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How to Have a More Productive Day [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Sep 8, 2015 at 9:00 am

Oh the constant quest to be more productive. We want to optimize our time to the best of our ability so that we can be efficient, effective, and successful. We’re constantly barraged with advice on how to do this–and some of it is conflicting….

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The Art to Having Productive Meetings

By | Sep 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Meetings are an inescapable part of the corporate world. Everybody has to attend them whether you’re a rank-and-file worker, supervisor, manager, or even CEO. In fact, the higher one goes up the corporate ladder, the more meetings it seems there are to attend. Meetings are…

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Sam Altman of Y Combinator: 5 Signs You’re Doing Fake Work

By | Aug 24, 2015 at 12:30 pm

According to president Sam Altman of Y Combinator, most of the accelerator’s most promising startup graduates turn out “decent or bad” – because instead of doing real work, they start doing fake work. This is “The post-YC slump.” Altman defines real work as work that’s…

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Building an Affordable Virtual Environment for Remote Teams

By | Aug 15, 2015 at 8:00 pm

There is more to remote teamwork than just working from home. In fact, it may not have anything to do with working from home. Unlike common belief, it is not just an organizational style to be adopted in order to provide employees more comfort…

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16 Popular Business Apps to Boost Your Team’s Productivity

By | Aug 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Growing a business is hard, especially if you don’t have the right tools to scale your business. Luckily, there’s an app for that — Countless apps, in fact. But choosing the right apps for your business can be difficult. Here are 16 of the…

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Top 5 Things to Eat and Drink to Be More Productive While at Work

By | Aug 7, 2015 at 8:00 am

We all know that having more energy during the day leads to more productivity at work, but what can we do to make it happen? Many of us might turn to increasing our caffeine levels, or even turn to sugary foods that can produce…

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Want to be Productive? Take Scheduled Microbreaks

By | Jul 17, 2015 at 11:00 am

One of the known secrets of highly productive people is taking breaks. They know that taking breaks is part of maintaining sustainable energy throughout the day. Research shows strong correlation between the health of the workforce and their corresponding productivity. Power naps in the afternoon are…

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7 Apps To Keep Productive Working from Home

By | Jul 16, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Working from home can be particularly distracting for many people. After two or three hours of intense work, our concentration levels decrease massively. That is when the temptation of social media and online conversation with friends can eat into your precious work time. On top…

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5 Ways to Improve Productivity in Your Startup Environment

By | Jul 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm

While startup life is a popular and fun work life, it isn’t something for everyone. Startup life is a lot more demanding on its workforce with its tighter schedules and resource constraints. Making the most of every minute, while avoiding burning out in the…

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Successfully Adapt Your Company for the Sharing Economy

By | Jun 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm

 There’s a reason the media can’t stop talking about sharing economy and logistics companies. The sharing economy generates $15 billion in global revenue, and it’s on track to reach $335 billion by 2025. The sharing economy is about more than getting a cheap place…

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How Effective Project Management can Help Small Businesses

By | Jun 26, 2015 at 4:04 pm

It is essential for every business to reach project goals within budget and the given timeframe. By project goals we mean the business value of the project, as well as team’s efforts to deliver the most valuable assets within the timeframe and budget. Achieving…

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You’re Using Your Calendar Wrong

By | Jun 18, 2015 at 9:00 am

If your calendar is full of meetings and not much else, explains Mike Monteiro, you’re using your calendar wrong. The essence of productivity is knowing what you have to do, deciding when to do it, and then having the follow-through to execute. Depending on…

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The Impact of Business Coaching on Your Startup

By | Jun 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Startup businesses generally have a small budget and are often staffed by no more than a handful of people. With this in mind, it might seem like it would be unnecessary to get any specialized business coaching or training. However, the reality is that…

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These 3 Productivity Apps Will Be a Game Changer for Your Life

By | Jun 10, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The ever-changing lists of recommended apps appear time and again, to a point where it seems like every day a new listicle emerges, aiming to change your life with apps you’ve probably never seen and experienced before. Sports apps, health apps, insurance apps –…

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How to Create the Right Office Space at Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jun 5, 2015 at 8:00 am

Nowadays, many of us have the option to do remote work – whether that’s in the form of unlimited freedom to work from anywhere or simply the option to stay home on Fridays. And while some of us choose to work from coffee shops,…

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One Graph That Will Make You Stop Procrastinating

By | Jun 3, 2015 at 8:00 am

Working at a startup or being self-employed brings freedom, but it also means no one is looking over your shoulder – and for procrastinators, that can be a problem. David Cain, the creator of the Raptitude blog, has coped with the combination of procrastination…

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Working a 60 Hour Week Results in Negative Productivity

By | Jun 2, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Are people actually faking workaholism? According to Jason Lengstorf, companies in America have pushed employees so far that dedication to work is actually something to be proud of. Sleeplessness has become a strange badge of honor. At Future Insights Live in Las Vegas, Lengstorf presented “Happy…