The truth about how time and productivity in the workday have evolved, and how to maximize productivity in today’s workplace.
Michael Scott, the manager of Dunder-Mifflin on NBC’s hit situation comedy The Office, was a fool. However, even a broken clock is right twice a day.
Business partner woes, credit reports and small business exports are in the news on June 21, 2013.
For entrepreneurs, wasting time is akin to sneaking snacks while on a diet. You might spend a few minutes checking email, a few minutes on this project, a few minutes on Facebook, or a few minutes “learning” by reading useless articles. Before you know it, you’ve put in a 10-hour day accomplishing nothing. The solution? Keep a time log for seven days.
Outsourcing work has its benefits, but there are obvious concerns about letting an external person contribute to the running and output of your business.
Starting up a business requires a diversity of assets. First-time entrepreneurs often feel anxious when they think about all the factors that must play a role if their ideas are ever to get off the ground. In their minds, success or failure seems to hinge upon finding deep-pockets funders, expert mentors, willing publicizers and other [...]
Don’t get so wrapped up in work that you forget to stay up with the current events of the business world! Amid all of the chaos, grab a cup of Joe and take a short reading break.
Microsoft Excel is one of the most commonly used applications in the world of computing, but as you might already know, it isn’t free. Excel is part of the Microsoft Office bundle of programs which while it isn’t that expensive to purchase, it’s still an unnecessary cost for many of today’s fledgling businesses. When it [...]
Last month, an internal HR Yahoo! email from the head of HR about Yahoo’s work at home policies and changes to that policy was leaked. Apparently Marissa Meyer is trying to whip the company back into shape and wants to reign in employees who have flexible working arrangements and work from home. Here is a [...]
I’m a sucker for any app that helps me be more productive. I’ll try any new to-do list and I’m always on the lookout for the next great project management tool. Over the past year, there have been some fantastic new productivity apps as well as some refreshes of a few classics. To help you [...]