-Minute Strategies: June '14

Turn your workplace into a gym ... Use a decision journal to figure out what works and what doesn’t ... Math explains why you should always buy the bigger pizza.

9 tricks to improve your Google prowess

Google is a powerful research tool, especially if you know how to use it to its full capacity. And research isn’t all you can get out of the world’s most popular search engine. Siobhan Harmer at Lifehack offers some tips to help.

Looking for a document shredding firm?

Whether you have pallets of sensitive documents or just a few boxes you need destroyed, you may be considering using the services of a professional document shredding company. But do you know what to look for to get the best deal? Here are 10 pointers to guide you in the right direction.

4 tips for going paperless

Many offices are moving away from paper to protect the environment, spend less on printing supplies and reduce office clutter. Going paperless can also keep information more secure. Working in a paperless environment is a breeze, but getting there is not. Here are four tips to help you make the change.