Tag - productivity

Entrepreneur Time Management: How To Control and Manage Where You Spend Your Time

How To Best Manage Time From Time Management Consultant Tor Refsland

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]Time is an abstract concept. It’s not something we can see or touch, but it has a tremendous impact on our lives. We talk about spending time and wasting time as if it is some invisible form of currency that we can use to reach our goals and to get the...

6 Tips to Draft a Powerful Social Media Policy

6 Tips to Help You Draft a Powerful Social Media Policy

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]It's more likely than not that your organization is present on social media. If it isn't, this is the last call to set up social media profiles and start enjoying all the benefits brought by social marketing. Needless to say, this kind of marketing can also produce terrible disasters – as...

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What Business People Should Be Asking for From Santa This Year

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]                 If you’re anything like me, this year has been a wild ride. More than ever, I find I’m constantly fighting off distractions so I can work on that small, but mighty, list of what moves the needle and makes an impact. In fact, it’s easy to blow through a whole day and...

Top 5 Business Trip Apps for Organization & Productivity

Business trips are necessary, but they don’t come without complication. It would be excellent if you could take the entire office with you, but it’s just not feasible. While you likely have your laptop with you, it’s not going to be able to follow you everywhere. When you’re outside of your hotel room, how...

Don’t Make New Year’s Resolutions – Do This Instead

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] We all know New Year’s Resolutions don’t work. A study at the University of Scranton found that almost half of Americans make them, but only eight percent keep them. That’s bad math. You hope this year will be different, and suddenly you will be transformed into a promise-keeper and all your goals...

Avoid the To-Do Trap with the Stop Doing Solution

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] I was driving to my office this week for the first of our annual planning meetings. Normally I look forward to these. No phone calls, no email, just blue-sky thinking and creative brain storming about what to add for next year. But, instead of being excited, I was dreading it. It’s been...

Why to Consider a Document Management System for Increased Productivity

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] T he power of content for businesses in 2015 is stronger than ever. With full awareness that aspects like cloud storage and CRM systems can be integrated cheaply and accessibly, business leaders are not hesitant to produce more content than ever before. Whether it's social media updates or shared...

4 Apps to Manage Your Office on the Go

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] Managing an office is a full-time job. It involves keeping an eye on employees and physical property, all in an effort to meet deadlines and productivity goals. But we live in an increasingly mobile society and it’s not always feasible to be an office manager while remaining physically on site. Fortunately, there...

Why You Don’t Need To Read Another Time Management Book

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] I have a spot quiz for you: Is multi-tasking a bad habit? Should you make a work plan? Do interruptions kill productivity? If you answered ‘yes’ to all three questions you don’t need to read another time management book. You see, most people don’t need to learn more about time management, they just need to...