Tag: productivity

10 Best No-Vocal Audio Music to Listen to For Optimal Work From Home Productivity

With everyone working from home, productivity has taken a nosedive. Focusing on work isn't easy. One of the simplest ways to avoid that pitfall is to employ the use of headphones. According to Sonos, 67% of people believe listening to music helps them get more done than drinking a cup of coffee. Tune in to some no-vocal audio and let the work come quickly. (Note: this doesn't have to be ...

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Zenkit ‘To Do’ Fills The Gap Left by Wunderlist as it Closes on May 6th, 2020

6th April 2020 - Karlsruhe, Germany: Wunderlist's imminent shutdown has left many users worried about what to do with their data, and dissatisfied with many of the alternatives. Zenkit To Do was created with the intention to give Wunderlist users a new home. Zenkit To Do was developed by the team behind Zenkit, an all-in-one solution for collaboration and project management. While Zenkit is best known for its flexibility and ...

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The Scientific Link Between Music And Productivity

While music is a universal language, we have different responses to the same song, whether it’s Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart or Metallica. We listen to music, too, when we’re happy and sad, motivated and discouraged, in love and heartbroken - indeed, we’re into music whatever our status in life maybe! But does music also make us more productive at work? Scientists have conducted studies about the link between music and productivity, ...

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5 Proven Strategies for Overcoming Distractions at Work

Distractions can be detrimental to work productivity. Here are the proven ways of overcoming these distractions so we can focus on our work. We all know the importance of concentrating on our work to get things done. Yet even with this knowledge we often let distractions rule us when we’re supposed to be working. Maybe it’s the buzz of our smartphones telling us we have a text message. Perhaps we’re ...

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5 Mindful Ways To Manage Workplace Email

Email is helpful, but it can also be addictive. Here are some ways to be properly mindful of your work email so you’re free to do more important tasks. It’s true that emails are extremely useful and practical means of communications. But it’s also true that it can actually be addictive. It’s possible that whenever you get an email message, your brain releases a dose of dopamine that makes you ...

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Best Project Management Practice For Complex Projects

Managing a complex project requires careful planning and an accurate estimation in terms of resources needed and deadlines that need to be met - and this is all prior to starting to execute on the project. Requirements must also be clearly understood, forming the basis of the project plan and helping to clearly define the goals of the project. Not all projects are worth the time and effort, and sometimes ...

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Make Leisure Your Productivity Booster, Here’s How

This post will walk you through a few simple but effective productive strategies while having some leisure time. Fifteen to twenty years ago, employees were confined to the four corners of their offices. Things have changed today mainly because of the internet. People nowadays work in the comfort of their own homes. Anyone can submit their work online, share files via cloud sharing, and have online meetings via Skype or ...

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21 Excellent Productivity Apps for Entrepreneurs

Being productive is essential for everyone, especially when starting a business; there always seem to be a million things on your to-do list and you don’t know where to start. Being productive helps you do better at your job and save you time (which means more free time). If you value your time, then you should find ways to increase your productivity. You can become more productive by practicing good ...

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10 Things Not to Do at Networking Events

Networking is far more than just giving random people a sales pitch of your ideas. It is an art form in itself – a juggling game between being assertive and listening, between sharing without revealing, between being patient and yet accomplishing. Whatever you put into networking is what you will get out of it. So how do we know what not to do at networking events? It can be surprisingly ...

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5 LinkedIn Changes You Need to Make Today

In job-searching, making connections with business acquaintances, and following the steps industry leaders take to grow their brands, I’ve found myself spending more and more time on LinkedIn. Users on the site seem to fall into one of two clear categories: professionals who have created accounts on LinkedIn and professionals who actually use the accounts they have created - and you don’t want to be the former. Here are 5 ...

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15 Habits to Boost Your Productivity When Working Remote

Who doesn’t want to improve their productivity? After all, you get more things done in less time. That gives you more time for more fun and for rest. However, boosting your productivity isn’t about easy one-time fixes. It’s about developing the right habits that you continue to do day in and day out. When these habits become instinctive, the increase in productivity is sure to follow. Here are the 15 ...

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31 Ways to Manage Your Inbox for Maximum Efficiency

Checking your email regularly during the day can be an effective way to keep your inbox at manageable levels. But, the constant interruption and distraction that comes from multitasking in this way can decrease your productivity, and disrupt your ability to enter a state of flow when working. You may have to deal with unwanted emails, overflowing inboxes, and overlooked crucial messages.  Here are a number of ways to consider: ...

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5 Simple Productivity Hacks for Entrepreneurs

If you’re like many people running a business, you are probably always on the lookout for ways to boost your productivity.  We've got 5 simple productivity hacks to help you get your work done! There are days when you probably feel like there are too many things to get done and not enough hours to complete them.  It doesn’t help when your schedule keeps being interrupted by online distractions.  The ...

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