A Roadmap to Greater Company Transparency [Infographic]


We’ve mentioned before how transparency throughout a company can boost productivity. Simply knowing what coworkers are paid and the performance levels that lead to higher pay rates serves as motivation, which ultimately leads to higher levels of productivity. The infographic below from Clear Company shows how organizations can create transparency.

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Demotivation: The death of Productivity


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With the percentage of people who dislike their job being over half, it is likely that you don’t wake up each day and race to work with a smile on your face. Moreover, it is possible that you may know someone who is a disengaged worker, meaning they are present at work but absolutely hating every minute of it. As a disengaged worker, productivity is low and work quality is at a minimum. But what causes people to experience these feelings? Below are four reasons you may be disgruntled with your job, and some solutions to sidestepping these discouraging practices.

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3 Easy Ways to Motivate Your Team

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One of the most important aspects of being a manager is knowing how to successfully motivate your team. Each employee needs to feel encouraged in their roles, and this feeling will lead to heightened productivity. Those who don’t feel motivated are likely to show lower performance levels. Below are three easy ways any manager can motivate their team.

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How to Be Efficient at Work Despite Lackluster Management

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It’s easy to stay motivated at work when you have an good manager at the helm; however, the real world requires that you know how to be efficient at work in spite of ineffective leadership. [Read more...]

Email Spam Costs Businesses $20.5 Billion a Year [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Email spam costs businesses $20.5 billion a year — that’s about $1,934 per employee — in decreased productivity, according to this VisibleGains infographic. [Read more...]

Ridiculously Efficient Productivity: Track, Hack and Attack

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A core tenet of Ridiculously Efficient productivity is systematically hacking your workday for maximum effectiveness using what I’m calling the Track, Hack and Attack method. [Read more...]