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Energy- and Focus-Boosting Tips to Propel Productivity

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter

A full-night’s rest and the proper diet create a solid framework for career productivity. However, a plethora of other activities, including physical stimulation and workspace decluttering can directly impact your energy and effectiveness.

For further ideas that, if applied, will help add muscle to your career, or even jump-start a stalled career, please read my latest post over at TalentCulture: 5 Activities to Strengthen Your Career Muscle.

12 Ideas: Catapult Your Career By Revamping Your Workday


By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter

You know that adage, “Work Expands so as to fill the time available for its completion?”

Dubbed Parkinson’s Law, this maxim precisely describes my work life. After 25 years in the business world, this trait is ingrained in my being—a way of life. Believe me, I’ve tried changing, building hard deadlines into my life that, like roads that suddenly dead end, have left me panicked and perspiring, rushing to the finish line, putting final touches on a high-level written communication at rapid-speed, fearing that the final deliverable leaves a participle dangling or sentences weakened by hurriedly selected and ill-fitting verbs.

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