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15 habits to power your productivity

Productivity lists rarely come up with anything new, this one is no different but it’s a good list – practical and easy to follow, and a good list never goes to waste! Habit 1: Use the 80/20 rule The 80/20 rule suggests that 80 percent of our output comes from only 20 percent of our input. […]

Liz Pommer

What We Got Wrong About Self-Management

People thrive with some certainty and structure – as the crew at buffer.com discovered. When Buffer first moved to a self-management model, we moved to a completely flat structure. We just let loose and the message was “everyone go figure out what you want to do and work on, without too much guidance or leadership.” We talked […]

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Why are you self-sabotaging your productivity?

Time and time again, you are under deadline and you find yourself perusing Facebook or cleaning your desk instead of doing what you need to do. Here’s why you do it, and some suggestions to curb the behavior. Have you ever agonized over your inability to get enough done? The stress of feeling overwhelmed has […]