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By Howie Jones  /  July 18, 2020

How to Get More Value From Outsourcing

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Business Tips, Productivity

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

How to Get More Value From Outsourcing

Having a team can be expensive for your business. It’s important to realize that you will get to a point where you can’t do everything yourself and will need to hire. However, I’ve seen plenty of businesses fail or end up hiring their entire team because they ran out of money or business just got […]

Think Done Instead of Perfect

Deanna Ritchie

Productivity

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Think Done Instead of Perfect

Back in college, I had a professor who accused me of just “sailing by.” What she meant was that I wasn’t really applying myself and that I was doing the bare minimum to graduate. In a way, she was right. But, that’s because I adopted a philosophy that I still adhere to today — done […]

How to Create a Healthy Napping Culture

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Productivity

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

How to Create a Healthy Napping Culture

For obvious reasons, falling asleep on the job is frowned upon. But taking a quick nap is a different thing than falling asleep on the job. There are known productivity boost’s that often include a quick nap at work. Here is how to create a healthy napping culture. Evidently, the U.S. government doesn’t think so: […]

The Art of Better Habits

Deanna Ritchie

Productivity

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

The Art of Better Habits

“Excellence is an art won by training and habituation,” Will Durant, and not Aristotle, wrote in The Story of Philosophy in 1926. We “do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence — but rather we have these virtues because we have acted rightly; these virtues are formed in man by doing his actions; […]

The Difference Between Being Busy and Productive

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Productivity

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

Are you being busy or productive? Determining the difference between being busy and productive is key if you ever want to be able to come up for air and still know that you’re reaching your goals. I hate the word busy because it’s so overused. A lot of us have packed schedules and things going […]

Productivity Doesn’t Just Happen — Make a Plan

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Productivity

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Productivity Doesn’t Just Happen — Make a Plan

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just wake-up and have a productive day without having a plan? It sounds liberating. But that’s just not how it works. I mean, it’s like building a house. You need a plan to determine the necessary materials if the foundation is sound, and the steps required to assemble […]

It’s OK to Take a Break-Even if You’re an Entrepreneur

Deanna Ritchie

Productivity

Friday, February 21st, 2020

It’s OK to Take a Break-Even if You’re an Entrepreneur

There seems to be a serious epidemic among entrepreneurs. Whether you’re a rookie or seasoned vet, there’s a mentality that we have to work more than 40 hours per week. There are times when that’s the case. Let’s say that you’re launching a new product or service. You should definitely expect to be putting in […]

Procrastination Means Managing Your Emotions, Not Your Time

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Productivity

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Procrastination Means Managing Your Emotions, Not Your Time

Procrastination is something that we’ve all had to overcome at one point or another. And, while it can have negative effects like missing deadlines and fracturing relationships, procrastination is often misunderstood. There is a myth that says that delays are entirely your decision because you’re lazy. While sometimes, there are external factors that cause a […]

Sick? Here’s How You Can Still Get Stuff Done

Howie Jones

Productivity

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Sick? Here’s How You Can Still Get Stuff Done

In the last couple of weeks, around the Calendar office, people are dropping like flies with some kind of flu or something. And, if I’m frank, this is making me anxious. Like most of you — I don’t want to catch anything. It’s not so much feeling like garbage. It’s just that I have way […]

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