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Friday Favorites: Breaking Through Mental Blocks


Do you ever feel like Friday is the hardest day of the week to get stuff done? Between the brain drain from the week almost past and relief for the weekend ahead, some Fridays it can take everything in us to just get through the day…


…which means Friday is the perfect day to step away from your routine to break through mental blocks.


Nothing is as rejuvenating as a break from the habits we inevitably put ourselves into to become more productive. A slight departure every once in a while is all it takes to wake up our brains and stir up some creativity. This week we’re sharing articles to help you do just that. So sit back and enjoy some new ways of thinking that may just spark the inspiration you’ve been needing.


How to Put An End to Workload ParalysisCrew
Do you ever get so busy that if you stop and look around you might become completely paralyzed? We’ve all been there. Here are four steps to break through.


5 Ways to Communicate with Your Team That Will Actually Get ResultsThe Muse
Miscommunication and poor communication are the quickest ways to demoralize a team and drive productivity to a grinding halt. Find out how you can communicate with clarity and ease so this doesn’t happen to your team.


24 Ideas That Will Change the Way Your Remote Team WorksHelp Scout
Teams that work remotely face unique challenges for productivity and communication that require diligence from the entire team to overcome. To keep your remote team fresh, here are 24 resources to help optimize your dynamic.


Never Stop Learning: How Self-Education Creates a Bullet-Proof Career99U
Don’t stop with the new ideas just because this post is almost over! This article proves how helpful it is to keep learning all the time – and shares ways to do it.


This List of Infographics About Achieving Success Will Surely Inspire YouLifehack
And since a picture is worth a 1,000 words – and can inspire even more creativity – you won’t want to miss this post. A list of infographics that’ll help you break through any mental block!


Image Credit: Jason Ortego