“Productivity is not just about doing more. It is about creating more impact with less work.” So says Tim Ferriss, an entrepreneur and best-selling writer on productivity.
Printerland.co.uk research has unveiled the four things most likely to prevent home-based staff from working – and you may have suspected them all along.
Staff working from home are prone to distractions – the TV is in full view, the couch is comfy and the fridge is nearby. Despite what you may think, home workers are proving the stereotype wrong thanks to this list of workplace distractions.
Success for any company is reliant on having a clear strategy and sticking to it. That is easier said than done for SMEs with aggressive growth requirements when you are desperate to do business with larger enterprises, with whom you will almost have to compromise to build long-term relationships.
Guy Crabb, managing director at workplace design and build contractor ODB Group, explains how clever workspace planning can increase productivity.
Britain’s office workers are devout procrastinators, according to a new study. It found the average staff member wastes 12.5 hours a week on non work-related tasks, and we’ve got the rundown of the ten activities they do to kill time.
“If you don’t set priorities for yourself, life will live you, not the other way around.” No one put this better than Steve Jobs in his commencement speech at Stanford in 2005, after his diagnosis with the pancreatic cancer.
The interruption culture persists for a very good reason: we like it. So if you really want to diminish interruptions and distractions at work, there’s a trade-off – and here's five ways to do just that.
While this may be the “Age of the Digital Enterprise,” data and information are proliferating at such an exponential rate that productivity has actually slowed in the 21st century.
Like the saying goes, you can’t please all of the people all of the time, and chances are you won't be making anybody's day if you're guilty of breaching office etiquette. Hint: Go easy on the makeup and ensure you're contributing to the tea round.
While sometimes feel guilty about our surfing habits at work, but a new study suggests we might surf as a way to relax and recharge when focusing on the task becomes difficult.