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4 Productivity Tools that Produce the Best Results

There is no shortage of timers, calendars, to-do lists, apps and journals promising to revolutionise your time management and boost your productivity sky high, but how do you know which ones work?

In the coming weeks we’ll be sharing our favourite productivity tools with you - the high tech and the low tech - but today we thought we’d start where we like to start things here at Potential HQ, from first principles.

Any tool is only as good as your understanding of why it works and most of the productivity tools available today are based on one of the following methods, shown to get the best results.

5 Must Read Books to Boost Your Productivity and Performance

Getting to grips with your mind to boost your productivity and well being is our theme for the month here at Potential Psychology.

To make sure I was up-to-date on the latest research on how our mind affects our productivity - and happiness - I turned to the experts.

Here are the latest books in my reading pile.

The Podcasts Psychologists Are Listening To

The Podcasts Psychologists Are Listening To

No-one is more intrigued by human behaviour than psychologists. It’s our life, our passion, our purpose.

We’re an avid podcast audience with a love of learning and podcasts are such a simple way to learn on the go. I asked fellow psychologists to name the podcasts they’re listening to right now. The conversations and ideas that inspire, challenge, inform, motivate, entertain and educate. This is their list. Now it’s yours.

How to discover who you are and what makes you happy

How to discover who you are and what makes you happy

Not sure what will make you happy when you grow up? Share my journey of career path confusion, discovery tests and tips to uncover the superpower of self awareness.

Working From Home: It's Great for You and For Business

A company from Singapore conducted a two year study in which half of the staff worked from home for four days a week while the other half came into the office five days a week. The results showed an overall increase in productivity equivalent to approximately one workday. It also revealed that work from home employees tend to stay in their jobs longer and they're happier.