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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…

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Are Entrepreneurs Who “Work” More Than 80 Hours a Week Complete Bullshit?

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 8:02 pm

Over the weekend, Reddit user SwimSquirrel posted a great question to r/entrepreneur on how entrepreneurs utilized their time. Out of a curiosity for those in the subReddit community claiming to work more than 80 hours per week pursuing their business owner dreams, he/she wanted…

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The Best Email App To Get To Inbox Zero Fastest

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

I don’t enjoy email — I just want to get my daily digital chore done and get on with my life. There are two great new email mobile apps from Google and Microsoft and both offer helpful features, such as location-aware emails and calendar scheduling. While…

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6 Ways Technology Helps Your Work-Life Balance

By | May 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A fatter incentive or an extra hour of playtime with your kid? Quicker growth up the corporate ladder or time spent unwinding with friends at a bar? Overtime or vacation time? These are daily conundrums every employed individual has to deal with, whether they…

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Paving the Way to Success with OKRs

By | May 26, 2015 at 8:00 am

Objectives and Key Results is a strategy that is widely used by forward-thinking companies (and individuals, even!) all over the world to set goals, monitor progress, and evaluate results. Bizdaq, an online platform that makes it easier to buy and sell small businesses in…

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Mammoth is for Productivity Junkies

By | May 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Working on a team often means tracking down communication through emails, chats, bookmarks, and other tools. That’s why the folks at Mammoth decided to create a tool to help centralize these communications. Having just graduated the AngelPad accelerator, Mammoth is looking to increase user engagement and…

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5 Ways BYOD Can Increase Productivity

By | May 25, 2015 at 11:00 am

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is a technology trend that has been floating around in management circles for the last couple of years. A lot of managers still either choose to ignore it or undermine its importance. BYOD is a policy where employees are…

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4 Spring Cleaning Tips to Organize Your Business

By | May 12, 2015 at 10:00 am

You should have a goal to organize your business year-round, but we all tend to fall behind. Spring is the perfect time to start fresh. Consider these four key tips to cleaning up your business this spring and getting organized. How to Organize Your…

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20 Productivity Apps to Be Your Most Efficient You

By | May 11, 2015 at 10:00 pm

For the majority of my life I’ve been an inefficient and unorganized mess. I’ve somehow managed to get by, but I’m highly distracted, lose things, make mental notes of tasks that I swear I’ll remember and then promptly forget, and my to-do list is often…