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Kayla Matthews is a lifestyle and productivity writer whose work has been featured on Lifehacker, The Next Web, MakeUseOf and Inc.com. You can read more posts from Kayla here
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How To Discover Your Productivity Habits Based On Your Personality Type

November 23, 2019 By Kayla Matthews

You might often feel like your productivity isn't where it could be, whether it comes to work or hobbies. Maybe you struggle to focus for more than an hour, or you don't complete any of the tasks on your list. How do some people pound out pages of well-written work while others are lucky to reach a paragraph? It's likely because of your personality type. In this article Kayla Matthews looks at how your personality type affects your productivity and what you can do about it.…more »

Life Hacks

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Why Personal Development Is Never Enough

October 24, 2019 By Kayla Matthews

It's surprising to think personal development could ever go awry, but sometimes it does. Before diving into a journey of betterment, think about what you want out of the experience. How will you achieve it, and is it realistic for what you can accomplish? Keep your limits in mind and avoid overestimating or underestimating yourself. You might discover that reorienting your goals is what you need to succeed.…more »

Home Office

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4 Challenges of Remote Working No One Talks About (And How to Overcome Them)

August 4, 2019 By Kayla Matthews

Since the advent of the internet, remote work has become more common every year. As of 2019, studies show that more than 70% of global employees work remotely at least once a week. While getting paid to stay home and work in your pajamas might seem like a dream come true, there are plenty of challenges when it comes to working remotely that no one ever talks about. Let's talk a bit about these challenges and how you can overcome them.…more »

Life Hacks

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Sustainable Swap: How To Change Your Wasteful Habits

June 27, 2019 By Kayla Matthews

Living a more sustainable life isn’t just a passing fad or a growing trend anymore — it’s quickly becoming a societal necessity. According to experts, we’ve got roughly 11 years to prevent the damage to the planet from becoming irreversible. While living a more sustainable lifestyle is important, many people aren’t quite sure where to […]…more »

Well Being

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How Overworking Affects Our Health And Productivity

May 29, 2019 By Kayla Matthews

Americans enjoy a strange love affair with the value of hard work. Covers of magazines feature pictures of leaders of industry. The idea that working hard will reap financial rewards reigns so inviolate, it influences entire political belief systems — every school child in the nation has the notion they can grow up to become president ingrained on them — and those receiving welfare for any reason are castigated as lazy.…more »

Life Hacks

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How To Use 7 Soft Skills For Work Productivity

April 25, 2019 By Kayla Matthews

When it comes to improvement and getting ahead in your career, you may think technical ability is the way to go. In reality, soft skills can improve your workplace outlook and set productivity on fire.…more »

Productivity

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The Right Way To Use Music For Boosting Your Focus

March 21, 2019 By Kayla Matthews

You likely fall into one of two categories — either you enjoy listening to music as you work, or you find it distracting. Of course, it isn't that simple or binary, especially when you account for certain factors like the artist, genre, volume and environment where you're completing the task. But, if used correctly music help help bring focus to your work and increase productivity - as well as helping you relax at the same time!…more »

Career Development

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7 Hacks For Writing A LinkedIn Resume

February 21, 2019 By Kayla Matthews

Once upon a time, prospective employees submitted printed resumes or digital copies of the same document. Now you can apply for a job with a single click, linking only to your LinkedIn page as proof you're ready to take on the role. But how do you make sure your LinkedIn profile is up to scratch? In this article Kayla Matthews gives you 7 great tips to make your LinkedIn Resume shine.…more »

Productivity

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Your Environment Could Be The Source Of Inefficiency

January 10, 2019 By Kayla Matthews

Productivity is a common struggle for office workers. You need to identify what's causing wasted days and regular distraction to improve your performance. Is it lack of sleep, disinterest or bad habits? It could be — but it's also likely that your workplace environment is hindering your efficiency.…more »

Well Being

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How To Stay Healthy Over The Holidays

December 13, 2018 By Kayla Matthews

It's the holiday season and this means late nights, parties and people with colds. During this time of year it's easy to get run down and sick so Kayla Matthews takes a look at a few ways you can keep you health levels up over the Christmas period.…more »

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