6 Soft Skills Even the Most Technical Employees Need

Business Tips

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

6 Soft Skills Even the Most Technical Employees Need

The smarter tools and processes become, the more heavily companies rely on the soft skills of their employees to keep things running smoothly. There are many important soft skills that even the most technical employees need. According to the 2018 Workplace Learning Report from LinkedIn, most respondents named training for soft skills as their top […]

9 Ways to Teach Your Kids Entrepreneurship Early in Life

Business Tips

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

9 Ways to Teach Your Kids Entrepreneurship Early in Life

Being an entrepreneur with young children is no easy task. You have to be at work everyday and involved with your business. This dedication sometimes calls for you to put in 12 hour days. There will times when you leave town for business trips — and not be able to spend quality time with your […]

Try This Instead: 7 Ways You’ve Been Killing Your Productivity

Productivity

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Try This Instead: 7 Ways You’ve Been Killing Your Productivity

Do you feel like you aren’t as productive and focused as you should be? Have you been killing your productivity? Instead of searching for the latest productivity hack, evaluate your existing habits. You may discover that you don’t need to try out something new or different — you may actually need to tweak existing habits […]

25 Ineffective Ways To Share Your Calendar

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Thursday, August 9th, 2018

25 Ineffective Ways To Share Your Calendar

Whether if it’s for your employees or family, sharing your calendar comes with a variety of benefits. Most notably, it improves communication and efficiency, boosts productivity, and balances assignments. Most people don’t realize some of the ineffective ways to share your calendar. Here are my top 25 Ineffective Ways To Share Your Calendar. 1. Not […]

Encouraging Ownership Drives Employee Motivation

Productivity

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Encouraging Ownership Drives Employee Motivation

As a business leader, you already have a full-plate. It’s your responsibility to overcome challenges ranging from changing consumer tastes to remaining compliant. You also need to keep your talented team motivated on a daily basis. While there numerous ways for you to motivate your employees, nothing beats encouraging ownership. In fact, studies have found […]

How to Stay Motivated When No One is Watching

Business Tips

Monday, February 26th, 2018

How to Stay Motivated When No One is Watching

A while back I came across this fascinating video essay entitled “Painting in the Dark: The Struggle for Art in A World Obsessed with Popularity.” In it, Adam Westbrook of Delve focuses on the life and work of Vincent van Gogh. For me the video was intriguing not just because of the art (which is […]

Why Motivation is About Deciding What Really Matters

Business Tips

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Why Motivation is About Deciding What Really Matters

I remember the first real job I quit. Even though I was recently given a raise and enjoyed my co-workers, I was way too stressed. I was also spending too much time at work and not what really matters to me at the time. I gave everything to that company and I had bigger things […]

How to Maximize Your Efficiency Working From Home

Freelancer

Friday, February 16th, 2018

How to Maximize Your Efficiency Working From Home

Working from home is empowering. It allows you to wake up on your own time, avoid a commute and escape social pressures that might exist in the office. Working from home also provides challenges, though.  You might not be accustomed to working productively in that space. You are on your own more often. And you […]

Managing Projects Over Managing Time

Time Management

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Managing Projects Over Managing Time

No matter how hard you may try, you can’t control time — but you can manage it a little better. Time passes whether you like it or not. Instead, when we discuss time management, we’re really talking about how we can make the most of the time we have. And, one effective way of doing […]

5 Tips to Improve Communication At Your Company

Business Tips

Friday, February 9th, 2018

5 Tips to Improve Communication At Your Company

One of the most important components of a successful and productive workplace environment is communication. Having well-established communication channels between employees to identify issues and share new ideas is imperative for future growth. Without frequent communication between employees, a company’s workflow can become inefficient, and problems can go unrecognized. As a manager, building a idea […]

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