Is it possible to have “no apps productivity?” Can you really get things done without using apps?
No matter what side of the fence you’re on, there will be times when you simply must start working on your MIPs or MITs — your most important projects or tasks. The due date is looming and you have to get your butt in gear. Or, perhaps you just don’t like the massive adrenaline rush your feel when you’re up against a tight deadline.
If this sounds like you or someone you know, keep reading to learn about seven super simple ways you can force, er, encourage yourself to take even the smallest of baby steps to just get started.
Do you know what you need to do to skyrocket your team’s productivity and keep them inspired to do their best work?
As the team leader, you influence the performance of your team. To get things moving in the right direction, sustained motivation will be essential. Unfortunately, staying motivated can be tricky. There will come times when they just won’t feel inspired or work well together.
How will you ensure that your team achieves optimal results on a regular basis? Use these six strategies to move your team toward peak performance all year round.
There’s no doubt that technology can play a significant role in improving the productivity of modern-day entrepreneurs. Of course, using technology is not enough. Today’s digital entrepreneurs must also be willing take the time to find and learn how to use the right tech tools and to improve their tech skills.
Today’s post was written by Emily Johnson.
Nowadays, working as a freelancer is trendy, as you can manage your workflow, time, and wages. Although freelancing seems to be a dream for most people, it might be hard to stay organized while working from home. Thus, you need to do your best to increase productivity.
If you want to boost productivity while working from home, there is one thing you should do first: organize your workspace. In fact, a well-organized workspace can impact not only productivity, but creativity, concentration, and cleverness as well.
*This post was updated September 10, 2015.
I was recently sent this Clean Computer Calendar and thought it was worth sharing with you!
It’s a great guide to follow from SingleHop (a cloud computing company) in order to conquer that digital clutter in a short amount of time. I’ve explained some of their advice in more detail below and added a few of my own tips. Happy digital organizing!
This post was updated on June 3, 2016.
If you’re a freelancer, consultant, or a coach, you’ll need to rely on systems to keep track of your clients and projects — and to simply get stuff done. One of the most helpful things you can to to increase your productivity is to use a combination of people and technology, including apps. For example, you might use a productivity app or a suite of apps to help you stay on top of your freelance game.
The message was simple, powerful, and absolutely beautiful.
I stumbled across the mantra in a meme on social media, and I audibly gasped. The background was a picture of cotton candy, and the words across the photo were “Not my circus. Not my monkey.”
When our beleaguered associate director walked into my office, I waved the printout around, declaring that he needed to read it right now! I’m certain at some point he said he couldn’t read it if I was waving it around. Once he had a look at it, he had the same reaction as I did.
Why, you may ask, were we so excited to discover this piece of sage advice?
Former newspaper reporter, ground-breaking reporter, Nellie Bly is one of my heroes.
For those who don’t know the story, Nellie went undercover in an insane asylum by posing as a patient, and the article she wrote after her 10-day stay changed the way New York City treated people with mental illness.