8 of the Biggest Distractions in the Workplace

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Productivity

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

8 of the Biggest Distractions in the Workplace

One rainy weekend, I decided to treat myself to a couple of episodes of “The Office.” I just needed an hour to relax and unwind. One of the things that always got me was how the Scranton branch stayed open — despite endless distractions. While I understand you probably aren’t a leader like Michael Scott, […]

Office 365 Shortcuts

Howie Jones

Business Tips

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Office 365 Shortcuts

One of the most popular and effective business tools on the market is Office 365. It comes equipped with a wide-range of suite of tools that can make any business owner more productive. Competition from Google and Apple has forced Microsoft to step-up it’s game — which they’ve done. The only problem is that while […]

Work From Home? Top Distractions You Should Know About

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Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Work From Home? Top Distractions You Should Know About

It’s been that 3.9 million Americans work home. That’s currently 2.9 percent of the workforce, but that figure is expected that 38 percent of full-time employees will be working within the next decade. As someone who works from home, I understand the appeal. You don’t have to deal with a hectic daily commute — which […]

12 Science-Backed Hacks to Boost Your Productivity

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Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

12 Science-Backed Hacks to Boost Your Productivity

Take a moment and search for productivity tips. After you’ve glanced over a couple of articles I’m sure that you’ll see much of the same advice — such as waking up earlier and organizing your email. Some articles may have even included some off-the-wall tips like looking at pictures of kittens. Most of this advice […]

9 Ways You Can Use Anxiety and Stress to Fuel Your Productivity

Howie Jones

Productivity

Friday, March 15th, 2019

9 Ways You Can Use Anxiety and Stress to Fuel Your Productivity

Whether you like it or not, anxiety and stress are unavoidable. Seventy-two percent of people who experience stress and anxiety daily say it impacts their lives at least moderately. It is easy to understand that lives are being affected by stress considering that stress affects seven different body systems. As a result of the invasive […]

How Much Does Your Workspace Affect Your Productivity?

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Business Tips

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

How Much Does Your Workspace Affect Your Productivity?

Our physical environments have a major impact on our well-being. If you fall asleep in your bedroom with the lights on and the TV blasting do you think you’ll have a good night’s rest? The same can be said about your workspace. If it’s filthy, cluttered and located in a dreary basement with no light […]

How to Minimize Your Time Spent Distracted Each Day

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

How to Minimize Your Time Spent Distracted Each Day

How many hours do you dedicate to work each day? Do you ever feel like you just didn’t get enough done given all the time you had? The core culprit is likely distractions. An overwhelming 95% of people are getting distracted during the workplace and it’s costing companies millions. The average person can’t focus for […]

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