Working parents have had a long-standing misconception surrounding their productivity. However a new poll from Workplace Options shows that employees are able to maintain their productivity after having kids.
I get why people are so adamant about multitasking. To be as efficient and productive as possible, today’s professionals are generally working on three to four tasks at one time. If you aren’t multitasking, you’re wasting time, right? Not so much. The latest research shows that for those of us who are constantly plugged in to our digital devices, our brain could be losing functionality. [Read more...]
Do accolades like rewards and prizes improve our productivity or spoil it? Research on winners of the most coveted award in the mathematics field indicates it could be the latter. [Read more...]
I enthusiastically recommend outsourcing or delegating tasks you’re not passionate about doing yourself — the pain-in-the-butt tasks that are necessary yet don’t fall into your areas of interest (or skill) — and I have to share a pleasant case study I just experienced firsthand with Freelancer.com. [Read more...]
I’d be honored if you could take a couple minutes out of your day and answer this quick poll on barriers to productivity. It’s just four questions and will be immensely helpful for some research I’m conducting. Here it is — thank you in advance! [Read more...]
Working late into the night is a normal occurrence for the modern-day professional, who just doesn’t seem to have enough hours in the day to get it all done. If this describes your life, you are probably doing it wrong.
Your next productivity inspiration might come from Charlie Sheen’s bosses, the producers of FX comedy “Anger Management.” The show was given a 10/90 deal — if the first 10 episodes of the series received high ratings, the network would ink a deal for another 90 episodes. But, there’s a catch. It all has to be completed in two years. [Read more...]
Increase your productivity and stay on top of your tasks with the help of these five apps for Android. Each of these apps works great for managing to-do lists and making sure you never forget a task. [Read more...]
For the past four years, President Obama has had to answer to 300 million people. He managed to provide a service valuable enough to see him hired on for four more. Add to that the fact that he’s an active father and loving husband, and one can’t help but be intrigued to learn the secret to his success. [Read more...]
I’m a huge fan of outsourcing to improve your productivity. When done properly, delegation can crank your output up to unparalleled levels.