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How to Pull Off a 4 Day Workweek

The four-day workweek is back in the news after Microsoft Japan announced the results of their experiment earlier this year. A four-day workweek has been a talking point for more than a decade, but this case is particularly interesting because: It comes from Microsoft, a huge brand not known for its innovative work culture It...

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10 Must-Read Time Management Books to Get the Most Out of Your Day

There are lots and lots of productivity books out there. To read them all would be…well…a waste of time.  The good news is that most of the books out there agree on the same principles. They are all preaching some form of the same message. The best productivity book is the one that resonates with...

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All Productivity Systems Boil Down to These 4 Principles

When it comes to productivity systems, everyone has one that: Used to work for them Has been working for the last 24 hours Sounds like it would work Never works However, with new productivity books coming out all the time, how are you supposed to keep track of all of them? Do you need to...

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Can You Love Time Management Apps Too Much?

You know you’re serious about time management when you start researching apps and tools.   For some people, the idea of setting up multiple timers throughout your day seems oppressive and way too robotic. But to many of us, there’s a lot of freedom in time management. At its heart, time management is being willing to...

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Measures of Success – Book Review

Imagine actually being excited about an upcoming review meeting. You have three key metrics you are responsible for, and your overall numbers were pretty decent this quarter. However, you are most excited to present some big ideas about ways to scale and innovate.  Your part of the review meeting starts and you toss up the...

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WorkMinus Boardrooms – Event Recap

Technology industry leaders face a lot of challenges when it comes to heading their digital transformation efforts. Where do you start? Are we too big? Are we too small? How much budget do I need? What do I do about low adoption rates? But the one element that is most challenging of all is a...

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10 Time Management Tips You Haven’t Tried Yet

Here are some of the tried and tested time management techniques that will help make your day more productive.

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Productivity Starts With Knowing Your Limits

The first hard truth of productivity is that you can’t do as much as you think you can.  You can make hundreds of calls a day. You can close dozens of deals. You can write thousands of lines of code. You can recruit dozens of candidates. You feel invincible and immortal in your mind.  But...

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Network Beyond Bias by Amy Waninger – Book Review

This book is for anyone who wants to stand up and take the first step towards being an ally, but lacks diversity in their own personal network.

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Who Controls Your Day? Big Thoughts on the Importance of Time Management

The hardest part of achieving productivity is believing you are mortal.  This is how the logic goes in our minds: Every person who has ever lived on the planet has either died or will die one day But, I haven’t died yet. Therefore, I’m probably going to live forever.  In a fractalish way, we apply...

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