What You Can Learn From These 4 Non-Profit Instagram Accounts

April 18, 2018 | 228 views

What You Can Learn From These 4 Non-Profit Instagram Accounts

What You Can Learn From These 4 Non-Profit Instagram Accounts

As the saying goes, a photo speaks a thousand words. But photos go deeper than that. Perhaps nothing triggers an emotional response to something quite as much as a picture. This concept is especially true in the world of non-profits.

 

When visuals are used to tell a powerful story, everyone wins. Non-profits win because they’re able to tug at the heartstrings of potential donors in a way that can’t be translated or done with words alone. Donors win because they feel good about where they put their money. And of course the people who benefit from each cause win because they’re more likely to get donor money in return.

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Simple Strategies to Help You Focus Better

April 11, 2018 | 424 views

Simple Strategies to Help You Focus Better

Simple Strategies to Help You Focus Better

Today’s society isn’t just distracted; it’s convenient. We live in a world filled with creature comforts at every turn of the corner. From the microwave to quickly zap a cup of coffee to the perfect temperature to the smartphone in our hand that leaves us ever connected and free from being tethered to a phone cord; we’re living a cushy life.

 

Although we’re privileged, this comfort can sometimes prove to be a disservice when it comes to staying focused. With so many conveniences at the push of a button, we’re no longer trained to master the art of holding a healthy attention span.

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A Quick Guide to Handling Strong Emotions in the Workplace

April 4, 2018 | 538 views

A Quick Guide to Handling Strong Emotions in the Workplace

A Quick Guide to Handling Strong Emotions in the Workplace

Picture this: You’re in a meeting with an employee for his quarterly performance review and you get to the section where you’re discussing areas of improvement. While talking about these opportunities, the conversation gets a little bit heated. He’s defensive and you’re focused on helping him improve as an employee. How do you proceed?

 

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Productivity Isn’t About Time Management

March 28, 2018 | 584 views

Productivity Isn't About Time Management

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Productivity is defined as doing more in less time. The concept is simple enough. Output more in fewer hours each day and you’ll be productive. So, it makes sense that in order to manage your productivity, you have to manage your time, right? Not quite.

 

Productivity is ultimately about the output more than the time. In order to create and accomplish more, you need the energy to do so. But here’s the catch – not all hours in our day are the same. Some people are morning people. Others are night owls. In order to manage your own productivity levels, you need to manage your energy. Here’s how.

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For Your Reading Pleasure: 5 Must-Read Books on Productivity

March 21, 2018 | 669 views

For Your Reading Pleasure: 5 Must-Read Books on Productivity

For Your Reading Pleasure: 5 Must-Read Books on Productivity

At ScheduleBase, we love to read. We also love creating ways for professionals to do more with less. So, we have curated a list of books to help you do the same. Here are five of our favorite books about one of our favorite subjects – productivity.

 

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Are You Giving Your Employees Enough Time Off?

March 14, 2018 | 702 views

Are You Giving Your Employees Enough Time Off?

Are You Giving Your Employees Enough Time Off?

As an employer, you know that you work your best when you have your entire team at the table ready and willing to give their all. As valuable as this is, the reality is that even the best employees benefit from time away from the office. That’s the premise of Project: Time Off, a new concept that encourages people to take time off.

 

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3 Tips to Take You From Scatterbrained to Systematic

March 7, 2018 | 843 views

3 Tips to Take You From Scatterbrained to Systematic

3 Tips to Take You From Scatterbrained to Systematic

At the heart of great performance comes systems. To be successful, you must have systems that you follow every day to keep your business on task. If you’re scatterbrained with a lack of focus or idea for how you’ll perform regular tasks, you’re lost. On the flipside, if you’re systematic about your approach, you’ll feel more organized and therefore, more efficient. Here are three tips to help you move from scatterbrained to systematic.

 

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Overcoming Envy in the Workplace

February 28, 2018 | 667 views

Overcoming Envy in the Workplace

Overcoming Envy in the Workplace

Ah, February. This is the time of year when we pause to celebrate love. But managing interoffice relationships might suddenly seem easy when you’re faced with managing the opposite emotion that’s so commonly experienced in the workplace – envy.

 

What is Envy in the Workplace?

Envy doesn’t always coincide with romance. In fact, Harvard Business Review defines envy in the workplace as any type of distress that is felt when someone else gets something we want. It’s a common feeling that’s experienced by nearly everyone at one point or another, but that doesn’t make it easy to manage.

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Hustle Harder With These 4 Productivity Tools

February 21, 2018 | 703 views

Hustle Harder With These 4 Productivity Tools

Hustle Harder With These 4 Productivity Tools

At ScheduleBase, we’re all about the hustle. A big part of hustling is setting yourself up for success. If you’re constantly fumbling with outdated tools or inefficient processes, you’re wasting time that could be better spent working.

 

Here are our recommendations for four must-have productivity tools for 2018.

 

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Show Yourself More Self-Care At Work This Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2018 | 728 views

Show Yourself More Self-Care At Work This Valentine's Day

Show Yourself More Self-Care At Work This Valentine’s Day

Were one of your New Year’s resolutions to practice more self-care? If so, February, the month where we celebrate Valentine’s Day, is a good month to take heed.

 

Here are a few ways you can lower your stress levels and improve your happiness in the workplace.

 

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