The Harvard Business Review

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To – https://hbr.org/2018/03/to-control-your-life-control-what-you-pay-attention-to 

Your Team’s Time Management Problem Might Be a Focus Problem –
https://hbr.org/2017/02/your-teams-time-management-problem-might-be-a-focus-problem

Until You Have Productivity Skills, Productivity Tools Are Useless –
https://hbr.org/2016/08/until-you-have-productivity-skills-productivity-tools-are-useless

4 Organizational Mistakes That Plague Modern Knowledge Workers –
https://hbr.org/2016/05/4-organizational-mistakes-that-plague-modern-knowledge-workers

Why New Personal Productivity Efforts Don’t Stick –
https://hbr.org/2016/01/why-new-personal-productivity-efforts-dont-stick?

Fixing Our Unhealthy Obsession with Work Email –
https://hbr.org/2015/09/fixing-our-unhealthy-obsession-with-work-email

Time Management Training Doesn’t Work –
https://hbr.org/2015/04/time-management-training-doesnt-work

Vacation Policy in Corporate America Is Broken –
https://hbr.org/2015/06/vacation-policy-in-corporate-america-is-broken

Your Late-Night Emails Are Hurting Your Team –
https://hbr.org/2015/03/your-late-night-emails-are-hurting-your-team

TedX

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yzp5ZJJOXNc&feature=youtu.be

The Wall Street Journal

Fast Company

These Seven To-Do List Mistakes Could Be Derailing Your Productivity – https://www.fastcompany.com/40521670/these-seven-to-do-list-mistakes-could-be-derailing-your-productivity

What To Do On 15-, 30-, and 60-Minute Breaks – https://www.fastcompany.com/40569576/what-to-do-on-15-30-and-60-minute-breaks-to-boost-productivity

Six Items That Should Never Be On Your To-Do List – https://www.fastcompany.com/3067288/six-items-that-should-never-be-on-your-to-do-list

How To Work Only 40 Hours A Week This Year – https://www.fastcompany.com/3066632/how-to-work-only-40-hours-a-week-this-year

Got 15 Spare Minutes? Here’s How To Make It Count – https://www.fastcompany.com/3064212/got-15-spare-minutes-heres-how-to-make-it-count

Four Steps To Take Right Now To Make Your First Day Back From The Holidays Suck Less – https://www.fastcompany.com/3066862/four-steps-to-take-right-now-to-make-your-first-day-back-from-the-holidays-suck-l

6 Steps To Tame Your Email Overload – https://www.fastcompany.com/3057203/6-steps-to-tame-your-email-overload

8 Productivity Habits Of The Most Successful Freelancers – https://www.fastcompany.com/3060378/8-productivity-habits-of-the-most-successful-freelancers

Six Ways Parents Can Make The Most Of Their Lunch Hour – https://www.fastcompany.com/3055779/six-ways-parents-can-make-the-most-of-their-lunch-hour

6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making When Scheduling Meetings – https://www.fastcompany.com/3041787/6-mistakes-youre-probably-making-when-scheduling-meetings

The Future of Work- 12 Tech Tools Productivity Experts Can’t Live Without

5 Ways To Finally Stop Wasting Your Time – https://www.fastcompany.com/3041787/6-mistakes-youre-probably-making-when-scheduling-meetings

Get To Work By Meeting Procrastination Head-On – https://www.fastcompany.com/1830018/get-work-meeting-procrastination-head

Six Items That Should Never Be On Your To-Do List – https://www.fastcompany.com/3067288/six-items-that-should-never-be-on-your-to-do-list

How To Work Only 40 Hours A Week This Year – https://www.fastcompany.com/3066632/how-to-work-only-40-hours-a-week-this-year

Got 15 Spare Minutes? Here’s How To Make It Count – https://www.fastcompany.com/3064212/got-15-spare-minutes-heres-how-to-make-it-count

Four Steps To Take Right Now To Make Your First Day Back From The Holidays Suck Less – https://www.fastcompany.com/3066862/four-steps-to-take-right-now-to-make-your-first-day-back-from-the-holidays-suck-l

6 Steps To Tame Your Email Overload – https://www.fastcompany.com/3057203/6-steps-to-tame-your-email-overload

8 Productivity Habits Of The Most Successful Freelancers – https://www.fastcompany.com/3060378/8-productivity-habits-of-the-most-successful-freelancers

Six Ways Parents Can Make The Most Of Their Lunch Hour – https://www.fastcompany.com/3055779/six-ways-parents-can-make-the-most-of-their-lunch-hour

6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making When Scheduling Meetings – https://www.fastcompany.com/3041787/6-mistakes-youre-probably-making-when-scheduling-meetings

The Future of Work- 12 Tech Tools Productivity Experts Can’t Live Without

5 Ways To Finally Stop Wasting Your Time – https://www.fastcompany.com/3041787/6-mistakes-youre-probably-making-when-scheduling-meetings

Get To Work By Meeting Procrastination Head-On – https://www.fastcompany.com/1830018/get-work-meeting-procrastination-head

Entrepreneur

The Don’t-Be-a-Schmuck Guide to Rescheduling – https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/277020

3 Steps for Successful Recovery From a Business Trip – https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/238351#

3 Popular Time-Management Tricks That Don’t Work – https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229599

5 Rules for Staying in Charge of Your Inbox
https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/312972

Podcasts and Interviews

 

The Matt Townsend Show on Sirius Satellite Radio – http://www.byuradio.org/episode/82d4df62-d88f-4edb-89d8-8d1d78c5e575?playhead=3482&autoplay=true 

Thom Singer
Be an Expert at Something – With Maura Thomas – http://thomsinger.com/be-an-expert-at-something-with-maura-thomas/

Does Working From Home Make For Happier Employees? –http://abc7.com/careers/does-working-from-home-make-for-happier-employees-/2684563/

Distraction Podcast – Hosted by Dr. Edward Hallowell
Tune Out the Noise and Get Stuff Done! – http://www.distractionpodcast.com/2016/06/29/mini-distraction-15-tune-out-the-noise-and-get-stuff-done/

Talking Productivity on Fox 7 Austin
https://maurathomas.com/talking-productivity-on-fox-7-austin/

WNYC
Take Back The Night from Email – http://www.wnyc.org/story/take-back-night-from-email/

The Innovation Show
Is Your Focus and Attention a Problem? The future of work in a knowledge economy. – https://soundcloud.com/theinnovationshow/ep-51-is-your-focus-and

Choinque Podcast
Episode 9- https://www.choinque.com/choinquecasts/2018/2/1/episode-9-interview-with-work-without-walls-author-maura-nevel-thomas

Statesman Shots
Statesman Shots #74: Maura Thomas on Productivity – http://statesmanshots.blog.statesman.com/2015/07/23/statesman-shots-74-maura-thomas-on-productivity-phil-jankowski-on-the-austin-cobra/

Stacey Alcorn
Regain Your Time: A Conversation with Maura Thomas

Sales for Nerds
016 Maura Thomas on Attention Management – https://www.salesfornerds.io/016-maura-thomas-on-attention-management/

1 Simple Thing Podcasts (5 episodes-#306-310)
Stop Sabotaging Your Productivity – http://www.1simplethingonline.com/maura_thomas_episode306/

Austin American Statesman
Email: You’re Doing It Wrong – http://statesmanshots.blog.statesman.com/2015/07/23/statesman-shots-74-maura-thomas-on-productivity-phil-jankowski-on-the-austin-cobra/

Business Info Guide
http://businessinfoguide.com/maura-thomas-author-of-personal-productivity-secrets-do-what-you-never-thought-possible-with-your-time-and-attention-and-regain-control-of-your-life/

Interview with Lisa Davis: It’s Your Health, Nationally Syndicated Radio Show

Interview with with Bryan Person, Founder of the Social Media Breakfast
Managing Your Attention – http://www.ipadio.com/phlogs/BryanPerson/2010/6/4/Bryan-Person-Interview–43rd-phonecast

OwnerInsite
3 Ways to Become More Productive – http://info.owner-insite.com/productivity-secrets-for-construction-teams

On the Brink with Andrea Simon
014: Maura Nevel Thomas: Isn’t It Time to Regain Your Time? – https://player.fm/series/on-the-brink-with-andi-simon/014-maura-nevel-thomas-isnt-it-time-to-regain-your-time

LEADx
#107: Don’t Hit Send! That Late Night Email Is Doing More Harm Than Good – http://leadership-podcast.com/107-thomas/

The Remarkable Leadership Podcast
Leadership Productivity Principles with Maura Thomas – http://www.remarkablepodcast.com/leadership-productivity-principles-maura-thomas/

Coffee with a Stranger (Interview)
Maura Thomas – Productivity expert, author and reluctant exerciser –
http://www.melissalombard.com/cup-115-maura-thomas-productivity-expert-author-and-reluctant-exerciser/maura-thomas/

Good Day Austin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlpfTcYRE40&feature=youtu.be

The Experience Pros
Radio Interview with Angel Tucci and Eric Reamer

Other

Kirkus Reviews
Work Without Walls by Maura Thomas Becomes Amazon Bestseller

London Financial Times
Train Yourself to Concentrate with ‘Pull-Ups for the Brain’

InsureOn
13 Ways to Be a Better Boss to Yourself – http://www.insureon.com/blog/post/2017/09/25/13-ways-to-be-a-better-boss-to-yourself.aspx
How to Delegate and Get More Done – http://www.insureon.com/blog/post/2017/07/25/how-to-delegate-and-get-more-done.aspx
The Business Trip Checklist for Freelancers & Small-Business Owners – http://www.insureon.com/blog/post/2016/08/03/the-business-trip-checklist-for-freelancers-small-business-owners.aspx
Is Your Business Ready for These 5 Summer Risks? – http://www.insureon.com/blog/post/2016/06/22/is-your-business-ready-for-these-5-summer-risks.aspx
5 Ways to Maintain Small-Business Productivity During the Holidays – http://www.insureon.com/blog/post/2015/11/09/5-ways-to-maintain-small-business-productivity-during-the-holidays.aspx

TechInsurance.com
7 Ways IT Consultants Can Boost Productivity – https://www.techinsurance.com/blog/business-tips/7-ways-it-consultants-can-boost-productivity/

Chicago Tribune
How Often Should You Check Facebook at Work? – http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/sc-social-graces-checking-facebook-0620-20160622-story.html

Prevention
7 Habits Of Superproductive People – https://www.prevention.com/mind-body/7-habits-of-superproductive-people

HR Dive
Say Goodbye to the Cubicle Farm: Office Designers Focus on Branding, Wellness – https://www.hrdive.com/news/say-goodbye-to-the-cubicle-farm-office-designers-focus-on-branding-welln/506237/

Real Simple Magazine
How To Win At Working From Home
How to Sign Off After Work (In an Always-On World) – https://www.realsimple.com/work-life/work-life-etiquette/business-etiquette-off-hours

Bizztor.com
10 Productivity Hacks from Top Entrepreneurs to Boost work Performance – https://bizztor.com/daily-productivity-hacks/

Ed2010
Why You Actually Need to Use Your Vacation Time – http://ed2010.com/edhome/good-health-literally-means-using-vacation-time-heres/

 MaroonOak
15 Proven Ways to Accelerate  Your Productivty – https://www.maroonoak.com/15-proven-ways-accelerate-your-productivity/

Facilitiesnet
How To Win At Working From Home – https://www.facilitiesnet.com/facilitiesmanagement/tip/4-Strategies-for-Dealing-with-Stress–40759

ProSky
The Best Ways to Evaluate Remote Employees – https://prosky.co/talkingtalent/articles/the-best-ways-to-evaluate-remote-employees

CareerMetis.com
Unlock the Power of Attention Management at Work – https://www.careermetis.com/power-of-attention-management/

FlexJobs
Tips for Cultivating a Productive Home Office – https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/tips-productive-home-office/
How to Wrap Up Your Day for Higher Productivity – https://www.flexjobs.com/blog/post/wrap-day-higher-productivity/

CIO
10 Essential Productivity Tips for Road Warriors – https://www.cio.com/article/3197631/leadership-management/10-essential-productivity-tips-for-road-warriors.html
7 Tips for Managing Digital Information Overload – https://www.cio.com/article/2377560/careers-staffing/7-tips-for-managing-digital-information-overload.html

Workzone
Working Away From The Office – https://www.workzone.com/blog/working-away-from-office/

The Week
The Promise and Peril of Working from Home – http://theweek.com/articles/754897/promise-peril-working-from-home

Best Life Magazine
15 Ways to Triple Your Productivity Every Day – http://bestlifeonline.com/stop-procrastination/
Why Working from Home is the Holy Grail of Productivity Hacks – http://bestlifeonline.com/working-from-home-holy-grail-productivity-hacks/

Fora Financial
5 Business Time Management Tips for Entrepreneurs – https://www.forafinancial.com/blog/small-business/5-business-time-management-tips-entrepreneurs/

ComputerWorld
Do After-Hour Email Restrictions Hurt or Help Productivity? – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3155153/it-industry/why-france-s-new-right-to-disconnect-law-matters.html

AllBusiness
Coworking Spaces: The Office Trend Every Entrepreneur Needs to Consider – https://www.allbusiness.com/coworking-spaces-office-trend-every-entrepreneur-needs-to-consider-112108-1.html/2

Counselor Magazine
9 Tips for Holding Better Meetings

The SpareFoot Blog
5 Ways to Increase Productivity  –  https://www.sparefoot.com/self-storage/blog/20412-5-ways-to-increase-productivity-when-working-at-home/

FitSmallBusiness
26 Helpful Time Management Tips and Techniques –  https://fitsmallbusiness.com/time-management-tips-and-techniques/

RI Web
Ignite Your Productivity – 22 Hacks For Small Business Owners – https://riweb.uk/blog/22-productivity-hacks

The Business Journals
3 Strategies for Retaining Top Talent, Starting with Letting Them Breathe – https://www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/how-to/human-resources/2017/02/3-strategies-for-retaining-top-talent-starting.html

Austin Woman Magazine
Expert Maura Thomas Provides Entrepreneurs with Three Tips for Finding More Hours in the Day – http://atxwoman.com/time-management-101/
Managing Your Life

Monster
The Best New Year’s Career Resolutions for People in Their 30s – https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/best-career-new-years-resolutions-30s
The Best New Year’s Career Resolutions for People in Their 40s – https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/career-resolutions-age-40s
The Best New Year’s Career Resolutions for People in Their 50s – https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/best-career-new-years-resolutions-50s

Instaprint
Should You Run a Small Business from Home? – https://startups.instantprint.co.uk/2016/11/23/should-you-run-a-small-business-from-home/

Spirituality & Health Magazine
Embrace Your Inner Slacker – https://spiritualityhealth.com/articles/2017/02/13/embrace-your-inner-slacker

TheCelebrityCafe.com
How to Declutter Minds, Bodies and Homes for 2017 Without Pain – http://thecelebritycafe.com/2017/01/declutter-minds-bodies-homes-2017-without-pain/

Inspirations & Celebrations
10 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick – http://inspirationsandcelebrations.net/2017/01/new-years-resolutions-stick.html

Verily
4 Surprising Ways After-Hours Emails May Be Damaging Your Health – https://verilymag.com/2016/11/after-hours-emails-work-stress-productivity

Business News Daily
4 Tricks for Taming Post-Vacation To-Do Lists – http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/7077-catch-up-after-trip.html
Take the Stress Out of Business Travel by Planning Ahead – http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/7072-business-travel-tips.html

The Stir
9 Ways to Buy Yourself More Time to Tackle Your Holiday To-Do List – http://thestir.cafemom.com/food_party/201864/9_ways_to_buy_yourself?ct=in_the_mix_4
10 Rules for Reducing Email Stress – http://thestir.cafemom.com/healthy_living/194652/email_stress_is_real_how?ct=piping_hot_9

GoToMeeting
The Reason You Can’t Get Control of Email

Sprint Business
Overcoming Our Attention Deficit – https://business.sprint.com/blog/overcoming-our-attention-deficit/

Lookeen
Productivity Experts Nail Down the Top 8 Office Distractions That Ruin Your Workday – https://lookeen.com/blog/the-top-8-distractions-that-kill-your-productivity
10 Productivity Boosting Email Tips From The Experts – https://lookeen.com/blog/10-productivity-boosting-email-tips-from-the-experts

TheStreet
House Rules: What Employers Expect from Telecommuting Workers – https://www.thestreet.com/story/13644982/1/house-rules-what-employers-expect-from-telecommuting-workers.html

Fundera Ledger
20 Effective Tips to Achieve Work-Life Balance, Straight From Entrepreneurs – https://www.fundera.com/blog/20-tips-work-life-balance

StorageVault.com
8 Experts Reveal Their Top Productivity Tips – http://www.storagevault.com/workplace-productivity-advice/

Project Time Off
Analyzing the Business Implications of an Under-Vacationed Workforce – https://www.projecttimeoff.com/sites/default/files/High_Price-of_Silence_FINAL.pdf

Shopify
34 Time Management Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs (by Experts) – https://www.shopify.com/blog/120436229-time-management-tips

Daily Bits Of
How to Cure Vacation Hangover – https://dailybitsof.com/courses/how-to-cure-vacation-hangover
The 12 Secrets of Productive Entrepreneurs

Small Business Computing
Productivity Tips for Small Business Checklist – https://www.smallbusinesscomputing.com/tipsforsmallbusiness/50-productivity-tips.html

CEO Blog Nation
15 Entrepreneurs Share Their Thoughts on the Future of Traditional Office Spaces – http://rescue.ceoblognation.com/2016/05/25/15-entrepreneurs-share-their-thoughts-on-the-future-of-traditional-office-spaces/

LearnVest
Distraction Overload! 7 Ways to Get Back on Track at Work – https://www.learnvest.com/2016/03/distraction-overload-7-ways-to-get-back-on-track-at-work

Women’s Health Magazine
13 Productivity Hacks to Help You Get Sh*t Done – https://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/how-to-be-more-productive

Austin American Statesman
Open Workspaces Can Test Workers in New Ways – http://www.mystatesman.com/business/open-workspaces-can-test-workers-new-ways/VhJBxcZgu1nfhR1nujhF7H/
Control Your Attention to Help Manage Your Time — Here’s How – http://www.statesman.com/lifestyles/control-your-attention-help-manage-your-time-here-how/XZPI3SBN4HZvLXL6wDDuzN/
On Inbox Overload? Your email doesn’t have to be that way, expert says
How to Write Better Emails
Get Focused With These Productivity Tips
Get Your Email Under Control
Coffee With…Maura Thomas

Dice Insights
5 Bad Habits That Erode Work-Life Balance – https://insights.dice.com/2016/03/30/5-bad-habits-that-erode-work-life-balance/

Comidor
Actions to Be Mailbox Champion – https://www.comidor.com/blog/enterprise-collaboration/actions-mailbox-champion/

Working Capital Review
Businesses Seek Ways to Trade Time for Increased Work Efficiency

Levo League
11 Differences Between Busy People and Productive People – http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/11-differences-between-busy-people-and-productive-people.htmland-productive-people

Kahoots
Regain Your Time with 5 Tips from Maura Thomas

Post Bulletin
Let Your Mind Wander for Increased Attention

Health
7 Habits of Highly Productive Women – http://www.health.com/stress/work-mom-efficiency-at-work

Business Unplugged
Tips for a Great Business Meeting – http://www.carolroth.com/blog/tips-for-a-great-business-meeting/
Tips for Getting More Organized in Business – http://www.carolroth.com/blog/tips-for-getting-more-organized-in-business/

AOL
The Best Time to Ace Work-Life Balance? On Vacation – https://www.aol.com/2014/07/22/work-life-balance-vacation/

Quickbooks Intuit
5 Ways to Manage Your Time More Efficiently – https://quickbooks.intuit.com/r/trends-stats/5-ways-to-manage-your-time-more-efficiently/

NFIB
Small Biz Apps: What I’m Using While Traveling for Business – https://www.nfib.com/content/resources/technology/small-biz-apps-what-im-using-while-traveling-for-business-65222/

Manilla Blog
Avoid Pitfalls to Increase Productivity

Texas Enterprise (UT Austin)
Featured Contributor
Are You Making Your Employees Less Productive?

Rescue A CEO
How Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Use Their Phone for Business – http://rescue.ceoblognation.com/2013/11/19/entrepreneurs-business-owners-use-phone-business/

Functional Girl
“Busyness” vs. Productivity: Attention Management Makes the Difference

Metro News
“Airplane Mode” Can Help Keep You Grounded

Productive! Magazine
Productivity Lessons Learned at the Dojo
Kick Time Management to the Curb and Focus on Attention Management

Austin Business Journal
For Productivity’s Sake, Use All the Vacation Time You Have – https://www.bizjournals.com/austin/print-edition/2012/07/06/for-productivitys-sake.html
Al Gore Training Project Taps Local Trainer

WomenEntrepreneur.com
To Be More Productive, Pick the Right Tools

Culture to Engage Blog
Time/Energies/Wisdom/Skills/Creativity

Shine by Yahoo
5 Things Stealing Your Attention

Featured Article by Maura Thomas on genConnect
What Steals Your Attention

Marketing With Moxie Blog
What Do You Need to Be More Productive?

Clickz Blog
Advertising in an Attention-Managed Society

850 Business Magazine
Minimizing Use of E-Mail Can Increase Efficiency, Reduce Stress – http://www.850businessmagazine.com/November-2009/Minimizing-use-of-e-mail-can-increase-efficiency-reduce-stress/

YourBusinessChannel.com
The Myth of Multitasking

ASAE & the Center for Association Leadership
Dynamics of Leadership

The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur
How to Build Your Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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