Posts tagged meetings
Elon Musk's Candid Productivity Tips for Tesla Employees

Elon Musk recently sent out a memo to employees with a list of productivity tips, a few being pretty ruthless. His goal is to produce 6,000 Model 3 cars per week by the end of June. He's also been known to sleep at the Tesla factor to ensure there is high productivity while producing the new electric car. With his goal in mind, these tips might just be what Tesla employees need to make it happen. 

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Why You Need "Untouchable" Days to Save Your Sanity

A good portion of our work lives can be spent going from one meeting to another, to a couple hours of phone calls, to answering emails and spending all the time in between (if any) preparing for said meetings or extinguishing small fires. But this isn't sustainable for your career or for your sanity. This doesn't leave a lot of time for meaningful work or creative outputs, which means work hours stretch on and on into evenings and weekends, leaving you little time for rest and play. 

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Why Your Company Should Embrace "Retrospective" Meetings

Silicon Valley and the startup tech world has a new workplace trend -- the "retrospective" meeting. The goal of the meeting is, as the name suggests, to reflect on recent development, identify where progress has been made and where opportunities might have been missed. As opposed to regular standups/townhalls that focus on the present and the future, retrospectives focus on the past -- a practice that can help move the company forward in a more efficient way. 

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How to Master Meetings [Infographic]

Inefficient meetings are one of the biggest threats to productivity. A lack of structure, proper equipment and respect for others' time will take away participants' time and energy, which could be spent on meaningful work. However, if planned well, meetings can keep team members informed of new development, help to initiate teamwork and can serve as excellent brainstorming sessions. 

So, how do you master meetings to ensure you are getting the most of them? Find out by checking out the infographic below from CBTS.

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Shark Tank's Robert Herjavec Shares Productivity Tips

Robert Herjavec is the founder of Herjavec Group, a global information security firm that helps enterprises protect themselves against cyber threats. He is also an author that offers business advice through his books, Driven and The Will To Win, and helps entrepreneurs through ABC's Shark Tank. Clearly, he's pretty efficient. He's decided to share some of the the tips that keep him so efficient with readers of Fortune. Below are the highlights.

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