On Vacation? Stop Checking Email

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Going on vacation? To get the most out of your time away, keep your phone out of sight and mind. Research shows the mere presence of a phone stresses us out, even if we aren’t using it. (Plus, moving your job from an office to a beach is no holiday at all.) Set clear boundaries […] The post On Vacation? Stop Checking Email appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Easy Ways To Get Organized

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The simplest way to stay productive is to get organized. When you can grab anything you need in seconds, you eliminate all that wasted time looking for things. Being organized also has the added advantage of reducing stress. How do you get started on the road to organization? Here are a few tips: Write Everything […] The post Easy Ways To Get Organized appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Learn the Skills Your Industry Will Need in the Future

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You know it’s important to your career to keep learning new skills, but how do you know which ones to focus on? Start by looking at recent job postings from the top companies in your industry. Notice which qualifications keep popping up; the most common skills are probably the most essential. Next, reach out to […] The post Learn the Skills Your Industry Will Need in the Future appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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To Deal with Distractions, Retrain Your Brain to Focus

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Focusing is hard — and blaming that on the constant distractions around us is easy. But trying to get rid of distractions isn’t enough to fix the problem. We also have to retrain our brains to concentrate. For example, when your work is interrupted by email, the real issue isn’t email; it’s that being tethered […] The post To Deal with Distractions, Retrain Your Brain to Focus appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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To Use Your Time Better, Track It

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It’s hard to know whether you’re using your time efficiently. Even if you’re always working hard — and stressed out — are you sure you’re spending your time on the right things? To find out, try a time-tracking exercise. For 30 days, use a spreadsheet to log how you spend your time, measuring it in […] The post To Use Your Time Better, Track It appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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How To Keep A Positive Attitude

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Having a positive attitude has many benefits. Coaches talk about the importance of a positive attitude and scientific studies have found that it benefits your health and general well-being. How do you get a positive mindset and keep it as you handle the daily onslaught of news, tasks and stress? Here are some exercises for […] The post How To Keep A Positive Attitude appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Two Rules for Making Better Decisions

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There are many ways to improve your decision making, but two simple rules can be particularly helpful. First, be less certain — about every part of your decision-making process. Think choice A will lead to outcome B? It’s probably less likely than you believe. Think outcome B is preferable to outcome C? You’re probably too […] The post Two Rules for Making Better Decisions appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Start From Zero

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When making a budget, there is a process known as zero-based budgeting. In this process, instead of starting from the previous budget, you start from zero and work forward with the assumption that every item must be justified. This same procedure can and should be used when planning a project. Starting from zero eliminates the […] The post Start From Zero appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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When You Can’t Hit Unsend

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Most people have made the mistake of hitting “reply all” on a private email or sending an insensitive message to the wrong person. After the panic sets in, you need to own the mistake. Approach the offended colleague quickly and apologize: “I’m sorry I did it and even more sorry that I hurt/showed disrespect for […] The post When You Can’t Hit Unsend appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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