superheroyou One Incredibly Simple Trick to Help You Focus

One Incredibly Simple Trick to Help You Focus

Happy Monday, Superheroes! Chances are, you probably have a meeting today – and you are going to have trouble concentrating. After all, meetings can be useful, but they can also be really incredibly boring. Who can blame you for spacing out? Answer: your bosses, who will be less than thrilled if they ask you a […]

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10 Ways to Balance Work and School

Maybe you’re not trying to achieve that elusive work-life balance. But you might need to learn how to achieve work-school balance — a lot of people have to work while they’re in school. Here’s how to do it effectively. 1. Don’t do it all.  For someone who’s going to school and working, this is the […]

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10 Productivity Habits to Steal From Other People

Here at SuperheroYou, we’re big believer in doing what works. So if something worked for somebody else, why not give it a shot? Here are 10 productivity habits to steal from other people. 1. Keep your promises. Sure, this sounds like something your kindergarten teacher might say. But in fact, making a promise goes a […]

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superheroyou How Making Promises Can Boost Productivity

How Making Promises Can Boost Productivity

In your company, how do conversations between co-workers end? Does somebody say, “Yes, I absolutely can do that” – or does it sound closer to,” Sure I think that might work”? Such ambiguity doesn’t seem like a big deal. But according to Elizabeth Doty, a Harvard University fellow and business consultant, this is a difference that […]

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10 Ways to Spend Less Time Online superheroyou

10 Ways to Spend Less Time Online

Think you don’t spend that much time online? Think again! The average American who uses the Internet for fun spends 100 minutes a day on it. That doesn’t sound like a whole lot – but that’s time we used to spend on necessary basics like sleep, conversing with others and housework. And let’s face it […]

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superheroyou 5 Note-Taking Tips You Need to Know

5 Note-Taking Tips You Need to Know

Your days in the classroom may be over, but that doesn’t mean you’re done taking notes. We’re here to teach you how to take notes in the most effective way possible. Because if you can’t understand your notes, then you’ve just lost an opportunity to improve yourself. Pinpoint key facts. The point of note-taking is not to be […]

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How to Multitask Right

How to Multitask Right

Common sense tells us that that if you try to do two things at once, it will take you longer than if you just did them one at a time. That can be true. But we also know that our lives are so fast-paced that if we don’t know how to multitask correctly, we might […]

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An Empty Inbox Does Not Equal Productivity

An Empty Inbox Does Not Equal Productivity

If you’re a regular reader, then you likely care about being more productive. And why shouldn’t you? The more productive you are, the more valuable you are to your company. But it’s time for us to think about how we measure that productivity. One of the most common ways people measure productivity is by clearing out their […]

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The Supervillain Sabotaging Your Productivity

The Supervillain Sabotaging Your Productivity

Every superhero has a nemesis, a villain so evil the intrepid hero spends his entire super life trying to save society and humanity from the villainy perpetrated by this nefarious character. And in developing your own productive superpowers, you’ll likely face one of the most common supervillains that lays siege to your efforts: the execrable e-mail. […]

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superheroyou 10 Productivity Tools for Remote Workers

10 Productivity Tools for Remote Workers

If you are a remote worker or freelancer, you know that sometimes staying productive and focused is the biggest challenge of your workday. There are cat videos to be watched, Facebook friends to be stalked, there is online shopping to be done and of course news to be caught up on. In the absence of […]

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superheroyou 10 Ways to Save Time in the Morning

10 Ways to Save Time in the Morning

Ideally, every superhero should have a morning routine to make the most of each day. But let’s face it – most of us are rushing to get out the door on time. Add a little sanity to your life by saving time each morning with the following tips. 1. Buy multi-tasking products. From showering to […]

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7 Productivity Experts to Follow

7 Productivity Experts to Follow

Even though we use our social media feeds for everything else–we probably don’t use them to get productivity tips. But you should! That’s why we compiled this list of productivity experts–you can follow them on their personal websites or Twitters to unlock your true potential! 1. Carson Tate. We’ve already written about Carson Tate and […]

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Why We Should Stop Obsessing Over Productivity

At SuperheroYou, we talk a lo about productivity and time management. After all, being a real-life superhero is about making the most of your time on this planet. You can’t do that if you’re overwhelmed by all the minutiae of work – or worse, lying around watching Netflix every day. But lately, it seems like […]

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How to Overcome Writer's Block

How to Overcome Writer’s Block

Some people might not think of writer’s block as a big problem, but I do. Having writer’s block is like being a fish that cannot swim. And since writing is not only what I love to do but it’s also how I pay my bills, I literally cannot afford to be “blocked up.” Are you in a […]

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How to Define Productivity

At SuperheroYou, we talk a lot about the importance of being productive. But productivity is tough to define because it’s so subjective. For one person, productivity might mean getting as much done in as little time as possible. For another, productivity might mean spending a lot of time perfecting one project. Not sure what being […]

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How to Fight Distractions at the Office

How to Fight Distractions at the Office

Being distracted at work can mean the difference between a promotion and getting fired. But it’s something that all of us struggle with. That’s why we’ve compiled the following ways to help you curb your wandering mind. Plan ahead: If you know what your day is going to look like in advance, you’re less likely to daydream […]

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6 Email Templates You Should Have Ready

Writing emails takes up a lot of time and can take you away from more pressing tasks. That’s why you should have email templates at the ready, so all you need to do is enter in the names and other pertinent information quickly. Start with the following 6 templates. 1. Request Response. If your colleague requests […]

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10 Evening Rituals for A Better Tomorrow

10 Evening Rituals for A Better Tomorrow

In the personal development space, we talk a lot about morning routines. In fact, one of our most popular articles on SuperheroYou is 10 Morning Rituals for A Better Day. While it’s important to start your day on the right foot, it’s just as important to end it well too. That’s why we’ve come up […]

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How to Save Time and Energy on Your Commute

Commuting is a waste of time and takes up tons of energy. That’s why we’ve compiled the following tips to help you make the most of your commute. Eat: Or rather, snack. Having breakfast on your way to work will give you more energy and focus for the rest of your day. But you can really only do […]

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8 Pros and Cons of Working From Home

The grass is always greener on the other side, and that’s especially true when it comes to where you work. People who work in an office long to work from home. People who work from home go stir-crazy without inane office chatter. But is one actually better than the other? That’s up to each individual. […]

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10 Small Ways to Brighten Up Your Workspace

Where do you think you would work better: in a plain white cubicle, or a place surrounded by things that you love? With just a few small changes, you can brighten up your workspace to improve your mood, creativity and productivity. Here are 10 to try. 1. Organize your desk. Having a clean desk at […]

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10 More Productivity Tips for Remote Workers

Do you work from home – all the time or just one day a week? Are you a digital nomad? If our 10 Productivity Tips for Remote Workers weren’t enough for you, here are 10 more to help you get everything done. 1. Plan it out. Many remote workers are paid not by the hour […]

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10 Productivity Tips for Remote Workers

Ever wished you could work from home? For many people, that dream is increasingly becoming a reality as the Internet lets us work from practically anywhere. Working remotely has many benefits. You can stay home with your kids or jet off to Borneo. Unfortunately, without co-workers and superiors constantly around to keep you in check, […]

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