8 Rules for Conference Room Etiquette

Meetings

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

8 Rules for Conference Room Etiquette

Conference rooms are necessary spaces for large groups to meet and discuss business issues. Most are equipped with a large table, chairs, and adequate lighting at the very least. But the employees using it should respect the rules for conference room etiquette even if they are not posted. 1. Book Early It isn’t respectful of […]

Using Time Wisely While You Are on Hold on the Phone

Productivity

Friday, April 20th, 2018

Using Time Wisely While You Are on Hold on the Phone

Who enjoys being put on hold when you call a business? Did anyone raise their hand? I didn’t think so. The fact is that many people thoroughly dislike being placed on hold when they are on the phone. I don’t blame them. It can feel like a waste of time when there are more important […]

5 Calendar Problems That Eat Your Productivity

Calendar

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

5 Calendar Problems That Eat Your Productivity

We are creatures of habit. At times bad habits, done in the name of “being too busy”, cause us to lose valuable time and productivity. While we may recognize some of these bad habits or problem areas we may not always correct them. When you’re constantly on-the-go, one problem area to concentrate on fixing is […]

5 Ways Teamwork Increases Work Productivity

Business Tips

Friday, April 13th, 2018

5 Ways Teamwork Increases Work Productivity

Perhaps Michael Jordan said it best when he said, “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”  Certainly a business can have all the talent in the world and still not be successful. Therefore, staff must communicate and cooperate in order to be successful and achieve business goals. For example, if increased productivity is […]

Why Stress Management and Time Management Go Hand in Hand

Time Management

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Why Stress Management and Time Management Go Hand in Hand

No matter who you are and what you do you will experience stress at some point in your life.  Unfortunately there are people who tend to experience more stress than others. For instance, those who choose highly demanding careers often undergo more stress than the average person. Some of those careers include air traffic controllers, […]

How to Prioritize for Better Time Management

Time Management

Friday, April 6th, 2018

How to Prioritize for Better Time Management

Having more to do than you’ll ever get done in a day can be challenging. When your list is really long you may feel overwhelmed and unsure of where to start first. It may even put you at a standstill if the pressure becomes too much. But luckily there are ways to deal with it […]

How to Work from Home without Losing Momentum

Business Tips

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

How to Work from Home without Losing Momentum

Working from home may sound like the perfect working environment to those who work at regular jobs. In truth, there are a lot of great benefits to working from home. Nevertheless, there are also some drawbacks. For instance, sometimes family obligations or other commitments can interfere with work. Fortunately, there are ways to work from […]

5 Rules for Using Shared Work Space

Productivity

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

5 Rules for Using Shared Work Space

Not everyone can afford to have their own business office space in a separate building. But they may not have room in their homes or apartments for an office either. A solution to that problem is to use a shared work space with others. Many businesses have filled that need by offering shared work spaces. […]

6 Tips for Successful Calendar Sharing

Calendar

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

6 Tips for Successful Calendar Sharing

Busy companies that employ large groups of people have their challenges. That’s probably why many of them are moving toward shared calendars among their staff. Sharing calendars affords plenty of advantages that make it desirable. For instance, you can more easily oversee staff, prepare for meetings, and manage your day. However, to be effective in […]

How to Stop Being a Micromanager

Productivity

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

How to Stop Being a Micromanager

If you manage people and love what you do that doesn’t necessarily mean you are good at it. Even though that statement might sting a bit, it could be true. Nevertheless, that doesn’t mean things have to stay that way. For instance, if time management is difficult for you, work on improving your skills in […]

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