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

5 Common Time Management Mistakes and Tips to Avoid Them – Guest Post by Pankaj Mondal

Are you feeling overwhelmed and getting nowhere? Or do you have too much time and easily getting bored. Most of the time, we end up feeling somewhat crunched even when we are trying our best to save time.

With meetings, phone calls, social media and YouTube, how could we not get distracted? Productivity hacks, gadgets, and apps can only get you so far. The best way to manage your time is to first recognize how you are spending it in the first place. Continue reading 5 Common Time Management Mistakes and Tips to Avoid Them – Guest Post by Pankaj Mondal