Productivity

Work from the road

July 1, 2014
Parallels Access is a new app that allows you to remotely access your desktop from your smartphone. Previously available only for iPads, now the app can be used on devices running iOS 7 or higher and Android 4.0 or higher too.

Motivate low-performing employees

July 1, 2014
To motivate people who frequently don’t deliver, use these approaches.

Commit to less to accomplish more

June 1, 2014
Overcommitting spreads you too thin and diminishes what you are able to contribute to the organization. Use these tips to say “No” more often.

7 tips for Google Drive

June 1, 2014
Get more from Google Drive with these tips:

Cross-train for improved productivity

June 1, 2014
Cross-training—the process of having employees learn coworkers’ jobs—is an excellent way to boost productivity and develop employees’ skills.

Foster a productive environment

May 1, 2014
Numerous studies have shown that environment has a direct impact on productivity. What is the comfort level in your office?

Become a master of your time

May 1, 2014
Stay focused and make the most of each moment you spend in the office with these tips.

Handle email efficiently

May 1, 2014
Just like the internet, dealing with your email can waste lots of time. Keeping a clear inbox allows you to address only recent emails without sifting through piles of old ones.

Surviving with fewer resources

April 1, 2014
If you face the challenge of doing more with less, remember these pointers:

Encourage honesty

April 1, 2014

Your employees’ desire to please you could cause them to overpromise, sugar-coating their abilities to complete tasks. To avoid that, tell employees to level with you.