7 Scary Cell Phone Facts That’ll Make You Question Your Addiction

You may also feel like you’ll never find enough time in the day to get all your work done *and* fit in family, friends, exercise, hobbies, and all the rest. But maybe, just maybe, if you weren’t on your cell phone so much, you could take a few steps toward that elusive state of work-life balance.

Your Smartphone Is Literally Making You Worse at Thinking (Even When You’re Not Touching It)

You know your phone’s distracting. But what you may not have realized is that even without any notifications, it could be sapping your ability to focus on other tasks, according to research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. Here's what you can try to fix it.

8 Phrases Every Salesperson Should Stop Saying (Today)

The delivery of your message often matters just as much as its content—making confidence crucial to sales success. One of the simplest ways to sound more confident? Steering clear of these eight credibility-harming statements.

The Stupid Easy Way to Make Your Phone Less Distracting at Work

There are so many ways to make your phone less distracting at work, like putting it away or turning it off. But if it stresses you out not to respond right away to text messages coming in during the day, you can set an autoresponder to inform any sender that you're at work, not angry or dead.

How to Leave a Sales Voicemail That Actually Results in a Callback

First-time sales outreach response is plummeting. So it’s never been more important for salespeople to be good at leaving voicemails. Here's how to do it right (and convince the person to respond to you).

3 Ways Your Sales Call Can Go Off the Rails (and How to Regain Control)

We’ve all been on a sales call that goes from bad to worse in under five seconds. How do you handle someone who still doesn't understand your pitch, or is steamrolling your conversation? These tips can help you keep things on track—and land the deal.

The Stupid Simple Reason Why You Don’t Take More Risks

Chances are, you look at your phone when you have downtime. But by looking down, you're missing all the opportunities to take risks—here's why.

Study: Drivers Use Their Phones During 88 Percent of Trips

The study, by analytics firm Zendrive, found that 'Americans use their phones nearly every single time they get behind the wheel.'

Here’s What Happened When I Stopped Checking My Phone as Soon as I Woke Up

Why not try this easy morning routine (of not checking social media!) to really help your day get started on the right foot. Take back some of your morning.

How to Make Your Phone Feel New Again in 15 Minutes or Less

Take just 5, 10, or 15 minutes to clean out old messages, voicemails, apps, and more to give your phone the spring cleaning it probably more than needs.