There’s a long-standing argument that procrastination is the antithesis of productivity. “Procrastination is, in essence, stealing from yourself,” writes the Atlantic’s Olga Khazan. This belief that procrastination is negative is a fairly new idea in human history. According to University of San Diego professor Frank Partnoy, the idea originated from the Puritans, when Jonathan Edwards wrote…

How to Improve Productivity in the Workplace

Productivity is a hot topic right now. Everybody wants to become more productive, and we’re all looking for the best tools, apps, hacks, and tips. There isn’t just one way to increase employee’s productivity, though. There are multiple ways, and motivations for being productive at work vary depending on the person.   While there isn’t…

You’re an executive or an individual with a demanding job. You don’t have enough time for your personal life. You have way too many e-mails to read, and you think about work when you go home at night. As an individual with this type of position, how can you possibly free your mind from work,…

We (especially marketers) can be all be more productive. At a time when there’s an abundance of business and marketing tools available, how do we pick out the ones that will be most beneficial to us? We’ve narrowed down a number of marketing tools useful for planning, organizing your ideas and campaigns, building your brand, and…