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Staying on Task When Working With Different Productivity Styles

August 10, 2015 | 831 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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5 Things You Should Do for Your Business Before Year’s End

November 6, 2014 | 1,312 views

5 Things You Should Do for Your Business Before Year's End

5 Things You Should Do for Your Business Before Year’s End

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s easy to overlook those end-of-the-year tasks that you need to take care of. That’s why right now, you need to pay attention to these five things and mark them off your list before December 31.

 

 

1. File Corporate Paperwork

If your business is incorporated, you may need to file your Statement of Information to remain compliant. You should receive notification from your Secretary of State office with information on how to submit it; often you can do so online as well as pay a modest fee (usually $25).

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5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

August 20, 2014 | 1,111 views

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Fail

Starting a small business is not an easy endeavor. In fact, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months. In order to avoid becoming a statistic, it’s critical to understand why companies don’t succeed and make plans to avoid making mistakes. Here are five main reasons small businesses fail and how you can avoid these common pitfalls.

 

 

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