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Culture

Study: Don’t Feel Bad About Taking Time Off

By | Aug 15, 2017 at 10:50 am

Entrepreneurs are more than happy to go the extra mile for their company. Their drive, ambition, and disregard for their own personal well-being is what made them startup founders in the first place. However, research has shown on more than one occasion that taking…

Startup Spotlight

San Francisco

Startup Spotlight: Get Money Back, One Stop Tech Shop, and Horses

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Each week, TechCo features five tech startups that can help streamline your daily life. This week in Startup Spotlight, we found an app that unlocks hidden credit card benefits, a one-stop-shop of technology solutions, an AI public speaking coach, and more. Sift (San Francisco, CA)…

Productivity

Can More Technology Increase Your Productivity?

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 10:50 am

How many devices do you own and what effect does it have on your productivity? Have you ever wondered about that Tablet you bought on a whim which is lying in a corner now and catching dust? Fear not my friend, you are not…

Startup Spotlight

Miami

Startup Spotlight: Travel Deals, Meet Investors, and Multimedia Books

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm

August is around the corner, and in some parts of the nation that means school will soon be back in session. Each week, TechCo searches the web for five useful ideas in tech to share with you and this week, we rounded up a…

Productivity

Seattle

8 Ways to Increase Productivity With Cortana and Alexa

By | Jul 24, 2017 at 5:00 pm

When you think of all that we are able to accomplish in today’s world, it should come as no surprise that many of us have been getting help along the way. Cortana, Alexa, and other AI personal assistants help us shave time off of…

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Productivity

6 Ways to Accurately Measure Employee Productivity

By | Jul 22, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Evaluating employees is necessary to ensure the company is running smoothly. Their continued growth is integral to your business’ success, no matter what part of the job they are responsible for. It is always important to be reflective about our practice and what we…

Startup Spotlight

Houston

Startup Spotlight: Dreams, Special Needs Toy and Tracking Mentions

By | Jul 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Summer is the perfect time to play a game of basketball. This week, we found technology that keeps your head in the game and tracks your movement on court, an application that finds and tracks news about your business, an interactive robot designed for…

Healthy Entrepreneur

London

Mompreneur Shares 10 Tips for Balancing Startup Life and Family

By | Jul 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm

I am the mother of two lovely children – a girl of four and a boy of eight years old. I wake up every day before the sun comes out and my day is structured like a Tetris game. Every day is divided into…

Business

Boulder

Processes Can Fail Fast if You Don’t Have the Right Team

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 10:50 am

After spending time chatting with a product designer in a large tech company in L.A. about his company and observations of product teams, it felt like the whole conversation started when he said something like this, “I am not sure how product managers become product…

Productivity

New York

How Deadlines are a Critical Part of Your Business

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 8:30 am

Thought deadlines were a thing of the past? Think again. “Welcome to grown-up life,” it’s one of my favorite things I tell my students. While applying to college is a right of passage, it’s also many students’ first encounters with the demands they will…

Productivity

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…

Productivity

Can More Tech Boost Your Productivity?

By | Jul 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm

How many devices do you own and what effect does it have on your productivity? Have you ever wondered about that tablet you bought on a whim that is lying in a corner collecting dust? Fear not my friend, you are not alone. Increasing…

Productivity

How Virtual Assistants Are Making Leaders More Productive

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 6:30 pm

A bit more than two decades ago, company owners or “bosses” used to have a lady as a secretary who answered landline phones all day and neatly wrote messages and appointments in her textbook. Nowadays, we have “traditional” virtual assistants (VA) that are actually…

Tips & How To’s

9 Systems That Can Help Improve Communications With Remote Staff

By | Jun 26, 2017 at 9:20 am

Numerous companies have staff working from remote locations. Some are freelancers, hired to work on specific projects or tasks. And some are full-time employees working from home, either on an occasional or permanent, basis. Keeping everyone on task and connected is difficult, especially with…

Tips & How To’s

12 Smart Uses of Tech That Can Save You Time

By | Jun 24, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Sections of the day are lost, either to handling minutia that never seems to end or from brain breaks that end up eating hours instead of minutes. Fortunately, there are a number of technological tools and tricks that can help stem the tide, ranging…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Sleeping for 7 Hours and 6 Minutes Will Make You Perfectly Happy

By | Jun 20, 2017 at 9:20 am

At this point in the game, there’s no denying that a good night’s sleep does more for your productivity than any app or organizational system could. Despite the entrepreneurial practice of burning the midnight oil, taking a break and getting some shut has been…

Productivity

Study: Office Jargon Is Making You Less Productive

By | Jun 19, 2017 at 11:30 am

If you feel like you don’t have the bandwidth to buckle down, think outside the box, or hit the ground running, you might need to move the goalposts and drill down your strategy going forward. The best practices include touching base with a mentor…