Productivity

Productivity

 
Smartcuts Snow, Shane HarperCollins Publishers , 2014 Productivity

This country still carries the vestiges of a Protestant work ethic, a value system that says that a person needs to work hard and pay dues in order to be successful. In Smartcuts, Shane Snow shows that...

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Overworked and Overwhelmed Eblin, Scott John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2014 Personal Growth, Productivity

Most professionals do not realize that mindfulness, or the balance of awareness and intention, is the antidote to extreme stress. While mindfulness may initially seem like a...

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Black Hole Focus Hankel, PhD, Isaiah John Wiley & Sons, Ltd , 2014 Personal Growth, Productivity

The toughest decision a person will ever make is determining his or her ultimate purpose in life. Most people let life make this critical decision for them instead of making their own choices. The result is that they...

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Selfish, Scared & Stupid Gregory, Dan | Flanagan, Kieran John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd , 2014 Personal Growth, Productivity

People are naturally selfish, scared, and stupid, yet society sees these as negative attributes. To fit into the norm, people fight these tendencies and force themselves into more acceptable behaviors, often failing...

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Kill the Company Bodell, Lisa Bibliomotion, Inc. , 2012 Innovation, Productivity

In Kill the Company, Lisa Bodell argues that the risk-adverse, “zombie” cultures of most companies are incompatible with the innovation they wish to achieve. In order to achieve their companies’ long-...

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Change Your Day, Not Your Life Core, Andy John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2014 Personal Growth, Productivity

The pace of modern life is hectic, and today’s typical workdays can be overwhelming for even the most ambitious, hardworking professionals. Increasing and maintaining productivity is a challenge for both individuals...

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Unstoppable Wilkinson, Pete Capstone Publishing , 2015 Business Strategy, Productivity

Businesspeople often have the experience of being constantly busy but feeling as though they and their companies are never truly progressing. In these situations, business is being maintained, but it does not grow, and...

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Risk-Based Performance Management Smart, Andrew | Creelman, James Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 Management, Productivity

After the credit crisis of 2008, the business world changed dramatically. Senior leadership in most organizations faced more risk than ever and needed an effective way to manage it. In Risk-Based Performance...

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The PerformanceStat Potential Behn, Robert D. Brookings Institution Press , 2015 Productivity

CompStat, which the NYPD first implemented in the mid-1990s, uses data to reduce performance deficits. In the ensuing decades, hundreds of municipal, state, and federal agencies have attempted to mimic CompStat’s...

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Driven to Distraction at Work Hallowell, MD, Edward M. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation , 2015 Personal Growth, Productivity

In today’s fast-paced work environment, distractions are everywhere. Emails are constantly coming in, mobile phones ring with calls and texts, and meetings consume hours every day. It is no surprise that many people...

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