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Need Morale? Freshen Up Your Team’s Virtual Meetings

John Hall

Meetings

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

Need Morale? Freshen Up Your Team’s Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings have been around for years. But, thanks to COVID-19, they’ve exploded. Take Zoom, for example. The company announced on April 22, 2020, that it had surpassed 300 million daily Zoom meeting participants. And, even if things go back to some sort of standard, I think that these types of remote events are here […]

Taking Pride in Your Productivity Performance

John Hall

Productivity

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Taking Pride in Your Productivity Performance

What does pride mean to you? For some, that’s that feeling of accomplishment as they cross items off their to-do-lists or achieving their goals. Others may take pride in the fact that their performance has helped others in some way. Regardless of how you define pride, we should all strive for achieving a great feeling […]

13 Signs that You’re Failing at Time Management

John Hall

Time Management

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

13 Signs that You’re Failing at Time Management

Sometimes we’re not as proactive as we would like to be. Maybe you’re waiting for some extra cash before committing to a home repair or business expansion. Perhaps you’re still gathering data before entering a new market. Both of those examples are understandable. But, turning a blind eye certainly is not. Yet, I feel that sometime, […]

Find a Way To Go On Vacation Post Haste

John Hall

Productivity

Friday, July 3rd, 2020

Find a Way To Go On Vacation Post Haste

Maybe it’s in my blood since my grandparents were exceptional globetrotters. But, I’ve always loved to travel. Getting to take in new sights and sounds, as well as have new experiences, is exhilarating. Additionally, it’s good for you physically and psychologically. It’s true. According to the American Psychological Association, research has found that vacations gave […]

Getting Stuff Done When the Kids are Home for Summer Vacation

John Hall

Productivity

Monday, June 29th, 2020

Getting Stuff Done When the Kids are Home for Summer Vacation

Growing up, my mom dreaded summers. Sure, she enjoyed taking off from work for our annual two-week vacation. But, overall, it was almost impossible for her to work and have us around the house all day. Some parents have managed the long summer vacations through summer-long camps or daily childcare. Of course, not everyone has […]

Why Your Schedule Isn’t Working (And How To Fix It)

John Hall

Schedule

Saturday, June 20th, 2020

Why Your Schedule Isn’t Working (And How To Fix It)

You’ve tried it all. Morning routine? Check? Time management hacks? Yep. Tools ranging from planners to scheduling apps? Absolutely. And, yet, you still have a problem maintaining a schedule. Does that mean you should just go with the flow every day? I wouldn’t recommend that. You do need some sort of structure to your days. […]

Rethink Your Productivity

John Hall

Productivity

Friday, June 5th, 2020

Rethink Your Productivity

So, you’ve tried what seems like every productivity suggestion and rule on Earth. And, guess what? You don’t feel any more productive than before. Don’t beat yourself up too badly. Just because one technique works for someone else doesn’t mean that it will for you. Additionally, most productivity strategies don’t take into account common issues […]

How Leaders Can Show Their Employees Gratitude

John Hall

Productivity

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020

How Leaders Can Show Their Employees Gratitude

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson. Here is how leaders can show their employees gratitude. It’s true. By tapping into the […]

10 Ways You Can Help Your Team Avoid Distractions

John Hall

Productivity

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

10 Ways You Can Help Your Team Avoid Distractions

No matter how hard you try, you’re bound to get distracted sometime during the workday. One study from Poly found that 99 percent of employees report they get distracted while working at their personal workspace. And, when a team member gets distracted — productivity suffers. While there are distractions that you have no power over, there […]

How to Maintain Your Mental Health When Working Remotely

John Hall

Business Tips, Productivity

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020

How to Maintain Your Mental Health When Working Remotely

Even before COVID-19 put remote work in the spotlight, numerous studies highlighted its benefits. For years, flexible work arrangements have been able to improve the morale and health of employees. As a consequence, they’re more productive. What’s more, for businesses, remote work can attract and retain talent and reduce the cost associated with real estate […]

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