Productivity Tips Articles

  • Identifying and protecting your Einstein window is key to getting the absolute most out of your time.

    If You Want to Manage Your Time Better, You Need to Protect Your "Einstein" Window

    May 17, 2017

    Todd Dewett believes every person has an “Einstein window” – a time where you are your absolute most productive self. While the time changes from person to person – for Dewett, it’s first thing in the morning – every person has one. And, if you want to get the absolute most out of your time, you need to protect that window. That means two things: Ensuring you...

  • With this feature, all of your calendar events will be emailed to you, whether you use Gmail or Outlook.

    How to Get Your Daily Agenda Emailed to You Each Morning in Gmail or Outlook

    May 12, 2017

    Many people (myself included) tend to check their email first thing in the morning. Their calendar? Not-so-much. That's fine, most of the time. But it does leave you at a risk of missing early-morning meetings and prevents you from fully visualizing your day. There’s an easy work-around though. Whether you use Gmail or Outlook, you can have your daily agenda...

  • Kobe Bryant meditates for at least 10 minutes each day and is prioritizing sleep more and more.

    Kobe Bryant is one of the Best Athletes Ever. Two of his Secrets? Sleep and Meditation.

    May 3, 2017

    Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest basketball players ever. With 18 all-star appearances, five NBA championships, two Olympic gold medals and more than 33,000 career points, the history of basketball is forever altered because of him. His secret? Sleep and meditation. Although it wasn’t always that way. Or so he explains in a LinkedIn Learning class he taught on...

  • Tony Schwartz is the CEO of The Energy Project. And yet, a few months ago, he was out of energy.

    In January, I Hit a Wall. Here's How I Got My Energy Back.

    May 2, 2017

    Early in January, I hit a wall. Over the previous year, I had set out to completely reshape The Energy Project, the company I run, and...

  • Freezing rows and columns is particularly helpful when working with a large spreadsheet.

    How to Easily Compare Data in Excel by Freezing Rows and...

    April 19, 2017

    When working with a large amount of data in a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel, it can become difficult to figure out which category or...

  • One of the best ways to get out of a rut is to mindfully change a thing or two in your daily routine.

    Are You Stuck in a Work Rut? Here's How to Bust Out of It

    April 19, 2017

    Do you feel like you’ve been doing the same thing day after day after day, and you're tired of it? That your creativity is zapping...