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7 Quick Ways to Boost Productivity at Work

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 8:30 am

When building a business from the ground up, your team is everything. They’re the people responsible for making your vision a reality. They’re the relationship managers who preserve your deals, the accountants who make sure your business remains profitable, and the producers …

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Sign Documents Digitally Using Preview on macOS

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 8:05 am

If you’re printing out documents just so you can sign and scan them back onto your computer, then something is seriously wrong with your workflow. Preview for macOS allows you to skip the archaic printing and scanning process by letting you put your digital…

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6 Productivity Apps to Make Life Easier for Project Managers

By | Jul 9, 2017 at 10:30 am

Are you trying to be more productive with your time? Turning your smartphone into a personal assistant and a productivity aid is not only a good idea, it’s also incredibly easy. Whether you want to start a blog, make a financial transaction, track business…

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How Team Building Activities Can Enhance Productivity

By | Jun 24, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Team building can be remarkably productive for your employees. Once you know how much it positively affects your team, you’d always be looking for new activities. It is even better to do any of the team building activities once in a month to keep…

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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 …

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Why Open Offices May Be Bad for Your Tech Startup [Infographic]

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 8:30 am

Moving to a physical venue signals exciting times for a technology startup. You, the leader, think of the possibilities for greater collaboration and productivity once the team is all together. Chances are you’ve considered the open-office concept. With no need for walls and …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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Close Your Email and Get Some Work Done

By | Oct 31, 2015 at 8:00 pm

When I watch HBO’s Game of Thrones (which won a record 12 Emmy’s this year) I can’t help but think how much easier and less bloody this world would be if they weren’t relying on pigeon post. Many crises in Westeros could have been…

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Let’s Talk Startup SEO: 8 Ideas to Help You Get Noticed

By | Oct 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm

By now we, as startups, have all become completely obsessed with SEO. But, it definitely is something that can make our websites better, so we continue to follow this obsession until the bitter end. Since the letters SEO were first strung together, there has been…

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Workplace Communications is Evolving…Where will the conversation take you?

By | Oct 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Most of us still work in environments where email is king, but several workplace shifts are driving a transformation in business collaboration as we know it—including the rise of today’s remote workforce. This phenomenon is increasing the need for team communication tools …