8 of the Biggest Distractions in the Workplace

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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 […]

10 Ways to Make Your Meetings More Effective

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Thursday, April 25th, 2019

10 Ways to Make Your Meetings More Effective

Like it or not, you will have to attend meetings throughout your professional career. There’s actually a reason why. Meetings can help you work toward a specific solution, resolve conflicts, and keep your time on the same page. At the same time, they’re huge time wasters and loathed by most people. However, if you use […]

How AI Will Change Our Productivity Forever

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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

How AI Will Change Our Productivity Forever

Over the last decade there has been a surge in how businesses use technology on a daily basis. This technology goes far beyond the devices, software, and apps that you can’t live without. The emerging technology includes artificial intelligence (AI). The reason? AI has some serious productivity benefits. According to a study by Accenture, artificial […]

Get Inspired By Leonardo Da Vinci’s Ambitious To-Do-List

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Friday, April 5th, 2019

Get Inspired By Leonardo Da Vinci’s Ambitious To-Do-List

Take a look at your to-do-list. If it’s like mine it may be something fairly simple and straightforward. My to-do-list is just a post-it note. But, I know people who use a bullet journal, an app like Todoist or Wunderlist, or have replaced their to-do-list with block scheduling. The right or wrong conundrum. There’s really […]

How the Most Productive People Keep Their Email In Check

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Thursday, April 4th, 2019

How the Most Productive People Keep Their Email In Check

Email could arguably be my favorite communication tool. You can quickly exchange updates, ideas, and attachments without having to worry that you’re inconveniencing the other party — it’s awkward calling someone and they instantly send you to voicemail. At the same time, when not kept in check, email can kill your productivity since it can […]

Strapped For Cash? Use These 5 Cash Flow Tips to Survive

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Business Tips

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Strapped For Cash? Use These 5 Cash Flow Tips to Survive

“Never take your eyes off the cash flow because it’s the life blood of business.” – Sir Richard Branson Whether you’re an entrepreneur or business owner — that may be the best advice you’ll ever come across. In fact, an astounding 82 percent of business fail because of cash flow problems. Where is your cash flowing? […]

The 7 Productivity Books That You Have To Read

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Sunday, March 17th, 2019

The 7 Productivity Books That You Have To Read

Have you already devoured classic productivity books like the “7 Habits Of Highly Effective People” and “Getting Things Done.” You still have a hunger to read more productivity advice. You’ll want to purchase and read the following seven books ASAP. When you have these books read — you’ll be able to get more done in […]

12 Reasons Why You Should Schedule Free Time (And What To Do With It)

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Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

12 Reasons Why You Should Schedule Free Time (And What To Do With It)

I know what you’re thinking. Aren’t you supposed to only schedule work-related tasks like meetings and priorities, such as doctors appointments? Well, I’m sure most of you do. That’s why 52 percent of American employees have unused vacation time. At the same time, you also need to schedule free time in addition to those deadlines […]

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