Monthly Archives: August 2015

Plane Productivity: Why Working 30,000 Feet Above the Earth Makes You Productive

August 26, 2015 | 912 views

Plane Productivity: Why Working 30,000 Feet Above the Earth Makes You Productive

Plane Productivity: Why Working 30,000 Feet Above the Earth Makes You Productive

For many professionals, traveling isn’t an uncommon occurrence. You get used to kissing your kids goodbye for a few days before hopping on a plane to travel to a conference or client meeting. What happens during that travel time? Are you able to take your office with you?

 

Many people find the white noise of the plane’s engine and distraction free zone an ideal setting for being productive. Here’s why:

 

You Can’t Get Phone Calls or Text Messages

 

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Back to School: How Business Changes With the School Seasons

August 19, 2015 | 744 views

Back to School: How Business Changes With the School Seasons

Back to School: How Business Changes With the School Seasons

Whether you have children or not, you know the drill. You also know how big of a struggle it can be juggling work schedules to make everyone’s timelines fit. It’s like a puzzle. Parents need the flexibility to take their children to school and pick them up. They also need to be available in the evenings. The employees without children are asked to work around those demands.

 

As a boss, scheduling around the school seasons isn’t always easy. Here’s why and what you can do about it.

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Hiring Talent: How to Find the Best of the Bunch For Your Business

August 12, 2015 | 932 views

Hiring Talent: How to Find the Best of the Bunch For Your Business

Hiring Talent: How to Find the Best of the Bunch For Your Business

Ever notice how some people are exceptional on paper and in the interview, but when they get into the workplace, they leave you underwhelmed? These people are professional applicants. For recruiters, they pose a big time challenge.

 

 

Hiring the wrong people is costly. One survey estimated that a bad hire could cost an organization $25,000.

 

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Staying on Task When Working With Different Productivity Styles

August 10, 2015 | 814 views

Staying on Task When Working With Different Productivity Styles

Staying on Task When Working With Different Productivity Styles

Being productive can make you feel like a superhero. Tackling a to-do list in half the time you expected it would take is invigorating, liberating, and freeing. But like most personality traits and work methods, not everyone has the same productivity style.

 

 

Carson Tate, the author of “Work Simply: Embracing the Power of Your Personal Productivity Style” outlines four productivity styles: Prioritizers, Planners, Arrangers, and Visualizers. When you’re working with your team on a project, it’s vital that you remain cognizant of these styles. Ignoring them could cause a communication breakdown, pushing you behind schedule.

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