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There’s a Productive Way to Approach Wasting Time Online

August 30, 2016 There is a productivity-destroying epidemic infiltrating workplaces across the world, and chances are you’re guilty of it. It’s called “cyberloafing”—the act of wasting time on the Internet while on the clock—and much like work itself, it’s bleeding into people’s personal lives. Whether it’s watching cat videos or live tweeting your...

Can't Quit Saying ‘Um’ and ‘Ah’? Just Learn How to Use Them Better

July 26, 2016 Filler words—like, you know, I mean, uh, um—are an inescapable part of our everyday lives. President Barack Obama, a typically eloquent speaker, uses them; they’re littered throughout Kim Kardashian’s speech; and according to experts, you probably use them every five seconds when you’re speaking spontaneously. This is not a new...