Project Management Principles to Improve Work, Life, and your Mental Health - Guest Post by Alycia Gordan

Project Management Principles to Improve Work, Life, and your Mental Health – Guest Post by Alycia Gordan

Isn’t it lovely to hear work-life balance examples such as that of Tamara Budz, the founder of Silver Shade Group? Her idea of maintaining an equilibrium between work and life is ensuring that she eats with her family. Or take, for instance, the founder of ReputationManagement.com, Bill Fish. He strictly divides his work and family time. Bill doesn’t cross the divide until his kids head … Continue reading Project Management Principles to Improve Work, Life, and your Mental Health – Guest Post by Alycia Gordan

Productivity Killers and How to Avoid Them – Guest Post

Working for eight straight hours is almost impossible, especially with all the distractions available to us nowadays. For example, taking a quick break from a pile of paperwork could easily lead to hours of scrolling on your phone looking at nonsensical stuff. But aside from actual non-work-related elements, there are other productivity killers in the workplace. Some of these are even considered work-related or work-essential … Continue reading Productivity Killers and How to Avoid Them – Guest Post

5 Workplace Resolutions for Being Effective In 2018

The year-end holidays are a good time to wind down and recharge your batteries. It’s always good to reflect on the year gone by and make plans for the new year. On the personal front, people make resolutions for better health and fitness, better control on finances, exotic vacations and so on. I think it is important to make some resolutions on the professional front … Continue reading 5 Workplace Resolutions for Being Effective In 2018

Being Productive is a State of the Mind

The context of productivity has gone through a world of change in the last decade. Companies were following the traditional manufacturing through the process of measuring resource output against hours. That’s the productivity formula anyway. Today productivity means a lot more than just more done output per resource. Productivity has evolved into a more holistic concept with a focus on collaboration, process innovation, and business outcomes. Continue reading Being Productive is a State of the Mind

6 Tips to avoid Brain Freeze in Brain Storming

In 1941 Alex Osborn, an advertising executive, found that conventional business meetings were inhibiting the creation of new ideas and proposed some rules designed to help stimulate them. To “think up” was originally the term he used to describe the process he developed, and that in turn came to be known as “brainstorming”. He described brainstorming as “a conference technique by which a group attempts … Continue reading 6 Tips to avoid Brain Freeze in Brain Storming

Dealing with Distractions at the Workplace

That the human race is battling with distractions is an understatement. A popular NYC restaurant reviewed their surveillance videos from 2004 and 2014 and found a staggering difference in the average time it takes to service a customer. Following their research, they found that the average time that a customer spent in the restaurant from start to finish in 2004 was 1 hour and 5 … Continue reading Dealing with Distractions at the Workplace