Is 2018 going to be the year you step it up in your career? We could all use some advice on how to navigate the workplace and take control of our careers – and not just slog through the day counting down the minutes until quitting time. Here’s to making 2018 your best career year yet!
This week on the #ProductivityGiants series we’re featuring Adam Braun – a New York Times best-selling author and CEO and Co-Founder of MissionU, a 21st century college alternative that allows students to graduate debt-free. MissionU also prepares them with the skills needed for today’s most in-demand jobs, partnering with top companies such as Spotify, Lyft, Uber, Warby Parker and more. The first cohort received nearly 5,000 applicants for the first 25 spots and they’ll be expanding significantly to meet demand in 2018. Prior to MissionU, Adam founded and led Pencils of Promise, an award-winning global nonprofit that has built 400+ schools across the world and raised more than $45M.
Noah Kagan is a pretty busy guy – he runs two successful web companies at the same time. Residing in Austin, Texas, Noah is the Chief Sumo atSumo.com and AppSumo.com. Both startups are dedicated to helping entrepreneurs kick more ass by providing them with deals on productivity products and the best web traffic tools out there. Before becoming a founder, Noah worked at Intel, and was employee #30 at Facebook and #4 at Mint.
If you’re reading this blog right now, you probably work for a living (and if you don’t, you severely misspelled Buzzfeed), and this means there’s a good chance that you have suffered from work burnout at some point in your career.
If you use a cross-platform organization app like Evernote, you’re likely well aware that it can be just as much of a curse as it is a blessing.
Evernote gurus rave that their account is their digital brain, replacing the need to ever buy pen and paper again. But for those who haven’t refined their strategy, the system can get unruly and overwhelming. Some users simply give up before they reach the digital Promised Land.
Take a look at some tips to make sure you’re making the most of your Evernote account, without enduring any unnecessary hassles in the process.
Choosing the optimal productivity method can make an enormous difference in your work. A seamless workflow can take you from feeling unfocused, overwhelmed, and unproductive to feeling in control, calm, and fully ready to take on even the most daunting projects.
Luckily, there are new productivity methods being adjusted, developed, and shared all the time. There’s bound to be a workflow out there that fits your lifestyle and can be tailored to your individual projects and personality. But flipping through countless articles about different productivity methods can be a huge time suck – time better used actually getting things done.
To help you out, we’re highlighting a particular productivity system that you could implement in your own life today. It’s called the Eisenhower Matrix.
Deciding to make healthier habits and life changes is easy. Actually following through on them though? Not so much. Greatist knows this fact well, which is why it’s their mission to help people find out how they can make healthy choices that they love – because it’s easier to stick with things if you love them. We love their “healthy-ish” attitude because it comes across as attainable, positive, and encouraging.