3 Tips to Unwind, Relax, and Enjoy this Holiday Weekend

Family Time

We are headed into a long Holiday weekend here in the United States.

Many people are taking today off before the 4-day Thanksgiving holiday. (And yes, some people will be working this weekend.)

You may have a long list of things you want to do during your time off. Or maybe you have a list of things you don’t want to do.

Regardless of your circumstances, I hope you make sure to enjoy the time you do have.

TMN Sponsor of the Week: Sanebox

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If you are a long time reader of TMN then you already know this week’s sponsor: Sanebox. It’s one of my favorite time-saving tools.

As much as we try to minimize the amount of email flooding our inbox, there always seems to be more. To get to the bottom, you need to cut through the clutter of non-important emails.

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You’re Not Going Fast Enough to Reach Your Goals

Not Going Fast Enough

This is a wake-up call.

You are not going fast enough.

Another day has passed, and you are no closer to your goals than you were yesterday.

(Or has is it been another month? Or year?)

The truth is that you will not reach your goals unless you pick up the pace.

“You’re not going fast enough to be successful.”

5 Core Principles Leaders Should Follow To Have More Productive Teams

Team Productivity

This is a guest post by Shawn Hartwell. Shawn is the author of his personal blog where he writes about customer experience, the importance of happy people in modern business, and shares his observations on life.

Leaders are not created equally, nor is the team that results from their different styles of leadership.

There are a number of pitfalls that the majority of team leaders fall into that cause time to be wasted in organizations.

Many teams are proud of their ability to get things done, but are they as effective as they could be?

TMN Sponsor of the Week: RightSignature

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21 Dos and Don’ts to Improve Your Email

Better Email

Email.

Just the word makes many people shiver.

Email has become a scourge in many workplaces.

Too many emails flooding your inbox, poorly written notes, and senseless Reply-All copies.

The good news is that email can be a productive tool if you follow some common sense tactics.