I was shocked to read the demeaning email between the Mayor of one of our nation’s largest cities and a staff member. The Mayor of Chicago demonstrated that she doesn’t understand how to work well with her staff because she blamed them for not having time to get her work done.
It’s common to feel like you don’t have enough time to finish all the work that needs to get done. Here are 5 tips to help you.
Sometimes the best productivity tips are the simplest. Do you use keyboard shortcuts to save time?
Software that converts your voice into text isn’t very popular, but it can be a real time saver. Today, we look at how you can use voice recognition in Evernote.
Do you sometimes feel like you’ve ran out of time and energy to work on all of the things you hoped to accomplish.
Do you feel like you have no one to turn to when you want to discuss a difficult issue?
In Cal Newport’s book, “A World Without Email” he is critical of email and other technologies that require a lot of our attention. But is a world without email really possible?
We like to work around friendly people, but when an overly chatty colleague hurts your productivity, it’s time to speak up.
We seem to be spending more time on video calls, yet for many of us, they don’t seem as productive as in-person meetings. Here’s how to deal with the ‘curse of the video call.’
Jeff Walker’s book, “Launch” is ideal for someone who is interested in developing an online business and learn about marketing in the digital age.
One of the ways you can keep track of various parts of a project in Evernote, or if you want to share a note with someone else, you can do so by creating a link to that note.
When you get to the office on Monday, do you feel overwhelmed by all of the things that face you in the week ahead? An investment of thirty minutes is guaranteed to make you more productive.
If you are stressed with an ever-growing to-do list, it might be tempting to throw up your hands and surrender to the demands of your work. Some simple time management tools could help you deal with your overwhelm .
readers.” Periodically, I like to share some books you might consider reading if you are interested in improving your leadership skills.
It can be frustrating when people don’t return your emails. Some of the reasons may be your own fault! Here’s how to get a better rate of return on your email messages.
There are so many things you can do to improve your productivity, but the best tip is the one that is most easily ignored.
There are all sorts of causes for us to lose concentration. But when that happens our productivity falters and we get a reputation as someone who doesn’t care. But there are some simple ways in which you can train your brain to pay more attention.
Some tasks have to be done over and over again. You may find yourself typing the same responses and reports multiple times in a day or week. But I have found that many simple automation programs and services can be a time savers and increase your accuracy.
In his book, “Getting Things Done,” David Allen outlines his steps for increasing productivity. It begins with the process of capturing everything in your head. Allen explains the reasoning behind the capture step, and how you easily begin.
Are you feeling burned out and think that there is no hope for your current situation? Here are five things that will help alleviate that feeling and center yourself again.
If you want to achieve your ambitions in life, you need to set the same goals that you might for projects you need to accomplish at work.
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