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Share it!Start typing a phrase into Google and you’ll see suggested ways to complete your query based on popular past searches by other people. For example, the partial phrase “What is the meaning of…” might generate phrase suggestions like “of life, “of my name,” and “of love,” depending on your location or demographic data. Jelly …
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In an ideal world, we would just flip a switch and enter productive mode, where our brain automatically blocks distractions and zeroes in on the task at hand. Unfortunately that’s only a sci-fi fan…
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Research suggests that leaders who are more empathetic are also more successful.
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Having a healthy relationship doesn’t mean two people must spend all their time together. Tom Cruise didn’t have it right in the 1996 movie “Jerry Maguire” when he told Renée Zellweger’s character …
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Today’s post comes from guest writer Joan Selby. If you’d also like to become a guest contributor to Productivity Theory, please see our Write For Us page. There are three types …
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There are only a few people on Earth who enjoy waking up in the morning. For most of us, though, the buzz of our alarm clocks is an unwelcome sound. It’s certainly natural to feel unhappy or groggy…
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If reports were fun to write, pigs would have wings. Yet, people like patterns. Your boss, your clients and your coworkers want to know what your most recent project accomplished without having to read a novel about it. So, you'll likely find yourself creating snappy, data-heavy reports ...
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More remote work, fewer hierarchies, a need for meaning...the workforce as we know it is changing. What does this mean for employee engagement?
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Depending on where you live in the Northern Hemisphere, you might have noticed summer has been slowly edging out the door, while fall has been sneaking in while you weren’t looking. Fall brings a c…
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Share it!DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company that Google acquired in 2014, creates neural networks that learn in ways similar to the way humans learn. In the future, this technology could have an impact on everything from the way you use your smartphone to your next doctor’s visit. What Is DeepMind? Shane Legg, Mustafa Suleyman and …
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If you were like most teenagers growing up, you poured your heart and soul into the pages of your diary. Friendships gained, loves lost and horrifying secrets were all documented in your secret jou…
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My goal is to find new ways to be productive and to help others do the same.
Introduction
My name is Kayla. I'm an imaginative graphic designer turned writer. I cover productivity and technology topics on my two websites:

Productivity Theory is all about being productive, healthy and inspired.
Productivity Bytes is geared specifically toward using tech to boost your personal and work productivity. 

I'm a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, Inc. Innovate, The Daily Muse and MakeUseOf.

Follow me on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter to get updates on all of my latest articles!
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Top contributor on Lifehack for my article, "10 Reasons Why Adults Who Play Video Games Are Happier" (which has since earned 17K shares); Made it to the Front Page of HuffPo with "9 Ways Pets Improve Our Lives" (14K shares); Was once Tweeted at by Ashton Kutcher
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Pittsburgh, PA
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Writer/blogger; occasional designer
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  • Writer and blogger, 2010 - present
    I own ProductivityTheory.com and ProductivityBytes.com.
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A new report describes record levels of damages caused by climate change during 2015.

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Climate change is currently a hot topic in the business and political arena — and for good reason. The crucial decisions that the public and

The One Big Problem With IoT Devices - Internet of Things - IoT Worm
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It seems like we’ve been hearing about the Internet of Things (IoT) for years. Yet a relatively small percentage of people live in smart hom

Why Local Marketing Matters for Fundraising - Nonprofit Hub
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Often the local marketing that comes from trusted, known recommendations garners more benefit than a large national organization's efforts.

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Wearable devices such as smartwatches were supposed to be the next big thing, but has their popularity plateaued? Consumers don’t seem to cl

How to Use Online and Offline Strategies to Drive Traffic to Your Website
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How to Use Online and Offline Strategies to Drive Traffic to Your Website

7 Reasons Nonprofits Don’t Try Harder with Social Media - Nonprofit Hub
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Nonprofits aren’t known for strong social media presences, which ultimately hurts their organizations.

How Big Data is Becoming More Important to the Energy Industry
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As the energy industry evolves, so does big data. Big data is probably best known for tracking people’s behaviors, purchases and viewpoints,

Renewable Energy Is Now Cost Competitive With Fossil Fuels Survival Rene...
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According to the latest report by REN21 (Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century), 2015 saw a major increase in the availabilit

How to Find More College Scholarship Opportunities | The College Puzzle
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BY KAYLA MATTHEWS. It's an intimidating prospect – how can anyone in their early twenties manage to cover all their educational expenses, wh

Subpar Data Security Continues in Healthcare Industry : @VMblog
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2015 has a notorious characterization as a terrible year for data breaches in the healthcare industry. Unfortunately, even though 2016 is we

Totally Weird Driving Laws in the US!
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Getting A Good Job After College Graduation After A Rough Start | The Co...
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By Kayla Matthews. There it is: That beautiful, scripted piece of paper that represents all of your hard work for the last several years. Th

Simple Ways to Encourage People to Volunteer Their Time
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Volunteers are the lifeblood of most non-profits and charitable organizations. Organizations that can’t hire as many employees as their for-