Most people regard management as overseeing and directing the work of subordinates: giving orders, delegating tasks, providing guidance, and making sure everyone consistently produces quality output. Of course, that is a fair textbook definition.
Why do you want to be more productive? Really? I read an HBR update recently, a quick note about a study coordinated by Francesca Gino and Michael I. Norton of Harvard Business School and Dan Ariely of Duke University. For quite some time, they have looked at the psychological effects of what happens when people [...]
The never-ending pileup of emails stresses out many of us. Here’s a strategy from Zappos CEO TOny Hsieh, which might help you ditch the guilt and stress of dealing with email.
They’re staring you in the face. Emails.
PR pros, marketers, and others in the communications field can feel overwhelmed by the constant connectivity that technology affords them. Here’s some guidance.
When something goes wrong for someone else, turn it into an opportunity to be gracious, forgiving, and understanding. If you get decent value from making to-do lists, you’ll get huge returns–in productivity, in improved relationships, and in your personal well-being–from adding these items to your not to-do list: Every day …
Tackle your time management skills and avoid distractions to impress the boss…
There’s a reason parolees fare better at morning hearings than in the afternoon. Here’s the research behind why if you’re thinking or deciding too…
Are you an email junkie? They key to managing email isn’t frequency, it’s focus. So swap your bad habits for these good ones.
You can do anything, but not everything.
Comindware looks to help businesses become more efficient by streamlining the entire process. From general management to the tracking on known issues, Comindware seeks to make project management easier, more efficient and generally less of a headache.
This article is from a series written by world leading futurists about what the world will look like in the near and distant future, and how you can improve how you navigate future scenarios through better forecasting. What’s the best way to feel productive and valued at work and in life? Having a sense of [...]
We all wish we had more time on our hands, so it’s no wonder 26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I’d Known at 20 went completely viral. The presentation has
Over the last year, I’ve found that Quora has emerged to be one of the foremost sources of information on the internet. I spend large chunks of time everyday
One of the problems with giving people advice is that certain topics are so… personal. Our previous experiences, current technology and outside
IPads and other tablets are being used every day for productivity tasks once reserved for laptops. Walt Mossberg looks at apps that attempt to emulate the features of Office.
Is procrastination negatively affecting your life? Do you desperately want to break your usual vicious procrastination cycle? Learn how to do so here!
Are you a productive person? Have you ever wondered what makes one more productive than another?
If you’re trying to find motivation to get a team going, this piece features advice on motivating others, as well as general information on motivation.
Lately I’ve been reading a lot about how email causes us to do this or that. In my opinion, email is not a problem. The problem is our email habits.
LessMeeting gives you a terrific measure of control over one of the biggest productivity disasters in most of our lives, meetings! Starting with booking meet…
Do you ever wonder how on some days you seem to get so much accomplished, while on others, you barely get a few things checked off your to-do list?
Assign at least 10 minutes daily to just think about what you really want to do in life. Make notes if you want. Jot down actions and events throughout the day that make you feel really joyous
Have you ever had a day at work when it just feels like your brain isn’t 100% there? We call it “fuzzy brain.” Luckily, there are a few strategies you can use to recover—or at least make this blur of a day worthwhile.
PIf you just have a long list of tasks in Microsoft Outlook, then it won’t help you focus on immediate actions. The key is to organize your tasks in Microsoft Outlook by priorities. The challenge is that the first thing you’ll most likely want to do is sort by a custom priority…..