Productivity

4 work-from-home tips

September 1, 2014
Dropping the commute and working from home is a positive perk but not without challenges. Follow these tips to work from home productively:

Create productive environments

September 1, 2014
Environmental factors have a large effect on productivity and creativity. Examine these three factors to boost productivity within your organization:

5 reasons to stop multitasking

September 1, 2014
Here are five really good reasons to stop multitasking, starting right now.

Convert emails to tasks

August 1, 2014
Better manage your task list and save time by converting emails to tasks. Microsoft Outlook and the Touchdown app both offer conversion features.

Handle a disorganized boss

August 1, 2014
Working with a forgetful, disorganized supervisor is challenging and reduces your productivity. Ease your frustration by implementing these tactics:

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.