Kindness is a seemingly obvious general life rule to follow, but you might be surprised at how far a little kindness can go when it comes to upgrading your lifestyle. In my experience, simply being kind is the most efficient (faster, cheaper, better, and easier) way to receive upgrades from those who work in hospitality or service roles.
Open plan offices have a lot of criticism, with many disliking the layout because of its disruptive nature and lack of quiet spaces. However, supporters have always been able to claim that open plan offices encourage collaboration and teamwork. Until now, that is.
Many people keep their passions separate from their jobs, feeling it would be far too hard to make money through that interest or skill. However, as this infographic below from Kajabi notes, there are plenty of ways to turn a skill or passion into a thriving business. As the freelance sector continues to grow, so do the opportunities to become an infopreneur. Learn more below!
Developing a real nighttime routine is one of those "adulting" situations that a lot of us never quite get around to. Instead, we watch TV, scroll through our phones and just hope for the best. Sleep specialist Michael Breus, PhD, has created a 3-step routine that he says can be used in just about any scenario.
We are constantly surrounded by technology, from our phones, tablets and laptops, to all the technology that surrounds in our daily lives. But sometimes, it's nice to go off-the-grid, ignore your incoming messages and maybe even spend some time outside. But if you truly want to be technology-free, some experts say the Amazon is the place to be.
Meetings are often thought of as productivity killers -- a necessary evil that takes away from meaningful work. But meetings do have their purpose, time and place. And that right time might not be in the mornings.
Will Smith finally took the plunge into the world of social media a few months ago and has since been blessing the world with his insight and wisdom. He talks about everything from art to travel, and basically how to live your best life. This time around, Smith took to IGTV to discuss finding your life's purpose.
It's not surprising that recent online privacy issues are leading people to leave their social media profiles behind. What is surprising, however, is that 40% of people surveyed by public relations firm Edelman have deactivated at least one social media account in the last year.
A recent study published in Journal of Consumer Research proves that overscheduling is bad for productivity. While having a basic plan for the week can be helpful, researchers found having too many self-imposed deadlines can get in the way of deep work.