How Writing Down Your Goals Helps Increase Productivity
Tuesday, 3 May, 2016
Posts, Productivity

How Writing Down Your Goals Helps Increase Productivity

My successful friend Robert always talks about a study he read that links happiness to goals. The main point he took from this particular article is that people are happiest when working toward their goals; even more so than when they actually achieve them.  It seems to be true, but there’s one thing his familiar motivational speech on seems to miss every time: The magic really happens when you take the time to write down your goals, when productivity and happiness collide. Here’s how...
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Addicted to Multitasking: The Scientific Reasons You Can’t Stop Juggling Work
Wednesday, 27 April, 2016
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Addicted to Multitasking: The Scientific Reasons You Can’t Stop Juggling Work

Confession time: in the course of writing this article, I’ve checked Facebook, HipChat, Skype, and Reddit. Instagram twice. I've switched to two other tasks and sent four emails. No, the irony is not lost on me. Distractions are everywhere, and blocking them out can feel impossible. New emails never stop coming, along with questions and requests from colleagues. We jump between tasks on our to-do lists and respond to notifications in an attempt to juggle all of our responsibilities simult...
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Wrike Customer Q&A: Advice Interactive Group
Thursday, 31 March, 2016
Productivity, Wrike News

Wrike Customer Q&A: Advice Interactive Group

We spoke with Advice Interactive Group about their experience using Wrike. This Inc. 500 digital marketing technology company shared how they came across Wrike and how the tool has helped them meet their goals.  They specialize in local SEO, website design and development, content development, paid media and advertising, and social media. They can do everything from building and launching custom websites to writing blog content, and they've helped over 1 million companies nationwide impro...
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Combating Fear, the Productivity Killer (Work Management Roundup)
Friday, 25 March, 2016
Business Tips, Posts, Productivity

Combating Fear, the Productivity Killer (Work Management Roundup)

Welcome back to the weekly Work Management Roundup, where we share the week's best links to articles on work, productivity, focus, and success to inspire you to do great things. This week, our post title is an homage to a phrase in Frank Herbert's Dune novel ("Fear is the mind killer"), but we look at how fear blocks productivity and what we can do to get past it. Plus, learn how to create a work environment where productivity and creativity are abundant. Read on! My Most Important Produc...
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5 Remedies for Mobile Productivity Headaches (Infographic)
Monday, 14 March, 2016
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5 Remedies for Mobile Productivity Headaches (Infographic)

Sending work emails, checking your calendar, chatting with colleagues via instant message — we rely on our smartphones and tablets to keep us connected to the office. But it’s not always easy to be productive on your mobile device. Limitations like smaller screens, tiny keyboards, and incoming notifications about both professional and personal events can make it difficult to focus and cause major headaches. Respondents to our recent mobile productivity survey named their biggest sources o...
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How Writing a Journal Helps Increase Personal Productivity
Wednesday, 2 March, 2016
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How Writing a Journal Helps Increase Personal Productivity

People who keep journals swear by its benefits. Once someone begins the practice of keeping a journal, they rarely abandon it. That's because it's an incredible tool for helping you to define and set goals, express your emotions both positive and negative, and remind yourself of things that inspire you. It's also a way for you to record progress so you can celebrate your successes and be accountable for things you weren't able to accomplish yet. A journal is a place where you can gath...
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Is Your Mobile Making You More Productive? (Infographic)
Monday, 22 February, 2016
Posts, Productivity

Is Your Mobile Making You More Productive? (Infographic)

Our mobile devices are the champions of helping us get things done on the go. Using smart phones and tablets allows us to answer email, check calendar appointments, and update our to-do lists when we don't have a computer handy. But is all our app downloading and notification checking improving our productivity, or are our mobile devices just forcing us to keep working after office hours?  We surveyed over 850 workers to discover the truth about mobile productivity and whether or not mobile...
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Released: 2016 Mobile Productivity Report
Tuesday, 26 January, 2016
Productivity, Wrike News

Released: 2016 Mobile Productivity Report

In the midst of the mobile generation, we're excited to announce the release of our 2016 Mobile Productivity Report. We surveyed over 850 professionals from a variety of departments, including marketing, IT, finance, and human resources, about their mobile usage and how it affects their daily productivity and work-life balance. Some topics include best features, BYOD, and the future of mobile. Here are some highlights from the report: 43% of respondents see the use of a mobile device...
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