Category Archives: Small Business Tips

Productivity Isn’t About Time Management

March 28, 2018 | 844 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 | 873 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 | 1,026 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 | 995 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 | 811 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 | 843 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 | 807 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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How to Organize Your Meeting Rooms for Maximum Productivity

February 7, 2018 | 781 views

How to Organize Your Meeting Rooms for Maximum Productivity

How to Organize Your Meeting Rooms for Maximum Productivity

When you set foot into your meeting room, what happens? Do you get down to business quickly? Or do you waste precious work time fumbling with technology, chatting with colleagues, or on non-pressing matters? If it’s the latter, you might not have your meeting rooms organized for maximum productivity. Here’s how to turn that around.

 

Schedule Your Meetings

Have you ever heard the expression, “what gets scheduled gets done?” The idea is, if it’s on the schedule, it’s in your mind that it needs finishing.

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The Best Productivity Hacks for 2018

January 31, 2018 | 663 views

The Best Productivity Hacks for 2018

The Best Productivity Hacks for 2018

Productivity doesn’t come easily to most people. That’s why it’s one of the top New Year’s resolutions on professional’s lists – to work more efficiently and accomplish more in the New Year.

 

There are many productivity hacks out there. If you’ve tried them all before and still struggle, here are a few fresh new ideas to get you out of your slump.

 

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5 Blogs for Nonprofits to Follow in 2018

January 17, 2018 | 537 views

5 Blogs for Nonprofits to Follow in 2018

5 Blogs for Nonprofits to Follow in 2018

If you run a nonprofit, it can feel like pulling teeth to get volunteers involved and get money raised. Is your New Year’s resolution to try something new and beat last year’s progress? If so, you’ll want some fresh new ideas to move the needle forward in your business.

 

Here are five of our favorite blogs that offer up that insight.

 

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