Let’s face it… like most business owners, saying that you’re “busy” is an understatement. And all the endless details of running your business are not helping… You may have been told that one system or another is “the best” – but if it’s not working for you (or you don’t know how to use it) […]
Throughout this productivity series, we have mentioned many tools for improving your productivity. In an effort to help you find these tools quickly (essentially improving your productivity), we have put them all on this one list. Productivity tools to help you work smarter; Boomerang allows you to pre-schedule emails, can be setup to hide emails […]
A great way to overcome procrastination and improve productivity is to plan ahead, which is where the 6-P Formula comes in: “Proper Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance” Plan for Tomorrow, Today The most important thing you can do to improve your productivity before you leave the office or sign off for the night, is to […]
One of the biggest killers of productivity it redundancy. By performing the same task multiple times, you are not only wasting time, but you are also undermining creativity and ingenuity. Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. – Paul J. Meyer In […]
At work, just like in life, distractions happen. The point is how well you manage them. Even though you have a smart phone, and it may be your connection to the outside world, we suggest you have set times for checking messages and emails. If left on, you may hear that all too familiar “ding!” […]
Becoming an effective task master is an essential part of improving your productivity. Task lists are an essential part of being organized, but they themselves must be organized in order to be the useful tool they are intended to be. Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you […]
Meetings are the necessary evil standing between you and your team’s successful goals. However, it’s important to keep them operating as the productive tool they are intended to be, and know when they are imperative and when alternatives can be implemented. Here are some tips to reduce the number of meetings you attend; Be responsive. […]
Productivity is defined as a measure of worker efficiency. Increased productivity means doing more with less resources (such as time, money, or materials). If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. – Bruce Lee When you are productive, you have a sense of accomplishment, completion and are satisfied […]
Are you following your competition or your customers? Don’t let your aim to keep up with your competitors’ stunt your growth and hold you back!
Back in January we decided to make our annual goals public. Now it’s time to review and analyze how we did in 2013. It was a good year!