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?
The Pomodoro Technique is a technique designed to bolster productivity in a way that won’t leave you exhausted and cuddling the coffee pot in the break room. Most people can only work for so long before walls pop up and obstacles combine in the mind and create anxiety. The Pomodoro Technique allows you to come up for air and keep a clear head by prioritizing natural human behavior and health.