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On lifting the burden of productivity and living the everyday wonder

On lifting the burden of productivity “Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.” Thomas Edison. I hope my email […]
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Employee motivation

What drives you?   Historically, organizations have believed that compensation is the primary motivator for results, but scientific evidence suggests that the link between money, motivation, and performance is much more intricate. A new UNC Executive Development white paper, Motivation on the Brain – Applying the Neuroscience of Motivation in the Workplace, discusses the science behind motivation and […]
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Building GOOD WORK relationships

Building GOOD WORK relationships How good are the relationships that you have with your colleagues? According to the Gallup Organization, people who have a best friend at work are seven times more likely to be engaged in their jobs. And it doesn’t have to be a best friend: Gallup found that people who simply had a […]
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The costs of multitasking

The costs of multitasking Are you a task switcher? This is the quintessential rhetorical question, because we all switch between tasks, and we do so often. While the answer to this question is predictable, clear and almost universal — a more complex and important question is how much time do you think you lose when […]
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Positive planning for a focused week

FOCUSED week Before starting to plan the week ahead we should focus on how do we wish the week to look like. How do we want to perform at work, what do we need to get done during the week? If we don’t know how to measure, we can’t manage our work properly. During my […]
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Work SMARTER, not harder – tips to overcome interruptions

These days, technology is meant to help us to work smarter, not harder. But this is only true, if we have already built up the productivity habits. What does it mean for you to work smarter and being productive?  When I think about productivity, my mind goes immediately in the direction of interruptions. How many […]
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Goal Liberation

The story of two heads 1. Did you ever make a list with everything you have to do during the day and then you felt so good that you HAD to take a break? 2. Did you ever attend a productivity seminar and you felt so productive and motivated, even though you didn’t produce anything? […]
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Bad predictions of our behaviours – a reason for procrastination

Bad predictions of our behaviours – a reason for procrastination Why did you choose where to go to college? Why did you fall in  love with that person? Why do you buy that specific brand of shoes? Sometimes we know. Sometimes, we don’t. Asked why we have felt or acted as we have, we produce […]
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What really happens when you postpone

       Imagine this scenario: “You are self-employed, so you have the perfect control of what are you doing, utterly the control of your own deadlines. You have a big project on the role, great ideas and you placed big standards and obviously big expectations from it. So, you realize that what you accomplished […]
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