Articles on Productivity

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!

10 Self-Improvement Apps to Make You Smarter, Stronger, and Happier

Want to develop healthier habits? Become the Six Million Dollar You with the help of these 10 cheap (or free!) self-improvement apps.

How to Stick to Personal Deadlines

Missing a deadline at work has consequences. Missing a personal deadline should have consequences, too. Here's how to keep yourself on task.

101 Useful Things You Can Do in 15 Minutes or Less

In 15 minutes or less you can boost your career, strengthen a relationship, manage your finances, prep a meal, and lots more!

When Multitasking Can Work

You probably aren't very productive if you're multitasking. But if you follow this time-management technique, you can make multitasking work for you.

Can You Have It All? 4 Tips for Doing More With Your Time

Many of us think we don't have enough time in the day to do what we really want — but the truth is that, well, that's not quite true. Discover how to do more.

25 Ways to Boost Creativity

Feel like your brain is drained? Get inspired with these 25 tips for expanding your creative horizons.

52 Great Weekend Projects to Improve Your Life

From decluttering to volunteering to getting healthy and much more, these 52 projects give you something to work on every weekend of the year.

6 Reasons You're Not as Happy as You'd Like to Be

Stuck in a rut? Here are six reasons you may be feeling blue and ways to pick yourself up, from jolting your routine to clearing away clutter.

13 Benefits of Being a Night Owl

Our culture esteems the early riser, but being a night owl has its advantages. Discover how staying up late can help you get ahead.

10 Ways to Improve Your Decision-Making Skills

Whether it's something as big as a career move or as small as what you're having for dinner, follow these tips to help make great decisions.

An Organized Year: A Month-by-Month Guide

If you find yourself procrastinating until the last minute and running out of time, get your act together with this month-by-month schedule.

Money Management in 5 Minutes a Day

Day-to-day money management doesn't need to take a ton of time. Here are some key steps and tools that'll help you create a super-efficient system.

25 Ways to Take Five Minutes for Yourself

If you're oh-so-busy and need a break, check out these simple, easy ways to take five minutes and recharge.

Achieve More With Goal Sequencing

What's the secret to achieving any goal you set? Breaking it down into many smaller sequential goals and tackling each one at a time. Here's how to do it.