Posts tagged Productive

Being on the road doesn’t always guarantee you a break from the office. The work is never done for many small business owners. Here are five ways to stay focused and be productive during any trip from Under30CEO.com.

americanexpress:

7 Traits of a Highly Effective Mindset
by Marc Chernoff, Co-Founder, MarcAndAngel.com
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Great reminders on how to train your mind to stay productive and focused. Here are more simple steps to being happier and healthier at work this summer!

americanexpress:

7 Traits of a Highly Effective Mindset

by Marc Chernoff, Co-Founder, MarcAndAngel.com

Click here for the full article

Great reminders on how to train your mind to stay productive and focused. Here are more simple steps to being happier and healthier at work this summer!

Believe it or not, there are times when doing nothing is the most productive thing you can do. Here are eight of them:
1. When you’re getting angry.
2. When you find yourself obsessively twiddling with your phone.
3. When you’re getting ready for bed.
4. When you’re burned out.
5. When you get an email.
6. When you’re asked to make a rush decision.
7. When you hit a tech snafu.
8. When you’re spinning your wheels.
Next time you’re faced with a full inbox, confrontational employee or buzzing smartphone, do nothing … and see how your work improves.
(via OPEN Forum)

Believe it or not, there are times when doing nothing is the most productive thing you can do. Here are eight of them:

1. When you’re getting angry.

2. When you find yourself obsessively twiddling with your phone.

3. When you’re getting ready for bed.

4. When you’re burned out.

5. When you get an email.

6. When you’re asked to make a rush decision.

7. When you hit a tech snafu.

8. When you’re spinning your wheels.

Next time you’re faced with a full inbox, confrontational employee or buzzing smartphone, do nothing … and see how your work improves.

(via OPEN Forum)

7 Ways to Stay Productive When You Are Exhausted on OPEN ForumPulling an all-nighter to meet a deadline? Don’t worry. Put on the coffee, take a deep breath and follow these tips to stay sharp and get the work done. 1. Disable all computer distractions.2. Turn up the tunes that you don’t know.3. Take a short nap.4. Ingest coffee, sugar and caffeine.5. Exercise.6. Stand up.7. Slice and dice it.
(via 7 Ways To Stay Productive When You Are ExhaustedThe New OPEN Forum)

7 Ways to Stay Productive When You Are Exhausted on OPEN Forum

Pulling an all-nighter to meet a deadline? Don’t worry. Put on the coffee, take a deep breath and follow these tips to stay sharp and get the work done.

1. Disable all computer distractions.
2. Turn up the tunes that you don’t know.
3. Take a short nap.
4. Ingest coffee, sugar and caffeine.
5. Exercise.
6. Stand up.
7. Slice and dice it.

(via 7 Ways To Stay Productive When You Are ExhaustedThe New OPEN Forum)

fastcompany:

You probably heard that a happy employee is a productive one who can boost the bottom line. How much?
Here are some numbers:
33% higher profitability (Gallup)
43% more productivity (Hay Group)
37% higher sales (Shawn Achor)
300% more innovation (HBR)
51% lower turnover (Gallup)
50% less safety incidents (Babcock Marine Clyde)
66% decrease in sick leave (Forbes)
125% less burnout (HBR)
Here, some tips for staying happy at work

These numbers reinforce the company culture movement and why it is vital for companies to invest in their employees.

fastcompany:

You probably heard that a happy employee is a productive one who can boost the bottom line. How much?

Here are some numbers:

  • 33% higher profitability (Gallup)
  • 43% more productivity (Hay Group)
  • 37% higher sales (Shawn Achor)
  • 300% more innovation (HBR)
  • 51% lower turnover (Gallup)
  • 50% less safety incidents (Babcock Marine Clyde)
  • 66% decrease in sick leave (Forbes)
  • 125% less burnout (HBR)

Here, some tips for staying happy at work

These numbers reinforce the company culture movement and why it is vital for companies to invest in their employees.

Personal productivity is a key differentiator between those who succeed in their chosen field and those who do not”
— Brian Tracy
(Via OPEN Forum)
18 Ways to Stay Focused at Work 1. Pinpoint the problem2. Plan ahead3. Get enough sleep4. Eat a good breakfast5. Work offline6. Do smaller tasks7. Stay accountable8. Sweat it out9. Do one thing at a time10. Time box11. Clean up12. Try an app13. Reward yourself14. Take little breaks15. Wear headphones16. Try caffeine17. Meditate18. Value your work
(via 18 Ways to Stay Focused at Work | Greatist)

18 Ways to Stay Focused at Work

1. Pinpoint the problem
2. Plan ahead
3. Get enough sleep
4. Eat a good breakfast
5. Work offline
6. Do smaller tasks
7. Stay accountable
8. Sweat it out
9. Do one thing at a time
10. Time box
11. Clean up
12. Try an app
13. Reward yourself
14. Take little breaks
15. Wear headphones
16. Try caffeine
17. Meditate
18. Value your work

(via 18 Ways to Stay Focused at Work | Greatist)

37 Productivity Tips for Working From AnywhereWhether you are trying to clean up shop before the new year at the office or locking in a few hours from your beach vacation,use these tips to focus and be productive no matter where you are working from.
        (via 37 Productivity Tips for Working From Anywhere)
37 Productivity Tips for Working From Anywhere

Whether you are trying to clean up shop before the new year at the office or locking in a few hours from your beach vacation,use these tips to focus and be productive no matter where you are working from.

(via 37 Productivity Tips for Working From Anywhere)

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4 Ways Your Desk Destroys Your Productivity
Your desk is supposed to be the place where you are at your productive zenith. But is your reality that you get more done at the kitchen table, living room couch sitting up in bed with your laptop? Take a look at your desk; it could be destroying your productivity with clutter, junk and non-essential items competing for space and your attention. Here is a look at the most common productivity stealers that lurk on many desks and how to banish them. Read More
(via Is Your Desk Destroying Your Productivity? - OPEN Forum :: American Express OPEN Forum)

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4 Ways Your Desk Destroys Your Productivity

Your desk is supposed to be the place where you are at your productive zenith. But is your reality that you get more done at the kitchen table, living room couch sitting up in bed with your laptop? Take a look at your desk; it could be destroying your productivity with clutter, junk and non-essential items competing for space and your attention. Here is a look at the most common productivity stealers that lurk on many desks and how to banish them. Read More

(via Is Your Desk Destroying Your Productivity? - OPEN Forum :: American Express OPEN Forum)