How to Get Out of Email Jail – Personal Development Article

As a leader, you pride yourself on being proactive and in control. But one area feels like a perpetual dumpster fire—email! It’s all communications, really. Slack messages, texts, voicemail, it’s a constant burn. When will it end? This is only a snippet of a Personal Development article written by Michael and Megan Read Full Article

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BONUS: Communication Breakdown Q&A – Productivity Article

Today’s episode is from a Facebook Live that Michael and Megan did on the topic of communication breakdowns. They took questions from viewers and we’ve collected some of the best questions and answers so that you can gain important insight into how to manage your own communication breakdowns. Enjoy! This is only a snippet of a Productivity article written by Michael and Megan Read Full Article

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9 Apps to Boost Your Productivity and Motivation at Work – Productivity Article

Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page offered their earliest employees a unique benefit: 20 percent time. They believed if you let employees spend 20 percent of their time on projects they’re passionate about, they’d be more motivated at work and would use that time to create amazing things. And they did. Some of the outcomes of 20 percent time include Gmail, Google News, and AdSense. If you’re struggling to find your motivation at work, take a page from Google’s…

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Why You Should Prefer Emails to Phone Calls if You Want to Be More Productive – Self Improvement Article

Every human being has been given the same twenty-four hours in a day to live their life to the fullest. Time is no less than a gift for us all, yet if you ask people around you about their opinion of time, you will hear them say that they have less time than they need. They may even tell you they have more to work on than the number of hours in a day. Forget others, and think of your…

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Why I Stopped Saying You Can’t Use Email to Manage Tasks – Self Improvement Article

For years I’ve been a champion of steering clear of email when you’re trying to manage your tasks. Every time I have witnessed someone using Outlook or Gmail as a to do list, I cringed and did my best to get them to see the light of day and start using an actual task management or to do list application for getting things done instead. But I’ve since changed my tune. Now I wouldn’t say that I’ve seen the light…

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You Can Avoid Multitasking When You Focus on These 3 Things

This is a guest post by Austin L. Church. Austin is a writer and consultant who runs a branding and content agency called Balernum. He lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, with his lovely and patient wife Megan, and their two boys and one girl. He would tell you that his family and his faith are the reason he is so gung-ho about improving his focus, his business, and himself. He wants his kids to say, “Go away!” not “Why is Dad always…

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