How to Make Good Decisions Faster in Your Business

Business Tips

Tuesday, July 9th, 2024

How to Make Good Decisions Faster in Your Business

Business decision makers sometimes face adversarial priorities when it comes to decision making. In the interest of furthering the business, good decisions must be grounded in research, forethought, and collaborative brainstorming. In the interest of optimizing for productivity and responding to developing crises, decisions must be made quickly. Is it possible to make decisions that […]

Be Here Now: How to Be Present with Your Team

Be Here Now: How to Be Present with Your Team

Have you ever encountered a leader physically there but mentally miles away? Besides being frustrating, this leaves you feeling undervalued and unheard. In addition, being an effective leader requires you to be fully present. However, it is an often overlooked skill critical to success. To be fully present, you must actively engage with the situation. […]

3 Ways Technology Is Building Efficient Teams Amidst Staff Shortages

Productivity, Time Management

Thursday, January 12th, 2023

3 Ways Technology Is Building Efficient Teams Amidst Staff Shortages

With staff shortages affecting every sector, it’s more important than ever for businesses to invest in technology that supports their employees and makes it easier for teams to do more with less. As worker shortages affect companies in every sector, many businesses are turning to technology to increase efficiency. Chatbots, specialized software platforms and automation […]

How Leaders Can Prevent Productivity Paranoia

Productivity

Friday, October 14th, 2022

How Leaders Can Prevent Productivity Paranoia

“Quiet quitting” remains a headline-grabbing topic. But, a new alliterative term comes just in time for October’s Spooky Season: “productivity paranoia.” But what exactly is “productivity paranoia?” According to the 2022 Microsoft Work Trend Report, this is “The disconnect between how much people say they are working and how much leaders think they are working […]

12 Habits of Highly Effective Teams

Productivity

Monday, September 26th, 2022

12 Habits of Highly Effective Teams

It’s never easy leading a team, regardless of how many members you have. When different types of people are grouped together with different temperaments, miscommunication can occur, which inhibits workplace productivity. As a result, it can drive you to climb the walls. With a bit of tact, however, you can get your team to reach […]

Calendar Full? 5 Ways To Maximize Your Meetings

Meetings, Time Management

Monday, September 12th, 2022

Calendar Full? 5 Ways To Maximize Your Meetings

No company operates in a vacuum, and very few businesses are one-person operations. Even if you’re a solopreneur, you’ll likely need to coordinate with clients. In short, business means collaboration. Working with others translates to the necessity of meetings. And meetings can either be a drain for your schedule and productivity. Or, when you maximize […]

Leadership Shows the Way for Productivity

Productivity

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Leadership Shows the Way for Productivity

In order for the company to achieve its goals, everyone from top to bottom must be productive. Additionally, productivity will motivate employees, increase morale, and promote a more positive work environment. All of these, by the way, is essential if you want you and your team to get excited about work following COVID. As you […]

How to Build Accountable Work from Home Teams

Productivity

Saturday, April 17th, 2021

How to Build Accountable Work from Home Teams

Even though technology has made working remotely possible, it was still a luxury for most employees. In fact, under 5 million worked at home before 2020. And, as you know, a global pandemic changed all that. Since then, 62% of employed Americans have reported that they have worked from home during the crisis. And, no […]

Managing Workplace Change in 2024

Business Tips

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

Managing Workplace Change in 2024

I don’t know what the reasoning was. But, I was on a David Bowie kick recently. As he was crooning “Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes (Turn and face the strange),” I thought how appropriate this was following COVID. Everything has changed following the pandemic. Whether it’s from how we shop, communicate, and socialize. And, it’s certainly modified the workplace. […]

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