Ten Hacks to Save Time and Boost Productivity

Every entrepreneur wants to get more out of his or her day. Unfortunately, willpower starts depleting, and will only take you so far. Trying to cram more into an already busy schedule is just going to make you less productive in the long run.

It’s important to realize that entrepreneurs are naturally ambitious people that tend to take on more than they actually have the time or energy for. Don’t get down on yourself if you can’t seem to “get it all done.” Nevertheless, it is still possible to hack your way towards increased productivity.… Read more

10 Ways to Boost Productivity

Have too many things to do in too little time? Well, this infographic on how you can boost productivity every day will certainly help. It focuses on to-do lists and making sure you actually complete items on the list. If you aren’t already using to-do lists, you really should be -they are one of the most effective methods of time organization out there and can really help you organize what you need to do and actually track that it gets done.As someone who has a hard time staying productive, I find this chart incredibly useful, especially the part about doing the hardest task first, which I don’t usually do on my to-do lists -although I’m great at knocking off the small tasks and batching things, so at least I’m not starting from the ground up here.… Read more

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10 Reasons Why Every Employee Needs Time to Recharge

When most people think about taking breaks at work, scurrying off into a corner and quickly eating lunch is often what comes to mind. Sadly, this doesn’t scratch the surface of what a break is capable of providing modern employees.

For breaks at work to be effective, there needs to be a refreshing change of pace that allows your staff to escape their work, even for just a short amount of time.… Read more

7 Productivity Tips For An Amazing Life

No matter how hard we wish to deny it or change it, life is short. And each of us has so many things we want to do. Yet, there never seems to be enough time.

In fact, there is more time than most of us realize; we just waste so much of it. Here are seven tips I have observed to make more of your time. Use these for business. Use these for daily life.… Read more

Cultivate These 5 Attributes to Turbocharge Team Performance

Organizations both large and small have assets of varying value. Whether it’s intellectual property, exclusive sales territories, large customer contracts, proprietary locations, access to financing instruments or any other asset, by definition there’s an inherent value.

However, the asset that supersedes them all is your people.

That’s because every other asset your organization or company possesses has to be managed and utilized by individuals. The wrong people can squander all of those resources.… Read more

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5 Productivity Lessons Painfully Learned From Running Marathons

A few years back, I decided I wanted to run a full marathon before I turned 40.

I downloaded a training app, closely followed it and subsequently completed my first 26.2 mile distance within the top half of finishers for my age group, all with beaucoup energy and very little muscle or joint discomfort. I followed the same plan for five months and had a similar outcome with my second full marathon.Read more

10 Tools to Help Automate Your Small Business Tasks

As a small business owner, you’re probably looking to save as much time, money and labor as you can. Saving is the name of the game.

However, while it might save you slightly to do certain things yourself, your time is valuable. Certain processes are cheaper, more efficient and effective when automated. Here are 10 helpful tools to get your processes rolling so you can focus on what’s important: growing your business to success.Read more

The 7 Biggest Time-Wasters in a New Entrepreneur’s Day

Being a new entrepreneur is stressful, and that stress is compounded when you start realizing just how little time there is in a day. You’ll be managing more tasks and responsibilities than ever before, and because you’re enthusiastic about the project, you’ll end up working long hours and weekends — willingly — to get it all done.

But, excited or not as you may be, you’ll find that your efforts to fit all those responsibilities into a day’s work are stressful.Read more

Want To Boost Your Personal Productivity? There’s A Guide For That

Here’s the bad AND good news: productivity is not an innate gift. That’s bad news because that means it’s not something that magically happens to you when you need to get things done. It’s good news, however, because it means anyone is capable of learning great ways to better themselves and accomplish their goals.

Productivity requires creating process, workflows, and then constantly iterating on those to find what really works for you.Read more

15 Ways to Increase Productivity at Work

There are only so many hours in the day, so making the most of your time is critical. There are two ways increase your output–either put in more hours or work smarter. I don’t know about you, but I prefer the latter.

Being more productive at work isn’t rocket science, but it does require being more deliberate about how you manage your time. This post will walk you through 15 simple but effective strategies for increasing your productivity at work.… Read more