Articles on Productivity

You Are Too Busy: Stop!

When you're really busy — too busy — everything suffers, including your health and your family life. Slow down so you can keep going.

10 Productivity Tips From Visionaries

How do the people who change the world get things done? Find out here, and learn how you can use their productivity tricks.

How to Move From Being Busy to Actually Getting Things Done

Being busy feels good — but it's not the same as being productive. Here's how to slow the pace and still get more done.

Why Your Boss Should Let You Screw Around on the Internet

The next time your boss catches you reading Wise Bread, share a link to this post. Your "slacking" may actually add to the company's bottom line.

How Doing Less Helps You Get More Done

Too much attention to detail can leave us missing the forest for the trees. Step back from detailed agendas and lengthy to-do lists and refocus on the bigger picture.

10 Places to Go for Inspiration

Got a problem at work? Need to find a new creative project or hobby? Get up, get out, and go find your muse in one of these inspiring places.

5 Ways to Break Your Social Media Habit

Spending more time with your virtual community than with your real one? Discover how to limit your likes, shares, and tweets and regain control of your time.

5 Common Productivity Tools That Are Really Distracting

From smartphones to energy drinks, learn what's really making you do less — and how to reclaim your productivity.

6 Tools That Stop Computer Distractions and Help You Stay on Task

Oh, soooo cute! It's a GIF of a kitten playing with a shiny button! Defend your focus and your productivity with this collection of distraction smashers.

How to Say "No" at Work and Still Get Ahead

Some bosses keep piling on the work, especially on the desks of their star players. Learn to say "no," manage your boss's expectations, and help advance your career.

Make Your To-Do Lists More Effective With These 5 Simple Hacks

If your to-do list is long on tasks and short on check-marks, up the power of everybody's favorite productivity tool with a few simple tweaks.

Best Money Tips: Secrets to Getting More Done

Today we found some fantastic articles on secrets to getting more done, quitting your job the right way, and staying warm for less this winter.

How to Delegate at Work and at Home in 4 Easy Steps

Delegating may be the busy person's best productivity tool. Learn how to get the results you want while strengthening relationships.

How to Easily Use an iPad as a Laptop

You don't actually need both an iPad and a laptop. Convert your tablet into a multi-use tool with a few apps and accessories — for less than the cost of a new laptop.

The 10 Best Productivity Apps for Really Busy People Like You

If you have a difficult time remembering everything you have to do, let your smartphone help you stay on track with one of these 10 popular to-do apps.

10 Must-Do Mid-Year Resolutions to Get You Back on Track

Just because you stopped working on your New Year's resolutions doesn't mean you can't start again. Follow this list to finish up 2013 right.

Don't Panic! How to Meet a Deadline

You can't cheat time; and hair pulling, sweating, and crying won't get it done, either. But you can meet a tight deadline with one or more of these tips.

7 Easy Ways to Have Energy After Work

It’s 5 p.m. Do you know where your energy went? Follow these easy suggestions to feel great at the end of your work day.

12 Ways a Deep Declutter Can Improve Your Life

Too much stuff getting in your way and getting you down? Part cleaning and part therapy, deep decluttering clears ours heads while it clears out space.

Why I Love Lists

Need to get something done, feel productive, or just get focused? Make a list!