Business Efficiency Center

Why You Should Never Eat Lunch at Your Desk
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Why You Should Never Eat Lunch at Your Desk

Think that inhaling a sandwich at your desk while you answer emails is the best way to get more done? Think again. Here are four reasons to step away from the computer with your mid-day meal.
Lisa Evans
3 Steps to Stop Being Busy and Start Being Productive
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3 Steps to Stop Being Busy and Start Being Productive

Busy and productive aren't the same there. Here's how to tell the difference and get more done each day.
Jason Womack
How to Squeeze Two Days of Work into One
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How to Squeeze Two Days of Work into One

For our College Treps series, Michelene Wilkerson provides time-management tips.
Michelene Wilkerson
4 Easy Steps to Never Sitting Through Another Pointless Meeting
Small Business - Big Impact

4 Easy Steps to Never Sitting Through Another Pointless Meeting

Most people dread meetings, but they are a necessary tool to get things accomplished. Here's how to make them less painful.
Joey Pomerenke
5 Ways to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks
Entrepreneurs

5 Ways to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks

Don't let a cold get in the way of running a business. Follow these simple steps to slow down illness at the first signs.
Lisa Evans
3 Ways to Make Your Business More Efficient
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3 Ways to Make Your Business More Efficient

Most inefficiencies at work come down to a lack of clarity. Here's how to address the three main culprits.
Lindsay LaVine
3 Life-Changing Habits of High Performers
Leadership

3 Life-Changing Habits of High Performers

Start practicing these three habits and you too can get closer to success.
Brad Sugars
How an Ad Agency Fixed Its Call-Center Marketing
Small Business - Big Impact

How an Ad Agency Fixed Its Call-Center Marketing

Using the RingRevenue platform, buyCalls was able to sniff out some major discrepancies in their campaigns.
Katherine Duncan
3 Web-Based Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of But Definitely Should Be Using
Technology

3 Web-Based Tools You Probably Haven't Heard of But Definitely Should Be Using

These lesser-known web apps and plugins can help simplify your business communications.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Online Direct Sales Saved This Luxury Business
Small Business - Big Impact

How Online Direct Sales Saved This Luxury Business

The financial crisis forced Vero Linens to find a new target market.
Kelly K. Spors
How to Get The Most Out of Employees Who Work From Home
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How to Get The Most Out of Employees Who Work From Home

More and more companies are spread far and wide with employees working virtually. Here are five ways to make the model work for your business.
Marten Mickos
How to Trick Yourself into Becoming a Morning Person
Entrepreneurs

How to Trick Yourself into Becoming a Morning Person

Studies show that early risers are more successful, but there are ways to change your habits even if you are a life-long night owl.
Stephanie Vozza
How to Run a Productive Office (Infographic)
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How to Run a Productive Office (Infographic)

Boost productivity in your office with studies and solutions from this infographic.
Kate Taylor
Why Happiness is Your Secret to Productivity
Entrepreneurs

Why Happiness is Your Secret to Productivity

If you aren't feeling fulfilled by your work, you'll have a hard time getting it done. Here's how to gain back that fire to be at your best.
Jason Womack