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Run & Grow

Apps to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

These apps will help you stay on track and make sure you don't abandon your resolutions

For the next few weeks, there will be no escape from magazine covers that champion a "New Year, New You" (or friends who have vowed to start green juicing). But whether you're the type who makes and breaks resolutions quickly or has ...

by Chandra Steele  | January 05, 2019 06:00:00
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Too Much Stuff to Do? Get Organized With the Google Tasks App

Google Tasks is up to the task of handling your to-do items

If you need a quick and convenient way to create, view, and perform the tasks on your to-do lists, you'll find a lot of to-do apps for iOS and Android with a host of bells and whistles. But if all you want is a ...

by Lance Whitney  | May 25, 2018 06:00:00
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These 5 Simple Tweaks Will Make Your Office More Productive

Rethink everything from how you schedule conference rooms to temperature control

Thanks to the rise of mobility tools like Slack, Google Hangouts and the newly announced Facebook Workplace, fewer and fewer workers rely on an office to get work done every day. As a result, nearly 37 percent of the workforce elects to work remotely at ...

by Justin Lee  | April 17, 2018 06:00:00
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A Guide to Reducing Distractions and Time-Sucks So You Can Be More Productive

You have more control over the influx than you realize

Productivity is a combination of sacrifice and discipline. But our smartphones and various other devices make it especially tough to turn off all of the distractions in our lives.You can turn off notifications, but the fact of the matter is, you probably ...

by Lydia Belanger  | March 15, 2018 08:00:00
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7 Apps and Programs That Will Reduce Office Stress

Use these tools to be happier, more productive and better rested

Think your workplace is stressful? You're not alone. A newly-published American Psychological Association (APA) study shows American stress levels are the highest they've been in 10 years. Though the political climate has certainly contributed to this, it's not the only factor. A different APA ...

by Aleksandar Olic  | March 14, 2017 01:00:00
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How to create a meaningful morning routine

Setting the right routine provides the energy to tackle whatever comes in the day

For entrepreneurs, there’s never enough time in the day, which is why we need to be mindful of how we spend every moment. There are countless ways to craft your morning: some of us go for a run, read the paper, dive ...

by Nellie Akalp  | November 27, 2016 12:00:00
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7 dead-aim tactics for meeting deadlines

Getting started sooner is the real secret to completing anything on time

I don’t believe there is anyone among us who doesn’t begin each job with high hopes and good intentions. We get excited at the opportunity to take on a new project, excel and deliver it ahead of time, to great fanfare.So where ...

by Jacqueline Whitmore  | November 18, 2016 10:00:00
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5 common work distractions that poison productivity

And here’s how to avoid them

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You sit down at your desk to work. You have five hours' worth of projects and about eight or so hours to get them done. And you smile to yourself, thinking how nice it will be to ...

by Neil Patel  | November 17, 2016 03:00:00
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The top 4 reasons why you need a digital detox

Who’s going to come up with the next big idea? Not you, if you’re stuck looking at a screen.

Research has shown that you can be addicted to your devices much like any other drug that gives a dopamine hit, and with that addiction comes a decline in productivity, creativity and joy. A digital detox might be in order.A digital detox ...

by Murray Newlands  | November 01, 2016 12:00:00
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Work spaces: 3 steps to fix them to reduce employee distractions

Redesign your company’s work environment for maximum productivity

  Distractions at your workplace can plague your entire workforce. And, here, office design plays a crucial role. You want a happy, productive workplace, of course. But perspectives on how to create one may be sharply divided when you compare the opinions of workers with those of leaders.A ...

by Andre Lavoie  | August 12, 2016 04:00:00
Startup Tips

4 ways mobile phones can increase productivity in the workplace

Mobile phones can either increase or decrease productivity. Don’t let it be the latter.

Move over BYOB (beer), it is all about BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) in today’s workplace. The rise of mobile workers, business and collaboration has made mobile devices an essential workplace tool. In fact, Wrike’s 2016 Mobile Productivity Report found that 90% of the more ...

by Heather Huhman  | April 12, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

5 free online tools to better manage your projects

Run, track, secure, complete your projects with these free tools.

by Nicai de Guzman  | March 18, 2016 09:00:00
Startup Tips

8 free, online tools to increase your productivity

These online tools can help eliminate online clutter, manage time, and increase productivity.

Whether you own a business or you are climbing up the corporate ladder, being productive is a universal concern. Are you maximizing your time and therefore increasing profit?Since most of us are glued on our screens and a lot of business transactions ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | March 11, 2016 09:00:00