The Edge

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  • Productivity for a Better Life, Not Just a Better Career
    7min

    We all understand what productivity is. It’s doing more, accomplishing more, and getting more out of our allotted time in a given day. Productivity is the way we turn ideas or goals into finished products. But that all describes what productivity is, not what productivity is for. That’s where we often miss the point. Productivity […]

  • Email Your Way to Success
    7min

    In the era of productivity apps like Slack, Teamwork, Asana, this was supposed to be the period when we finally said goodbye to email. And yet, email just keeps hanging around. It’s comfortable, it’s familiar, it’s (somewhat) efficient, and it combines short-form communication with the ability to craft more thoughtful, long-form content. But just like […]

  • Want to Accomplish More? Start by Doing Less
    7min

    We all want to achieve more. We want to meet our goals, we want to impress our bosses and peers. We want to check more items off our checklists in less time. Meanwhile, there are thousands upon thousands of books promising to tell us exactly how to do it. But in this issue, we’re focusing […]

  • Take Control of Your Time

    How often have you wished for more time to spend on a project, a hobby or just to relax? This is such a prevalent feeling among executives that this Executive Edge is dedicated to helping you reallocate your time for better results and more satisfaction. Topics covered include managing your energy, getting to the heart […]

  • Combat Work Overload

    Repeatedly we hear about and experience the pressures of tight schedules, too much information, and not knowing what to do next. In this Executive Edge, the problems are acknowledged and some solutions are revealed such as how to recharge, rewire your brain, master lean communication and identify the most important thing to work on. There […]

  • Cutting Corners Can Be Productive

    Shortcuts don’t have to be taboo in the workplace. Learning shortcuts can help you work more effectively and avoid duplicating processes. Shortcuts can also help you prioritize projects and create more autonomy. In this issue of Executive Edge, we look at how cutting corners can lead to productivity for yourself and your teams. Topics include […]

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