How to Ace Your Phone Interview

January 08 , 2019

Hiring managers are more often opting to start the interview process over the phone in interest of saving time and resources. Some even choose to hire a candidate based solely on a phone screen. Although efficient, these interviews can sometimes put a candidate at a disadvantage because they...

Filed Under: ambition, Best Advice, Career Advice, Communication, Confidence, Efficiency, Focus, Goals, Good Habits, Hiring, how to, Interviews, job market, Persistence, Personality, Productivity, Professional Development, Quick Tips, Success, Thought Leadership, Your Career

4 Behaviors That Slow Down Productivity

November 16 , 2018
You know that work is supposed to be challenging—but there’s no way it’s supposed to be this challenging.

Filed Under: behavior at work, Behavior in the Workplace, Efficiency, Focus, how to be more productive, Strategy, Productivity, productivity, productivity at work, Stress, Time Management, work

How to Make the Most of a Long Weekend

August 30 , 2018

Long weekends are the perfect opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. So, to spend them in front of the television would be almost criminal.

Filed Under: Good Habits, Labor Day, Labor Day Weekend, long weekend, Productivity, productivity, Time Management, Vacation, vacation, Work-Life Balance

How to Work More Efficiently (When You're Unmotivated)

August 13 , 2018

Research shows that kids experience a “summer slump.” When they’re out of school, they’re not actively focused on learning, and their brains check out. But they’re not the only ones susceptible to summer slumps. Adults seem to channel their inner child during the summer, making it hard for them...

Filed Under: Efficiency, efficiency, efficient, Focus, Good Habits, Strategy, productive, Productivity, productivity, Time Management, work, working

15 Culture Perks to Boost Team Productivity During the Summer

August 02 , 2018

Summer is heating up, and so is the restlessness of your employees. You need to find a way to engage them and keep their head in the game. Giving your team top-level perks is one way to ensure they perform in the summer and keep the distractions at bay.

Filed Under: company culture, corporate culture, office culture, Productivity, productivity, productivity during summer, productivity during the summer, Work-Life Balance

How to Boost Productivity During the Dog Days of Summer

July 12 , 2018

You may have loved your job when you started, but it’s not unusual to get in a rut. If you’re experiencing burnout, changing your mindset can bypass it, says Daniel M. Cable, author of Alive aWork: The Neuroscience of Helping Your People Love What They Do, during his interview with Stephanie...

Filed Under: Attitude, Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Distractions, distractions, Focus, Good Habits, good habits, Strategy, Organization, Productivity, productivity, Quick Tips, quick tips, summer, work

How to Spend the 1st Hour of the Day for Max Productivity

October 24 , 2016

Let's divide work into two categories.

Filed Under: morning, Cognitive Ability, Focus, Good Habits, good habits, monday, Productivity, productivity, routine

What Entrepreneurs can Learn About Brainstorming from TV Writers

September 22 , 2016

Wendy Calhoun is a veteran TV writer, who has worked on hit shows including Empire, Justified, and Nashville. Which sounds like a fun gig, but why did she recently spend time talking to Google employees at the company's re:Work 2016 event?

Filed Under: brainstorming, Communication, communication, teams, Productivity, professional development, teamwork

9 Things Highly Effective People Do After They've Been Away on Vacation

September 15 , 2016

As an American, you legitimately could spend every day of your life on vacation--and still make a good living. But the truth is, few of us actually do this. Instead, we work hard, take time off when we can, and face the inevitable letdown when it's time to get back to work.

Filed Under: Focus, Good Habits, good habits, Productivity, productivity, Professional Development, vacation

Office Organization Tips to Help You Work More Productively

July 28 , 2016

More than half of the people surveyed in an Express Employment hiring trends survey said they lose nine work hours a week due to lack of organization; 57 percent said they lose six work hours a week because of a lack of time due to disorganization, reported Corp Magazine.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, clutter, Good Habits, office essentials, Organization, Productivity, productivity, work environment