Productivity Tips Articles

  • cultivate habit for confidence

    Cultivate This Workplace Habit to Boost Confidence

    September 16, 2019

    Is your colleague (or boss) driving you bananas? Is the ‘prove yourself monster’ louder than usual? It may be time to implement a routine to create more confidence, and therefore more ease, at work. Where do you start? An overwhelming number of professionals—66% according to our latest survey—say that they feel more confident after they spend time learning....

  • Surprising way to beat burnout

    The Surprising Way to Beat Burnout (as You Say Goodbye to Summer)

    September 9, 2019

    Burnout is a big deal. So much so that this past May, the World Health Organization classified burnout as an official workplace syndrome, resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed.  This is a timely moment—a validation for people experiencing burnout, and a reminder to watch out for the signs of burnout before it sets in. How...

  • practices.to.build.resilience.to.stress

    Take Control: 4 Everyday Practices to Build Resilience to Stress

    August 26, 2019

    Feeling stressed often goes hand in hand with feeling out of control. Consider the last time you felt overwhelmed or had too much on your plate. These are moments that test our ability to cope.  Why do we sometimes collapse under pressure, while others handle it in stride? It comes down to resilience: the capacity to easily adjust to change and quickly recover...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

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

    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...