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5 Benefits That Prove the Importance of Having a Work Best Friend

By | Jan 25, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Even if you love your job, the minutiae of your everyday tasks can get pretty boring over time. Whether it’s filling in data sheets or making sales calls, work life can be harder when you don’t have someone to share it with. Fortunately, in most…

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5 Strategies for Better Meeting Productivity

By | Jan 23, 2017 at 7:00 pm

“Meeting” has become a dirty word. Diatribes against meetings exploded in recent years, on the grounds that they’re counterproductive and bad for business. Researchers estimate that unproductive in-house meetings cost U.S. businesses $37 billion in wasted resources. That’s enough to scare any leader off…

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13 Gmail Hacks That Every Busy Professional Needs to Know

By | Jan 11, 2017 at 10:30 am

Whether you impulsively check your inbox every twenty minutes or put it off as long as possible, there are tools and tricks to maximize your productivity when it comes to email. With these Gmail hacks, you’ll spend less time following up on emails and…

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10 Sites to Help You Procrastinate The Right Way

By | Dec 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Computers, tablets and smartphones are amazing devices, allowing us to make more in less time. They’re incredible at making us more productive, but they can also work against you. With the advent of the internet, along came several website with no other goal than procrastination. Procrastinating…

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Procrastination Is Part of the Entrepreneurial Process

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 3:30 pm

A lot of people believe that entrepreneurs are relentless hard workers that only sleep when it can somehow benefit their company. The stereotype of the overly ambitious startup founder comes from the inherently stressful nature of entrepreneurship. And while running your own business takes…

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How to Measure Productivity Gains From Office Redesigns

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Your office’s environment can be your biggest asset or your largest obstacle. When a workspace is optimized to meet the physical and mental needs of employees, it can boost performance by an astounding 22 percent. However, surveys suggest that 90 percent of global workers are unsatisfied…

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Mel Robbins: How The Snooze Button Is Killing Your Business

By | Oct 26, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Who doesn’t hit the snooze button now and again? Those precious 10 minutes feel like a gift that allows you to nod off into a brief pre-morning nap. But what you don’t know is that snoozing is actually costing your business money. At the…

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Poor Sleep Has Become a Public Health Epidemic [Infographic]

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 6:30 pm

Study after study has shown that sleep is good for you. It gives you energy, it regulates your organs, it even provides a means of entertainment in the form of dreams. But for some reason, entrepreneurs often think that they can sleep when they’re…

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How Small Businesses Can Improve Their Communication System

By | Oct 1, 2016 at 10:30 am

Strong communication, both internal and external, is the key to an organization’s success. A study by McKinsey Global Institute reveals that the productivity of an organization with connected employees can improve by 20 to 25 percent. This means the organizations can potentially increase their revenues…

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5 Easy Steps to Boost Remote Team Productivity

By | Aug 5, 2016 at 10:15 am

It was inevitable. As digital communication became easier and more sophisticated, elements of the workforce began to work remotely. By the end of the last decade, about 34 million entrepreneurs and employees worked from home. This year, according to Forester Research, that number will…

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Stop Feeling Overwhelmed with This One Productivity Hack

By | Aug 1, 2016 at 1:24 pm

As you build your companies, your careers, your families, your communities, and yourselves, you will at one point or another find yourself overwhelmed. We see it in the startup world often, but the advice is usually to hustle more, put in more hours, or…

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Manage Your Freelance Business Better with These Tools

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 9:21 pm

Let’s admit it – we often want to be taken more seriously as freelancers. While telecommuting and remote jobs are on the steady rise, some folks still think of freelancers as a more affordable, less professional substitution to hiring an agency. Let’s break that…

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8 Work Productivity Tips That You Can Actually Use

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Whether you’re an employer or employee, productivity should be at the forefront of your mind when at work. As an employee, the feeling of productivity can be extremely rewarding. As an employer, you’re probably aware of the damage that a lack of productivity can…

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10 Sites to Help Students to Write Better Essays

By | Jul 18, 2016 at 11:00 pm

Summer is underway but the fall school semester is peaking over the horizon. Or, if you’re one of those unlucky students attending summer school, you’re right in the thick of it. Either way, there’s a good chance you have to write an essay. And…