Productivity

15 Things Your Business Needs to Automate and Save Time

By | May 26, 2017 at 8:30 pm

The idea that automation – programming machines and software to operate automatically based on a set of inputs and conditions  – would play a major role in everyday business functions was unfathomable a decade ago. Today, everything from marketing campaigns to employee onboarding can…

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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…

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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…

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The Top Productivity Hacks for Tech Employees

By | Oct 23, 2016 at 5:50 pm

It’s no shocker that IT professionals have notoriously heavy workloads and feel pressured to complete work at all hours. In fact, The 2016 Health IT Stress Report found that 55 percent of professionals in the field are frequently or constantly stressed — stress that is directly…

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6 Free Ways to Boost Your Agile Team Performance

By | Sep 28, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Agile turned 15 earlier this year, and although its popularity has had its ups and downs, it remains one of the most effective ways to quickly turn out good software. There are so many agile tools and guides and coaching programs available today it’s tempting…

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What Is the True Cost of Employee Disengagement?

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm

A staggering 70% of US employees are not engaged in the workplace. This modern day zombie apocalypse comes at a greater cost than you might realize – especially as a  startup. Gallup research has uncovered that the top 25% of engaged employees incur much less healthcare…

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To Be Productive, Just Tune Everyone Out with Music

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Listening to music while working improves productivity on a large scale. Gone are the days when organizations used to condemn employees who listen to music while working. Listening to some good music or favorite tracks makes a person very happy and improves their attitude…

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Here’s How The 4-Hour Workweek Really Works

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 11:45 am

Workday productivity is a popular topic these days – but with so many strategies that you can implement to better increase your productivity during your most challenging daily tasks. But when it comes to finding the best strategy for you and your workday habits,…

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How Working at a Coffee Shop Can Boost Productivity

By | Jun 17, 2016 at 9:45 am

For remote and independent workers, having the right tools in place can make the difference between reaching full productivity. From having a solid morning routine and having a solid WiFi connection, location actually plays a huge part in giving you the maximum amount of…

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How to Decrease Employee Procrastination

By | Jun 13, 2016 at 10:15 am

A staggering 64 percent of employees surveyed in a recent study admitted to wasting time at the office on non-work related activities on a daily basis. What’s more surprising is that the average amount of time wasted among this group was 2.09 hours, which…

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Why the 8-Hour Workday Isn’t the Answer

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 4:40 pm

For those invested in modern-day business, it’s crucial to understand how marketplace trends affect how that business is conducted daily. But beyond digital trends and social media etiquette, overall business production habits have a great effect on how that success will affect your business….

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The Data on Staying Focused at Work [Infographic]

By | May 31, 2016 at 5:00 pm

You’re in Writing 101. College or high school, it doesn’t matter. What’s the first icebreaker you pick when you turn the student next to you? If you’re me, it’s a joke about how you wrote the entire essay you’re holding now over the last hour and…

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Productivity Tips To Push You Through the Workday Slump

By | May 20, 2016 at 11:45 am

Let’s be honest – being productive as an employee can be challenging sometimes. Whether you’re more of a morning or a night person, we’re all susceptible to falling into the trap of the midday slump. Thankfully, there are ways to get around that. Here…

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Forget Time Management; Productivity Comes Down to Mind Management

By | May 17, 2016 at 5:00 pm

There are several ways to approach the issue of increasing productivity. With new studies, tactics, and think pieces being published on the topic, it can be hard to decipher what will be most effective for you. In his Medium post, David Kadavy writes that…