The open plan modern office could be killing your productivity, reckons The Atlantic’s Julie Beck.[Read more…] about Why your office is hurting your productivity (and how to fix it)
Productivity is the result of habits and practices that we learn. Change them and we can become more productive. Ignore them and you get the productivity you deserve.
Despite a lot of gurus who make a lot of money telling you how to do it, the only person who can figure out if a given technique is going to work for you is you. Here is what works for me. I hope you find some of this useful.[Read more…] about 12 things that make me more productive
So much for the paperless office: either you’ve got an email inbox that each day brings fresh hell in the form of hundreds of messages, or you’ve got an in-tray brim-full of paper – or, if you’re particularly unlucky, you’ve got both.[Read more…] about 14 ways to put your inbox on a diet
Most people don’t want to be managers. Only one in three American workers actually aspires to a leadership role and only seven percent want to get into the boardroom, according to a recent survey. Being a manage is no picnic. But perhaps it would be more palatable if people could learn to take a holiday at work.[Read more…] about Take a holiday at work
Sarah’s team was facing a team productivity crisis. She was responsible for a big launch event at an upcoming trade show: colleagues to wrangle, suppliers to manage, finances to sort out, floor space to book and a thousand other things to do.[Read more…] about Team productivity: How to crack the whip without leaving a mark