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Productivity

How to Elevate Your Entire Sales Team and Find the Bright Spots

By | May 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

Sales teams often mimic the bell curves we remember so dearly from our days of high school. A small number of people stand above the rest, some lag behind, and the majority lie somewhere near the median. Unlike high school, however, the folks on the…

Productivity

Study: Wasting Time Can Help You Be More Productive

By | May 16, 2017 at 11:20 am

Productivity is the Sisyphean goal of all budding entrepreneurs. While startup founders and innovators are constantly in pursuit of improving their ability to get stuff done, there is always more work to do. Whether you’re burning the midnight oil or researching office hacks during your…

Business

9 Ways to Stay Productive in a Shared Office Space

By | May 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Coworking spaces offer a lot of benefits: A chance for freelancers or other professionals to work outside the home or office, surrounded by people with similar temperaments and ideals. The sites offer excellent opportunities for collaboration or brainstorming, which help you to discover how…

Jobs

Top 10 Cities for Jobseekers in the US

By | May 2, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Jobseekers are subjected to a bevy of unfortunate circumstances. From awkward interviews and long drives to disappointing phone calls and devastating emails, searching for a job is soul-crushing enough to make even the most confident person question their value in the business world. If…

Entrepreneur

5 Ways to Create a ‘FunTasktic’ Work Culture

By | Apr 25, 2017 at 5:50 pm

What makes Google, CISCO, Dell, and Starbucks some of the best places to work for? Certainly, they pay their employees well, but it’s not the only reason why young people around the world dream of working with these companies. These organizations have flourished principally for…

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Tips & How To’s

How to Get Your Team to Actually Show Up for Your Next Meeting

By | Apr 24, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Meetings are the lifeblood of your workforce. They enable progress and help work to move forward. However, more often than not, they can be overly inefficient or unproductive. Correcting this systematic problem is something we’ve set ourselves out to tackle at Do, our collaborative meeting platform…

Culture

Increase Employee Productivity With These 5 Fun Office Hacks

By | Apr 23, 2017 at 2:30 pm

You can achieve a simultaneously productive and relaxed environment by giving your employees what they want. An office that is simultaneously relaxed and productive? How does that work? In the corporate world, we’ve long been conditioned to believe that a good work ethic is…

Productivity

10 Features of a Productive Break Room

By | Mar 31, 2017 at 11:20 am

Working all day without a rest is never good for productivity. Studies have shown that breaks are good for the mind and body. But is your break room fulfilling its true potential and keeping your employees happy, healthy, and motivated? Here are just a…

Productivity

4 Things You Do That Waste IT Employee Time

By | Mar 30, 2017 at 10:30 am

More and more employees are spending large chunks of their workday on tasks they weren’t hired for, a recent survey conducted by Workfront found. In the survey, employees said they only spent 39 percent of their day on their primary job duties, down from…

Healthy Entrepreneur

18 Sleep Tips That Are Backed Up by Science [Infographic]

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Getting a good night’s rest is imperative for budding entrepreneurs. While many startup founders believe that burning the midnight oil can improve their chances of success, dozens of studies have shown that a healthy sleep cycle can do wonders for your productivity. And if…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Amicably Break Up With a Client

By | Mar 21, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Breaking up is never easy. Feelings get hurt, partnerships are dissolved, and everyone leaves with a bad taste in their mouths. However, it’s important to recognize when a client is no longer the right fit for your company. We asked three entrepreneurs what they think…

Entrepreneur

3 Ways Your Cofounder Can Improve Your Chance of Success

By | Mar 20, 2017 at 9:15 am

Having a cofounder can be tricky. Between funding disputes and splitting the responsibility, finding the perfect balance can be an arduous process that takes years of trust and confidence. However, if the dynamic is productive, having a cofounder can increase your success and productivity…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How Sleep Deprivation Can Crush Your Career

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 12:50 pm

We’ve all been through it: you’re up late at night, you’ve got work in the morning, and you’re not going to get the sleep you need. At first, you think you can make up for it by inhaling some coffee after you wobble out…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How to Maximize Productivity Without Sacrificing Your Wellness

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

As an ambitious self-starter, your instinct is to work, work, work. However, if you’re sacrificing your wellness to get it all done, you’re doing yourself and your company a disservice. Make sure your mental wellbeing is also in check before tackling any huge project,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Healthy Ways to Manage Your Stress

By | Mar 13, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In a survey by the American Psychology Association, the report showed that in 2015, overall stress levels increased slightly, with greater percentages of adults reporting extreme levels of stress than in 2014. Surprisingly the generation that reported the highest levels were the Millennials, with Gen…

Opinion/Analysis

Don’t Kid Yourself: Smartphones Are a Professional Necessity

By | Mar 9, 2017 at 11:20 am

A little more than ten years ago, the iPhone burst onto the market with more ferocity and popularity than any previous product launch in recent memory. While critics complained about everything from the size to the price tag, people lined up around the block…

Business

How to Leverage Technology to Streamline Your Business

By | Mar 7, 2017 at 8:30 pm

As technology continues to evolve, business owners are constantly presented with new opportunities to improve and streamline day-to-day operations. Technology has long been recognized as both a time and money-saver. However, not every new trend or development makes good business sense. If you are…