Motivating From Afar: Helping Your Virtual Team Stay Energized

Productivity

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Motivating From Afar: Helping Your Virtual Team Stay Energized

In today’s global and distributed business economy, virtual teams are becoming the norm. In fact, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely in 2016. And as more and more companies begin to embrace this idea, expect that number to increase significantly. While having a remote team has numerous […]

The 6 Reasons Most Miscommunications Occur

Meetings

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

The 6 Reasons Most Miscommunications Occur

Miscommunications happen frequently with most everyone I know. Technology has allowed us to communicate faster but not necessarily better. While some miscommunication is merely annoying, it’s those awful miscommunications that occur at the most inopportune moments that put unnecessary stress on us all, creating conflict and can be a disrupting influence in relationships. While some […]

Using Your Calendar Helps Optimize Meeting Times

Meetings

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Using Your Calendar Helps Optimize Meeting Times

When you’re scheduling meetings between clients, vendors, and your employees, things can get sloppy real quick if you’re not organized. Disorganization tends to cause rushing between appointments. Even worse, you’ll earn a reputation as someone who’s unprepared or forgetful. That’s not fair to anyone — especially to yourself. Instead, you need to optimize meeting times […]

How to Hold More Effective Meetings for Your Remote Team

Meetings

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

How to Hold More Effective Meetings for Your Remote Team

One of the great things about technology is that it allows you to work more effectively — even if you have a remote team. Building and managing a virtual team can be a great way to take advantage of a talent pool available in multiple locations. However, one of the difficulties involved with managing a […]

The Perfect Workday Hours to Maximize Motivation

Meetings, Productivity, Schedule

Monday, October 30th, 2017

The Perfect Workday Hours to Maximize Motivation

What are the perfect workday hours to maximize your motivation? For me, it depends and varies based on the day. We’ve been working eight hours a day since Robert Owen coined the slogan, “Eight hours labour, eight hours recreation, eight hours rest,” back in the 18th Century. Today, the average American works 8.8 hours a […]

8 Mental Hacks to Regain Your Motivation and Passion

Productivity

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

8 Mental Hacks to Regain Your Motivation and Passion

You wake-up bright and early. You have every intention to kill it today. Then, three hours later, you realize that you’ve accomplished absolutely nothing. What’s the deal? To be fair, we all have one of those days when we’re not a peak performance. And, that’s alright. But, if this becomes a chronic problem, then you’ve […]

How to Take Advantage of the Power of Rest to Help Your Business

Schedule

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

How to Take Advantage of the Power of Rest to Help Your Business

You might think that you take great care of your body with a healthy diet, regular workouts and supplements. However, skimping on the power of rest might be taking a toll on your body. It’s not just about getting enough shut eye, although the National Sleep Foundation does point out that most Americans are chronically […]

Deciding on the Best Approach to Appointments on Your Calendar

Productivity

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Deciding on the Best Approach to Appointments on Your Calendar

Appointments. They’re a big deal if you want your business to thrive — regardless if you’re a freelancer, consultant, personal trainer, or electrician. After all, without properly scheduling and managing your appointments how can you effectively run your business. But what is the best approach to appointments on your calendar? Think about it. If you’re […]

Clearing The Clutter From Your Calendar

Productivity

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Clearing The Clutter From Your Calendar

Do you ever have those mornings when you wake-up and dread looking at your calendar? It’s not because you’re being lazy. It’s because you know it’s jam-packed and bursting at the seams, which is never good for your productivity. Clearing the clutter from your calendar can seem impossible at times. If you’re tired of those […]

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