As an entrepreneur, you feel baffled when there is too much work pressure. It hinders your creativity, resulting in further delay. The ability to use time tactically is one of the most worthy skills that entrepreneurs can have in their arsenal. By utilizing time properly, you can handle challenging situations with utmost expertise.
Today’s technology may make it easy to keep in touch with friends and family, but it also can make it feel impossible to unplug from work. With email just a click away, it’s too easy to slip in a few hours of work while we’re at home — or even on vacation.
With perks like extended travel opportunities and flexible hours, more and more employees are asking their bosses to work remotely—leading to higher productivity, engagement and job satisfaction. Allowing employees to work remotely can also save companies money, because they are able to cut back on equipment costs, and also because remote workers get more done.
Last week, the Ridiculously Efficient team took a trip to Amsterdam to attend Thought For Food’s annual Global Summit where like-minded people gather together to answer the question, “How will we feed 9+ billion people by 2050?” The summit, however, is so much more than that call to action. In the span of two days, we were inspired by stories of innovation, resilience and strength as we met people from all over the world working tirelessly to help their local communities.
Individually, we each took something away from the experience of attending TFF’s Global Summit. Below are our top insights.
When it comes to motivation and being productive, Stephen King said it best: "Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work." If we wait until we're motivated or inspired, nothing will be done. And let's face it, there are times when we feel completely lazy and feel like doing nothing. But it doesn't mean we should give in to this.
Procrastination has always been that naughty, lingering character flaw that seems impossible to beat. Well, there might be a reason for that. It turns out both procrastination and laziness are genetic traits that you might just be predisposed to.
This past month has been one of the most challenging balancing acts of my life. My partner’s mother was hospitalized and took a turn for the worse the week before Easter. Tests results later revealed what the doctors had warned us would be the worst possible diagnosis -- Leukemia. At a time when my loved ones were falling into pieces, it was critical that I prepare myself for all possible scenarios.
With more and more people choosing jobs that allow them to work remotely, becoming a digital nomad has become much more popular. But travelling alone can be both daunting and lonely -- especially when it becomes difficult to find decent wi-fi. The solution comes in the form of coworking travel companies that allow you to see the world and not have to worry about the details.
For a fixed fee, these companies offer a private room, a coworking space and anywhere from a handful to dozens of travel buddies who will serve as both your personal and professional network. If you are travelling with a partner or spouse, most companies will offer a discount.
We scoured the Internet to find the following coworking travel companies. Know of one that you don’t see on our list? Tell us about it in the comments below!
We are fans of thinking outside the box when it comes to creating an office space that inspires, motivates and fits your needs. Our founder and CEO even built her own backyard office shed to accommodate her work and entertaining needs. One Toronto couple had a similar idea when creating their perfect at-home office space.
In his three years as CEO, Satya Nadella has changed the culture at Microsoft while making the company relevant again. He told Business Insider that it was Carol Dweck's book Mindsetthat inspired the type of culture he is trying to build at Microsoft.