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7 Ways to Bring Key Leaders of Your Remote Team Together

By | Dec 25, 2017 at 12:45 pm

With the remote work boom in full swing, it’s only a matter of time before your company needs to start taking advantage. Fortunately, entrepreneurs around the world are singing the trends praises so it should be a smoother transition, as long as you follow…

Opinion/Analysis

Why the 15-Hour Work Week Never Had a Chance

By | Dec 19, 2017 at 11:30 am

A little less than 90 years ago, a study by economist John Maynard Keynes suggested something pretty incredible. After looking at data showing an increase in labor productivity and notable technological advancements (which, in 1930, consisted of scotch tape and the car radio), he concluded that…

Enqos – Tower V2

Co-working Spaces

New York

Why I Made the Decision to Go from Home Office to Coworking Space

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 8:30 am

Coworking has exploded globally over the past two years. According to one study, there were over 835,000 people working out of coworking spaces last year. The number of coworking spaces alone is expected to jump from 11,300 in 2016 to 13,800 by the end…

Productivity

How to Get to the Core of Unproductive Meetings

By | Dec 15, 2017 at 7:15 am

The “no-meeting day” has recently become a phenomenon of sorts. The idea is to give employees an entire work day that their company, department or team has designated 100 percent meeting-free. Companies in the technology, healthcare and business sectors have been eager to implement…

Culture

How to Embed Accountability Into Your Company Culture

By | Dec 14, 2017 at 7:15 am

We all understand the importance of accountability in the business world. But like Mao Zedong so wisely observed, reading doesn’t quite prepare you to actually revolutionize your culture to incorporate accountability in a sustainable way. Here are some tools to equip you with the…

Productivity

London

5 Ways to Improve Team Communication

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Communication within a team is vital to the successful completion of a project. Without a good foundation, team members could be reluctant to share new ideas or talk about challenges. Here are 5 ways to improve your team communication. Keep the Door Open Team…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways to Start Scaling Your Startup Through Outsourcing

By | Dec 9, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Scaling your startup can be a major challenge if you try to take on too many responsibilities yourself. Because of this, many of the most successful startups outsource key tasks to increase their efficiency and reduce operating expenses and risk. Here are four areas…

Productivity

How to Reduce the Time Suck of Marketing Tasks

By | Dec 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

According to HubSpot’s study, the average marketing professionals burns around 16 hours per week on mind-numbing, trivial work, such as data gathering, sending emails, etc. Having in mind that the average person works 45 hours per week in this industry, that would mean that…

Productivity

Chicago

8 Ways to Make Your Weekly Staff Meetings More Productive

By | Dec 6, 2017 at 7:15 am

Meetings can lose focus if someone isn’t getting a handle on the commentary and can drag on way too long. While meetings are necessary, they can become more productive. We asked eight YEC entrepreneurs is they even have a bunch of meetings and what…

Productivity

Denver

Why “Inbox Zero” Isn’t Worth the Hassle

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 6:30 pm

In the last few years everyone has become obsessed with the concept of Inbox Zero. Inbox Zero is exactly what it sounds like, to have zero emails in your inbox. As if somehow seeing the message “there are no more messages to read” means…

Tips & How To’s

London

When to Jump in as an Early Adopter

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 8:30 am

If you’re a business owner or entrepreneur, chances are that risk has become an integral part of your life. From how to calculate risk, how to mitigate it, and when to take it, each day is all about ensuring that you’re making the best…

Productivity

This Software Can Supercharge Your Remote Work Collaboration

By | Nov 22, 2017 at 9:20 am

In a recent international survey of 25,000 workers, 32 percent said they regularly work remotely. And with the gig economy showing no signs of slowing down, more tools to support remote work will need to be implemented. If you already remote work during the week…

Productivity

How to Get Employees on Board With New Technology

By | Nov 22, 2017 at 8:30 am

People just don’t like change. And when leadership wants to introduce new tools, software or ideas to help improve the workflow, not every employee is going to be jumping for joy.  Although it can be a challenge to get employees on board with new…

Productivity

10 Tricks to Push Off Procrastination for Another Day

By | Nov 21, 2017 at 8:30 am

Almost everyone wishes that they had more time to do the things that they need to do.It seems like there is never enough time to get everything done in this fast moving world. But there is something you can do. The trick is to…

Productivity

Chicago

13 Productivity Tools Entrepreneurs Use to Improve Workflow

By | Nov 20, 2017 at 7:15 am

Developing a business workflow is key for leaders to help maintain productivity with their employees. Also, if an employee leaves, it’s important to know where he/she left off and train the next employee efficiently. We asked 13 YEC entrepreneurs what tool they would recommend…

Productivity

Seattle

Boosting Your Spreadsheet Skills Is Good for Business

By | Nov 17, 2017 at 9:20 am

Streamlining your information can be a true nightmare if you don’t have the right tools to do it. We’ve all heard about Microsoft Excel, it has been around since 1985 and is a known staple for everyone from business owners to finances gurus to…

Productivity

5 Productivity Tools to Keep Your Projects on Track

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Leading a team means finding new strategic ways to move from idea to impact faster. And having the right productivity tools at your disposal are a key factor. Here are 5 online tools you can use with your team to shift your projects into high…