Productivity

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5 Tips for Going Back to Work After Vacation

If you’re having trouble being productive, or need to motivate your team, these five tips will help you prepare for your time away and keep you on task when going back to work after vacation.

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How to Improve Group Dynamics in the Workplace

Negative group dynamics have been known to derail even the most promising of teams. In this article we’ll look at what group dynamics are, the six root causes of negative group dynamics, and six strategies you can use to improve group dynamics today.

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How to Bring OKRs to Your Small Team

What does it actually look like to take OKRs and set them up on your team? Especially when your team doesn’t have the resources and the people operations infrastructure of a Google or an Intel? 

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Intrinsic Motivation: The Secret Weapon You Need to Stand Out at Work

Finding proper ways to motivate people can be one of the most difficult responsibilities as a manager or team leader. For children, it is often an easy offering of candy or another treat that will arouse their desire to help with household chores or other small tasks. But unfortunately, most adults require a bit more

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11 Bulletproof Ways To Improve Concentration

In our modern world, where distractions abound around every corner, concentration has become a bit of a lost art. This is unfortunate. To achieve great things, in business and in life, almost always requires a great deal of focus. So today we want to discuss how to improve concentration.

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Use the Ladder of Inference to Make Better Decisions

The ladder of inference is helpful for making decisions that are based on fact, rather than your assumptions and interpretations.

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How to Institute an Effective Change Management Process

Knowing how to effectively lead a change management process can make those dreaded transitions easier.

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The 13 Best Productivity Books For 2019

Looking to get more done in less time? You’ve come to the right place! Below we list the 13 best productivity books available in 2019. Each of them is well-respected and would make a worthy addition to your collection. Let’s dive in!

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Skyrocket Your Design Team’s Productivity With These 12 Tips

Will Ferrell once shared a comment on Twitter that gave everyone a new and comical excuse to use for procrastinating their work. His witty post said, “Procrastination? No, I just wait until the last minute to do my work because I will be older, therefore wiser.” While it would be nice if this were true,

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What You Should Know About Management By Objectives

Management by objectives is a collaborative approach to goal-setting that can improve transparency and boost your team’s motivation.

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What Is Continuous Improvement and How Can It Help Your Team?

There was a point in my career as a project manager when I was ready to give up. I had a reputation for being a “stand by your project” type girl. It didn’t matter how ambitious the deliverable or deadline was: I found a way to make it work, even if I stayed later than

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How to Improve Focus When You Work From Home

Working from home is one of the most popular desires among corporate and small business workers. Some of the most recent numbers show that nearly 5 million people in the United States now work from home at least part-time. And that number is growing dramatically each year. Have you been dreaming about the prospect of