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5 Tips for Successful Goal Setting

Goal setting is very important in order to be able to achieve what you desire whether it is personal or professional life. However setting the wrong goals or unrealistic goals can become a roadblock in the path of success.  Here are our five tips to help you set goals that pave the way for the results you want: 1. Define Your Dreams and Goals Humans have the desire of leading a better life and thus they set some.. Read More

5 Reasons to Stop Multitasking

The ability to Multitask is considered a positive trait in a person and usually a mandatory job requirement, however research has now proven that not only does it affect work quality, but may also affect your brain and IQ. 1. Human Brain is Not Built to Multitask. As Devora Zack point out in her article, “Multitasking is a myth; it simply doesn’t exist.” MIT’s Dr. Earl Miller explains that human brain cannot simultaneously process separate streams of information from.. Read More

5 Ways to Be More Productive Working From Home

Working from may home may seem easy, but once you start you get to know how difficult it is to get into the working mode wile you are still in your PJs. Here are some useful tips to make your work from home routine more productive: 1. Set Your Working Hours Melissa Stanger suggests that “If you commit yourself to specific hours like you do at the office, you’re more likely to get work done.. Read More

How to Run a Successful Virtual Meeting?

The technological advancements of the modern era has given birth to the idea of having a group of people geographically dispersed working as a team. Although this phenomenon brings in a lot of advantages but also has some problems. One of them might be conducting virtual meetings effectively. Since most of us are used to having face-to-face meetings therefore conducting a virtual meeting that yields the anticipated results might become difficult. Here are.. Read More

How to Wake Up Early?

Everyone is aware of the famous quote by Benjamin Franklin, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” However a lot of people struggle with rising up early due to a lot of reasons and habits. But as Leo Babauta writes “Waking early can give you an hour or three of extra time for focus and creativity.” Waking up early has a lot advantages and if you look at the.. Read More

The Rise of Personal Outsourcing – Data on Personal Assistant Usage

Operator, Magic, Pana, and more new personal assistant apps are applying technology such as natural language processing and machine learning to a traditionally low-tech space. Outsourcing work to online assistants has been around a long time, but only recently, with the application of new technologies and user experiences, has the concept of personal outsourcing started to catch on with a wider audience. To shed some light on how people make use on-demand personal.. Read More

7 Tips for Increasing Your Productivity

1. Plan Your Day Matt Mayberry believes that planning your day the night before “is a total game changer.” Just spending 15 – 20 mins every night to create your to-do-list for the next day and setting tasks priority will give you a head start enabling you to achieve more in the same amount of time.   2. Stop Multi-Tasking If you want to be more productive, stop multi-tasking. As Nancy Young puts it,.. Read More

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

Time is the most precious thing for an entrepreneur. Therefore, tasks that hold them back from focusing on the important aspects of business are actually a waste of their time and bring down their productivity. Successful entrepreneurs realize the importance of time and therefore don’t do everything themselves (especially the less important routine tasks). They identify the tasks that can be delegated and hire help in the form of administrative assistants or virtual assistants. With the passage of time,.. Read More

8 Tasks You Should Outsource to a Virtual Assistant

Are you feeling like you’re drowning in work? Is your to-do-list not getting done? Is your productivity at an all time low? Well maybe it is time you hired some help. Usually the smaller, simpler tasks in our to-do list consume all our time and leave us little room to focus on bigger and more important things. These are the routine tasks that can be easily delegated to someone else. If you feel that your productivity and performance.. Read More

6 Common Habits of Highly Productive People

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Productivity is not something you can achieve overnight. It is a constant process of improving yourself that leads to being more productive than others. There are a lot of habits that decide whether we can be productive or not. Here are a few habits that are common in highly productive people. 1. Prioritize Correctly Productive people don’t just prioritize their to-do-list, they prioritize correctly. They do not perform tasks on the basis of difficulty or time it would take;.. Read More

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