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A Strategic Leadership Paradox: Slow Down to Speed Up

By Melissa Eisler |

Moving too fast can cause errors, self-centeredness, misunderstandings, lack of innovation and strategic thinking, chaos, and so much more. Yet … it is what we do all the time. Here are six slow-down strategies for fast movers that will leave you more productive and engaged.

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Reduce the Noise: 8 Ways to Be More Intentional with Your Attention

By Melissa Eisler |

How would it feel to create discipline in your life that enables your time and attention to be fiercely loyal to what’s most important to you? Let’s explore screen/life balance, focusing on long-term over short-term goals, setting boundaries, winning against temptation, and other ways to be more intentional with your attention.

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Quiz: How Much Control Do You Have Over Your Attention?

By Melissa Eisler |

From dings, pings, and beeps to pop-ups, ads, and meeting invites, it is hard to know where to look or focus. Do you know how much time you have in your work and life that is distraction-free? Gain some insight so you can gain some control.

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6 Ways to Overcome Decision Fatigue

By Melissa Eisler |

It may seem liberating to live in a world where variety is abundant. However, too many decisions can negatively impact your cognitive capacity, increasing the likelihood of procrastination, making poor choices, and setting you up to be exhausted and overwhelmed.

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How to Take a Technology Break

By Melissa Eisler |

One of the biggest roadblocks to feeling focused and relaxed is technology. Learn how to set boundaries with technology and manage distractions with these tips on how to take a technology break.

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6 Behaviors That Stress You Out, and What to Do Instead

By Melissa Eisler |

Once you’ve identified your unhealthy habits, how do you disconnect from them? Behavior change can be tricky. Learn about six of the most common behaviors that cause stress, and find out what to do when you catch yourself in the act.

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Informal Mindfulness: An Everyday Approach to Be More Present

By Melissa Eisler |

We can have a tendency to take our mindfulness and meditation practice too seriously, but mindfulness in practice can be very simple. Learn ways to practice informal mindfulness to help you find greater creativity, productivity, and focus in your life.

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6-Step Plan to Design a Balanced Calendar

By Melissa Eisler |

What is the cost of being so busy? If you find yourself drowning in a packed calendar and want to break the habit, follow these steps to tune into what matters most and design your time accordingly.

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7 Tips to Prepare Your Mind to Focus

By Melissa Eisler |

Distractions derail you from tackling your to-do list. Here are seven ways to minimize the interruptions you encounter when you’re sitting down to concentrate so you can stay in the zone.

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13 Productivity Hacks to Save You Time and Energy

By Melissa Eisler |

What would you give to work less, but actually accomplish the same amount of work? Here are some time-saving tools to reduce your hours at the office, but still be a productive rock star.

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Why Are You So Busy?

By Melissa Eisler |

How did we evolve into such busy creatures? Here are 6 reasons why you might be so busy–with tips on how to clear some time for your favorite things.

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How to Say No with Grace and Diplomacy

By Melissa Eisler |

Saying no is an important skill to learn to make sure you’re focused on your priorities in life. Here are four steps on how to say no that won’t offend the person who’s requesting your time or attention.

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How to Boost Your Productivity with EQ

By Melissa Eisler |

It may seem like a stretch to say you can boost your productivity with emotional intelligence. On the surface, emotions don’t seem relevant to productivity. But research will tell you otherwise—EQ plays a significant role getting stuff done.

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Why You Should Add the Word “NO” to Your Vocabulary

By Melissa Eisler |

No one has enough time to do all of the things they love to do, so life becomes about prioritizing the most important to-dos. If you end up saying YES to everything, you won’t have time for the things that you most value.

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Era of Mass Distraction

By Melissa Eisler |

We are living in a world that doesn’t really support mindfulness, with technology that doesn’t support us staying present. What can we do to change this?

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Video: How to Achieve More By Doing Less

By Melissa Eisler |

Watch this 15-minute video filled with practical advice on how to dial back the overwhelm and busyness, to dial up the creativity, joy, and productivity.

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9 Reasons to Hit “Pause”

By Melissa Eisler |

If long to-do lists, swirling thoughts, and everyday chaos is your norm, you may need to grasp the simplicity of slowing down and pausing between moments.

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