Taylor Gordon — October 15, 2018 — October 15, 2018 According to a recent study, workers feel a greater sense of anxiety and lower relationship satisfaction when they check emails during non-working hours. I found this study coincidently after coming to the conclusion that my own work-life balance has been suffering lately because of how … Continue reading How and Why to Stop Checking Emails After Hours
Kara Perez — August 30, 2018 — August 30, 2018 JESHOOTScom / Pixabay When you’re a freelancer, it’s easy to let work bleed into every moment of your life. There’s always another pitch to send. It’s always a good idea to check your email to see if a client reached out. You can always pop … Continue reading How to Set Work Hours and Boundaries as a Freelancer
KeriLynn Engel — April 12, 2018 — April 12, 2018 How many hours every week do you spend on email? Here’s a challenge for you: Starting next week, take note of all the time you spend checking email. Write it down in a notebook or use a time-tracking app like Chrometa. You’ll probably be shocked … Continue reading 7 Steps to Organize Your Email and Add Hours to Your Week
Heather Lloyd-Martin — September 6, 2017 — September 6, 2017 StockSnap / Pixabay Sometimes, you need good content, and fast. Maybe a team member missed her deadline, so you now have a big hole in your editorial calendar. Or client work is hitting fast and furious, and you don’t have time to write a long-form … Continue reading 5 Blog Post Ideas That Take Less Than Two Hours to Write
Jamie Mercer — July 14, 2017 — July 14, 2017 Skitterphoto / Pixabay Whether you’re working in a small business or a global corporation, your job performance is measured on the quality and quantity of work you produce. The common denominator when it comes to both of these measures is focus; maintaining focus will allow … Continue reading How to Increase your Productivity by Working Fewer Hours a Day
Karl Sakas — July 2, 2017 Follow @KarlSakas — July 2, 2017 Want fewer interruptions by your employees? Create internal “Office Hours” at your agency! An agency owner asked me for help—he was overwhelmed by email at work. He felt like he needed to respond to emails immediately, or fall hopelessly behind. During our two-hour … Continue reading Want Fewer Interruptions at Work? Use Internal Office Hours to Cut Back!
Brendan Toner — June 30, 2017 Follow @donebeforebreky — June 30, 2017 Wouldn’t it be great if you had a few more hours in the day to do the things you wanted to do? In this article, I will cover a few time-saving strategies to win back some time for yourself. Whether you desire a … Continue reading How to Save Time, 5 Sensible Strategies to Save Hours per Day
Rick Goodman — May 16, 2017 Follow @DrRickGoodman— May 16, 2017 As a motivational speaker and leadership coach, I encounter a lot of professionals who are looking to crack the code. They’re looking to figure out how they can get more done, while working less. I don’t mean working less hard. I mean working fewer … Continue reading How to Shorten Your Work Hours
Jill Wedge — January 12, 2017 — January 12, 2017 French workers now have the right to opt out of emails after set working hours. But does restricting access to communication hamper rather than improve employee engagement? New laws came into force in France on January 1, which gave employees the choice of whether to … Continue reading Does Banning Out of Hours Email Increase Employee Engagement?
Dennis Yu — December 20, 2016 Follow @dennisyu— December 20, 2016 My buddy Markus Frind famously claimed that he worked 10 hours per week building his website.All by himself, he was the CEO, CMO, lone support rep, server admin, PR agent, and everything else. Two years ago, he sold it for $ 575 million in … Continue reading Don’t Work More Than 4 Hours Per Day