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Deadlines. Targets. Meetings. Emails. Objectives. Performance measures. Waste reduction. Cost efficiency. Response Times. Getting stuff done. Sometimes our quest for productivity have us so focused on the work, we forget about the humans doing the work. How do we humans do our best work? How do we bring more of that into our workplaces? Productivity
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Jamie Jones—Getty Images/Ikon Images An excerpt from my new book Hyperfocus: How to Be More Productive in a World of Distraction just went live on TIME Magazine’s website! In case you’d like to read it, I’ve posted a snippet and a link to the full article below.  I’m a lazy person. This surprises some people, especially considering
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This might seem unorthodox, as we’ve all been told otherwise, but perfection is your enemy – not your friend. Perfection can seriously stifle positive momentum and is generally a pointless waste of time. That’s why Productivity Ninjas avoid perfection at all costs. Continue reading to find out why perfection is productivity’s enemy and how you
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Takeaway: Knitting has quickly become one of my favorite hobbies—and not only because it lets me create things and relax. I also knit for productivity reasons. The activity helps my mind deliberately wander, a mental mode I call “scatterfocus.” This mode has been shown to help you plan for the future, connect ideas, and recharge.
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In late January, several hundred people gathered in Conway Hall in London, invited by Action for Happiness to an evening with the original Productivity Nina, our founder Graham Allcott. The theme of the evening was “Beyond Busy: Worry less, achieve more, love what you do”. Our Head of Business Development, Caitlin Fox, took a front
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This year, the theme of International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter, which highlights the importance of achieving greater gender equality through challenging bias and celebrating women’s achievements. This theme is also something Canadians believe in. Story continues below According to a new study by Ipsos, two-thirds of Canadians believe that equality between genders is important and
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The recipients of the i4cp 2019 Next Practice Awards have been announced ahead of this year’s annual conference. Booz Allen Hamilton, Ecolab Inc., Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), and ABB are recognized for leading-edge people practices that have positively impacted their businesses.   The winners will be honored on stage at the i4cp 2019 Next Practices
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Takeaway: Taking breaks from work often makes us feel guilty. This feeling comes from the fact that we value hard work, and that we constantly consider the cost of pausing (the opportunity to get more done). Counterbalancing this feeling is key—reflect on the value of recharging, and how stepping back can actually make you more
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The online abuse aimed at Meghan Markle is so severe that palace officials are reportedly upping their social-media monitoring to combat the harassment. Kensington Palace staff are “devoting more resources to deleting comments” targeting Markle, CNN reports, and actively blocking Twitter and Instagram accounts that post hateful content. A palace insider told the news outlet
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Celebrities struggle too, but all too often they are forced to suffer in silence. Lili Reinhart though has shared her struggles openly and honestly with her fans once again. Reinhart, who plays Betty Cooper on Riverdale, posted an Instagram story on Friday, February 15th, telling her followers she had decided to return to therapy.  “Friendly
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Takeaway: Mood dips following a big project likely come from two hesitations: that you don’t have a clear destination for what’s next, and that you likely aren’t celebrating your accomplishments enough. Set aside time to celebrate and reflect on the fruits of your productivity after wrapping up a big project. Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes,
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This year, the theme of International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter. The campaign wants to highlight the importance of achieving greater gender equality through challenging bias and celebrating women’s achievements. Story continues below And, according to Nestpick’s women’s liveability index, Canada is well on its way. Canada was found to have the third highest quality of life for
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The best-selling Productivity Ninja book series has a brand new addition: Work Fuel – The Productivity Ninja Guide to Nutrition. The new book is all about boosting performance, improving focus and eating your way to success by making smarter food choices. The Work Fuel approach is underpinned by science, easy to understand and live by,
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