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Myth 4: You Should Be Happy in Your Work

Myth 4: You Should Be Happy in Your Work

  • According to many people, productivity is linked to happiness - the happier you are, the more productive you will be.
  • However, scientific studies reveal that happy workers are only 12% more productive.
  • Persuading people to be happy often backfires: If people believe they must be happy, it is harder for them to achieve their goals.


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Myth 3: Keeping Busy Means Being More Productive

Myth 3: Keeping Busy Means Being More Productive

  • The idea that constantly being busy is the only way to be truly productive is the default assumption for many people
  • In truth, it has long been known that multitasking or 'task switching' actually erodes your productivity
  • The human brain has limited resources when it comes to...


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The Advice On The Internet About Increasing Productivity

The Advice On The Internet About Increasing Productivity

Increasing your productivity is easy. It’s just a matter of making a few simple changes to your routine, or behaviour, or thinking, and your productivity will soar.

At least, that’s what countless online articles claim. The actual science tells a different story. Even a modest amount of re...


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Myth 1: Waking up at 4 am will make you more productive

Myth 1: Waking up at 4 am will make you more productive

It's regularly claimed that you'll be more productive if you get up early - very early. However, there are many reasons why waking up early could be actively unproductive.

Sleep is crucial for our ability to function, and depriving yourself of it does more harm than good.


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Myth 2: We All Have The Same 24 Hours A Day

Myth 2: We All Have The Same 24 Hours A Day

  • The most successful people experience 24-hour days just like anyone else.
  • However, the ability to use those hours productively differs tremendously from person to person.
  • Context is everything.
  • It's far easier to use time productively when you have the money and resou...


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Myth 5: Hard Work Always Pays Off

Myth 5: Hard Work Always Pays Off

  • As much as we might want to believe otherwise, when countless people are working equally hard for the same goals, the most important factor is actually going to be... plain old luck!
  • You can't tell people to 'be lucky' in the same way you can cajole them to work hard.
  • Our bra...


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"A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week." - Patton


Work-Life Balance Is A Myth

Many workers have a hard time grasping the meaning of work-life balance, especially in the US. Vacation time is non-existent and most people are overworked during the pandemic. It is impossible to log off from work and see the world with fresh eyes when most of them are busy being busy.


You need these three ingredients to be successful in life

You need these three ingredients to be successful in life

What comes to your mind when you hear successful people. Today, in this article we will look into three ingredients that you must have to be successful.

Number - 1 (Strong Believe)

Number - 2 (Direct your thoughts always towards your goals)

Number - 3 (People will help you achie...

Schedule things that make you happy

Schedule things that make you happy

The activities that we have on our calendar are most likely the things that we're supposed to do but in order to not tire ourselves out, we must also make time for the things that make us happy.

The people who spend more time on projects that energize them and with people who bring the sa...

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