5 Vacation Destinations That Will Increase Your Productivity

Taking a vacation is the most relaxing way to notably increase your productivity at work. Giving yourself a break is a proven productivity strategy that allows workers to decompress so they don’t become overwhelmed by stress. So why not really make the most of your time off? If improved productivity
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Now More Than Ever, We Need to Say “No”

When we’re stressed, it can feel like the easiest thing to do is to say yes. But in a lot of cases, it just makes everything more difficult. Saying yes means keeping everyone happy. It means not being the focus of disappointment. It also means taking on the responsibility of
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Putting Together a 21st Century Networking Plan

Networking has always been a significant factor in the job market, and for some professions it’s an absolute must. Twenty-first century technology has taken networking in many different directions, but the basic idea is still the same – make connections with people that can help improve your career opportunities. The
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The ONE Thing in Action: Growth is Key to a Successful Business

While most 13-year-old boys were busy playing video games and sliding home, Jason Hardy was reading … business books. Seventeen years later, the entrepreneur-at-heart and former CEO of successful start-up Nature Blinds says The ONE Thing stands apart. The ONE Thing is different from most business reads because it doesn’t
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How to be Productive While Working From Home

  Working from home can be convenient, but it may not always be the most productive environment. This has long been a point of contention among proponents and critics of flexible work schedules. In an attempt to settle the debate, numerous studies have been conducted in the last five years
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If You Try and Chase Two Rabbits. . .

If you try and chase two rabbits, you will not catch either one. Gary chose to open The ONE Thing with this Russian proverb because it perfectly sums up the core idea behind the book. It is a simple concept that people around the globe have acknowledged for centuries, but
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How to Gift an eBook

Books have long been seen as fail-proof gifts for anyone on your list – from colleagues and bosses to family and friends.  So much so, that books are one of the most gifted items.  And now, with more than one in five Americans reading e-books, it’s becoming apparent that more
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Business Success Series: PayPal Founders

The PayPal Mafia. It sounds much more ominous than it actually is. In Silicon Valley the name is synonymous with the success of PayPal’s six core founders and exemplifies how unconventional the company’s founding was after the dot com bust. The experience that each founder gained in their involvement with
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Reframe Chaos and Enrich Your Life

Water is as destructive as it is life-giving. It takes different forms based on its environment (think of a river versus a pond) and there are so many possibilities for its movement that replicating it in animation is notoriously difficult. The further you wade into the ocean, the more powerful
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Six More Exercises That Increase Focus

  Exercise is an important part of our daily routine, because you can’t be your best if you aren’t in peak physical condition. But the benefits of exercise extend well beyond general health and physical appearance. Exercise has the power to boost mood, improve sleep and increase focus. How does
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