Posts categorized under ‘Personal Development’

Why You Should Plan To Burn Out

Meetings. Assignments. Deadlines. Email. Phone calls. Texts. Reports. Trips. Projects. Some days the demands of the job seem never-ending. A hectic day now and then is manageable. String too many together, though, and you risk burnout. How do you spot it? Burned-out employees dread going to work, and, once there, they have negative attitudes and interactions. Eyes are on the clock, watching the hands drag slowly toward quitting time.

Here’s a novel way to prevent burnout: plan for it. No, that doesn’t mean resigning yourself to its inevitability. Instead, see burnout as a potential consequence of your frenetic work schedule, and take steps to prevent it. Make changes both at home and in the workplace, and you can avoid that awful workplace dread.

11 Top Tips for Time Management

Are you a morning or a night person? When you’re busy all the time, waking up early essentially adds an extra hour or two to your day. Although it can be difficult at first, waking up early can boost your time management skills, simply because you have more time to get things done. It is also reported that waking up early can leave you feeling more refreshed and energised for the day (providing you get enough sleep).

9 Simple Ways to Save Money for Recreational Spending

Getting out of the house to spend time with friends and pursue hobbies can help make you feel happier and more productive. It can also put a dent in your budget. While there’s nothing wrong with being thrifty with your social life, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice something that makes you happy because of money.

Cutting costs couldn’t be easier. There a plenty of ways you can save money for recreational spending. By making a few simple changes, you can easily budget for your hobbies and social life.

How to Get Out of the House More Quickly in the Morning

Even if you love the mornings and bound out of bed as soon as your alarm rings, there’s a good chance your sunrise routine could use some refining. Many people find they feel flustered trying to figure out what they need to bring with them before leaving the house, which results in them getting out the door later than planned. If that sounds familiar, the tips below should help you get ready to go more efficiently.

Key Steps to Becoming a Better Project Manager

The skills that are required of you as a project manager are numerous and various. You are supposed to be able to manage time and schedules well, and only those with developed planning skills can do this successfully. At all times, be ready to drop whatever you’re doing and dedicate your attention to helping any part of your team with the task at hand.

Staying on budget is a crucial aspect of any project, which is why a good manager must know how to efficiently distribute money and other resources so that the project development runs smoothly. Throughout it all, you should be able to keep track of all the details and organize several different project-related activities at the same time.

Keystone Habits: Leveraging the Power of Small Habits

Discipline.

That’s it. That’s no drama. That’s no secret either.

But the question is how to attain that level of discipline that will get everything you committed to doing done.

Habits.

Discipline, in a sense, is adherence to habits that you, yourself, have established and decided to stick to.

12 Perspectives To Embrace This New Year

If you are like most productivity-aware people, chances are you already have penned down goals or “things” that you want to accomplish this year. Most have theirs when the last quarter kicked in last year.

You constructed these goals in a way that each one is geared towards you becoming a better person than last year – more or less. You probably have an execution plan on how to accomplish them in manner that WINNING is the only result expected.

Don’t be surprised if, by the end of this year, you feel like you have become the exact opposite of what you expected to become: Naive, Inept, and Unimportant.

How Worker’s Productivity Determines Incentives

Workers productivity is both important to the firm and the employee himself. A workers productivity is determined by various aspects which influence the efficiency and quality of work. Companies are investing heavily on their workforce because they are well aware that without them, there would be no production. Workers are the company’s assets and failure to maintain a good relationship with them may lead to low productivity thus leading to a drop in profits. However, when workers productivity is high, they largely benefit as the company’s revenues increase and with a good cash flow, workers hard work is paid off handsomely. There are various ways in which workers benefit from their productivity.

How Freelancing Can Help Start Your Business

Yes, freelancers do get to set their own hours. And, you’re right, they can take a Dorito break any time they want. And, sure, they do get to do all of this while ensconced in their favorite flannel pajamas.

But there’s more to freelancing than meets the eye. Despite the casual dress code and extremely flexible schedule, freelancing can actually help you succeed as an entrepreneur–building your own business empire.

How to Overcome Stress in the Workplace

We encounter stress on a daily basis especially in our workplace. Sometimes it is part of our daily lives but it does not have to be. It is important to learn how to deal with stress and how to overcome it.

If we just let stress rule our lives, it can cause serious damage to our health and to our overall well-being. We must learn ways to overcome it before it overcomes us.