Posts categorized under ‘Productivity’

7 Ways to Make Your Mornings a Productive Start

Mornings aren’t that easy for most people. Morning means having to wake up early, do a routine, and deal with traffic on the way to work or someplace else.

These things can surely make people cranky and hate mornings, which affect their demeanor in doing important tasks for the day.

Essential Ways To Be Productive When Working From Home

Sometimes you simply spend your time during the weekends watching TV and some movies to relax. You do not want to think about the things that you really want to do because it is hard for you to be productive when you are working at home.

There are just too many things that can cause you to stop working and simply enjoying the company of your friends and family. To overcome those distractions here are some essential ways that anyone can do to be more productive when they are working from home:

5 Tips On How To Be Productive By Working Smarter

A lot of people think that to get ahead in this world and be productive you have to work hard; and, to some degree, they are right but it is not the only way.

There is a better way to the whole work hard mentality and that is to work smarter.

What is the work smart mentality? Why is it better than working hard? Working smart is about finding creative ways to solve your problems or concerns.

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.

7 Hacks to Write Faster

You can learn to write faster with daily practice, and by taking advantage of these 7 hacks I’ve learned along the way. And hey, you’ll benefit from writing quickly even when you start raking in the big bucks, having paid your dues and transformed yourself into a true wordsmith.

How To Effectively Write Notes and To Do’s

I admit it. I’m a bit tired of living a digital life. So I began embarking on this digital-to-analog journey. You might have read some of my posts here about Moleskine and Field Notes.

I’m struggling. I can’t seem to find better ways of taking notes.

How Innovation Spurs Productivity

Innovation is necessary in almost every successful achievement. We need a vibrant influx of ideas to market target niches and make our brands stronger.

Innovation can result in breakthrough changes to new or fundamentally changed products and services that can radically alter what companies sell and generate major gains in revenue and profits.

The Etch Moleskine Cover And Twist Precision Pen by Allegory

I’ve always been fascinated by things made by hand. I admire the craft and appreciate the effort put into creating them.

The art borne out of the palm’s creative touch echoes a form of poetry that is mute and solemn.

Such are the Etch leather cover and Twist pen made by Allegory.

Why Your Adventure To Keep A Journal Notebook Failed

My notebook is an extension of my brain. I love it this way because I don’t have the distraction of having to deal with the technology layer of a simple task such as recording a thought on a smart phone or tablet.

Recording to a notebook is almost instantaneous — find the next empty page, then write; and, you’re done.

Keeping a notebook for many is a challenge. And I understand why.