Monthly Archives: July 2015

Is Your Office Optimized for Productivity?

July 22, 2015 | 1,112 views

Is Your Office Optimized for Productivity?

Is Your Office Optimized for Productivity?

Office space design is a hot button topic. Should you knock out all the walls and open up your space? Are the closed doors around your office hurting communication and collaboration between employees? Is your office design helping or hurting productivity?

 

Google made waves when they transitioned to an open office filled with all the amenities you might need. However, as more businesses followed the search engine’s example, employees spoke out in frustration and concern for their productivity.

 

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Top 10 Productivity Hacks to Get You Back on Track

July 15, 2015 | 1,162 views

Top 10 Productivity Hacks to Get You Back on Track

Top 10 Productivity Hacks to Get You Back on Track

You have every intention of being productive, but suddenly, you find yourself back to square one, scrambling to get everything finished. You’re stressed, frazzled, and overwhelmed, which does nothing to help you stay on task.


Get back on track with these 10 productivity hacks.

 

1. Banish Notifications

When your phone chimes with yet another email landing in your inbox waiting for your attention, you can’t help but get distracted. These small, frequent distractions steal away your valuable productivity time and leave you feeling more frazzled than effective. Put a stop to the notifications and check in when you’re in between tasks instead.

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How to Pull Out More (and Better) Feedback From Your Employees

July 8, 2015 | 997 views

How to Pull Out More (and Better) Feedback From Your Employees

How to Pull Out More (and Better) Feedback From Your Employees

Positive feedback is encouraging. Negative feedback and suggestions can be a little harder to hear.

 

If you want your business to thrive and keep your customers happy, you must keep your employees happy. Knowing how to make your team love working for you isn’t always easy – especially if you aren’t getting the type of feedback you need.

 

Here’s how to pull out more, and better feedback from your employees.

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5 Habits of Quick Learners

July 1, 2015 | 928 views

5 Habits of Quick Learners

5 Habits of Quick Learners

Ever wonder how some people seem to absorb new information like a sponge? Turns out, there’s a lot more that goes into their process than just hearing it once and picking up the new skill.

 

Anyone can improve their learning speed and efficiency with a few tips. Here are the top 5 habits of quick learners that you can steal to help in your next endeavor.

 

1. Learning efficiently.

There are many experts in this world. If you’re interested in learning something quickly, don’t try to reinvent the wheel. Tap into the brains of the people who have already done the legwork to explore and absorb information on the particular subject.

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