What are some ways to record information? What do you do with notes after you’ve recorded them? Recording information is a good way of making sure you never lose important notes that you could use for future projects. In Building a Second Brain, Tiago Forte gives effective ways to record information that you’ll store later. Keep reading to learn how to record and store your saved information.
Are you in the final stages of a project? How do you complete a project that’s important to you? In Building a Second Brain, Tiago Forte explains that after note-taking, sorting information, and refining information, you’re ready to move on to the final stages of your project. Forte’s recommendations on how to complete a project can be broken down into three strategies. Keep reading to learn how to complete a project with these three strategies.
When is your energy at its peak? What kind of tasks should you do in the morning? David Rock claims that, when you’re aware of the fluctuation of your brain’s energy levels, you can plan your day around your ebbs and flows, enhancing your productivity. He looks at the science behind your brain’s energy use and gives you approaches to work in tandem with your energy levels. Keep reading to learn how to schedule your day by leveraging your brain’s energy.
How do you organize your notes? What’s the best way to discard useless information? In Building a Second Brain, Tiago Forte recommends storing valuable information in a digital storage center. This center is where you’ll organize any notes that are important to you. Let’s look at how to organize notes using Forte’s strategy.
How can you be better prepared to go into a stressful situation? Once you’re in one, what should you do? Your emotions impact your energy and your energy impacts your productivity. When you understand how your brain’s limbic system works, you can improve how you regulate your emotions and enjoy more energy and productivity as a result. Continue reading to learn about managing emotions in the workplace, including some practical advice on what to do before and during emotional situations at work.
What’s dual-task interference? How is it keeping you from being more productive? Can you avoid it? Dual-task interference is what happens in your brain when you multitask. This interference results in less efficiency and productivity. When you understand the science, you’re better equipped to keep this phenomenon from happening. Keep reading to learn how to maintain your focus and increase your productivity by avoiding dual-task interference.
Is your business undergoing change? Do you know how to cope with change in the workplace? Organizations must change to survive, but companies sometimes fail during periods of transition. However, Managing Transitions by William and Susan Bridges says this doesn’t have to be the case. Keep reading to learn how to cope with change in the workplace so your business thrives.
What are some ways to implement change in an organization? How should you prepare your team for change? In Managing Transitions, Susan and William Bridges discuss strategies to manage the different stages of transition in businesses. Many organizations will arrive at a stage that requires implementing final changes. Read below to learn how to implement change in organizations.
How does the brain interpret stressful situations at work? What can be done to mitigate these pressures? Work environments can be stressful. Employees can feel threatened and unsure. By taking into consideration how the brain works, managers can take some of the pressure off. David Rock discusses two areas in particular: giving feedback in a low-stress way and establishing consistency. Keep reading to learn how to reduce stress at work in these two practical ways.
Are things changing at your place of work? Do you know how to deal with uncertainty in business? When you’re managing transition at work, you’ll hit a stage known as “the neutral zone.” In Managing Transitions, Susan and William Bridges refer to this as a time period when the organization is in between the old way of doing business and the new. Continue reading to learn how to deal with uncertainty in business.