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    1. Want To Be More Productive And Creative? Collaborate Less

      Want To Be More Productive And Creative? Collaborate Less

      Something’s afoot in the future of work, but it’s hush-hush. People don’t like talking about it. "I know it is ugly to say ‘unicorn,’ but yeah, you kinda do have to be the unicorn," Chris Noessel, head of design for IBM’s transportation group, tells me. Before joining the tech giant, Mr. Noessel spent a decade at the design and strategy firm Cooper. His former boss, Alan Cooper, who invented (and later sold to Microsoft) the core design for Visual Basic, is even more cautious around the subject.

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    2. Want To Be More Productive And Creative? Collaborate Less

      Want To Be More Productive And Creative? Collaborate Less

      Something’s afoot in the future of work, but it’s hush-hush. People don’t like talking about it. "I know it is ugly to say ‘unicorn,’ but yeah, you kinda do have to be the unicorn," Chris Noessel, head of design for IBM’s transportation group, tells me. Before joining the tech giant, Mr. Noessel spent a decade at the design and strategy firm Cooper. His former boss, Alan Cooper, who invented (and later sold to Microsoft) the core design for Visual Basic, is even more cautious around the subject.

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    3. 8 Ways To Put Anyone At Ease

      8 Ways To Put Anyone At Ease

      When it comes to being a great leader, you’ve likely heard the basic tenets: listen, communicate, motivate. But there’s a precursor to all of those elements that many people overlook—putting people at ease so they can interact with you effectively. "It's the entry point. If you don't have that right, you don't really get to get past go," says Phil Wilson of the Labor Relations Institute, and author of The Approachability Playbook: 3 Essential Habits for Thriving Leaders and Teams.

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    4. 8 Ways To Put Anyone At Ease

      8 Ways To Put Anyone At Ease

      When it comes to being a great leader, you’ve likely heard the basic tenets: listen, communicate, motivate. But there’s a precursor to all of those elements that many people overlook—putting people at ease so they can interact with you effectively. "It's the entry point. If you don't have that right, you don't really get to get past go," says Phil Wilson of the Labor Relations Institute, and author of The Approachability Playbook: 3 Essential Habits for Thriving Leaders and Teams.

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    5. Exactly What To Do To Convince Your Boss To Let You Work From Home On Fridays

      Exactly What To Do To Convince Your Boss To Let You Work From Home On Fridays

      If you think working from home on Fridays sounds good, you’re not alone. "Flexible work hours" is the most desired benefit among workers, with more than half of adult U.S. workers picking it as their top perk, according to the technology staffing firm Modis. While 80% of companies offer flexible hours, just 44% advertise this to employees, according to a study by WorldatWork, the nonprofit human resources association. That means working from home on Fridays might be as simple as asking.

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      Mentions: Starbucks
    6. Maybe it's Time to Get Yourself an Accountability Coach?

      Maybe it's Time to Get Yourself an Accountability Coach?

      We all have those nagging voices in the back of our head reminding us of the things we wanted to do, or were supposed to do, but we simply didn't get around to them. Not getting them done really starts to frustrate us, but we don't seem to get an closer to completing the projects or tasks. Often they are things we have wanted to get done for age but some reason we are no closer today than we were a year ago.

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      Mentions: New York
    7. What Happened When I Moved My Company To A 5-Hour Workday

      What Happened When I Moved My Company To A 5-Hour Workday

      In every office, I've often felt, there are just a few people who do three times the work of everyone else, yet their reward is only marginally higher. As an entrepreneur, I've been managing my own productivity time—not on-the-clock-time—pretty effectively for over 15 years, and I've largely been able to work fewer hours than my friends in the corporate world.

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    8. What Happened When I Moved My Company To A 5-Hour Workday

      What Happened When I Moved My Company To A 5-Hour Workday

      In every office, I've often felt, there are just a few people who do three times the work of everyone else, yet their reward is only marginally higher. As an entrepreneur, I've been managing my own productivity time—not on-the-clock-time—pretty effectively for over 15 years, and I've largely been able to work fewer hours than my friends in the corporate world.

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    9. The Short, Online Course In Gratitude That Can Make You A Better Boss

      The Short, Online Course In Gratitude That Can Make You A Better Boss

      Every weekday, Cory Ludens starts his morning by writing out three "gratitudes"—each specific, and never repeated. Over the last four years, he has named roughly 400. "It’s just a part of my life," says Ludens, vice president of culture and events at Mattress Firm, a Texas-based retailer. "It helps me to create a mind-set that I’m going to approach whatever challenges I’m faced with that day in a positive way."

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