Despite chilling temperatures in D.C. yesterday, the Cherry Blossoms have bloomed are there is no doubt that spring has sprung! This season is all about renewal- meaning it’s the perfect time to take stock of things you’d like to refresh or change, especially when it comes to the office. Here are six reasons to tidy up both mentally and physically at work this season!
Traveling for work can be both a blessing and a curse. On one side, you get to (hopefully) explore a new city, stay in a nice hotel, and have some great business dinners. But on the other hand, traveling majorly disrupts your routine and removes you from your familiar office. It can be hard to stay on track in a hotel lobby or at a nearby coffee shop. If you’re used to a private space with the typical office amenities, having to battle high schoolers getting frappuccinos after class is just one of the many obstacles you’ll face. Let’s get back on track and stay productive while working remotely with these four tips.
Productivity: it can be our best friend at work, but often it seems elusive. Between social media, a buzzing phone, and getting distracted by small tasks, it’s impossible to get things done sometimes. Enter a shared workspace- with the right workspace solution, you can largely kiss inefficiency goodbye. Here are four reasons why you can be more productive in a shared workspace.
Once in a while, everyone needs a boost at work. Maybe you’re stuck in a routine, or want to be more efficient about your workday. Either way, everyone can use some new ways to be productive at work. Here is the ultimate list of productivity hacks to use in the workspace!
The modern workplace is increasingly supporting remote work, flexible schedules, and coworking. As this trend continues to evolve, the need for efficient collaboration tools becomes more and more pronounced. While there are countless options to choose from, a tool is only useful if it is used by your team. We explored a variety of collaboration tools searching for functionality, and most importantly, ease-of-use. Below is an overview of our top three choices:
When we think of apps, we mostly think of them as an entertaining way to waste our time. Candy Crush, HQ, social media… while fun, they can also be incredibly distracting. But what about apps that can actually improve our time management and efficiency? Apps go way beyond the smartphone games we know and love. Especially when at work, apps can make our lives easier. Check out these apps and be on your way to a more productive work day!
Everyone struggles with staying on task… but add in a shared workspace environment and boy, can it be tough. However, there are things to look for in a shared workspace or coworking environment to ensure that you have the community you want without sacrificing productivity. These five tips will help you get on track, stay on schedule and love the space you are in!
For some, New Year’s resolutions are a chance to turn over a new leaf, while others see it as a pointless exercise in making promises that will be broken come February. This year, let’s vow to make practical and meaningful resolutions that can be kept. When the clock strikes midnight on the 1st, we don’t magically change who we are. Big resolutions will not change anything, so focus on making smaller, targeted New Year’s goals that can actually be implemented.
With the rise of smartphones and streaming music services, the effect of music on workplace productivity has become a subject of popular debate. Many people claim that it increases focus, while others consider it an unnecessary distraction. Luckily, there now exists scientific research to help answer the question- and the results may surprise you!
If 2016 taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected. At some point, your business will face a crisis, and it’s important to have systems in place for when that happens. How proficient are your employees in diffusing a crisis with tact and speed? Who takes charge if your point person is unavailable?