Category: Productivity

5 Ways Leaders Can Motivate Employees (and Themselves) During Difficult Times

The recession in the late 2000s and early 2010s brought out the worst and best in others. Numerous industries were affected and thousands of businesses across the world were forced to shut down. Due to the economic downturn, the suicide rate dramatically increased signifying the fact that a lot of workers and entrepreneurs did not…
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6 Things Every Good Leader Should Consider

Being a leader is close to being a parent. However, we all know that both represent a double-edged sword. Even if you think you are doing something right, you are actually doing it all wrong. So, what things should a good leader consider if she wants to be as close to excellent as one can…
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The Right Office Decor Can Inspire Productivity

~by Alex Williams~ We are not fully aware of just how much our working environment can affect our productivity. We usually notice things that annoy us and believe that they are the reason. But even some seemingly meaningless things can lower our productivity. Whether you work from home or in an office, you need to…
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Investment in safety is an investment in productivity

For obvious reasons, ensured safety is a necessity in the workplace, regardless of the type of work we’re talking about. This is especially true when physically challenging work is concerned. Investing in safety guarantees your workers will feel better, happier, and more secure in the workplace. These are all key factors in increasing productivity as…
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5 Tips to Improve Productivity at Home Office

Like everything else, working from home is both a boon and a bane. The comfort of home, no rush hour traffic, no annoying colleagues, just your work and the flexibility to do it at your own pace. But, working from home means the comfort of your home, a place where you relax after a tough…
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Is Overworking Affecting Your Health? These Signs Say Yes

~by Wendy Dessler ~ Do you feel like work has begun to consume your life? If so, you aren’t alone. However, it’s not only the time you spend working that is impacting your health. Other factors such as job satisfaction, feelings of appreciation, your work environment, outside responsibilities and your commute can impact your health in…
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9 Practical Ways To Fight Against Procrastination

“To be, or not to be?” We have all been there. Doing numerous other things before that one thing we actually need to do. A lot of us will get up early tomorrow to study or go on a diet on Monday. However, there is no need to panic as there are effective ways of…
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Theory of Limited Energy

The Theory of Limited Energy

A few years ago, I was a member in active working mom board on Babycenter, and the topic of time management came up on probably a weekly basis.  One of the women posed the theory of limited energy, which I’ve learned to apply to everything in my life. It was her belief that she has…
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Habit Stacking and Motivation

Habit Stacking for Success Have you ever wished you could get your day off to a better start? Or that you could actually get to bed on time without getting hooked into staring at Facebook for two hours? If so, I get it. And I have an idea that could really change everything for you.…
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No Ideas? 11 Steps to Organizing a Successful Brainstorming Session

No Ideas? 11 Steps to Organizing a Successful Brainstorming Session

We’ve all been there – in need of that one great idea and the brain failing to play ball. Some days, no matter how long I sit and think about a problem, that elusive solution won’t come into view. On those days, usually after I’ve spent a fair few hours berating myself for my lack…
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