Every now and then we all hit a wall where we're just not feeling inspired to do much of anything (other than spending a few hours video surfing YouTube or scrolling through our social media feeds). When that feeling hits, resisting the temptation to procrastinate can seem like a superhuman achievement. But with these 16 simple tricks, motivation comes easier than ever — no radioactive spiders or toxic sludge required.
Check out the infographic below and try out a few of these motivation...
Collaboration, New Features, Posts, Productivity
When all your files are in one place instantly accessible for your team, editing and reviewing them becomes much easier and faster. To facilitate your document collaboration Wrike integrates with many well-known cloud storage solutions such as Box, Dropbox, and Google Drive. Today, we've added one more on this list - OneDrive.
OneDrive is a popular cloud storage service by Microsoft to keep all your files and pictures online. With our new integration, you can now browse and attach files fro...
Are you part of the 39% of people who admit to dozing off during meetings? How often do you sneak a peek at your phone to browse Twitter under the table? Do you check up on other work in the middle of a meeting?
Guilty on all counts? With 11 million(!) business meetings taking place every day in the US alone, and up to half of that time being wasted, we can hardly blame you. And we commend you for seeking a solution to unproductive meetings.
Wrike's principal consultant and productivity...
Posts, Productivity, Team Management
“There’s no ‘I’ in 'team'!” You may have heard this saying once, twice, or a thousand times. Whether during sports, a school project, or a business meeting, this saying has made the rounds to many individuals who find little motivation in a cliché spelling lesson. And although the technicalities may be true, the meaning just doesn't resonate. There is an "I" in team — many of them. And each individual can impact how the team functions as a whole.
Instead of drilling the overu...
Do any of these situations sound familiar?
You're completely focused, getting work done, and then your coworker taps you on the shoulder just to chat... and now you can't get back in the zone.
Your manager assigns you a new project, but it's such a large effort that you know you won't be able to make any real progress today... so you start working on something else instead.
The deadline for your collaborative project is two days from now, and suddenly your team member lets...
Your big project has a hard deadline in just a few weeks. You host a kickoff meeting with your creative dream team to discuss what needs to get done and when, while the attendees actively jot down notes and ask questions. A week later, during a status update meeting, you discover your team didn't quite understand the project after all. There's confusion around responsibilities, "completed" work has missing pieces, and some critical tasks haven't even been started. And then there's the team...
The inevitable has happened. It’s... that time of the day.
You've completely run out of steam. It’s impossible to focus. You find yourself staring out the window, poking around the kitchen, or reaching for your phone to check social media and text a friend. Your mile-long to-do list is hanging over your shoulder, but you just can’t muster the motivation to do any of it.
Give yourself a kick in the pants with these 50 simple productivity tricks and get your to-do list off your back....
For those of us staring down hundreds of unread emails each morning, the concept of inbox zero can start sounding like a mythical achievement — like finding the Holy Grail or stumbling across buried treasure. We look at our colleagues who regularly achieve it with a mix of envy and suspicion: there must be some kind of sorcery involved, right?
Give these 10 tips and techniques a try to not only accomplish inbox zero, but actually stay there. No magic required.
Trick 1: Use Tony Hsieh...