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Top 5 Podcasts When You Need a Productivity Boost

There are myriad benefits to increasing productivity. It can help us work less, enjoy our work more, avoid unnecessary stress, maintain a healthy work-life balance, and excel in our field. Your mission to become more productive doesn’t need to be a solo one. From reading blogs to talking with friends and colleagues, I’ve picked up…

Staying Productive When You Work Remotely

Whether you’re a freelancer, have a remote position, or simply enjoy working outside of the office from time to time, there are some great benefits that come with working from home. With those benefits also come some challenges. As someone who often works from home or while traveling, I feel quite familiar with each. It’s…

Top 5 Scheduling Mistakes That Could Be Slowing You Down

A strong schedule can be a great time-management tool. But when you haven’t given your schedule the attention it needs, mistakes can sabotage your productivity. We can head into Monday with the best intentions, only to end up feeling exhausted and behind by Friday. Here are a few of the most common scheduling mistakes that…

If You Want to Grow Your Team, Build Connections

When you’re ready to bring on a new team member, it’s usually a good sign that business is doing well and you’re ready to expand your success. It’s going from that realization to actually bringing on the new hire that can be a bit of a winding road. How will you reach the candidates you’re…

Top 5 Time-Management Reads

There are so many ways to look at how we manage our time and how we can manage it better. Whether you’re driven by the desire to accomplish more at work, spend more time with your family, or grow your social life — or all three, and then some — so many of us are…

The Secret Time-Sucks That May Be Sabotaging You

Most of us are probably all too familiar with the common time-sucks. You log into LinkedIn to share a work-related article, and twenty minutes later you realize you’re deep into your newsfeed, clicking on content you weren’t looking for. That kind of time-suck is easy to spot which makes a little easier to avoid. What…

Tune In: Podcasts to Help You Build Your Team

This week, I thought I’d share a handful of my favorite podcasts. When you’re working to build a strong team, knowledge is everything. Podcasts are an easy and convenient way to stay informed and inspired. From learning what attracts top talent to strengthening your skills as a leader, podcasts can offer a wealth of tips,…

Beat Procrastination, Once and For All

You’ve probably heard the proverb, ‘‘tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week”. And if you’re a busy professional, perhaps it rings true. It’s not typically due to a lack of motivation or drive. Instead, it’s because our lives are demanding, and there are only so many hours in the day. Without strong time-management…

Often-Overlooked Qualities Worth Considering in Your New Hires

Especially when you’re interviewing a number of candidates, it’s easy to focus in on experience and achievements. As a manager, you want someone who has something to offer your team and who’s going to contribute to its success. While those specific qualifications are important, there are several qualities that are often undervalued when it comes…