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Productivity Myths
Thursday, August 16, 2012 7:30 PM
Optimizing productivity, and doing more with less, fuel our days at Pendaflex. So we were intrigued when we stumbled across the eye-catching title: Debunking Three Productivity Myths . First bit of wisdom the article discredits: "Surfing the Internet is bad for productivity." Given that our surfing turned up an eye-opening article that inspired this... Read More...
Are Productivity Tools Making You Less Productive?
Monday, May 14, 2012 8:57 PM
Technological advances have produced a tsunami of productivity and time management tools. Gadgets, tablets, and apps galore allow for the possibility of 24/7 connectivity. But do these tools make you more or less productive? A recent New York Times piece... Read More...
Making the Most of a Long Commute
Monday, April 02, 2012 8:34 PM
Long commute got you down? You're not alone. The average American commutes almost 50 minutes a day says the Census Bureau. And the number of " super-commuters, " who live far outside a metropolitan area, but commute in for work is growing fast. Commuting isn't fun, virtually everyone agrees. In fact Time Magazine last year ran a health piece... Read More...
The Only Three Tips You Need for a More Productive January
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 11:12 PM
Don't you just love January's clean slate? After a hectic holiday season, capped off by a late night of champagne and streamers, January 1 st dawns as a low-key, fresh start. Looking to make this January a time to reset and rev up for the upcoming year? Kick off your 2012 with the only three tips you'll need for a productive January. Prioritize: The... Read More...
How to Head Home While There's Still Daylight
Monday, November 07, 2011 8:44 PM
Hurrah! Daylight savings has arrived to add a few extra hours of light during the waning cold-weather days. But what good are the extra hours if you're spending them with your nose to the office grindstone? Do yourself a favor and learn to get out of the office on time: working late is a habit that gets harder to shake the longer you do it. We have seven... Read More...
The Best Way to Spend 20 Extra Minutes
Friday, October 14, 2011 2:54 PM
When was the last time you heard someone complain about having too much time on their hands? Between juggling work, family and other important commitments (sleep anyone?), every minute of the day is generally booked solid. But every now and again, an extra 15 or 20 minutes pops up. Skeptical about how much can be accomplished in a mere quarter of an hour? Read... Read More...
Organizing for the Weekend
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 8:43 PM
The days are growing shorter. Too bad your to-do list is still long. When the week evaporates at warp speed, work and chores too often encroach on the weekend. Find free time every weekend by managing your week days better. We've rounded up some smart advice that is sure to give you extra hours for weekend leisure pursuits. 25 Ways to Find Free Time: Huffington... Read More...
Remember Not to Forget: Tips for Enhancing Memory
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 2:03 PM
Imagine if memories could be retrieved with the flick of a switch. Scientists have recently made that very breakthrough with rats. But since the nascent technology is a long way from use in more complex mammals, anyone looking to boost memory is better served with the tips we've rounded up from across the web. Clean Desks & Mind Games Make Sharp Memories... Read More...
Let Labor Day Reboot Your Work Productivity
Monday, August 30, 2010 1:59 PM
Summer's swan song is called Labor Day for a reason: it's time to put aside the lazy, hazy days of summer and refocus on work. Fall is a season for fresh starts, so with your productivity batteries recharged after some summer downtime, it's... Read More...
Shorts Cuts that Don’t Short Change Productivity
Thursday, August 12, 2010 2:21 PM
Who doesn't love a short cut? Is there any better feeling than beating traffic on the back roads? Getting to the goal with less time and less effort is exhilarating. Harness that heady feeling at work with computer shortcuts that will have your productivity humming along with a few quick key strokes. We've assembled a list of resources on computer short... Read More...
Breaking Those Productivity Rules
Friday, June 25, 2010 7:46 AM
Go ahead, check your e-mail in the morning Productivity "rules" are great - in a few words, they quickly remind you of what you need to do (or not do!) to have a productive a day. But what about when one of these "always do this" or "never do that" rules don't work for you? Let's take "never check e-mail in the morning... Read More...

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