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Friday Favorites: All About Efficiency

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Who doesn’t love efficiency? It’s effective, it’s gratifying, and (most importantly) it helps you get the job done well so you can get out of the office and live your life. If only achieving efficiency weren’t so elusive sometimes…

 

…that’s why we’re here to help. We’ve scoured the web this week for articles that are all about helping you optimize your workflow. Tips that can help you shave hours off your work week so you can get some more sleep, have more time at home, or do anything it is that you daydream about when you imagine leaving work just a little bit earlier. Just a few minutes of reading today could save you hours next week!

 

The 12 Most Surprising Things I’ve Learned From 100 Interviews With Top Productivity ExpertsTodoist
Some people just seem to “get” productivity – and now you can read about what works for them. This list is packed with valuable advice, some of which may come as a surprise.

 

Everything You Need to Know About Business Etiquette Around the WorldMakeUseOf
It’s way too easy to make an accidental faux pas when meeting with international clients or coworkers. This handy infographic can help you prevent that from happening to you.

 

Six Tips for Learning New Skills (and Retaining Them)Lifehacker
Do you ever feel like you’re struggling to hold onto new knowledge when there’s so much else to think about? Here are six ways you can finally retain the new skills you learn.

 

8 Time-Tested Task Management MethodsZapier
Don’t get buried under an incessantly growing pile of tasks! These eight time-tested, proven methods are sure to keep your day and to-do list under control.

 

7 Tips for Effective Project CollaborationEvernote
If project collaboration is a sticking point for your team, then you won’t want to miss this article! Evernote shares their top tips and explains how their tool can help.