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Productivity

February 27, 2020

When we think of someone being productive, we tend to think of someone engaged in highly focused work or activities, driven by a sense of purpose and specific, strategic goals. When we think of someone being busy, we tend to think of someone engaged in multiple simultaneous tasks, driven by a sense of frantic urgency, overwhelm and stress; someone who is often interrupted by distractions, who answers “yes” to every request, and whose priorities are often in disarray. So, which are you? Let's find out! … Read More »

Productivity

February 22, 2020

Don’t you just hate those days when your brain feels like a clapped-out old car whose engine coughs, wheezes, rattles and bangs but never actually starts. Those days where it feels as though you spend 80% of your time staring at a blank screen waiting, hoping that inspiration will strike some time soon. Those days can test the limits of your salary in any job or career. … Read More »

Productivity

February 17, 2020 by Sam Bowman

Anxiety is an all too common feature of our contemporary workspaces. For many of us, our offices — whether traditional or at home — can become sources of stress and depression. This is not just problematic for our productivity, but can have a detrimental effect on our mental health, and our family lives. In this article we look at how you can create a calming environment and the positive impacts it can have on your productivity (and well being). … Read More »

Productivity

December 15, 2019

Have you heard of the 4 D's of Time Management? If not, you may be one of the countless people who struggle to get their work done on a daily basis. When it feels like there aren't enough hours in the day, it's frustrating, isn't it? No matter how hard you work, you never seem to get to the bottom of your to-do list. The 4 D's of Time Management are brilliantly simple and are probably the answer to your productivity woes. Here's how they work. … Read More »

Productivity

December 4, 2019 by Lori Wade

Are you battling to keep yourself on track to meet a specific goal? This article looks at 10 different apps that will allow you and your staff to track their time efficiently so you can see where time is being spent and where you can become more productive. … Read More »

Productivity

December 2, 2019 by Samantha Brannon

It is always a struggle to stay productive and keep working during the Winter Holidays. The only thing most people have in mind is relaxing, eating and spending time with their loved ones. When you are a freelancer though, you may not always have the privilege of taking days off of work. Here are some simple yet efficient tips on how to stay productive during the holidays if you are a freelancer. … Read More »

Productivity

November 23, 2019 by Kayla Matthews

You might often feel like your productivity isn't where it could be, whether it comes to work or hobbies. Maybe you struggle to focus for more than an hour, or you don't complete any of the tasks on your list. How do some people pound out pages of well-written work while others are lucky to reach a paragraph? It's likely because of your personality type. In this article Kayla Matthews looks at how your personality type affects your productivity and what you can do about it. … Read More »

Productivity

November 9, 2019

We all have 24 hours in a day. Quite a large chunk of this goes into sleeping, and then there is eating and being with family. That leaves all of us with just a few hours for getting things done each day, including studying. If you are juggling studies with work, it means your time is divided even further, so you have fewer hours to put into study. In this article we look at 5 tips to help you make the most of your study time. … Read More »

Productivity

October 21, 2019 by Tim Fox

Exercising is good for your health. Did you know that exercising is also great for your career? Well, the late Steve Jobs and current CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, conducted walking meetings. Want to know what a walking meeting is? A walking meeting is a meeting that takes place during a walk instead of a boardroom or office. Simply put, walking meetings help to eliminate the habit of sitting too much while working or deliberating ideas. Want to know how hiking can help your productivity? Read on! … Read More »

Productivity

October 7, 2019 by Margery Soliz

In order to avoid burnout, it is important to understand that in each of the life roles, a give-take balance must be observed. But there are roles in which such a balance cannot be achieved. For example, these are parental and work obligations. The more of these unbalanced roles we have, the more internal energy we give away without receiving anything in return. In this article we look at the causes of burnout and what you can do about it. … Read More »

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