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Marissa Brassfield

Marissa Brassfield is a productivity expert, marketing consultant and communication efficiency specialist. At Ridiculously Efficient she helps solopreneurs and high-performance teams become more effective so that they can grow their businesses without sacrificing their sanity.

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Most Recent Posts by Marissa Brassfield
  • 5 Ways to Benefit From a Mastermind Group

    A mastermind group serves as a small support group where members encourage each other to become successful in all areas of their lives. Many easily become disinterested in a group like this because they don't know how to use it to help themselves in the long run. Check out the five tips below to learn how to make the most of a mastermind group.
  • How to Become a Hacker [infographic]

    Have you ever considered a career as a hacker? There are a few things you'll need to consider first, like what type of hacker you want to be and which career path you can follow. The infographic below from will help you figure out if becoming a hacker is right for you.
  • Use the Reverse Calendar Method to Get Things Done On Time

    The Reverse Calendar technique is a way for people who just can't get things done on time or are always late arriving to meetings to finally tackle their procrastinating ways. Nancy F. Clark, CEO of WomensMedia, designed this method as a means of beating her own procrastination and finally arriving to appointments on time.
  • 5 Tips for Negotiating Your New Job Salary

    A lot of times, many of us are so happy to have even gotten the job that we'll take any salary that is offered. What we don't realize is that we don't have to accept the first number thrown at us, because we can always negotiate salary and benefits before signing on the dotted line.
  • Can Meditation and Yoga Save Your Company?

    There may be a very simple solution to all of your company's woes. Yoga and meditation are two tools that are being used by several companies who are finding that it not just helps the well-being of employees, but also the bottom line.
  • Salary and Career News Round Up: Twitter Goes Abroad, Hulu Isn’t Selling and Crazy Resumes

    Every Friday we round up the salary trends, career stories and job news that you may have missed during the past week.
  • 4 Productivity Lies You Need to Stop Telling Yourself

    Productivity is one of the many aspects of our lives that we tend not to be honest about. We somehow convince ourselves that we are all super-productive beings, but what we are really doing is lying to ourselves about how well we use our time. Here are four common productivity lies we tell ourselves.
  • 5 Productivity Tips for Frequent Flyers

    Staying productive while you're traveling for work feels like an almost-impossible feat. Fear of showing up to business meetings unprepared with dozens of unanswered emails in your inbox can lead to a stressful business trip that leaves you feeling much more unproductive than necessary. Worry no more, because here are five tips that will help you stay on top of things while you're traveling.
  • The Two Most Important Networking Tips

    Most people will tell you that networking is the one aspect of career advancement that they dislike the most. Sallie Krawcheck, a former Wall Street executive, says a great network should be thought of as a good investment. She provides two simple rules for networking, which might be the only rules you'll need.
  • How Technology is Changing the Workplace Environment [infographic]

    Flexibility in the workplace has become increasingly important to employees who want to manage a work-life balance, place large importance on travel, or simply need to organize their time between work, family and a side business. The infographic below outlines how technology is changing the workplace environment and making office life more flexible for employees.

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