Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:54:56 -0500
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:20:19 -0500Stop being overwhelmed by the unknown, procrastinating on taking steps to reach your goals. Focus instead on asking yourself one simple question and kick procrastination to the curb.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:31:48 -0500Working with multiple clients, we can often lose focus and the priorities can shift from hour to hour. So I have one tip for you that will help you get and stay organized: find a task or project management system that works for you and use it.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:50:29 -0500The stereotypical software developer is an introverted nerd who is far more comfortable staring at his computer screen in a dark room than he is in engaging in a conversation with another person. Many software developers, including the extroverted ones, don't follow the same discipline in managing the communication with their clients as they do in producing the best possible code. This communication void can be the biggest contributor to the frustration and even the failure of software development projects.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 08:20:09 -0500Options, options, too many options! Don't you feel like that sometimes?
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:00:16 -0500There are many skill sets that can lead to obtaining a promotion in the workplace. However, possessing skills that result in displaying effective leadership abilities is likely one of the most important skills that you can possess.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 08:23:56 -0500In this article I am going to outline exactly what I do each and every day to manage my online business. I am going to give you a time management strategy that you can immediately apply to your online business. So, let's get started.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:32:21 -0500Salesforce CRM is the number one platform on the market helping businesses streamline and organize their processes and systems with ease. It has changed the way of doing business as now, running and managing operations from any part of the world is a possibility.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 07:52:29 -0500Good decision-making is at the heart of every successful organisation. So, for leaders, it's useful to understand a little more about how decision-making works - and what are some of the main obstacles to it. Thankfully, advances in neuroscience in recent years have helped shed light on how people arrive at decisions; below we look at three of the main impediments to coherent decision-making, as uncovered by neuroscience.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 08:15:01 -0500Over the years, the landscape of doing business has gone through many transformations with the cloud making the biggest impact of them all. Earlier, it was not possible to run and manage operations as freely as it is today.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 10:57:53 -0500For years, big businesses have always dominated the domain on the back of sufficient resources and manpower at the helm. They have always called the shot leaving virtually nothing for cash-strapped entities around.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 09:05:41 -0500A business should have all those tools that give it an edge in the market. CRM is one of those tools that are designed with the purpose to help business manage all their information in one place.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:38:57 -0500The millennial work force is hard to satisfy as they are always looking for the next best and big thing. Whether that the latest trend or a new job, the millennial work force requires a different approach than previous generations. Below is a list of tips to satisfy the millennial work force and increase productivity.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 11:38:03 -0500What makes a perfect entrepreneur? It is a question that most young people seek an answer, but the problem is there is no one perfect response. Here are a few tips that will help you reach your goals and rise to the top as you start with your new business venture.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:42:31 -0500In today's time, it's important to have a cloud-based and feature-rich CRM tool to streamline and automate business processes. This kind of a business tool is important as it helps in better understanding customers and serving them in a standard manner.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:41:06 -0500We are aware of the long list of benefits that a CRM tool brings to businesses across industry verticals. We also know that without this tool, your business will fail to understand the customers in a better way and thus, won't be able to meet their requirements in a desired manner.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:51:58 -0500There are several ways to supply electric power. While supplying it is very much important to know the working mechanism of all the equipment properly. A switch gear power system is generally found enclosed in houses and buildings where there are low levels of voltage. But if the entire area is facing high voltage current then a switch gear power system needs installing in open areas, preferably in the outdoors.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:47:00 -0500Not having a CRM system in place is surely a bad strategy. It's akin to robbing the business of a great opportunity to take a commanding lead in the market. Its absence from the business also means not having processes and systems organized or streamlined.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:42:43 -0500We have surely come a long away from the days when businesses needed to invest in the chains of hardware and software to run their operations successfully. We now live in a time where cloud has made it possible a new kind of business model where reliance on technology is next to zero.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:57:56 -0500Everyone experiences stress and health issues in their life, but business owners are slightly different. Especially in small business the concept of a sick day is often a joke. While your employees have their own worries they rarely include the day to day stresses you experience growing your business or at times treading water. Among st all this stress and business it can be easy for your health to slide. But there are a few important things to consider.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:31:09 -0500We humans get bored easily, especially when we stay in a single environment for too long. If you want to maintain your peak performance, sometimes you need to shift your working environment strategically. This articles explains how you can do so.
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:27:40 -0500We have vast numbers of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in any given economy but their impact in national economic development is relatively low due to low operational efficiency. Implementation of Supply Chain Management system in SME will reduce operational cost and increase efficiency.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:24:22 -0500Ever have a project that was never completed and just haunts you? Yeah, me too. I wish I could say I finish everything I start, but that wouldn't be telling you the truth. Like many entrepreneurs, I have a lot of ideas. A lot. And my starting energy is high for projects I'm excited about. Can you relate?
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:48:12 -0500There is a number in life that is much more powerful to others. It provides strength to you that you may have not realized, whether in business or personal...
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:44:18 -0500Professionals attend meetings regularly - Fifty-one percent (51%) of those questioned responded that they attended more than 3 meetings a week and 33% responded that they attended more than 10 meetings a week. That is a LOT of meetings. Considering that most of us have jobs where meetings make only a portion of our required activities, people spend a lot of time in conference/huddle rooms.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 11:01:40 -0500Get a Live Answering Service - Long Hold Times Cause Hang Ups - When you are running a quality business or practice, you may find that it sometimes receives more calls than it can handle at once. Putting clients on hold should be a last resort. To maintain your business' professional reputation, other options are preferable. Without a Live Answering Service you...
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:00:16 -0500Meetings, we all hate them, right? Well, yes and no. If they are done wrong, meetings are time wasting and frustrating. But, if done right, they are full of energy of positive collaboration. So, how do you increase your chances of having a good meeting? Start with these 5 simple tips.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:21:41 -0500Brain fog has a powerful hand in employee productivity. Brain fog can best be described as mental confusion - we just can't focus, harness enough mental energy to push through and accomplish what we need to get done. We make comments of having a senior moment, we're stressed... yes as common as it is... it doesn't make it right. Besides being very frustrating, it can be another symptom of a state of oxidative stress and inflammation in the body.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 13:42:04 -0500Email can be a valuable communication tool. But, receiving more than 200 messages daily can easily consume the entire day. Even worse, when poorly managed, email can stop productivity. In fact, a report by McKinsey & Company found that the average interaction worker spends an estimated 28 percent of the workweek managing e-mail and nearly 20 percent looking for internal information or tracking down colleagues who can help with specific tasks. The following are actionable tips to control email so Internet professionals can enjoy this powerful tool rather than be burdened by it.
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 15:05:35 -0500The Shared Services (SS) operating model has been around for decades. It has enabled function-specific resources (i.e., HR, IT, Finance, etc.) to be leveraged across an entire organization, resulting in lower costs with agreed-upon customer-service levels. Around the time of the 2008/2009 recession, greater demands were placed on the SS operating model and what evolved was Global Business Services (GBS). The GBS operating model offers better efficiency, wider geographic reach, and broader scope coverage, to handle greater regulatory scrutiny for the same or even lower costs. However, there are some obstacles to overcome to ensure the full value of the GBS operating model is achieved... which is the focus of this article.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 11:15:04 -0500Do employees waste time? Do you feel that more could have been accomplished during a certain period of time? There are tools and techniques out there to help you and your employees make the most of your time. Invest in the following tools to make your workplace more productive.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:09:31 -0500The rut of work, and life balance can be difficult. Here are a few tips to stay balanced.
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 07:46:55 -0500We all know that feeling of success, when everything falls into place and we achieve what we set out to do. A glow comes over us and we may feel a sense of achievement, pride, even joy. But how can we create more of this in the workplace? The pleasure we feel from winning is both physical and mental; neuroscience shows us that there is a physical reaction to success, with neurochemicals produced by the brain, which affect our mood and sense of well-being. Understanding more about this can help us with motivating people and setting goals in the workplace...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:14:45 -0500Everybody loves to give their opinion. Everybody loves a good listener. And if you want to build relationships with your clients, it's vital to take some time to ask!
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:13:55 -0500Using activity-based management (ABM) principles is one of the most accurate ways of measuring employee performance, particularly in the back office. Furthermore ABM ensures performance targets reflect best practices. Thus ABM is a catalyst for process excellence. When done right, the payoff can be tremendous. Unfortunately, companies all over the world struggle terribly to pull it off...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:01:52 -0500Losing control over delivery dates is a concern for enterprises of all sizes. To capture market share swiftly enterprises need to ensure that quality products reaching the end user before the competitor does. At this stage, it is important to understand what hinders the project team from delivering the product in time. For this, enterprises need concerted efforts to manage team and resources with the help of agile tools.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:38:58 -0500The business landscape has changed a lot in the last few years or so. Earlier, it was not possible to run and manage a business from anywhere in the world. It was also not possible to run the business on any device and connect the entire team together without much of an effort.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:38:04 -0500You should know that Salesforce is perhaps the most popular CRM platform in the world. It has changed the way businesses are run and managed. It's cloud-based and helping businesses to run on a device and get managed from anywhere in the world.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:34:59 -0500It's important for business to understand that a good CRM system can be their most valuable asset. It's much more than just a business tool to store all customer data in a single place. It is something your business can't do without as its customer-centric focus makes it invaluable.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:21:15 -0500It's important for businesses to understand why CRM matters and how it can help them get a new direction. It helps businesses ditch manual efforts and clunky processes so that the focus remains on core areas or operations. Customer relationship management software will help entities get more leads and close more deals.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:23:52 -0500Switchgear is an important part that requires lots of maintenance. It is very important to hire the professional who carry out this service with the use of latest technologies and tools.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:25:41 -0500Corporate Shared Services (SS) is an operating model that enables function-specific resources (i.e., HR, IT, Finance, etc.) to be leveraged across an entire organization, resulting in lower costs with agreed-upon customer-service levels. The operating model has been around for decades and is utilized by both the private and public sectors. Since the 2008/2009 recession, demands for greater efficiency and increased regulatory scrutiny have driven the model to the next stage in SS maturity... Global Business Services (GBS). So, what is GBS? This article is the first in a series of 3 articles explaining GBS and its potential value to corporations.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:26:22 -0500It's important for a business to utilize its resources in the best possible manner. It's also important to economize operations and engage in cost-cutting measures. Both of these goals were not easy to meet earlier as businesses did not have the means to leverage the internet fully.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:18:50 -0500Entrepreneurs and small business owners struggle with finding enough time to get everything done in a day. As the business launches and grows, the few people working in it are stretched thin performing every task to acquire and serve customers, build and deliver products and services and manage operations and production. As the list of new customers grows, the mad scramble to keep up with demand becomes increasingly challenging. Any method is acceptable to get the job done and to avoid losing a customer.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 06:49:35 -0500Many businesses these days get caught up in doing things the same way they have always done it. Why not try and be more fluid with your approach?
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:54:41 -0500Whenever you need to boost your establishment, always remember to show the real score in the product or service that you offer. Support your campaigns with facts.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:04:25 -0500There are many methods to group work when analyzing the process of a business. Each method has one goal in mind, to make the client happy with a finished product. No matter how they get there, one will be preferred over the other depending on the person.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:51:31 -0500Does this scene sound familiar? It's the end of the day, and you're sitting at your desk. As you shuffle some papers around for the hundredth time, you think to yourself, "Well, I got pretty much nothing done today. Eight hours of wasted time that I'll never get back." You've had days like this, right? I know I have. And honestly, they feel pretty crappy. Or rather, I feel pretty crappy when I have a day like that. But mostly I feel disappointed-and a little angry-at myself for having wasted a day. Is that your experience as well? Don't you wish there were a way to keep days like this from happening, or at least minimize them? Well, there is-and it comes down to one question. One question that you need to ask yourself at the beginning of each day: What is my intent for today?
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 09:20:08 -0500A 2011 survey by American Express revealed that fewer than half of U.S. small business owners will take a vacation this summer. Thirty-seven percent cited that their work schedules would not allow them to take time off. Twenty-nine percent reported that they were unable to afford a vacation. Sixteen percent stated that they do not take vacations. Despite the habits of American small business owners, research indicates that vacations are more beneficial than many realize and that all those who work would be wise to take time off. Doing so confers benefits to both health and business productivity.
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 07:31:05 -0500Business research is the systematic gathering of data, which, once analysed, can provide useful insights to facilitate profitable decision-making by organisations. With better, and more reliable data, decision-making tends to be quicker and or a higher quality. Furthermore, it can assist organisations in allowing them a greater and deeper understanding of the market place in which they operate. Whilst it is obvious that it should be undertaken, the reality is that it is carried out less frequently than it should. In today's business world, time is particularly short. One of the casualties of this is detailed research as resources tend to be devoted to core activities.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 15:41:23 -0500About ten years ago, I experienced what I can only describe as a complete, all-out functional crisis. A state of utter paralysis induced by an emerging awareness that, although I was working longer hours and "doing" more each day than the day before, I fell more and more behind. It was as if I was in quicksand and the more frantically I tried to dig out, the deeper I sank.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:21:35 -0500Barcodes play a very important part of our every day life, but not just in retail - in all aspects of business organisation and operational activities. Here we are looking at barcode racking labels for improving stock movement and control in a warehouse environment.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 06:49:24 -0500Project collaboration is the key to successful completion and delivery of the project. Any company or team that perfects its project collaboration strategy will seldom run out of time, efficiency will be at optimum levels and there will be less room for error. For successful project collaboration, you would need to ensure the key components.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:31:26 -0500It's always a sensible decision to invest in a CRM system. The system should be feature-rich and cloud based. Only this can help the business benefit from the best of social, mobile and data science technologies.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 09:30:42 -0500It's important for businesses to first understand CRM and then think about benefiting from it. It stands for Customer Relationship Management, and it's basically a tool or system or software that uses could, mobile and social together to benefit businesses in many ways.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:42:10 -0500Are your employees happy with their jobs? Does your company have a high level of employee motivation? Employee motivation is the drive that an individual brings to his/her job, often times seen through his/her commitment and enthusiasm.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:56:37 -0500Large projects are the life blood for any organizations. Big budget projects can breathe a new life into a dilapidated company and can kick start its revenue generation cycle. Such projects are absolutely necessary to transform a company image and reputation. It can easily create business value and help it to survive in the toughest competitive environment.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:37:13 -0500Booking system software is growing in popularity with companies of all sizes, helping them manage bookings and reduce the risk of human error. These types of systems can help companies manage their meetings, appointments and more without relying on valuable resources, the software does everything for them.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 13:36:25 -0500Meeting booking systems are growing in popularity in the corporate environment. These offer a host of benefits to companies where getting a meeting organized and juggling who has use of the meeting rooms can be a time consuming task. These days companies are brimming with busy people, many working from home, so being able to get them all to the same place at the same time is quite a task on its own.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:04:38 -0500A lightning storm can cause many casualties in an area. To stay safe you will need to follow some rules while stuck under a lightning. The tips to stay safe are good for you as well as for your peers.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:34:58 -0500Eliminate non productive activities and focus on high return activities... it is almost that simple! Try it.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 07:42:03 -0500The belief that you desperately need to be available 24/7 says more about the delusion you may be suffering from regarding your own importance and probably has more to do with a massive dose of insecurity which then feeds your paranoia. Let me tell you, if you suddenly spontaneously combusted at work and were no longer able to reply to emails, texts, phone calls, or whatever ninety-nine other ways you have organized to keep in touch with anybody and everybody every single minute of the day, you would only be missed for as long as it takes to replace you...
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:15:43 -0500Most human resources studies show levels of disengagement in the workforce have never been higher. While this can be down to numerous reasons, from a poor workplace culture and inadequate reward systems, to poor leadership, there is also the element of distraction that plays an increasingly large part in this trend. This article looks at three ways we can improve focus by better understanding our mind and it how it responds to distractions...
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:34:12 -0500A company is simply a group of people working towards a common goal. Don't we want a similar outcome for ourselves - sustained strong financial and operational performance? If so, consider implementing some, or all, of these basic corporate practices in your life.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016 13:22:20 -0500As an entrepreneur, CEO, freelancer, or just a hard-working person looking to make your way up the corporate ladder, here's a question I'm certain you've asked more than once: "How can I be more productive?" After all, you're only human. You can only do so much. Yet time seems to fly by. And before you know it, you've gone the whole day without doing much work at all. But fear not, my friend. For I'm now going to give you a powerful solution which should see you get a lot more done with your time.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 06:36:22 -0500Procrastination is a common issue. I coach clients all the time on being productive, and giving up procrastination. Yet, we all do it. What if we could give up our resistance and increase our productivity and fulfillment?
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 13:31:03 -0500Learning is a long life process and we learn things even till death. Learning plays significant role in our lives.
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 13:35:40 -0500Sometimes, there is a room for improvement even when a company is running smoothly. You may have noticed that whenever a project gets delayed or employees become less productive, business is suffered in spite of having all the elements vital for a successful business. In this respect, many small and mid-scale businesses have already started leveraging the power of available technology to improve their business efficiency as well as ROI of their employees.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 10:18:06 -0500If there's one area among all the areas in a hospital where revenue enhancements and cost savings are hidden, it's among the hospital's processes. Of the head-scratching examples of these I've re-viewed, ALL arise from a lack of understanding of the processes and their associated costs and revenues, and that lack of understanding comes from considering these process issues unimportant.
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 12:16:27 -0500Helping your employees destress can go a long way towards having a happier, healthier, more productive staff. Here's how you can get started today.
Tue, 31 May 2016 11:17:51 -0500Being busy does not necessarily translate to being productive. Productivity means accomplishing what you set out to accomplish in a day, a week, a lifetime. If you are not as productive as you would like to be, there are some surprisingly small and simple changes you may wish to make in your daily work habits - ones that just might lead to big results down the road.
Wed, 25 May 2016 13:45:43 -0500With so many things vying for our time and attention, it's more important than ever to have strategies in place that allow you to get the most out of the time you put into your business. What are your actions conveying?
Wed, 25 May 2016 07:45:18 -0500Before you start the long journey into the e-commerce business, you need to have a fully functional warehouse fulfillment centre in place (backend). It is one thing to have good, strong sales but when the demand increases you should have an equal force to deliver. Therefore, you must get warehouses that has unparalleled customer service and modern technology to get to your customers on time and that improves your reputation and increases reorders.
Tue, 24 May 2016 14:12:24 -0500The Business and the need - It is important to identify the requirements of employees and determine in detail the business reason and purpose for the move to cloud computing. Evaluate cloud service providers carefully - Evaluate multiple cloud vendors and look for a test trial, AWS offers free services.
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:47:01 -0500Whether you're setting goals to start a new business, or simply to motivate your professional team, success depends on developing a strategic plan that supercharges your goals and gets them from mere objectives to Mission Accomplished. That's were Neuroplasticity comes into play. Neuroplasticity refers to the brain's ability to change, creating new neural pathways and synapses in light of experience--and this change is generated not only by real-life experience, but by visualization and imagination as well.
Tue, 24 May 2016 07:55:35 -0500Recycled materials are often referred to by numbers, while number 6 is polystyrene foam, also referred to as Styrofoam or Expanded Polystyrene (EPS). Foam #6 includes packaging material, cups, utensils, food trays and foam peanuts. This type of foam can be easily recycled by using a compactor or a densifier. The first is a cooling system yielding dense foam logs, while the other is a thermal process manufacturing foam strands. The recycled foam can then be furthered recycled and utilized to create new materials and products, thus reduces landfills creating a more sustainable green environment.
Tue, 24 May 2016 07:32:14 -0500In today's time, it's important for businesses to have a competitive edge in the market and stay ahead of the curve. This is however easier said than done as it takes a lot of effort on a continuous basis to edge past the competitors in the domain.
Thu, 19 May 2016 10:49:23 -0500Office productivity and effectiveness are influenced by several factors; chief one being office hygiene. Contract cleaning services have a direct effect on the workers' productive time, mood, health and client opinion towards the business.
Tue, 17 May 2016 07:15:49 -0500Every business wants to grow and achieve success, but the task is easier said than done. Unless the processes are streamlined and automated, it won't be possible to feel a difference in the fate or productivity of the business.
Fri, 13 May 2016 12:24:18 -0500Productivity or rather the lack of it can kill a business. That's no exaggeration and you'll see later in this post why I say that. But before I outline why, the first thing I want to show you is why we're naturally unproductive - why being unproductive is not our fault.
Thu, 12 May 2016 15:11:30 -0500Typical managers spend nearly 40% of their work hours in meetings, not to mention the time spent preparing (and recuperating). A survey of business leaders showed: 33% of time spent in meetings is unproductive. 75% of the respondents said it is "almost essential" to have an agenda, yet they use them only 50% of the time. Only 64% of meetings achieve their intended outcome. A disciplined approach to making the most of meeting time will help to...
Wed, 11 May 2016 15:58:27 -0500Enabling your business to grow rapidly requires automation in today's tough corporate environment. Through Automation, businesses can become more efficient and lower costs, gaining an edge in the industry. Automation is revolutionizing traditional business models and is becoming a need for success.
Wed, 11 May 2016 11:08:58 -0500The increasing public and media pressure as well as stricter legal standards in the modern age have compelled most food-producing and processing industries to seriously consider the methods to ensure the optimal safety of their food before it's consumed. Several technological innovations, particularly around the field of synthetic materials have ensured that producers can deliver products to customer in the safest conditions. In this regard, the food packing sealing film is widely considered to be one of the most important innovations.
Mon, 09 May 2016 13:02:55 -0500Let's talk about how workplace meditation will benefit you. There's a plethora of research right now that talks about the benefits of meditation, especially meditation at work! Keep reading to learn more about this research and to find out the 5 specific ways workplace meditation can benefit you!
Wed, 04 May 2016 10:59:19 -0500Asset tracking can be defined as a method of tracking all your physical assets. There are many ways of doing so and following this process. One such way is scanning all the labels of barcode that are attached to assets.
Mon, 02 May 2016 10:40:56 -0500The NFL's annual draft of collegiate players has concluded and the so called experts are grading all the teams on their picks. In a few years from now people will look back and find that many highly drafted players were not nearly as good as they were expected to be. It's likely that some will even attain the dreaded label of 'busts.'
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:34:43 -0500A cleaner office leads to better productivity. You must have heard this, a number of times. Well it is true. Also, disorganisation itself can be distracting. Imagine if a book on your desk, you don't need at the moment is just lying there; you may unconsciously be tempted to browse through it and put off some of your important work for a while. But what if you could just keep it in a bookshelf or at the side away from your vision?
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:12:19 -0500Are you overwhelmed by your to-do list? Not every task is equally important and it's essential to identify which tasks are the ones you should be concentrating on. Time is precious so don't waste it on unimportant things.
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:13:26 -0500We all have projects, and as creative entrepreneurs, boy-oh-boy, do the project possibilities multiply! If you're getting that itch again to create something new, take a look at the four phases of a project to see what it is that really jazzes you.
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:09:33 -0500People usually take up a workout routine to get fit, lose weight, or improve health; but neuroscience is shedding light on the benefits of aerobic exercise to the mind as well as the body. And that's another reason why you may like to add it to your daily work routine...
Tue, 19 Apr 2016 09:28:55 -0500Whether you are new to your network marketing or home based, business, or you have been around for awhile, everyone struggles with feeling overwhelmed from time to time. Follow a plan that will greatly reduce this feeling and give you massive results in your productivity.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 07:40:52 -05001. Streamlining office supplies: Can you see notebooks, staplers, highlighters lying around the office? Determine if you need these things and if not just throw them out.
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 14:13:54 -0500How many times have you been somewhere and had a great idea pop into your head only to find that you didn't have anything to write it on? Or, maybe worse yet, you have a bunch of doodles "filed" in a shoebox, but you can't find exactly what you're looking for when you're looking for it?
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:39:27 -0500Despite any rumors to the contrary, manufacturing remains vital to the U.S. economy. Today-and for the last several decades-it has accounted for about 20 percent of total U.S. productivity.
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 06:01:44 -0500When Am I Most Productive? I'm most productive first thing in the morning, right after I finish my breakfast and sit down in front of the computer with my first cup of coffee. I have my day all planned out. I divide my work day into 6 to 8 one hour blocks of time, and I assign a specific task to each block. I do this the night before. Thus I am completely organized for maximum productivity.
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 11:15:20 -0500Perseverance can turn any perceived failure into a victory; but neuroscience is showing us why some people are able to deal with repeated knockbacks to succeed in the end, and others give up the fight. Below we look at the nature of challenge and failure, and how people approach it differently, based on a recent scientific study at Rutgers University, New Jersey...
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 13:47:32 -0500Make sure your lean event (value stream mapping, 5-S, kaizen or radical process improvement (RPI)) is conducted as "green" as possible. A green event as one that is organized with the goal of minimizing waste and promoting sustainable actions.
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:44:10 -0500How can you encourage your customers to buy more? Free shipping is often the factor that affect which business the customer will choose. However, as the shipper must get paid, the business must cover this cost. Let's look at 5 things you can do to offer free shipping but still save money on shipping.
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:38:59 -0500Custom, role-based dashboards can empower employees to make smarter, faster, better-informed decisions. Are you giving your personnel all of the tools they need?
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 14:47:17 -0500Choosing the right Customer Resource Management (aka CRM) system for your business should be easy, as long as you follow a few simple do's and don'ts. The below points are all lessons I learned the hard way growing my past businesses. Hopefully, they will help you expedite the process and engage on the path to growth.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:23:20 -0500Think for a moment about all the different bridges you have seen before. While there are all different styles of bridges, they are simply structures that carry you from one place to another. A bridge will carry you over an obstacle and get you to your destination faster.