Productivity

How to Hack Slack for Your Agile Team

By | Mar 2, 2016 at 3:35 pm

Slack is often called the fastest-growing business app ever. Having launched just two years ago, the cloud-based collaboration tool is already valued at $2.8 billion. It has more than 2.3 million active daily users, with 675,000 of them paying subscriptions for its premium services….

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7 Ways to Start Your Day Like an Entrepreneur

By | Jan 21, 2016 at 9:21 am

We’re seeing entrepreneurs, many of whom are relatively young Millennials, take their ideas and turn them into successful, thriving business, particularly in the technology world. While becoming a successful entrepreneur certainly requires great ideas and dedication, there are some small tweaks you can make…

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Top 5 Tips to Make Yourself More Productive

By | Nov 19, 2015 at 10:00 am

Have you ever felt that the people working around you in your workplace are able to work much more than you do? Do you ever feel like you are unproductive? If your answer is “yes”, you should not be embarrassed about this reality because…

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Productivity – Time to Say Goodbye to Procrastination

By | Nov 17, 2015 at 10:00 pm

You know, it’s easy to lose focus when there are so many other things happening around you that might require your attention. Maybe you get a phone call, a message, or email that pops in. Perhaps your colleagues keep asking you questions? It’s moments…

Productivity

Close Your Email and Get Some Work Done

By | Oct 31, 2015 at 8:00 pm

When I watch HBO’s Game of Thrones (which won a record 12 Emmy’s this year) I can’t help but think how much easier and less bloody this world would be if they weren’t relying on pigeon post. Many crises in Westeros could have been…

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Let’s Talk Startup SEO: 8 Ideas to Help You Get Noticed

By | Oct 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm

By now we, as startups, have all become completely obsessed with SEO. But, it definitely is something that can make our websites better, so we continue to follow this obsession until the bitter end. Since the letters SEO were first strung together, there has been…

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San Francisco

Workplace Communications is Evolving…Where will the conversation take you?

By | Oct 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Most of us still work in environments where email is king, but several workplace shifts are driving a transformation in business collaboration as we know it—including the rise of today’s remote workforce. This phenomenon is increasing the need for team communication tools that fit the unique workstyles…

Business

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work

By | Oct 27, 2015 at 11:01 am

I recently watched a very informative TED Talk that really changed my outlook on work and productivity. The video features a speaker, John Fried, and his speech is entitled, “Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work”.  He makes some points in his talk that give…

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Time Tracking: Why Every Developer Should Do It

By | Oct 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Every software and web developer has probably heard that hourly time tracking just doesn’t stick in this line of work. They name different reasons: programmers’ output can be very uneven and may be dramatically different from day to day or even from hour to…

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Sydney

7 effective productivity tools that you’ve never heard of

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 10:00 pm

When you’re running a startup, or you’re an entrepreneur, you often find yourself scrambling to get things done because you don’t have ‘enough’ time. There are many ways we can become more productive whether it be using tools, apps and mental strategies to complete…

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ERP Implementation For Small Business: The Three Most Common Pitfalls

By | Sep 30, 2015 at 10:00 am

Enterprise resource planning systems (ERPs) provide small and medium-sized business owners with the processes and data required to optimize their operations, but choosing the solution that is best tailored to your industry’s requirements can mean the difference between substantial gains and crippled investments. With…

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Why Time Tracking Is Essential for Web Developers

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 2:00 pm

We are all used to the saying “time is money.” And nevertheless, many of us have a hard time both adopting this viewpoint to our daily lives and having others see that our time is indeed precious. Web developers, coders, and programmers constitute one of…

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Design is Iterative: How Mammoth Manages the Process

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 11:00 am

For freelance digital artists, interacting with clients from across the world can be a bit of a challenge. It’s important to use the right tool to manage the design process, and clients aren’t always eager to learn how to use a new platform. Sharing…

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10 Online Tools that Help Your Business Succeed

By | Sep 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Every day, someone is coming up with an idea for a business and hoping that they can turn it into one of the biggest successes in the country. Almost every successful big business was at one time a small business. The small business did things…

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How Mammoth Helped me Clean out my Evernote Junk Drawer

By | Aug 14, 2015 at 9:00 am

I started years ago using Evernote as a tool to keep things in mind, to have a kind of an extended brain, things you want to collect and have access to them if you need them. As Evernote started it was simple and easy…

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Important Startup Tools for Communication, Documentation, and CRM

By | Aug 5, 2015 at 11:00 am

The more tools you can find to use, the easier it is going to be to launch your startup and make it a successful one. When it comes to startup tools, some of the most important involve communication, CRM (Customer Relations Management), and documentation….

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Play to Work: Boosting Productivity through Gamification and Gameplay

By | Jun 12, 2015 at 10:00 am

When most people think of the words “play” and “games,” it brings images of children playing together, or adult gamers lazily sitting in front of a computer or TV screen. Few are likely to consider gaming in the business world, but the reality is,…