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4 Strategies for Overcoming Distraction

Article Link: https://hbr.org/2018/08/4-strategies-for-overcoming-distraction By: Chris Bailey In the flurry of statistics that exist around personal productivity, there’s one I find especially alarming: The average person is distracted or interrupted every 40 seconds when working in front of their computer. In other words, we can’t work for even a single minute before we focus on something else.…
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11 Tips for Surviving the Office Holiday Party

Article Link: https://emilypost.com/advice/download-11-tips-for-surviving-the-office-holiday-party/ We often talk about how much success in business depends on building strong, positive relationships. Relationships with clients and prospects are obvious, but equally important are the relationships with your co-workers and your bosses. At the holidays, you have one of the best opportunities to enhance relationships at work: the office holiday party.…
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8 Tips on Giving a Presentation Like a Pro

Article Link: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/274646 By: Shawn Doyle As a professional speaker, I get many chances, as I travel around the country, to see other people give presentations. With professional speakers, the presentations are always well done and professional. And of course they should be; these people are professionals! But, sadly, I often see exactly the opposite with…
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12 Tips For Staying Productive At Work Through The Bleak Winter Months

Article Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jacquelynsmith/2014/01/07/12-tips-for-staying-productive-at-work-through-the-bleak-winter-months/#2a373d871212 By: Jacquelyn Smith Winter is in full swing. The days are shorter, darker and colder—and some workers will experience the “winter blues.” You might be more tired than usual, less active or unmotivated—and your level of productivity in the office may decline significantly. “People struggle with being productive in the winter for…
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THE KEYS TO HAPPIER EMPLOYEES AND GREATER PRODUCTIVITY

by Donald sonn Whether you have a few employees or you have a large number, it’s important to understand the different personalities contained in your office. This can be a real accomplishment in large offices, Understanding workplace psychology will allow you to focus on managing your employees effectively. You might think that people go to…
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Case Study 1

How we delivered the perfect hire when there were only 19 people in the US with the mandatory experience. Search Assignment:Expansion of our client’s e-commerce business called for a new Divisional Merchandising Manager with a very specialized skill set and some pretty unusual experience. Only about 2-dozen people in the US had the qualifications the…
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5 Reasons Why Office Design Matters

Article Link: https://madisonsquareportfolio.com/blog/why-office-design-matters/ By: Madison Square Portfolio Many companies overlook the importance of designing an office. Employees that work in a cubicle-filled office are working in an uninspiring environment where they are isolated. An office’s design should consider branding in order to portray the message and goals of a company. Why Office Design Matters How…
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6 Things Every Business Leader Should Do Before a Board Meeting

Article Link: https://www.inc.com/mark-suster/startup-board-meeting-prepare-plan-agenda.html By: Mark Suster Most board meetings are administrative updates that accomplish very little other than informing board members about the performance of the company since the last board meeting. That’s certainly one function of every board, but if your board is your “brain trust” and the people you can most use as…
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7 Tips on How to be a great Project Manager

Article Link: https://www.projecttimes.com/articles/7-tips-on-how-to-be-a-great-project-manager.html Written by Jasmin Ali Project management may sound easy, but taking up the role of a Project manager requires sword play with the right wit. Many a times, when the Project Manager is at fault or does not abide to an employee’s needs, the company is bound to lose a valuable resource.…
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Avoid Burnout Before You’re Already Burned Out

Article Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/smarter-living/avoid-burnout-work-tips.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab By Elizabeth Grace Saunders According to the World Health Organization, burnout is a workplace issue. But just because burnout can happen at work or because of work, doesn’t mean how you use your time outside of work can’t help prevent it. As a time management coach, I’ve seen that at the core,…
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