Productivity

Increase Productivity Through Work-Life Balance

Having a healthy work-life balance is important to being an effective employee and staying productive over time. By focusing too much on work–in a way that cuts into personal time or creates a lot of undue stress–employees are more likely to burn out. This can have a negative impact on employee morale, company culture, and your bottom line.  Managers should focus on facilitating and maintaining a good work/life balance in [...]

2019-08-01T11:31:43-04:00

Key Tips to Stay Productive This Summer

One of the biggest fears that employers have during summer months is that all production will suddenly come to a grinding halt. And without taking the appropriate precautions, this is truly a genuine concern. Keep in mind the following tips so that you make sure that your team continues to operate efficiently, while still giving your employees the time off they deserve – doing so can actually help increase productivity. [...]

2019-07-15T10:43:04-04:00

When It Comes to Goals, Are You Making These Mistakes? 

In both your personal and professional lives, it’s important to have goals. They help to focus us, give us purpose, and propel us into action. But just the act of making goals isn’t helpful in and of itself. In fact, if your goals aren’t clearly defined or you don’t care enough about them, they can actually do more harm than good. Continually making goals and then not reaching them can [...]

2019-06-24T10:09:10-04:00

Want to Get Ahead in Business? Read.

It is generally agreed that the most successful people have some things in common. They tend to be good listeners, they have a regular morning routine set up, and they are often avid readers.  Reading in general – whether it is the morning news, the latest bestseller, or even the opinions of those that you tend to disagree with – help to expand your thinking, expose you to new ideas, and allow [...]

2019-06-17T11:57:21-04:00

Why the 40-Hour Work Week Is a Thing of the Past

Let’s face it. The 40-hour work week has been dead for a while. Of course, there have always been those who put in sixty hours or more a week, whether by personal choice or company demand. But today, fewer and fewer companies are enforcing strict hours that employees need to clock in and out at.  And it makes sense. After all, our work lives and home lives don’t look the [...]

2019-06-03T12:30:39-04:00

One Cup a Day Can Help People Reach Their Potential

Coffee. It’s one of the world’s most commonly enjoyed beverages, and the way that millions choose to start their day.  There are both positive long and short-term benefits that can be realized by adults, regardless of generation. But it’s important that you keep an eye on your intake—or the intake of someone under your care—so that the positives of the popular caffeinated beverage don’t start to become the negatives. Doing [...]

2019-01-21T11:09:06-04:00

5 Productivity Hacks To “Get More Time” In Your Day

If you could expand a 24-hour day up to 30 hours when you needed to, you would, correct? Perhaps not every day, but definitely on those days where you can not seem to catch up to your emails, return all of your voicemails, or make your 4 p.m. project deadline. Having a few extra hours each day does not have to be a fantasy that you long for when 5 [...]

2018-07-09T10:22:08-04:00