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# productivity - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Opinion: Being more productive doesn’t mean working harder – it means working smarter

Productivity involves finding your own rhythm and getting things done in the way that works best for you – according to your own skills and abilities writes Gill Hasson.

# productivity - Sunday 18 November, 2018

# productivity - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge 6 apps you need if you're the ultimate procrastinator Do It Now

6 apps you need if you're the ultimate procrastinator


# productivity - Friday 22 April, 2016

Struggling to get stuff done? Some top tips on decluttering your mind

Replace to-do lists with done lists, and set yourself achievable goals, writes Neil Pavitt.

# productivity - Monday 16 November, 2015

What you should consider when purchasing a laptop?

Laptops are still the bread and butter of productivity so it’s worth taking the time to buy the right one.

# productivity - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Four things you should do right away when you get into work everyday

It’s not just about checking your emails, but how you check them.

# productivity - Friday 8 May, 2015

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

It’s easy, swear.

# productivity - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The majority of Irish workers lack motivation – but why?

Just 16% of employees in Ireland are actively engaged in their work, which is alarming for a country still recovering from a catastrophic economic downturn.

# productivity - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Getting too distracted by the web while working? Here's how you can take control

Having the web at your fingertips can be the best/worst thing in your life, but you can take control of it.

# productivity - Friday 26 September, 2014

Column: Find your focus with these 5 tips

Many of us find it hard to focus, blaming the distractions we have on our modern working lives – but how can we achieve clear thinking?

# productivity - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Industrial disputes have cost 8,324 working days so far this year

That’s more than double the number for the same period last year.

# productivity - Friday 4 July, 2014

Opinion: How to stay productive during the World Cup finals

Like most things in life, a little planning goes a long way.

# productivity - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 things all morning people know to be true Rise And Shine

10 things all morning people know to be true


# productivity - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 13 signs you're definitely procrastinating right now Laters

13 signs you're definitely procrastinating right now

You’ll read this later.

# productivity - Friday 28 February, 2014

Column: As a society, we can't afford to pay Irish workers so little

The term ‘working poor’ should be an oxymoron but it’s a reality in Ireland – a wage increase is desperately needed, writes Jimmy Kelly.

# productivity - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

How to get yourself organised for 2014

With the new year finally here, now is as good a time as any to get everything in order first if you want to become productive.

# productivity - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Would you try a treadmill desk? After you...

Watch the reaction as these office workers try walking and typing at the same time.

# productivity - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job Productivity This post contains a poll

Arianna Huffington: employers should let staff nap on the job

Not all day, you understand. That’s a duvet day.

# productivity - Monday 25 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 office anti-productivity techniques you should have mastered Career Skills

9 office anti-productivity techniques you should have mastered

Read this. Come on, it’s better than working.

# productivity - Monday 5 August, 2013

Column: How doing less will increase your productivity

We’re all busier than ever before: work intrudes into our personal lives in ways that were unimaginable just a few years ago. And yet the ‘to-do’ pile is always growing. It’s time to accept that we can’t do everything, writes Fergus O’Connell.

# productivity - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Why businesses should care how well their employees sleep

New research suggests stress messes with our sleep.

# productivity - Saturday 8 June, 2013

Column: 9 email habits that could change your life

Emails are a handy form of quick communication – but also a source of stress if you’re not organised. If your inbox is giving you nightmares, Ciara Conlon has some tips to make your days a bit smoother.

# productivity - Thursday 14 March, 2013

EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock' Farmers This post contains videos

EU approval of CAP reform leaves farmers 'in shock'

MEP Liam Alyward said the vote is just the beginning of the reform and now is the time to work on giving countries flexibility within the policy.

# productivity - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# productivity - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Column: 9 things you can do today to simplify your life

Could your life be simpler? From friends to email, productivity coach Ciara Conlon offers advice on those complications.

# productivity - Saturday 28 April, 2012

Long before Google, the Soviets also had '20 per cent time'

Productivity and employee motivation drove both ideas – but how come one worked better than the other?

# productivity - Monday 12 December, 2011

Poll: Are the Irish a hard-working people? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are the Irish a hard-working people?

Stats say we have one of the shortest working weeks in the EU – but some of the most productive workers. What’s been your experience of the Irish work ethic?

Ireland might not have longest working hours but it's EU fifth most productive

Remember last week’s table of EU average working hours where Ireland fell outside the top 20th? Our productivity ranking is much, much better…