How Employers Can Teach Time Management

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Business Tips, Time Management

Monday, February 24th, 2020

How Employers Can Teach Time Management

The business value of time management is simple: Better quality work, produced more frequently, with fewer mistakes. But how do you actually teach this concept to employees? Here is how employers can teach time management. While leading by example works in other forms of management, practicing time management skills yourself won’t train your employees on […]

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It’s OK to Take a Break-Even if You’re an Entrepreneur

Deanna Ritchie

Productivity

Friday, February 21st, 2020

It’s OK to Take a Break-Even if You’re an Entrepreneur

There seems to be a serious epidemic among entrepreneurs. Whether you’re a rookie or seasoned vet, there’s a mentality that we have to work more than 40 hours per week. There are times when that’s the case. Let’s say that you’re launching a new product or service. You should definitely expect to be putting in […]

Procrastination Means Managing Your Emotions, Not Your Time

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Productivity

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Procrastination Means Managing Your Emotions, Not Your Time

Procrastination is something that we’ve all had to overcome at one point or another. And, while it can have negative effects like missing deadlines and fracturing relationships, procrastination is often misunderstood. There is a myth that says that delays are entirely your decision because you’re lazy. While sometimes, there are external factors that cause a […]

Sick? Here’s How You Can Still Get Stuff Done

Howie Jones

Productivity

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Sick? Here’s How You Can Still Get Stuff Done

In the last couple of weeks, around the Calendar office, people are dropping like flies with some kind of flu or something. And, if I’m frank, this is making me anxious. Like most of you — I don’t want to catch anything. It’s not so much feeling like garbage. It’s just that I have way […]

When to Hire Your First Salesperson

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Business Tips

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

When to Hire Your First Salesperson

If you’re a small business person, you know that sales will likely be an essential part of growing your venture. You will likely be the first salesperson in your business since you know your products and services best and are most passionate about them. However, over time you will need to consider scaling up and […]

What are Your Top Productivity Strategies?

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Productivity

Monday, February 17th, 2020

What are Your Top Productivity Strategies?

When you think about it, most things in life are subjective. Your favorite color, food, band, or movie? They are your personal favorites — no matter what anyone else says. In other words, there’s no right or wrong answer. In a way, the same is true of productivity strategies. What makes a top productivity strategy […]

Diversify Your Life for Higher Achievement

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Productivity

Sunday, February 16th, 2020

Diversify Your Life for Higher Achievement

PIzza. It’s my favorite food. Of course, I try to limit my pizza intake. But, still. It’s my go-to comfort food. So, suffice to say, I’m pretty stoked about a new pizzeria opening up nearby. Here is how to diversity your life for higher achievement. What does achievement have to with diversification? Well, during my […]

3 Steps to Better Self-Management

Howie Jones

Business Tips

Saturday, February 15th, 2020

3 Steps to Better Self-Management

On busy days, managing your time can seem pretty daunting. Focusing on what needs to be done can be challenging and managing your time so that you complete all the work is essential. When you break it down, time management is really just self-management. Here are three steps to better self-management. Squeezing more time out […]

5 Ways to Boost Productivity With Psychological Safety

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Productivity

Friday, February 14th, 2020

5 Ways to Boost Productivity With Psychological Safety

Take risks or stay safe? On paper, they’re opposites. But on a productive, high-performing team, the two concepts have to coexist. Productivity and high-performance exist together in a sweet spot that has a name: psychological safety. Here are five ways to boost productivity with psychological safety. Harvard Business School professor Amy Edmonson defines psychological safety […]

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