Advices

Set a Schedule to Get More Sh!t Done


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Almost a third of the American workforce telecommutes. We've got more freedom than ever when it comes to work - but that freedom comes with even more distractions. So instead of losing valuable time to Facebook, designate specific times to check email and social networks. (Hint: also works when working from the office!) The times will double as mini-breaks from more taxing activities, making the day a lot less monotonous and a lot more productive.

The Takeaway: Set designated times to check social networks and email while at work.

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