Productivity Tips Articles

  • tips for creativity

    Feeling Stuck? Try these 5 Techniques to Spark Creativity

    August 12, 2019

    Creativity is no longer a nice-to-have. It’s essential to thrive in today’s workplace. In fact, it’s the most in-demand soft skill in the world right now according LinkedIn Economic Graph Data. Why? In the face of increased automation, there’s no shortage of machines crunching numbers. What organizations need is the unique value that only humans can provide: the...

  • These are common things we do at work that are bad for our health.

    6 Things We All Do at Work – That Are Bad for Your Health

    May 27, 2019

    Recently, I watched one of our newer courses on LinkedIn Learning, Ergonomics 101, taught by Bard Phillips. And, frankly, it was enlightening. For example, I have lower back pain and I have poor eyes. Both of those are made worse by how I sit in the office and how I structure my day. Maybe you have those symptoms or pain in your wrists or some other medical...

  • 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...

    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...

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

    3 Easy, Proven Strategies for Improving Your Focus (With...

    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...

  • 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...