Time Management

1-Minute Strategies: May '16

Time management; constructive criticism; comma placement; and clean email

5 ways to minimize distractions at work

Research continually tells us multitasking decreases productivity rather than increasing it. By dividing your focus, you’re increasing your stress levels and decreasing your performance abilities.

5 tools could kill your productivity

Sometimes, technology might be making us less productive, according to Tomer Garzberg at Life­­Hack. Here are the top five tools that can inadvertently throttle your ability to get things done.

Ask 3 questions to streamline workload

You’ll be more efficient and productive if your efforts are focused on the right things, says leadership coach Tanveer Naseer. To streamline your workload, ask yourself these three questions.

Why cats manage their time better than you do

Here's a glimpse into corporate speaker and trainer Fred Kniggendorf's methodology for keeping the clock—and your co-workers—from stifling your productivity.

Make the first 15 minutes at work count

Productive people start their workdays with actions that will keep them productive throughout the day, writes Yong Kang Chan for Lifehack. Here are a few favorites.

How to create a more efficient workday

To organize your workday and make yourself more efficient, it’s important to focus on three aspects of your work life: time, space and mind-set, says David Lavenda, at Harmon.ie.

4 ways to save time on tiresome tasks

Even if you’re not a chronic procrastinator or someone who’s easily distracted, you can probably think of plenty of tasks you don’t like to do because they’re tiresome. Still, you have to get them done, so find a better way to complete them with these tips from EZ-PR founder Ed Zitron.

Efficiency advice from busy CEOs

Reporter Jena McGregor compiled a list of the best tips shared by some of the world’s most powerful CEOs. Here’s a sampling of what they had to offer.

Practice the '5 zeros'

Here are “five zeros” that will simplify your work.