20 Ways to Build a Happy & More Productive Workforce (Infographic)
Monday, 10 August, 2015
Business Tips, Posts, Productivity

20 Ways to Build a Happy & More Productive Workforce (Infographic)

Studies report that happy workers are 31% more productive, with up to 37% higher sales and three times the creativity as the rest of your workforce (Harvard Business Review). Isn't that enough incentive to keep your people happy as they spend upwards of eight hours a day contributing to your bottom line? The infographic below shows 13 ways to make your workforce smile. Then keep reading for a list of 7 more ways to help your people grow and prosper in their work. Use this code to...
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10 Ways to Make Your Team More Productive (Infographic)
Monday, 3 August, 2015
Posts, Productivity, Team Management

10 Ways to Make Your Team More Productive (Infographic)

Some days are just harder than others. It's the end of a week, or the day after a holiday, or there was yet another office birthday. (Cake-coma, anyone?) When your team is having a hard time focusing on their work, don't just sigh and hope things will change soon. You can actively help them jump back on the productivity boat with top-down productivity management. Check out the tips in this infographic and get your team moving today. And if you're always looking for more tips to help bo...
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Tackle Big Problems in Small Chunks (Work Management Roundup)
Friday, 31 July, 2015
Business Tips, Posts, Productivity

Tackle Big Problems in Small Chunks (Work Management Roundup)

Welcome to the Friday Work Management Roundup, where we bring together the week's best reads on productivity and work efficiency. You can also opt to read these links on our accompanying Flipboard mag. This week, we have links for doing more, learning more, and simply being more awesome. Read on. Top Recommendations This Week Solve Problems by Thinking Small (Conversation Agent): Big problems? Find a small part of it and tackle that with a child's curiosity. Why Happy Employees Are...
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8 Tips to Fight the Summer Productivity Slump (Infographic)
Wednesday, 29 July, 2015
Posts, Productivity

8 Tips to Fight the Summer Productivity Slump (Infographic)

Vacations, weddings, long weekends camping.... with so many wonderful distractions, the last thing you want is to be stuck under your office's fluorescent lights instead of gorgeous oceanside sunlight. Unfortunately, unless your managers are just as distracted as you are, you still need to get stuff done between June and August. So if you find yourself staring longingly out the window while you're at work, try a few of these tips to be productive during the week so you can kick back and...
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How to Prioritize Your To-Dos When Everything's Important (Video)
Thursday, 23 July, 2015
Business Tips, Posts, Productivity

How to Prioritize Your To-Dos When Everything's Important (Video)

We’ve all been there: you walk into the office, take one look at your inbox or to-do list, and immediately feel the urge to run away. You’ve got a million things on your plate and they’re all important — where do you even start? The more requests come flying in at you from all sides, the less time and brainpower you have to discern which are actually worth your time. So you end up scrambling to do them all, perpetuating the cycle of eternal busy-ness. Stop. Take a deep breath...
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How to Increase Productivity on Your Team
Wednesday, 8 July, 2015
Posts, Productivity

How to Increase Productivity on Your Team

You've come to that point in your management career: work isn't getting done fast enough and your team's emotional well-being is dwindling. Your own stress levels are climbing as pressure from higher-ups increases. You're trying to help your team, but no matter how hard they work, nothing is getting done and they're wilting more every day. Your team is facing a productivity crisis. That means it's time to step back and take a look at the processes, tools, and management techniques that co...
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Give Your Creativity a Boost Using the B.U.I.L.D. Model (Infographic)
Monday, 6 July, 2015
Posts, Productivity

Give Your Creativity a Boost Using the B.U.I.L.D. Model (Infographic)

"Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value. It is a process; it's not random." —Ken Robinson Using your imagination can sometimes be easier said than done. As a kid, being creative comes with ease and encouragement. As an adult, it becomes more of an expectation. Sometimes, that creative block can get the best of you and you're stuck thinking in circles. You seek inspiration but just find yourself retreading the same boring ideas. As a writer, I've had to (iro...
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Are You Productive or Merely Busy? (Work Management Roundup)
Friday, 3 July, 2015
Posts, Productivity

Are You Productive or Merely Busy? (Work Management Roundup)

Welcome to the Friday Work Management Roundup where we scour the internet to gather useful articles that can help you work smarter, better, faster, stronger! So grab a mug of coffee and have your Wrike Chrome extension handy to bookmark the ones you'll want to read later. 11 Differences Between Busy vs Productive People: Lifehack has a great article on the honest differences between being busy and actually being productive. Find out which camp you fall into. The Best Time of Day to Do Ev...
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