Category: Productivity

Common Productivity Myths

Common Productivity Myths

Productivity, in a nutshell, is merely the act of producing or creating. This can range from cooking and cleaning in your own household to completing numerous marketing campaigns for your company’s top clients. In either case, simply getting yourself to the point where you are operating at your most productive and efficient levels can be a task in itself. With the numerous distractions of the modern world and lack of mental focus overtaking a worn-out workforce, figuring out the best way to get into a higher capacity of production can be a daunting project. When it comes to being more […]

Morning Rituals of Highly Productive People

Morning Rituals of Highly Productive People

Mornings are the most important part of your day. It’s where everything begins or ends. We have all had rough mornings before, and we all know how this usually means spending the day saying, “today just isn’t my day.” Taking control of your mornings is one of the best ways to improve your productivity. By installing some useful and effective habits into your morning routine, you are helping to make sure you start off every day right, increasing your chances of accomplishing everything you would like to, and improving the lifestyle. It’s hard to know exactly what you should be […]

Are You Productive, or Just Busy?

Are You Productive, or Just Busy?

Are you delivering outcomes, or just outputs? Last week was a particularly busy one, as I tried desparately to clear my pile of work down ahead of a week’s holiday. As I found myself shedding my morning gym visit to cram more work in, and staying at the office later and later to get things done, it reminded me of an article I’d read: Are you being too productive? Reading the article, I’d observed that all too often people get confused about productivity – they think it’s about increasing the amount of output, whereas I prefer to think of it […]

How to Improve Productivity in Logistics Business?

How to Improve Productivity in Logistics Business?

You’ll hear experts share their two cents on how to optimize your marketing investments, how to make sure your HR teams are doing a stellar job, and the finest ways to improve customer service. One of the most neglected sectors, on the other hand, has shown tremendous potential to make all other businesses significantly simpler and smoother, if we were to focus on that sector’s productivity. This time, we’re referring to the logistics businesses that exist for the sole purpose to streamline the most complex processes of other industries out there. Whether you’re working with a transportation company to ship […]

Creativity vs Productivity: Resolving the Conflict

Creativity vs Productivity: Resolving the Conflict

There is a conflict inherent between creativity and productivity. Isn’t there? It masquerades under other terms: right brain vs left brain introvert vs extrovert straight-laced vs free spirit art vs commerce It seems like a definite dichotomy. It seems very us versus them. But when we start looking, we might notice that the surface differences are based mostly on our preconceived notions of what it means to be creative and productive. Define Your Own Terms Define “being creative”: ____________________ Define “being productive”: __________________ No, you do it. I’m not going to define those for you. Get a good working definition […]

Increase Your Productivity by Doing Nothing!

Increase Your Productivity by Doing Nothing!

On this blog, I write a lot about how to be more productive, and I believe in every point that I convey, and use many of them myself. In this post I’m writing about something that should go hand in hand with productivity, in fact, it’s essential for being the most productive person you can be. What is it? It’s relaxation. Relaxation is becoming increasingly important in an active world like ours, our bodies aren’t really designed for 9-5 work with little breaks during the day. There’s many physical and psychological benefits to relaxing, it reduces stress, elevates our mood, […]

Increase Your Productivity by Cleaning!

Increase Your Productivity by Cleaning!

I’ve lately developed a habit where, if I can’t focus on my work, I look around me and see if there’s any cleaning or organizing I can do. I wouldn’t call myself obsessive compulsive, not at all, for me it’s a way of staying productive, I’ll tell you why. First of all, if you asked a selection of people whether they would prefer working or spending their time in a clean, nice looking environment compared to a dirty, messy environment, chances are they’ll pick the former. You may be thinking, ‘Yes, obviously?’, but then why do so many of us […]

5 Ways to Successfully Implement New Software in Your Business

5 Ways to Successfully Implement New Software in Your Business

New software implementation can be a cumbersome task. Since business software is of great importance when streamlining workflows in an in-house environment or empowering employees, it’s good to know that its proper implementation can either minimize or maximize its value to your company. The benefits of new software implementation will not be seen immediately, but in the long run, they will be worth it. Here you’ll exchange time and money for efficiency: money for the new software and time to understand how it functions, what features it offers and how to use it to its full potential. No matter what […]

How Business Leaders Can Enhance Their Team Productivity?

How Business Leaders Can Enhance Their Team Productivity?

You are an entrepreneur who have established a successful business. Your business was flourishing, and everything was working according to the plan until you started noticing a sharp decline in your employee productivity graph. Despite your efforts, the employee productivity graph continues to slip further down. This situation starts to give you some sleepless nights and even when you sleep, you get nightmares. You might be thinking about how you can stop that productivity slide and pull that graph back up. If that is what you are thinking then, you are at the right place. In this article, you will […]

Productivity isn’t About Speed; Slow Down!

Productivity isn’t About Speed; Slow Down!

The first job I ever had was working in a voice company. I was 16 years of age and wanted to earn some extra money during the school holidays. On the first day, I remember getting told to sit down at a machine and make document wallets – an incredibly simple job. After a couple of minutes, I realized how boringly easy the job was, so I decided to blitz through the work as fast as I could. I remember feeling proud of myself when my boss came over and told me I should be welding 100 of these document […]