how to be more productive

5 Habits that Productive People Do Before BedtimePick the Brain – Personal Development Article

Do your evenings tend to slip by too quickly? If you want to maximize and become productive in the last hours of your day without burning yourself out, then choose to view your evening as the launch pad of your tomorrow. What you do in the evening sets the stage for what you do tomorrow and how successful you will be. Here are five keys to help you optimize, and enjoy each evening.  1. Tidy your work space It’s a…

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6 Less Obvious Tips to Increase Your ProductivityPick the Brain- Self Improvement Article

The Productivity Problem “I just don’t have the time.”        “There are too many things to do each day.”                      “I feel overwhelmed.” Welcome to the 21st Century where opportunities abound and time seems to evaporate. Depending on your situation, your time each day is limited, at best and productivity could fall by the wayside. How can you achieve your goals without overworking yourself and burning out? It’s all about organizing and maximizing the time you do have. Here are 6…

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8 Ways A Highly Productive Person’s Weekend is DifferentPick the Brain- Self Improvement Article

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing.”  Thomas Jefferson  Why does it seem that some people are so much more productive than others? You can boil it down to one thing– they are more productive. What makes someone a productive person? Let’s dive into some attributes that set a productive person’s weekend apart.  1)…

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Planner and Have the Most Organized Year

Image Credit: Twenty20.com If you’re anything like me, you have a busy life and an overwhelmed and forgetful mind. Between managing work, sports and/or hobbies, maybe you’re still in school as well, perhaps you have children and a family, and let’s not forget about your often overridden attempt at a social life, you probably find yourself misplacing lists and items and forgetting tasks often. As long as you haven’t forgotten to pick up the kids yet, I’d say you’re doing…

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