Productivity

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Your Workday Is Interrupted Every 11 Minutes. How to Manage Those Distractions.
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Your Workday Is Interrupted Every 11 Minutes. How to Manage Those Distractions.

This innovative pod was designed to mitigate daily distractions. But you can take simple steps to boost focus in any office.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
7 Key Insights From Top Business Leaders (Infographic)
Advice

7 Key Insights From Top Business Leaders (Infographic)

Advice on everything from how to build a social media following to the power of forgiveness.
Laura Entis
The 4 Must-Use Tools to Help Virtual Teams Remain Focused
The Grind

The 4 Must-Use Tools to Help Virtual Teams Remain Focused

As technology grows remote co-founders, employees and contractors are becoming more common. Here are a few tricks to keep the team on the same page.
Sarah Haselkorn
5 Alternative Locations to Get Work Done When You Need to Escape the Office
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5 Alternative Locations to Get Work Done When You Need to Escape the Office

A change of scenery can reduce stress, make you more productive and give you a creative boost.
Thomas Smale
Do These 3 Things Before Hiring a Virtual Assistant
Virtual Assistant

Do These 3 Things Before Hiring a Virtual Assistant

VAs can help you get more done, but success does not come naturally.
Brandon Turner
4 Methods to Increase Employee Productivity
Productivity

4 Methods to Increase Employee Productivity

Often the results of an employee's work vs. time spent don't exactly match up. Here are a few tips to improve efficiency, engagement and productivity in the workplace.
Herb Axilrod
This Simple Psychological Trick Can Make You Feel More Productive
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This Simple Psychological Trick Can Make You Feel More Productive

Multi-tasking isn't the key to feeling more accomplished at the end of the day.
9 Practices at Home and Work That Increase Productivity
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9 Practices at Home and Work That Increase Productivity

Increasing productivity has less to do with working longer hours than staying more focused and inspiring your team.
John Rampton
5 Simple Ways to Recover the Lost Art of Productive Meetings
Meetings

5 Simple Ways to Recover the Lost Art of Productive Meetings

These oft-dreaded sessions can be fun, informative and purposeful, if you set some rules.
Jeff Boss
Goodbye, Productivity: Microsoft Is Bringing Back Solitaire for Windows 10
Games

Goodbye, Productivity: Microsoft Is Bringing Back Solitaire for Windows 10

Microsoft is looking to inject a bit of nostalgia back into its latest version of Windows in the form of a much-beloved time waster.
Geoff Weiss
8 Business Practices That Increase Productivity
Productivity

8 Business Practices That Increase Productivity

Green tea is one. Shorter meetings are another.
Peter Daisyme
10 Tips for Staying Focused From 10 Very Busy Young Entrepreneurs
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10 Tips for Staying Focused From 10 Very Busy Young Entrepreneurs

The founders and co-founders of Techstars' graduating class share their favorite productivity hacks.
Laura Entis
Should You Raise Your Employees' Pay?
Employee Compensation

Should You Raise Your Employees' Pay?

There is a benefit to paying efficiency wages. But make sure the cost is right for your business.
Scott Shane
7 Areas of My Life That I Outsource So I Can Focus on Business
Time Management

7 Areas of My Life That I Outsource So I Can Focus on Business

Hiring others to do these tasks gives me more time to do the best work I can.
Timothy Sykes