95 results for tag: productivity


7 Cures for Sagging Productivity Blues: The Summer Slump

As the mercury begins to rise, the American worker's thoughts turn fondly to fun in the sun… and you know what that means. Soon, you'll face one of the great banes of business performance: the dreaded summer slump. With upcoming vacations to serve as ...
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Want More Time in Your Day?

How would you like to have more time in your day...to increase your productivity? Can't imagine anyone turning that down. The thing is, while we all only get 1,440 per day, it's quite possible to make better use of those minutes – and therefore feel like ...
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Simple Workload Tips Managing Maximum Performance Without Making Work Your Life

Ever since the Millennial generation entered the workforce, we're seen a resurgence in the idea that "work" and "life" represent two distinct things: i.e., that we can excel at our jobs and still have an enjoyable life outside the office. Although I persona...
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5 Ways to Kill Your Business Networking Goals

How many times have you set a goal for yourself and it fizzled? A fitness goal. Weight loss. Business. Networking. Financial. New job. That vacation destination you may never see, etc. etc. Sometimes achieving a goal comes easy, which could mean that the goal ...
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Your Company Needs to Get Healthier – Here’s How to Do It

I resisted for a long time, but earlier this year I did something I said I'd never need to do. I've been wearing a Fitbit since January 1st, and I love it. One of the most powerful and useful things about this simple little device is a (sometimes annoying) ...
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Because That’s the Way We’ve Always Done It

There's an old story about a man who is watching his wife make pot roast for dinner. As he's watching, his wife prepares the meat and then just before she puts it into the pot for roasting, she cuts off both ends of the meat. The husband has never noticed ...
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Persistence Through the Resistance

An idea comes to mind. It creates an immediate excitement within as you may have potentially created a way to do something new. Our mind starts to race as we consider the possibilities and potential this idea may bring. It could provide the pathway towards a ...
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Don’t Curb Your Enthusiasm!

In today's demanding work world, the pressure for doing more with less has become part of many organizational cultures. People are in fact working longer hours and often asked to take responsibility for tasks that go beyond their job description. We all know ...
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9 Clients You Should Fire Immediately

Some customers simply aren't worth the effort and then take time and energy from customers who deserve and will appreciate your attention, according to Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey, authors of The Entrepreneurial Culture: 23 Ways to Engage and Empower ...
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Business Practices You Should Practice

And practice makes perfect! Here are some day-to-day practices that may seem like small details—but are important ingredients in creating and maintaining great business relationships. Update Your Voicemail Greeting Daily People will notice that you ...
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Greatness Matters!

Perfection is elusive. Greatness is inspiring. Don't settle. When you set your sights on greatness you are investing in your team, your customers and your bottom line. This one I have struggled with over the years. My drive to always do better often led to ...
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6 Signs it’s Time to Quit: How to Know When to Move On

Quitters never win. Winners never quit. We've had it drummed into us a thousand times to keep trying, to fail forward, to fail fast, that you really only fail when you quit, and that Thomas Edison never failed—he just found 10,000 ways that didn't work, ...
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