productivity

 

Time Management Starts By Knowing How You Spend Time

It’s happened to all of us. We look at the clock and wonder where the time has gone. People complain […]
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Effective Email Means Paying Attention

We use email more than ever, so you need to make sure your words reflect what you actually want to […]
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Employee Engagement: The Difference Between Success and Failure

Your employees are on the front lines when it comes to dealing with customers. They are the face, the heart […]
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Be Productive Not Busy

It’s a common response. How are things going? Busy. It comes out of our mouths almost by itself. The truth of the matter is we shouldn’t be busy. Even if we have a lot going on, we should be striving to be productive, not busy. What’s…

Should That Item Really Be On Your To-Do List?

Not every project or task you take on requires your immediate attention. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, ask yourself a few questions to help you prioritize your to-do list. Why is this task necessary? If there’s no clear answer, it’s probably not urgen…

Spark Your Own Creativity

When our daily routines are geared toward barreling through a to-do list, it can be hard to set the right conditions for creativity. Fortunately, there is a time-tested approach — that’s also quite simple — for generating creative ideas. Gather raw mat…

Feeling Happy (or Sad) Affects Your Productivity

Does happiness make people more productive? Yes, say researchers at the University of Warwick and IZA. In a series of experiments, randomly selected individuals who were made happier exhibited approximately 12% greater productivity, as measured by a st…

Don’t Let Work Stress Keep You Up At Night

Work stress is inevitable, but it doesn’t have to get in the way of a good night’s sleep. Try these strategies during the day to avoid worrying about work at all hours of the night. Make a to-do list. The act of writing down uncompleted tasks allows yo…

The People In The Process

To get the most out of your business, you need to have processes in place. Manuals that explain how to do each part of your business so that whoever does the job can deliver high quality results to your clients. The problem with that is that all people…

To Start Your Week Refreshed, Treat the Weekend Like a Vacation

When Monday morning arrives, do you feel relaxed? Or are you still stressed out from the previous week? Research shows that one way to make your weekends more refreshing is to think of them as a short vacation. Part of this is simply enjoying yourself:…