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An Adobe executive once accidentally leaked plans to the press before discussing them with the CEO — and it was the best thing to happen to the ...

VP of Human Resources Donna Morris was on a plane to India when she started talking to a reporter from the India Times about her plans to change up the company's employee review process. A system called Check-in was put in place that same year.
Your smartphone can be hurting your productivity.

10 phone habits that are ruining your productivity

The smartphone has given us instantaneous connection and can help keep our lives in order. However, spending too much time on social media and constantly receiving notifications could be hurting our focus. These 10 smartphone habits could be ruining your productivity, according to experts.
Harvard professors say it's important to come in with a long-term agenda.

Planning every minute of your workday can backfire — here’s what the most successful leaders do instead

A Harvard study of CEOs finds that the most effective leaders set their own personal agendas three to six months in advance. However, experts say leaders should also be flexible enough to deal with whatever unexpected issues may arise.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey depends on iOS Notes for all sorts of tasks.

The CEO of Twitter says one of the best productivity tools is a free app that comes installed on every iPhone

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square, said that, throughout his busy day, he uses iOS Notes to "think through stuff, draft, remind, record, and doodle."

This futuristic $4,000 ‘smart desk’ can manage your entire work life — here’s what it can do

The Cemtrex SmartDesk is an all-in-one standing desk that has three monitors totaling 72 inches, a wireless charging pad, a document scanner, and a feature that lets you control the computer just by gesturing.
Switching up your morning routine can help you get more done every day.

8 morning routine hacks that will get you up and out the door faster

Making small changes to your morning routine — such as switching off the news — can be a more efficient use of your time in the mornings.
Think before you say 'yes.'

9 things you should never be afraid to say no to at work

Learning to say no at work can make you more successful. Rejecting requests is a balancing act — you'll need to weigh your current workload and team goals against the needs and wants of others. Here are nine things that you should always say no to at work.
You might just be going to bed too late. Here's how to tell.

You’re probably not a night owl — you just don’t know how to get to bed on time

Even if you're always tired in the mornings, you might still not be a night owl. Productivity expert Laura Vanderkam shared how to determine if you're a night owl or if you're just procrastinating going to bed.
Get back into the swing of things once the holiday's over.

6 things successful people do when they return from a long weekend

Memorial Day is here, meaning many of us in America are getting a shortened work week. Here are some tips for making the most of your first day back after a long weekend.
Chinese President Xi Jinping

China is thinking about scrapping birth limits — but that won’t have the impact it’s hoping for

As China to lift birth limits in efforts to shift its aging workforce, analysts remain skeptical.