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They say you spend over a third of your life working, so you might as well love what you do. Whether you are loving every second of work, searching for a new career, or just trying to make the workday a little more bearable—Reader’s Digest is here with the tips, tools, and strategies to help you get to work.

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This Company Tried a Three-Day Workweek—and It Worked

A three-day work week might not be for everyone, but one restaurant owner's experiment led to 100% retention on the managerial level.

How to Earn More Money, According to Your Zodiac Sign

Boost your bank account by harnessing your zodiac sign's best traits.


11 Daily Morning Habits of Highly Organized People

Notice how certain people seem to have effortless, calm mornings while the rest of us rush through early hours in...


10 Things that Highly Successful People Do Every Morning

Make your morning—and the day that follows—rock with these tips for a positive and productive morning routine from highly successful...


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20 Time Management Tips That Actually Work

Sometimes it feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Instead of lamenting your lack of time, make...

How to Be More Productive In Your First Hour of Work

After you grab coffee, chat with your coworkers, and scan your email, the first hour of your workday has blown...

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Don’t Make These 9 Mistakes at the Office—Unless You Want Your Co-Workers to Think Less of You

Even if you're a model of professionalism and efficiency at work, slip-ups happen. These are the ones you should try...


8 Daily Habits of Naturally Productive People

Who knew putting pen to paper, or fingers to keyboard, could be as simple as these easy steps.


Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

Time management expert Laura Vanderkam reveals the subtle secrets to restorative and productive weekends in her book ‘What Successful People...


34 Easy Ways to Make Your Work Day Less Stressful

Problems at work are more strongly associated with health complaints than any other life stressor. These tricks will keep the...

9 Productive Ways to Make the Most Out of Getting Fired

If you suspect you may be getting laid off, or the moment has arrived, you can still use the situation...


Here’s Exactly How Often the Most Productive People Take Breaks

If you're looking to get more done, you may want to consider working less.


10 Tricks for Setting Up the Most Productive Workspace

Having a hard time starting new projects at work? Maximize your time at the office with these simple tips to...


14 of the Best Apps for Becoming More Productive and Organized

From the best apps for organizing your home to apps for streamlining your family's schedules, we've rounded up the top...


Successful People Do These 10 Things After Work

It’s not all work and no play. Here’s how successful people manage to de-stress, work out, and carve out family...

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11 Ways the Most Productive People Handle Their Emails

Even though it’s meant as a tool for productivity, email end up as nothing more than a distraction. Productivity expert...


The 18 Best Things You Can Do for a Stress-Free, Productive Start to Your Workday

Why you should sip green tea and only check emails for 15 minutes.