Five Friday Links: Fix Your Productivity Killers!

From retail tips to lessons on productivity, we hope you enjoy this week’s list!

How Herschel Comes Up with its Craziest Backpack Designs
The Canadian backpack company, Herschel Supply Co., has exploded since launching in 2006. With more than 20 different models available in a range of styles and patterns, these two brothers have carefully retailed their product while keeping five important points in mind.

Your Top 10 Productivity Killers and How to Fix Them
Between text messages, social media, emails, workplace gossip and more, we live in a constant state of distractions. It is possible though to remain focused and increase work productivity and this article explains how to do it.

5 Ways to Kill Your Dreams
Are you sitting on a golden business idea but not moving forward with it? You’re not alone. In this short and inspiring Ted Talk, Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce breaks down five easy-to-believe myths that may be preventing your dream from coming true.

5 Phrases to Fire from Your Vocabulary Pronto
How many times a day do you use the word ‘just’? “I’m just calling to say…” “Just a quick email to check on…” According to Golden Girl Finance, we should stop using ‘just’ immediately. Learn how one word can make or break a woman’s case.

5 Strategies for Turning Your Hobby into a Full-Time Job
Want to be paid for doing what you love? This article offers five steps to turn your passion into your career. If you’re looking for more support and information, check out our training calendar for a workshop that fits your needs.

Have a great weekend and enjoy the sunshine!

– Ashley Wood