How Much Does Your Workspace Affect Your Productivity?

Business Tips

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

How Much Does Your Workspace Affect Your Productivity?

Our physical environments have a major impact on our well-being. If you fall asleep in your bedroom with the lights on and the TV blasting do you think you’ll have a good night’s rest? The same can be said about your workspace. If it’s filthy, cluttered and located in a dreary basement with no light […]

Create a Calendar Template That Works For You

Calendar

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Create a Calendar Template That Works For You

Have you found a cool looking template online or are you customizing your Google Calendar? Here’s how you can create a calendar template that works for your specific organizational, time management, and productivity needs. Choose the right template for the right situation. First things first. Take a moment to think about what and how you’re […]

8 Reasons Why You Should Have More Lunch Meetings

Meetings

Friday, February 8th, 2019

8 Reasons Why You Should Have More Lunch Meetings

When it comes to scheduling a meeting there are no shortage of options. You can schedule a phone or Skype call. Book a conference room. Or just plan to meet in an office or local coffee shop. If you really want to close a deal or hire that amazing new employee, you need to have […]

How to Effectively Manage an Executive Calendar

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Monday, February 4th, 2019

How to Effectively Manage an Executive Calendar

Is there anything more important for an executive than to stay on schedule and manage time effectively? I doubt it. That’s why the role of a secretary or executive assistant is one of the most important members within an organization. To ensure that you have job security, and become one of your executive’s favorite people, […]

Why Taking Time Off Increases Your Productivity

Productivity

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Why Taking Time Off Increases Your Productivity

We all get burned out — regardless if you’re working for yourself or someone else. But, as Amanda Abella reminds us, this should not be the norm. The problem is that it’s hard to avoid burnout since we work a lot. Americans on average work 34.5 hours per week. Unlike our European counterparts, there isn’t […]

12 Productivity Hacks You Probably Aren’t Using

Productivity

Monday, January 28th, 2019

12 Productivity Hacks You Probably Aren’t Using

Sometimes the conventional wisdom and obvious advice that you’ve heard a million times doesn’t cut it when need a major productivity boost. During these times you might need to think outside the box and use the following 12 productivity hacks to get you back-on-track. 1. Work when you’re most effective. “Everyone has times of the […]

4 Alternative Work Schedules that Actually Work

Business Tips, Schedule

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

4 Alternative Work Schedules that Actually Work

Time is money, but given the choice, most people prefer time. A new survey from Unum found that flexible work options are the second-most popular employee benefit, trailing paid family leave by just three percent. This is showing that alternative work schedules actually work. When most professionals can work from anywhere, where do businesses draw […]

The Evolution of the Calendar will Continue Over the Next 10 Years

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Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

The Evolution of the Calendar will Continue Over the Next 10 Years

If you’re like most of us, you jot down an appointment reminder, add an event, or review your calendar without putting much thought into how it has all come together. But, make no mistake, the evolution of the Calendar will continue over the next 10 years; maybe longer. The ongoing history is fascinating. Methods of timekeeping […]

Why Everyone Should Have a Separate Family Calendar?

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Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Why Everyone Should Have a Separate Family Calendar?

Make no mistake about it. If you have a family then you need a separate family calendar. Believe me. It will greatly improve your life and your relationships. This is because it will keep you and your family on the same page. It will also ensure that your family maintains all of their commitments and […]

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