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Hacks to beat distraction

September 20

Strengthen Your Attention Span with Some Easy Exercises

Changing up your habits to gain more focus doesn’t have to be complicated. Sometimes simple steps — like hiding your phone, scheduling all your meetings in one day, or plugging in a motivating playlist — are exactly what you need to help you keep your attention on the tasks at hand.
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Hacks to beat distraction

September 13

The Playbook for Winning Against Akrasia

It may take some seemingly crazy tactics to tame a procrastinating brain, but you can beat it at its own game. The key is in knowing your mind craves instant gratification, which is why it often does the opposite of what you want it to do (aka the akrasia effect). With a few trick plays you can crush long-term goals, and your brain will be none the wiser.
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Hacks to beat distraction

September 06

Slay Your To-Do List with the Right Playlist

Music can help you jam through repetitive tasks, fill a blank page with brilliant ideas, or calm your nerves before a big presentation. The trick? Finding the right playlist for each workplace situation: churning through tasks (hello, upbeat tunes!), creative brainstorming (50–80 beats/sec is the sweet spot), or leading a big meeting (think highlights reel).
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Admingling Event Series

Cozy Local Events with a Big Impact

More structured than a happy hour but more social than a workshop, an Admingling event harnesses the power of our community’s collective intelligence. Every after-work event is unique; we work with Ninjas in each host city to pick a space that’s both comfortable and inspiring. Everything from the discussion topics to the cocktails are chosen with local perspective. Attendees share ideas, trade tips, and walk away with actionable solutions and a stack of new professional contacts.

Articles

Resources, Tips, and Stories for Office Pros

Think Bigger (and Better and Deeper)

Elevate your levels of thinking by learning to incorporate analysis and interpretation into your decision-making processes.
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How to Wrangle in Your Distracted Mind to Get More Done

Before we can beat distraction, we need to find its source. Sure, tech and coworkers can hijack our flow, but the real culprit? Our own brain.
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17 Slack Bots and Apps to Supercharge Remote Teams

When it comes to meetings, celebrations, and team-building activities, remote teams need to get a little creative.
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