By Hunter Meine  /  May 15, 2021
By John Rampton  /  May 14, 2021

7 Time-Eaters Destroying Your Productivity Right Now

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Productivity

Friday, December 18th, 2020

Time-eaters, aka chronophages, are something (or somebody) wasting your time or, figuratively speaking, eating your time, together with your productivity. A better name might be a “thief,” because they steal your valuable time. In his book An Art of Living, André Maurois describes them like this: “They are pitiless. From the man who does not […]

7 Easy and Strategic Ways to Boost Your Energy

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Productivity

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Do you ever feel like you’re low on energy often during the day? It’s been a hectic and unpredictable year for most of us, and I’ve definitely felt my energy levels go down – especially since daylight savings time hit. Fatigue is estimated to cost employers about $136 billion per year not to mention, it […]

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail (And How to Avoid Each of Them)

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Marketing, Productivity, Startup, Time Management

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020

Nobody plans to fail — especially not small business owners. But many don’t plan well enough to succeed, either. And unfortunately, there’s no shortage of reasons why small businesses fail that you can fall victim to. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 20 percent of new businesses fail in their first two years. […]

7 Ways to Limit Social Media Use

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Productivity, Time Management

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

Almost everyone I know has a social media profile these days. It can often seem like the place to be to interact with friends and share information. If you have a small business, social media can be a great tool to help you market and share information. However, social media poses some disadvantages as well. […]

How Overworking Negatively Impacts Your Life and Productivity

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Productivity

Monday, July 27th, 2020

Have you ever wondered how overworking negatively impacts your life and productivity? Working hard is not an option for most Americans. It’s necessary if you want to put food on the table and accelerate your career. However, there is such a thing as working too hard. We’re all guilty of it. Maybe a deadline is […]

7 Productivity-Minded Ways to Personalize Your Desk

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Business Tips

Saturday, July 11th, 2020

Whether you work in a cubicle or a home office, your desk is practically an extension of your body. You spend more time there than anywhere else (except maybe in your bed, if you’re lucky). That’s why it’s important to personalize your desk not just for personal taste, but for productivity. Here are seven productivity-minded […]

My Self-Isolating Work From Home Schedule (with Kids)

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Productivity

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

I’m sure we are all trying to find a sense of normalcy given everything that’s going on with the pandemic. One way to do this is by getting on a schedule. If you are working from home and have kids around, you’re not alone. It’s unclear how long this will be the new normal, but […]

Data Visualization is the Key to Team Productivity

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Productivity

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

What is data visualization? That’s an excellent question since it plays a vital role in analytics — you know, which are two vitally important topics in today’s high-tech world. Anyway, data visualization as easily defined by the SAS Insitute as “the presentation of data in a pictorial or graphical format.” SAS adds that this “enables decision-makers […]

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