Category Archives: Productivity Management

How to Help Worried Colleagues Share Problems in a More Productive Way

Liz Kislik August 27, 2020   I hear from numerous leaders who get fed up with the way direct reports can fixate on problems that the execs consider low priority. Sometimes the very same things that keep employees up at night are seen by senior executives as being in the normal course, nothing to be … Continue reading How to Help Worried Colleagues Share Problems in a More Productive Way

9 Tools That You Can Use to Increase Your Productivity During the Pandemic

Rahis Saifi August 24, 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic shows little evidence of slowing down around the world. The timeline for the resumption of normality grows longer with each passing day. Also known as the novel coronavirus, it’s emergence has caused our lives to change in ways that were then unimaginable. Schools and non-essential businesses were … Continue reading 9 Tools That You Can Use to Increase Your Productivity During the Pandemic

How to Forestall Anxiety and Move to Practical Action

Liz Kislik July 9, 2020 As the pandemic drags on, many leaders are feeling anxious and distracted and therefore, not always responding as thoughtfully as would be optimal. So Maureen Metcalf and I spoke on her podcast Innovating Leadership, Co-Creating Our Future, about how leaders can try to manage anxieties and concerns well enough to … Continue reading How to Forestall Anxiety and Move to Practical Action

4 Long-Term Tech Changes We’ll See Affect Worker Productivity Thanks to the Pandemic

Peter Daisyme — June 15, 2020 COVID-19 has already shifted the way the world works, but that shift is unlikely to go anywhere once a vaccine rolls around. The pandemic has caused worker productivity to drop by over 7%, and that number is sure to grow unless employees and companies alike adopt new on-the-job strategies. … Continue reading 4 Long-Term Tech Changes We’ll See Affect Worker Productivity Thanks to the Pandemic

How to counteract dips in productivity as workflow disruptions become the new norm

Sixty-two percent of companies have seen decreases in productivity since enforcing work from home policies. Amy Gesenhues on May 13, 2020 The number of employees working from home has skyrocketed from 5 million to 75 million since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a recent report from 451 Research. “Sixty-two percent [of companies] … Continue reading How to counteract dips in productivity as workflow disruptions become the new norm