Maybe you use these three common productivity hacks to get through your day successfully. If you do, you might be surprised that they aren’t as good as you thought. Nir Eyal dispels the myths around these three common productivity hacks. Number three is my favorite… and I’m guilty of the first two. Click here to learn more.
Do you manage employees remotely? Is it harder to provide positive feedback or demonstrate gratitude for their contributions or when extending themselves under pressure to get something done before the deadline? Being mindful about regular, consistent feedback is critically more important in our new normal of remote and hybrid work arrangements. “Guilt Gratitude” is an easy trap to fall into these days, and there are some great insights on how to recognize and avoid it in this latest Inc. article. Click here to learn more.
Who says your home office can’t have functionality and personality? An hourglass sand timer is a perfect way to manage 30 minute blocks of time. By purchasing items that can improve your productivity and reflect your personality you can have both. From lighting to desktop accessories to wall décor you can turn that home office into a personal space that helps you thrive working from home. Check out 11 items that could make a difference in your workspace: Click here to learn more.
The 5/25 Rule
Do you get distracted from all that you want to accomplish in life? If you have a process or system to identify your priorities you can set your sights on the Top 5. Take time to do what Warren Buffett suggests, his 25/5 Rule. Check out his method in this article: Click here to learn more.
Six Proven Strategies
There are so many benefits to having high employee engagement. Engaged employees translates to higher employee retention, higher productivity, better customer service, more creativity and innovation. Check out six proven strategies in this article: Click here to learn more.
Prioritize Growth and Development
Leading remote teams is hard. What’s getting harder is helping your team grow and develop new skills. With more employees working remotely opportunities for growth have decreased. Creating a culture of accountability may be a key success strategy. HRD Connect shares four strategies to foster a culture of accountability. Click here to learn more.
Humanize Productivity Tracking
Employees hate to be monitored. If you are a manager, there are ways to help employees be highly productive while working remotely that doesn’t require “machine monitoring”. Inc. Magazine shares three tips to engage employees that will increase productivity without the feeling of constant scrutiny. Click here to learn more.
Set Yourself up for Success to Work Remotely!
Are you thinking about working remotely? Did you just land a remote job? An expert with Indeed shares what it takes to nail your remote job successfully. Click here to watch video.
15 Productivity Hacks for Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and Managers from Forbes
Learn from the experts, Forbes Business Council members share their best hacks. Even if you use only one of these hacks, you will be increasing your productivity! Click here to learn more.
20 Tips for Working From Home from PC Magazine
20 Tips sounds like a lot. This article is awesome, whether you are just starting to work remote or have been doing it for years-pre pandemic… I related to quite a few and found this to be one of the most helpful articles I’ve read since the pandemic started. I hope I’ve piqued your interest! Click here to learn more.