Note: This post is written by Alicia Honeycutt Stress. A word often used and a feeling that everyone can relate to. Stress is a state of discomfort, a very intuitive reaction to anxiety; before you know it, it’s written all over your face, oozing from and stiffening your body even as you attempt to hide it and remain nonchalant. The causes and triggers of stress are varied and you never really know when a situation turns stressful. Stress is directly related to pressure, deadlines and achievements. If you fall short of achieving something, you begin to feel the pressure, force yourself to work harder and cause yourself mental stress, simply because you couldn’t meet a deadline.
Can you believe it? Today is Life Optimizer’s 10th anniversary! I started this blog on September 7, 2006 with this first post. Since then, I have published 755 posts, most of which I wrote myself. That’s a lot of writing! Ten years is a long time, especially in the Internet world. Back then I was still working on my master’s degree in Singapore. I had always been interested in personal effectiveness, so I thought, “Why not start a blog?”
Note: This post is written by Joan Selby A productive member of society is the bastion of civilization. People that contribute little or nothing to society are a burden to it. That said, all work and no play make Jack a dull boy, so there’s no call to look down on people that want to have a little fun. However, productivity is critical to your work success. Whether you are a regular employee or self-employed, your level of productivity will determine how far you will go. It makes it easier to be productive when you like what you do, but no matter how much you love your work, sometimes you need an extra boost. Here are four best tips to boost your productivity at work.
Note: This post is written by Tom Casano It’s much easier to set a goal than follow through, correct? So what processes do you need to have in place to make sure those goals you made get reached? There’s one main reason why you don’t reach your goals and it’s probably because you don’t take them seriously – even if you think you do. Whether you don’t believe in your ability to reach that goal, or you simply fail to put in the work to reach that goal, you aren’t taking it seriously. If you took it seriously, you’d be on your way to achieving it or have it accomplished already.
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Note: This post is written by Colin Christensen Managing people in the workplace (or anywhere else for that matter) is a difficult task. Everyone is different, so there are no hard and fast rules to motivating him or her to be more productive. Leaders have to understand the difference between introverts and extroverts to light a fire in their belly effectively, and push them to perform as well as they can. Below are the best ways to motivate extroverted and introverted people for productivity.