Posts Tagged ‘time management’

Gina Ora on December 5, 2016.

Why you should encourage your employees to take breaks

Productivity is one of the most important, yet least understood phenomena of economics. However, it is really hard to measure, particularly for the service firms; even with years of hindsight, economists are never quite sure why productivity rises or falls. Technological innovations and management techniques are producing additional productivity improvements every day, but it seems…

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Gina Ora on July 5, 2016.

Ways to manage a slacker

People are strange, as Jim Morrison once said. During your career you’ve probably experienced this on your own, but there is a type of strange that is particularly difficult to manage – the slackers. They are arguably one of the most frustrating employees to deal with, since they don’t feel motivated and can often be…

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Gina Ora on May 13, 2016.

What’s your office distraction today?

The truth is – it took me four times as it actually should have to write this article. In a few minutes it takes to read it, chances are you will pause to check your phone, answer a text, switch to read an email, glance at the Facebook or Twitter messages popping up in the…

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Marija Grgur on May 3, 2016.

Understanding procrastination and tips on how to overcome it

Procrastination, noun – doing something more enjoyable or that you’re more comfortable with,  instead of something you should be focusing on right now. If you say that you have never procrastinated in your life, you are lying. There is a chance that you are reading my post instead of doing something more important to you.…

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Marija Grgur on May 3, 2016.

Emails during office hours – you are probably doing it wrong

One of the most important communication tools became one of the biggest distractions in the office. Regardless whether you use it for communicating with your colleagues, finding potential customers or scheduling meetings, reading and writing email seems like a productive thing to do. But the truth is, it’s not. It is a very dull activity.…

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Marija Grgur on May 3, 2016.

How can strategic planning improve your productivity?

Businesses that excel productivity tend to make more money, and the same applies to people. Productivity relies on intelligent planning and focused efforts and it can be continuously improved. In the long run, productivity plans are one off the most important assets, both for firms and individuals. Creating a plan basically means setting out concrete…

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