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Practical Productivity: Planning Ahead

A great way to overcome procrastination and improve productivity is to plan ahead, which is where the 6-P Formula comes in: “Proper Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance” Plan for Tomorrow, Today The most important thing you can do to improve your productivity before you leave the office or sign off for the night, is to review your to-do-list and prepare …

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Practical Productivity: Reduce Redundancy

One of the biggest killers of productivity it redundancy. By performing the same task multiple times, you are not only wasting time, but you are also undermining creativity and ingenuity. Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort. – Paul J. Meyer In order to become more productive, …

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Practical Productivity: Eliminate Distractions

At work, just like in life, distractions happen. The point is how well you manage them. Even though you have a smart phone, and it may be your connection to the outside world, we suggest you have set times for checking messages and emails. If left on, you may hear that all too familiar “ding!” from your inbox or see …

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Practical Productivity: Dominate Your Task Lists

Becoming an effective task master is an essential part of improving your productivity. Task lists are an essential part of being organized, but they themselves must be organized in order to be the useful tool they are intended to be. Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead …

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Practical Productivity: Meeting Management

Meetings are the necessary evil standing between you and your team’s successful goals. However, it’s important to keep them operating as the productive tool they are intended to be, and know when they are imperative and when alternatives can be implemented. Here are some tips to reduce the number of meetings you attend; Be responsive. Many meetings are scheduled because …

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Practical Productivity: Introduction to 6 Areas of Productive Practices

Productivity is defined as a measure of worker efficiency. Increased productivity means doing more with less resources (such as time, money, or materials). If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. – Bruce Lee When you are productive, you have a sense of accomplishment, completion and are satisfied with the outcome that resulted …

2013 Goals Exposed – 2nd quarter update

Back in January we decided to make our annual goals public. Now that the first quarter is over, we thought an update was in order. Without questions, our greatest accomplishment so far this year was our re-branding, but now we working hard on the next exciting steps and positioning ourselves to meet all of our goals before December.