5 Reasons Productivity Starts At Home

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Friday, May 18th, 2018

5 Reasons Productivity Starts At Home

To be successful at any job, whether you own it or not, is dependent on more than one thing. Earning a decent wage for what you do and being respected by others are a couple of them. Another is having a good work ethic. But one of the keys to success that is a common […]

How Job Swapping Can Positively Affect Your Business

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Friday, May 11th, 2018

How Job Swapping Can Positively Affect Your Business

It’s a wonderful thing to see a business you own grow and expand. Of course, along with growth there are usually new challenges to meet as well. Try as you might it simply isn’t always within your power to fix every issue on your own. Other workers must take the initiative to resolve conflicts and […]

4 Errors That Cause Shared Calendar Confusion

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Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

4 Errors That Cause Shared Calendar Confusion

Shared calendars among co-workers and team members have a lot of great advantages. For one thing, they make scheduling meetings easier for all involved. For another they can save a lot of time when setting meetings. But there are challenges with shared calendars as well. In fact, there are errors that cause shared calendar confusion […]

How Tracking Your Business Promotions Can Increase Sales

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Friday, May 4th, 2018

How Tracking Your Business Promotions Can Increase Sales

When you run a business there are a lot of different components you must handle. There’s always some degree of bookkeeping involved as well as the products or services you provide. Some businesses also advertise what they do or sell through promotions. If yours does, of course the overall idea of promotions is to help […]

5 Ways to Beat Workplace Spring Fever

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

5 Ways to Beat Workplace Spring Fever

As the weather turns nicer and the birds start to sing it makes working indoors feel a bit confining. You may long to spend time in the great outdoors and soak up a little sun. It’s similar to what school children experience when they get spring fever. Their feet dance under their desks and they […]

4 Ways Sleep Deprivation Hurts Productivity

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Friday, April 27th, 2018

4 Ways Sleep Deprivation Hurts Productivity

It goes without saying that everyone needs to sleep in order to function. According to the Mayo Clinic, adults need an average of 7 to 9 hours each night. Unfortunately, not all of us get the proper amount of rest that our bodies need. Without adequate sleep we are shortchanging ourselves and our families. Being […]

8 Rules for Conference & Meeting Room Etiquette

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Monday, April 23rd, 2018

8 Rules for Conference & Meeting 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 optimal meetings, even if they are not posted. Here are 8 ways to improve meeting room […]

Using Time Wisely While You Are on Hold on the Phone

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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

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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

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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 […]

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