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Category Archives: Habits & Practices

The opposite of batching

The opposite of batching

You probably know that you can save your time and increase your productivity by batching your activities, and we talked about it in this blog before (see below the link to the video about batching). Today we are talking about a strategy that is opposite of batching! It is to help you get certain thingsContinue Reading

Is it time to go home? (podcast)

Is it time to go home? (podcast)

Are you struggling with finishing up your work in the evening and leaving your work place to go home? Maybe you’ve promised yourself many times to stop working at a certain time of the evening and go home so that you can have dinner, have a rest, go to bed at a reasonable time, andContinue Reading

Not as easy as it used to be

Not as easy as it used to be

I hear from you that some of the things you need to do for you work are not as easy as they used to be. For example: writing. It might have been very easy when you were undergrad or even Masters student, but now when you are a PhD, postdoc or staff, you find youContinue Reading

How do you handle a compliment and what it has to do with achieving your goals

Let me ask you this one simple question: how do you react when someone gives you a compliment? Do you say: “Oh, this is just what I do!…” Or do you think that what you’ve done is not good enough?.. Or do you squirm because you feel uncomfortable that someone has given you a compliment?Continue Reading

Natural Ways to Improve Productivity after Facing Work Depression

We have Emily Johnson from OmniPapers today as a guest blogger. Check out this amazing infographic on fighting depression at work. Almost all people face work depression from time to time, no matter what their profession is. The work environment is full of obstacles which may lead to the work depression. Obviously, you can’t beContinue Reading