Productivity

How to make Gmail even better

August 11, 2016 Categorized in: Organizing

Nathan McAlone, writing at Business Insider Australia, suggests apps and other additions to make Google’s Gmail even easier to use and more helpful.
We often feel like we are running out of time and constantly working, so we never seem to have enough time to do the things we want. But Jason Womack, writing at Entrepreneur, argues that we aren’t factoring in our lack of focus, discipline or support. Use his tips to create time and get work done.
Marie Boker is the director of first impressions at Phelps, an integrated marketing communications agency in Playa Vista, Calif. She was downsized from another agency almost 20 years ago, but when that company was acquired by Phelps soon after, she got a boost.
There are a million distractions around us every day, and it can be hard to stay focused. Here are some tips that can make you more productive and eliminate distractions from your workday.
Time management; constructive criticism; comma placement; and clean email
With so many distractions in both the workplace and at home, it’s difficult to focus on important tasks and stay productive.
Being able to handle time, stress and financial situations is the key to getting ahead.

3 resources to help in a crisis

April 6, 2016 Categorized in: Problem Solving

You might not have thought about it before, but you need to be operating with a disaster recovery plan.

5 ways to minimize distractions at work

February 19, 2016 Categorized in: Time Management

Research continually tells us multitasking decreases productivity rather than increasing it. By dividing your focus, you’re increasing your stress levels and decreasing your performance abilities.
Collaborating can help co-workers achieve many things, but if done incorrectly, it can tear groups apart, writes Elise Mitchell for SmartBlog on Leadership. Here are seven tips to make sure your collaborations are positive ones.
If you’ve been tasked with creating a job ad, collaborate with the hiring manager so you have all the information you need.

Best media tools for your career

January 12, 2016 Categorized in: Organizing

If you know which social media platforms are popular, you can use that knowledge to help you get ahead in your career. Here are the top five social media tools you should limit yourself to.

5 tools could kill your productivity

January 11, 2016 Categorized in: Time Management

Sometimes, technology might be making us less productive, according to Tomer Garzberg at Life­­Hack. Here are the top five tools that can inadvertently throttle your ability to get things done.