Category Archives: Productivity Tools

Meetings Aren’t Wasted Time: An Open Letter to the Developers of Microsoft Office

Ed Muzio — March 17, 2020 Dear Microsoft Office Development Team, Recently, my Office 365 calendaring system started paying closer attention to me. On a morning that started like any other, I was surprised to find an automated email informing me of the percentage of my time I’d spent “available to focus” versus how much … Continue reading Meetings Aren’t Wasted Time: An Open Letter to the Developers of Microsoft Office

Leaders, This is How to Help Ensure a Productive Work Culture

Liz Kislik — March 6, 2020 Scott McCarthy, from the Moving Forward Leadership podcast, and I talked recently about leaders’ responsibility to sustain a productive work culture, even when individuals behave in countercultural or unnecessarily disruptive ways. We agreed that coming up with effective ways to work things out is not an intuitive process. These … Continue reading Leaders, This is How to Help Ensure a Productive Work Culture

5 Ways Coworking Spaces Inspire Collaboration and Productivity

Delia Tugui — January 8, 2020 You’ve probably noticed by now that coworking spaces are pretty popular among freelancers, entrepreneurs, remote employees, and other independent professionals. They’re defined as membership-based workspaces where diverse groups of professionals work together in a communal, shared setting. These places are associated with collaboration and productivity since those who use … Continue reading 5 Ways Coworking Spaces Inspire Collaboration and Productivity

4 Performance Styles Guaranteed to Boost Workplace Productivity

Micah Lally — January 5, 2020 It’s become pretty universally acknowledged that individuals have different personalities, preferences, and even work styles. In workplace settings, it’s important to be aware of these unique differences in order to provide a more efficient environment for teams, especially when it comes to productivity. Your business is only as productive … Continue reading 4 Performance Styles Guaranteed to Boost Workplace Productivity

Why the Top 5 Productivity Hacks for Remote Workers Are All Wrong

Arik Hanson — December 13, 2019 As a remote worker for going on 10 years now, I definitely have learned my share of “productivity hacks”. When you’re working for yourself, you kinda have to! So, when I saw this post on PR Daily recently about 11 productivity tips for remote workers, I was intrigued. Let’s … Continue reading Why the Top 5 Productivity Hacks for Remote Workers Are All Wrong