Productivity Tips Articles

  • Here's how to deal with people who waste your time at work.

    How to Stop People From Wasting Your Time: 3 Effective Techniques

    April 22, 2019

    Your time is your most valuable resource – you know this. And yet, some of your colleagues don’t. Instead, they seem to be passionate about wasting it. They are often very nice, well intentioned people. But, every conversation you have with them seems to last forever. Or, you spend long meetings with them and, while many good ideas are discussed, nothing ever...

  • See how to manage work-life balance, according to time management expert Dave Crenshaw.

    Advice for Achieving Work-Life Balance, From a Time Management Expert

    April 15, 2019

    Today, we at LinkedIn Learning released our Stress at Work Report. The single-biggest cause of stress at work, according to our research? Work-life balance, or lack thereof. Overall, this causes 70 percent of professionals stress. Well, we wanted to help. So, we interviewed LinkedIn Learning Instructor and Time Management Expert Dave Crenshaw and asked him for...

  • Learn how to improve your focus with these three techniques.

    3 Easy, Proven Strategies for Improving Your Focus (With Video)

    March 25, 2019

    Dave Crenshaw is one of the leading experts in the world on time management. But, he argues that time management alone will not help you become more productive. Time management merely allows for time for you to do what’s most important, Crenshaw said. Equally important is what he calls “focus management”, which empowers you to get high-value work done in that...

  • Be productive for March Madness by trying the LinkedIn Learning skills bracket challenge.

    How to Make the Most Out of March Madness: The 2019 Skills ...

    March 18, 2019

    It's March Madness season — do you have your brackets filled out yet? It's been documented over and over that productivity in the...

  • Learn tactics for overcoming procrastination and get that big task done now.

    Get It Done Now: 8 Tips for Overcoming Procrastination

    February 25, 2019

    The most successful people do not procrastinate. They get things done when they need to do them, rather than having them hanging over...

  • The worst way to start your day – and a better strategy for priming your brain for peak performance.

    The Worst Way to Start Your Day – And What to Do Instead

    February 25, 2019

    Let’s be real – how long, after you wake up, does it take for you to check your phone? Three seconds? Five? Ten? It’s okay – truth is,...