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Three Things Your Brain Needs to Improve Productivity

It is important to know work strategies that you can use to become more efficient in the office but none of this will matter if you are exhausted, stressed, or overworked. The first – and most important – thing that you need to do is focus on your mind. By doing so, [...]


We Are More Connected Than Ever – But Not More Productive

Technology has greatly improved communication and allowed us to streamline processes and improve final work products. As a result, you would think that the number of required work hours would continue to decrease. Unfortunately, it seems as though the opposite is true. Many of us are now staying connected around the clock. [...]


Tips for Staying Productive When Working Remotely

In the last installment of our productivity series, we talked about the importance of staying organized. As more companies are allowing employees to work remotely, this could mean that your office is at home, a coffee shop, or an exotic location. No matter where you are, make sure that your workspace is [...]


Want to Increase Productivity? Organize Your Workspace

There are a lot of things that go into improving productivity. One of the most important foundational qualities is being organized. If your workspace is filled with clutter, then chances are that you are wasting time by looking for documents or mis-prioritizing your tasks. By dedicating time and energy to organizing your [...]


Strengthen Your Team by Building Trust

Without trust, your team will never produce their best work, and as a result lower company morale and employee retention rates occur. Trust is essential to an efficient and successful business. But how do you establish trust? It’s the same as in any other relationship: with time and effort. In this article, [...]


Do You Have the Right Combination of Leadership Qualities?

There is no secret recipe to becoming a great leader. Some leaders are more direct and engaging, while others tend to quietly lead by example. The type of leader that effectively inspires one team member may not work for another. That said, there are certain qualities that tend to be inherent among [...]


Is Your Open Door Policy Doing More Harm Than Good?

We hear it all the time: communication is the key to happy and productive teams. Open door policies are generally accepted as a good leadership practice today, but there are some big downsides that also need to be considered. Not only can they discourage employee autonomy, but they can negatively affect the [...]


How Word Choice Can Make or Break Your Application

The words that you choose on your resume and cover letter can make all the difference when it comes to the hiring process. You could be the most qualified and experienced candidate out there, but if your application does not engage or intrigue the hiring manager, you may not get the chance [...]

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