Category: Personal Effectiveness

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Conserve your mental energy

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Research confirms what common sense suggests. Knowledge work is real work that uses up real energy. So, just as you save your physical energy for important physical tasks, do the same with your mental energy. Do important work first. That way you use energy for what’s important. Use automatic reminders to keep you on  »  Read More

Getting the Most from Your Mental Energy

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Your mental energy is a critical resource. You use it to make wise decisions, weigh alternatives, and avoid temptation. Mental energy is a lot like physical energy. Use it hard and you deplete it. Conserve it and it’s available when needed. Here’s how to get the most from your mental energy. Develop Your Mental  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Exercise for better decisions

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Regular exercise is good for you in many ways. One of them is that you’re more likely to make good decisions when you’re fit. Good cardiovascular fitness means that your brain gets more oxygen. When that happens, you think better. When you’re fit, you don’t get tired as easily. That’s good  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Get enough sleep

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Yes, there are short-sleepers like Bill Clinton out there, but you’re probably not one of them. And, yes, there are cat-nappers, like Thomas Edison, too, but you’re probably not one of them, either. To do the best possible job you need enough uninterrupted sleep. A dark, cool, and quiet room is key. A regular  »  Read More

Three Reasons You Should Get enough Sleep

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Sleep just might be the productivity superpower. No matter what kind of work you do, getting enough sleep will improve your performance. Short-changing yourself on sleep will savage your work, your team, and your health. The Center for Creative Leadership surveyed 384 leaders about their sleep habits. They discovered they  »  Read More

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