Dread Meetings? How to Create Team-Led Accountability

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Meetings, Productivity

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Dread Meetings? How to Create Team-Led Accountability

Let’s not sugarcoat this. Meetings suck your time, your energy, and occasionally your soul. Meetings waste your team’s focus, they’re boring, and they’re the leading cause of death in office productivity. The good news is that there are ways to reduce the number of meetings within your organization. But, if you dread meetings, how can […]

How to Take Meeting Minutes

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Meetings

Monday, July 29th, 2019

How to Take Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes, or mom (minutes of meetings), is an essential aspect of any successful meeting. While they do provide a written record of what was discussed, meeting minutes are crucial for many reasons. Employees can reference them to be reminded who is responsible for what when it’s due, and the expectations. Minutes can be shared […]

Calendar Calculator

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Calendar

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Calendar Calculator

There are many reasons why you might want to do some calendrical calculations. Maybe you want to convert a Gregorian calendar to its Julian date. Perhaps you need to the time between a specific timeframe for timesheets, scheduling vacations, or planning your wedding. You may have to know the exact day of the week for […]

The Academic Calendar in a Review

The Academic Calendar in a Review

At some point, you’ve had to use an academic calendar — either as a student, parent, or educator. But, did you know that academic calendars contain much more than start and end dates for classes?  Also included is information about when to register or apply for financial aid. We’ll explain the purpose of academic calendars, […]

15 Productivity Hacks to Get More Done Each Day

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Productivity

Friday, July 5th, 2019

15 Productivity Hacks to Get More Done Each Day

In an ideal world, you world breeze through your todos and still have time to do everything you enjoy. Unfortunately, many of us come home from working feeling discouraged because we wish that we could have gotten more done. Instead of beating yourself up for not getting enough done, start using these 15 productivity hacks […]

How to Access My Calendars All in One Place

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Business Tips, Calendar

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

How to Access My Calendars All in One Place

If you like most people, you probably have several different calendars on your dashboard. There could be one for work, another for your personal life, and a shared calendar that you use to keep your family or colleagues on the same page. While it would be honky dory to rely on just one calendar solution, […]

8 of the Biggest Distractions in the Workplace

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Productivity

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

8 of the Biggest Distractions in the Workplace

One rainy weekend, I decided to treat myself to a couple of episodes of “The Office.” I just needed an hour to relax and unwind. One of the things that always got me was how the Scranton branch stayed open — despite endless distractions. While I understand you probably aren’t a leader like Michael Scott, […]

Stress-Free Scheduling: 12 Ways to Manage Your Calendar When Scheduling Appointments

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Schedule

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Stress-Free Scheduling: 12 Ways to Manage Your Calendar When Scheduling Appointments

Freelancer, consultant, plumber, personal trainer, salon owner — if you want your business to succeed — you need to schedule and manage your appointments. Most important, stress-free scheduling. At the speed of a new Tesla — your calendar can get cluttered and out-of-control with overbooking. You may start accepting appointments when you’re “off-the-clock” — which […]

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