Giveaway: Innovative NeuYear Calendar (4 Winners!)

This giveaway is now closed! The winners are Jennifer ([email protected]), Moyra ([email protected]), Beth ([email protected]) and Linda ([email protected])! I get a lot of emails about new, innovative products designed to help you organize, be more productive, etc. I'm pretty selective about which of those I'll actually review and post about and I was pretty skeptical when…

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Unusual, Fun and Surefire Ways to Increase Productivity in 2013

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: For me, productivity isn’t about busyness, or having fancy apps. For me, productivity is all about being peaceful, focused and intentional.  However, sometimes, this is easier said than done. There are deadlines to be met, projects to be finished, errands to be run. In the…

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The Easy Guide to a Productive You in 2013

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: December is moving ahead at a rapid pace, and soon, we’ll be celebrating a New Year! I don’t know about you, but I’m already planning for 2013 to be my most productive year ever. How, you ask? Here is my easy guide to increased productivity.…

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How to Stay Productive When Business Starts to Grow

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: I’ve been blessed to have not one but two businesses to work on and even, more blessed that both the businesses are growing. Fast. Naturally, that means, more work, more time, more effort. Growing businesses are great, but they can really impact your productivity especially…

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Why You Should Get It Done Early

The following is a guest post from Crystal Paine of Money Saving Mom: Crystal's new book, 21 Days to a More Disciplined Life, is now available, and it's just $0.99 for the next three days! Get yours today. Mandi wrote a post over on Simple Mom way back in July of 2011, it stuck with…

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Four Simple Ways to Turn Routines into Rituals to Boost Productivity

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes:   I’m a big fan of routines, as am sure are most of you. After all, our busy lives are streamlined by cleaning routines, school routines, homework routines, work routines, workout routines and more. However, all the ‘routines’ can actually make life quite boring, predictable…

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5 Instant, Effective Productivity Boosters for Busy People

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: Let’s face it. We’re all leading incredibly busy lives and even if we try to cut out the busyness, we still have full plates, right? In the midst of this, trying to be more productive is like yet another thing that you have to do.…

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4 Chrome Extensions for Your Workday

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Everyone has a favorite web browser. I’m a heavy Google user so it’s probably no surprise that Google Chrome tops my list.  And while all major browsers have add-ons/extensions, programs that help extend browser functionality, I have to say that Chrome’s presentation of extensions are by far…

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Cut Out Busyness and Still Increase Productivity

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: For a very long time, I was under the impression that the busier I was, the better I did at dealing with everything on my plate. Boy,was I wrong? Busyness has nothing to do with how productive you are. Period. If anything, busyness can leave…

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The Pre-Breakfast Productivity Boost

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: As someone who is an early riser, I value the time I get before the morning routine gets underway. However, even if you’re not an early riser, you can use the time before breakfast to kickstart your day into a productive, peaceful mode. Here’s how:…

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