When you build your business, inevitably comes the moment when you are no longer able to perform all duties by yourself and need to entrust some of them to hired people. This is when trust becomes absolutely necessary in order to go on developing your enterprise. If you don’t have enough trust in the people you work with, it will result in your hovering over their shoulder, literally or figuratively, interfering into their activities, constantly checking up on “how it goes”, recommending what and how they should do and so on.… Read more
Productivity tips for growing businesses
“If you’re not moving forward, you’re falling backwards” – this quotation is very true when applied to business. It’s unforgivable to be content with what you already have and stand still – because your competitors won’t be waiting for you to eventually start progressing and will very quickly take over.
So, if you’ve started thinking about improving employee productivity, it’s a great sign that you’re not willing to stay where you are now.… Read more
Being a company CEO is not only lucrative but also very challenging and demanding. In the dynamic business world, one’s got to put in much effort just to keep up. Developing the business and leading it to growth and prosperity requires the CEO to be always ahead of time and tendencies, constantly learning new skills and taking advantage of the innovations.
Surely, doing so without any help can sometimes mean no life outside the business, but is it worth the price this high?… Read more
Today, the number of companies using time tracking systems is growing in geometrical progression. The perspective of having the employees’ work monitored, hours counted and productivity evaluated without any external interference needed and virtually no efforts for maintenance sounds good to any business owner. Moreover, a time tracking app like Yaware.TimeTracker is reportedly helpful in boosting employee productivity and improving work discipline. This is just a short list of reasons explaining the strong demand for time tracker tools.… Read more
It is pretty much impossible to improve something if you don’t know what’s wrong with it and if there’s anything wrong at all.
E.g., you can’t improve the management methods used in your company, if you don’t do a little research and question employees about how satisfied they are with their managers; and it is very difficult to increase employee productivity if you know nothing or very little about the habits and time of your staff.… Read more
Being a manager means having or at least needing exceptional communicative, psychological and persuasion skills to “manage” the versatile types of employees you work with. You must have already noticed that brilliant professional skills and lots of experience don’t necessarily mean a great worker. The personality, ability to work in a team, attitude, ability to get into and deal with conflicts are sometimes definitive of the value an employee brings to the company.… Read more
More and more employers today realize that their revenue depends not only on the number of sales/clients they’ve got, but also to a great extend – on their employees. Or, rather, their productivity. This metrics basically shows how much work is done during the same period of time. While it definitely is different for different employees due to a number of factors, the overall picture throughout the company can be pretty descriptive.… Read more
“Work smart, not hard” – this recommendation may seem sound to some, and nonsense to others. But no matter what you think about it, there’s a fact you cannot neglect – working hard constantly and without breaks for a long time is impossible. It’s like using a car engine for hours at the full capacity – eventually, it will break down. However, if you take care to use it gently, with occasional breaks, it will serve you for years.… Read more
A few decades ago, the only means employers could use to monitor the work of their staff was a sheet of paper with indicated task and its duration, handed in daily and not always showing the real state of things.
Nowadays, the automated time tracker software not only takes the burden of viewing heaps of daily reports off the boss’s shoulders. It also presents a much more efficient way of controlling how employees spend their time at work and raising their productivity.… Read more
No matter whether you are an office worker, perform your duties “on the go” or work as a freelancer – becoming more productive and better organized will definitely do you good. The good news is, we aren’t going to suggest you any new techniques that mean putting in more efforts. On the contrary, this post tells how to improve your time management by… delegating it to assistants. No, we don’t suggest hiring people to manage your tasks.… Read more