Productivity Playbook

Get even more done in your day. Here's how.

You Can Count on Exercise to Reduce Anxiety and Boost Productivity

Josh Davis, author of Two Awesome Hours, shares what you can do to keep your stress levels down.

The Art of Triaging Your To-Do List

Michael Alter, CEO of The Tie Bar, explains how to prioritize tasks in order to optimize productivity.

When to Skip Something on Your To-Do List

Josh Davis, author of Two Awesome Hours, explains the importance of matching your mental energy with the right task.

How to Be More Productive Every Single Day

Jeff Haden, contributing editor at Inc., describes how you can set up your schedule to knock out the most urgent tasks early on in the day.

Don't Mistake Efficiency For Productivity

Josh Davis, author of Two Awesome Hours, says it's better to set up conditions that will help you focus, rather than trying to stay on task for an indefinite period of time.

How to Create the Most Productive Work Environment

Josh Davis, author of Two Awesome Hours, explains different ways you can alter your work space in order to be more productive.

To Be a Great Leader, Learn to Build Consensus Around Your Ideas

Jourdan Urbach, co-founder of Ocho, says that there's a difference between asserting yourself and bossing others around.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Being an Entrepreneur

Jeff Haden, contributing editor at Inc., explains how telling family members about what your work creates mutual understanding.

The Secret to a Highly Effective Brainstorming Session

Jeff Haden, contributing editor at Inc., explains how introducing limits can foster more focused goals.

You Can't Solve Internal Problems Through Outward Achievements

Srikumar Rao, author of Happiness at Work, explains how entrepreneurs tend to handle insecurities by covering them up with accomplishments--and it doesn't work.

To Become More Focused, Get Distracted

Josh Davis, author of Two Awesome Hours, explains how you can be more effective at work by letting your mind wander at short intervals.

How to Come Up With Your Most Creative Ideas

Cynthia Rowley, renowned fashion designer, talks about how to surround yourself with creative people who will inspire you.

How to Organize Your Priorities and Reclaim Your Time

Josh Davis, author of Two Awesome Hours, describes how you can determine the best way to order your time and energy.

The Key to Energy Is Human Connection

Kory Kogon, author of The 5 Choices, explains why eye-to-eye communication is important for you, both personally and professionally.

How to Avoid the 3 P.M. Energy Crash at Work

Kory Kogon, author of The 5 Choices, explains how to improve productivity by eating smart.

How to Map Out Smart, Slow Objectives for Your Business

Emmanuel Saujet, CEO of ICP, says that achieving fast growth shouldn't be the sole goal of your business.

How Your CPA Can Save Your Business More Money

Jim Secord, CEO of Kashoo, talks about how to maximize your accountant's wisdom and advice.

How to Reduce Dangerously High Stress Levels

Kory Kogon, author of The 5 Choices, says there are simple steps you can take to be healthier and more relaxed.

Why You Should Consider Bootstrapping Your Business

Kim Kaupe, co-founder of ZinePak, says that bootstrapping allows you the freedom to move at your own pace, and not worry about outside terms from angel investors.

Why You Should Keep Employees in the Loop on Company Finances

Jim Secord, CEO of Kashoo, talks about the benefit of sharing financial details with employees and investors.

Fight Your Inner Control Freak to Get More Done

Jim Secord, CEO of Kashoo, says that one way to increase productivity in accounting is by giving more employees access to your books.

How to Communicate With Compassion

Kip Tindell, founder of The Container Store, says that the more you communicate across different levels of operation in your company, the more productivity you will be able to achieve.

The Secret to Living Your Values Every Day

Marshall Goldsmith, bestselling author and executive coach, explains his daily system for aligning his behavior with his values.

Why the Cloud Is the Business Owner's Secret to Peace of Mind

Jim Secord, CEO of Kashoo, says that technology can lower stress levels for business owners when it comes to accounting and back office work.

What to Do If You've Missed Filing Taxes

Jim Secord, CEO of Kashoo, says it's not uncommon for new business owners to get behind on taxes. What's important is taking care of it now, no matter how disorganized your files are.

3 Tips for Filing Your Taxes Efficiently

Jim Secord, CEO of Kashoo, says there are ways to avoid the pain and stress of tax season by being on top of your expenses.

How to Stay Positive in the Face of Doubt

Doug Menuez, author of Fearless Genius, describes how embracing fear is part of being a bold entrepreneur.

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Improvisation

Tom Yorton, CEO of Second City Works, describes what business leaders can do to create more innovative ideas.

How to Unlock Hidden Productivity

Scooter Braun, founder of SB Projects, says that getting comfortable with delegating is essential for growth.

How to Be Confident Under Pressure

Jeff Haden, Inc. contributing editor, offers a strategy for ensuring you don't succumb to stress during critical events.

2 Content Marketing Mistakes That Even the Smartest Companies Make

Jeff Haden, Inc. contributing editor, explains that you have to make content that reflects who you are without trying to sell your product.

Why Great Leaders Take Health Seriously

Jeff Haden, Inc. contributing editor, explains why maintaining your physical health is just as important as your professional health.

Cheezburger's Ben Huh: Humor Doesn't Always Translate

Ben Huh, CEO of The Cheezburger Network, explains why you need to understand a culture to understand the local sense of humor.

How to Revive Motivation When You Start to Burn Out

Jeff Haden, Inc. contributing editor, talks about ways you can inspire yourself when the grind starts to wear you down.

How to Successfully Create a Cohesive Company Culture

Alicia Navarro, founder of affiliate marketing company Skimlinks, explains how she establishes a warm and supportive company culture.

What Working Out Teaches You About Life

Delphi Group founder Thomas Koulopoulos explains that when you build discipline, you're on your way to seeing results.

1 Essential Question You Need to Ask When the Going Gets Tough

Jeff Haden, Inc. contributing editor, talks about how to stay passionate about your business when it hits a roadblock.

Cheezburger's Ben Huh: The Secret to Conquering Any Fear

Ben Huh, CEO of The Cheezburger Network, explains why fear is all in your head and how you can defeat whatever is holding you back.

The Best Thing You Can Buy Is Time

Thomas Koulopoulos, founder of the Delphi Group, explains that you'll get to a point in life where you'll have enough money, but you won't be able to get more time.

3 Secrets to Extreme Productivity

Jeff Haden, contributing editor at Inc., explains how to fight against distractions and get the job done.

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