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How To Organize Your Day To Set Yourself Up For Success

Posted on December 11th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

If you’re constantly frazzled on the job, logging super-long hours with little to show for it at the end of the day, chances are good that you’re mismanaging your time. But the good news is it’s easy (enough) to reorganize your schedule and get back on a successful track, stat!

 

“There’s a lot coming at us: mail–and [all kinds of] paper in general–emails, texts, phone calls, bosses calling for help, deadlines, projects–it doesn’t stop,” points out Felice Cohen, organizer and author of 90 Lessons for Living Large in 90 Square Feet (or More). No wonder so many of us get so behind and feel so exasperated. But it doesn’t have to stay that way.

 

The answer isn’t to do more. “Not everyone can multitask, and most of us who do probably shouldn’t,” says Cohen. Rather, the answer is to do what you do smarter. And here’s how.

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Starting small makes a big difference.

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Posted on December 8th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.

 

If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can cultivate that allow you to train the people you work with to treat you respectfully each day.

 

Here are 33 of these proven habits that can help, if you’re willing to stick with them. Implement a few, take inspiration from the others, and you’ll likely see dividends quickly.

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Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.

Do This Immediately After Messing Up To Regain Your Boss’s Trust Fast

Posted on December 6th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

You’re sitting there at your desk with a pit in your stomach. You know you really blew it–and your boss does, too. Maybe you forgot to follow up with an important client and they chose someone else’s proposal. Maybe you didn’t prepare the right documents in time for a super-important meeting. Or a careless typo you made on a spreadsheet or purchase order led to an expensive mistake.

 

Whatever it is, your boss isn’t happy. That’s the bad news. The good news is that you don’t need to start job-searching. In fact, there are a few simple steps you can take right away to rebuild the trust you’ve lost–as quickly as humanly possible. Here’s what to do and when to do it.

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This step-by-step action plan will help get you out of the doghouse–and on the right track going forward–after a major work screwup.

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