To Micromanage or Not?

Micromanagement—any unnecessary meddling in someone else’s responsibilities, decision-making, and span of authority—is often one of the most common gripes that employees have about their managers. No manager’s participation, influence, and authority should chip...

The Historian’s Fallacy: People of the Past Had No Knowledge of the Future [Mental...

The practice of picking a thesis and then setting out to establish it is a widespread intellectual pursuit. But biographers and historians sometimes portray their subjects as if the historical participants could recognize...

Writing To-Do Lists Can Help You Sleep

Sleeplessness Can Both Cause Anxiety and Be Caused by Anxiety If you have recurrent difficulty with falling asleep or staying asleep, making a to-do list may help. The authors of a Baylor University study...

The Best Headphones to Tune Out Distractions and Get Things Done

These five top-rated picks can block ambient noise and up your focus. June 1, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In the Women Entrepreneur series Up Your...

How to Elevate Timing from Art to Science: Book Summary of Daniel Pink’s ‘When’

Daniel Pink’s When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing (2018) explores how the quality of the decisions we make are correlated with their timing. Pink is an expert on motivation and management, and an...

The 5 Best To-Do List Apps to Boost Your Productivity

Looking for an app to boost your efficiency and organization? Here are five top choices. May 25, 2018 6 min read Editor’s Note: In Up Your Game we scope out the best...

A Meeting Agenda Guide That Actually Works (Infographic)

Running a meeting isn't always easy. However, this guide will make them a piece of cake. May 19, 2018 2 min read Meetings can go two ways: They can end up being...

Why Risk Mitigation and Safety Measures Become Ineffective

Risk Homeostasis and Peltzman Effect are two concepts relating to how humans react to risks. Risk Homeostasis is the notion that our personal psychological frameworks comprise a target level of risk towards which we...

Use These Strategies to Maximize Productivity — Without Inventing an Extra Weekday

I'm not telling you to slow down. Even if I did, you probably wouldn't listen. May 10, 2018 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Let's be honest --...

9 Ways to Focus a Wandering Mind (Infographic)

Staying focused isn't always easy. Here are some tricks to help. May 6, 2018 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Whether you’re daydreaming about a tropical beach or...

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