This photo above is a Rolls Royce car. People misspell my name all the time, so I’m embracing the “c” in Royse for this article.
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How do you stay motivated while you are working from home?
How do you keep from wondering about your next vacation?
How do you not think about dipping your toes into the warm blue ocean?
Life is returning to more normal, and people are looking for ways to overcome the burnout of Zoom calls, tons of emails, and a lot of instant messages. They are taking vacations and not feeling guilty about it.
If you are struggling with productivity while working from home, there’s hope. The key to being productive while working remotely is your mindset.
If you change your…
There’s no silver bullet. There’s no one single answer. No secret to success.
There are no potions to cure your ills when it comes to writing, but there are some tips to help you become better.
Every time you write, the more progress you make. Showing up every day is the hard part of writing. You must push yourself to write in front of a blank screen.
The key is to start. It becomes easier every time you write.
Most people struggle to find time to write and underestimate how much time it will take to finish an article.
Is your lifestyle too sedentary?
Are you moving enough?
Are you getting a little too cozy with your couch?
If so, you should examine whether you are getting enough exercise every day. Walking from your home office to the fridge is not enough exercise you need to stay healthy.
Many American adults don’t meet the recommended levels of physical activity. According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines, adults should do at least 2.5 to 5 hours a week of moderate-intensity, or 1.5 to 2.5 …
We now live in a world where we have a combination of remote and on-site office work.
To stay productive, meet your goals, and finish projects on time and within budget, you must master this new hybrid work world.
Here are five ways to stay organized and get things done in the new hybrid world environment.
Changing your schedule frequently can be tough on…
We often rely too much on email to communicate with others, especially at work.
Some emails are too long. Some emails don’t make sense. Some emails are too formal or informal.
Since we rely so much on emails, they must be well-written and serve a purpose. We don’t want email to become ineffective. Don’t add to the noise by making your emails pointless.
We all know when we get a great email from a colleague, friend, client, or family member. They are clear, concise, and have a solid call to action. They save time. …
It’s easy to get distracted at work.
We have traditional distractions like phone calls, noisy colleagues, and drop-in conversations.
And modern distractions like instant messaging, smartphones, and the internet.
We are interrupted multiple times during the day. Research says 99% of employees say they are distracted from their job sometime during their workday.
After we are distracted, the ability to refocus quickly rarely happens. We lose time, and our work performance is impacted. For example, if you were composing an email and then an instant message pops up, it’s tough to refocus on your email again.
How are you living your life? Are you optimistic or pessimistic? Are you making wise choices?
How you live your life is about your mindset. You are in control of your life. Don’t wait for what life gives you. Don’t hope for the best. Make it happen, so it is the best.
Life gives you an excellent platform for learning and realizing your full potential. Proactively try to understand how the world around you works. Set goals and live out your dreams.
One of the secrets to success is to pay close attention to the lessons that life teaches you.
Skeptics. We all have them. They are part of our professional lives.
They read through our documents with a fine-toothed comb, they question our essential points, and they evaluate our work with a very critical eye.
They have a strong attitude of doubt. They are highly suspicious of any information that challenges their point of view. They have big egos and are not easily convinced.
Everyone can relate to putting out an idea at work and getting it shot down immediately by the skeptics. It can be frustrating. …
Is it stressful leading up to and after your vacation?
Are you thinking of getting away but can’t because you have too much work?
Are you feeling so overwhelmed at work that vacation is not an option this year?
After being cooped up so long with the global pandemic, now is an excellent time to take a vacation. Don’t feel guilty about taking one.
If you don’t take a vacation this year, you probably think about time off the wrong way. Research says that people who took more than 10 days of vacation had a 65% chance of being awarded…