Category Archives: Lifestyle

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Smart ways to brainstorm better

Brainstorming is a valuable technique – but it needs to be done in the right way to yield results. Here are some smart ways you can brainstorm better to increase your creativity and productivity.

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Lifestyle

National Book Lovers Day. OpenGenius team share our favourite books

To celebrate National Book Lovers Day, we asked the OpenGenius team to share their favourite book and why they chose it, for your reading inspiration!

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Lifestyle

Why your marketing team needs to be innovative to not fall behind

In today’s ever-changing media enviroment, being able to reach and engage with our audience in a way that will resonate is more important than ever.

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Lifestyle

The power of friendship in successful teamwork

We all get by with a little help from our friends. You know the ones – those special people in our lives with whom we share our ups and downs, a solid sense of trust and loyalty (and a healthy helping of side-splitting humor for good measure).

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Lifestyle

Train your brain to be innovative with OpenGenius

Being disruptive is the biggest, most valuable skill a company can have. With more and more established companies being knocked off top spots by new businesses, companies need to learn how to progress or risk being left behind.

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Lifestyle Quick Tips

How to be creative (even when you think you’re not)

Have you ever found yourself saying “I’m just not the creative type”? Well, you wouldn’t be alone. However, in actual fact, there actually is no such thing as the ‘creative type’.

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Lifestyle

Why Mind Mapping is the only way to overcome writer’s block

Lost for words? Whether it’s a business proposal, blog post, or university essay, most people will have to…

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Lifestyle

What is “burnout” and how can you avoid it?

The modern work landscape is, in many ways, quite bizarre. While the importance of a stable, healthy work culture is becoming a must for many employers and employees, there is a simultaneous pressure to always be ‘hustling’.

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Lifestyle

How technology hinders productivity

In Back to the Future II, Marty McFly soars to the future date of 21st October 2015. It’s an iconic scene, and a bizarre one to watch back in the present day. We know now that this 80s vision for the future is fairly inaccurate; we have no streets filled with flying cars or self-tying trainers.

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Lifestyle

How to make your commute more productive

Commuting to work is generally viewed as a necessary evil. Whether it’s a drive spent mostly static in traffic, or a long-haul trip on the train, in the absence of teleport, we do the best that we can to grit our teeth until we can get into work and actually begin our day. But is this really the right attitude?

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Lifestyle

How to rest better for better work

Juggling your work, your social life, your health, and your family can be overwhelming. Rest is something we often take for granted despite its fundamental role in keeping us healthy and energized. But, getting real, quality rest is not as easy as it may sound.

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Lifestyle

8 ways to make your day more meaningful

It’s easy to let time pass by without us really noticing where it’s gone and what we have achieved with it. By finding meaning within each day, you’ll be on your way to leading a happier and more meaningful life.

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