Articles on Productivity

Change Your Life by Changing Your Bedtime Routine

This great nighttime routine will help you sleep, help you prepare for tomorrow, and help you be a better you. Try it tonight to have an amazing tomorrow!

The Simple Way to Make Multitasking Actually Work

The evidence is clear that multitasking isn't very productive. But that doesn't mean multitasking isn't an efficient use of time — if you can learn to juggle.

This Thing You Use Every Day Is Ruining Your Productivity — and It's Not Facebook

Feeling unproductive at work? Discover what the biggest time-suck is — and how to fix it.

The 5 Best Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Being swamped at work is not a badge of honor — it's a sign of inefficiency. Get more done with these smart tips.

6 Steps to Achieving All Your Goals

Is your long list of goals looking a little… optimistic? You really can achieve all of them, but you'll have to plan smart and set priorities first. Here's how.

13 Things Successful People Do Every Morning

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then maybe morning is the most important time of the day, especially if you're aiming for success.

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.