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5 Reasons You Don’t Need to Be an Early Riser to Excel

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You’ve heard the cliché, “The early bird gets the worm.” I’m here to say that’s nothing more than another fairytale. I know people who are working by 5 a.m. but aren’t producing as much as their co-workers who get in at 8 or 9 a.m.

Here are five reasons why tenacity and hard work pay off much more than being an early riser…   

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Does Multitasking Actually Make You More Productive?


We’re all used to multitasking. It’s become part of our social fiber and workplace reality.

After all, in today’s hectic world, how could anyone get done what needs to be done without dividing our focus?    

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35 Ways You’re Wasting Time in Your Job Search


A job search can be a very tough slog through seemingly unending rejection – definitely not fun, particularly if you are unemployed with bills to pay.

This problem is made even worse if you haven’t modified your job search strategy to works today, in the Social Age…   

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Multitasking Hurts Productivity… And Your Brain [Infographic]

Take a look at how many tabs you have open right now. Perhaps you’re reading this post while half-listening to a lecture in class, or on your smartphone while performing other tasks.

You’re multitasking.

Among its other collective characteristics, Gen Y has been widely credited with being great at multi-tasking. Is this really a benefit? Check out this infographic from OnlineUniversities.com that details some reasons for our attention diffusion, and how it may in fact be harming our productivity… and our brains!   

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Or Hardly Working? The Office is a Lazy Place [Infographic]

With Smartphones, Facebook and an unlimited supply of cat videos at our fingertips, today’s workplace is full of distractions. So it’s not surprising that most of us don’t spend every minute at the office actually doing… work. What is surprising? How much we actually do goof while on the clock! How does your average day stack up against some of the numbers in this infographic from Under30Careers? Let us know in the comments below (don’t worry, we won’t tell your boss!)…       For this post, which appeared originally on Safety Training Videos, YouTern thanks our friends at Under30Careers.com!

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Top 20 Productivity Tools We Shouldn’t Be Without


Our friends at YEC asked members of their council this entrepreneurship-related question from a reader… we thought the answers were enlightening. Read on!

Question: What productivity system can you not live without as an entrepreneur?   

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