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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…

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The 3 Ways That Team-Building Activities Will Unite Your Employees

By | Apr 23, 2017 at 10:30 am

Team building will create a sense of unity in your business. It can ensure that efficiency levels are high and guarantee that everyone is working to the best of their ability. It’s also possible, through team-building exercises, to create a feeling of community. This…

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4 Things to Consider Before Renting an Office for Your Startup

By | Apr 11, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Moving your startup operations to a physical office can be exciting. After all, it’s an important milestone that will enable you to attract foot traffic, escape the distractions at home, and get closer with your team. But without a strategic approach, it may lead…

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How Going Green Made Me a Better Entrepreneur

By | Apr 2, 2017 at 2:30 pm

For years, going green was just another bucket list item that always got pushed off for another day. Eco-consciousness was always viewed as something I could achieve later in life, when I had more time. Because, if I’m being honest, the idea of shifting all…

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4 Ways to Increase Employee Motivation Without Raises or Promotions

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 9:15 am

Employees are the lifeblood of your company, and if you aren’t showing them that you care, you’re going to have a bad time. While you might think raises and promotions are the only solution to this pressing problem, you’re wrong. There are plenty of…

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3 Skills Every Startup Founder Needs to Learn for a Productive 2017

By | Feb 17, 2017 at 10:30 am

Founding and growing a successful company can be extremely difficult. It is commendable that new startup entrepreneurs have already charted out their journey towards this goal. Unlike owners of established organizations, startup entrepreneurs are required to wear multiple hats and play the roles of…

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How Productive Entrepreneurs Get the Most Out of Their Day

By | Jan 30, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The simple trick to productivity among entrepreneurs is being intentional with how you spend your time. But the reality is that entrepreneurs often allow too many distractions to effect their day. And if you are planning on getting anything done in the startup world, you’re going…

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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…