Fake Productivity vs Real Productivity

Dumb Little Man

But the question is this: Are you really being productive with your time or is your work merely a heightened form of procrastination? The three levels of productivity: The first level of productivity is outright procrastination. It is zero productivity. The second level of productivity is work. However, it is not productive work but it is the work you use as an alibi against procrastination. It is level-up work at the very top of the productivity pyramid.

2019 214

5 Tips To Build Your Team’s Productivity

Dumb Little Man

When it comes to managing a team, whether in a corporate setting or as part of your business, productivity is one of the most important parameters of success. Building your team’s productivity should be a priority for you as a manager, mainly because when productivity goes up, it implies that your business is functioning at optimal efficiency. Encouraging collaboration among team members can help you maximize your team’s productivity.

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9 Productivity Tips Your Work-From-Home Career Needs

Dumb Little Man

Here are 9 productivity tips that would make you successful in your work from home career. Work-life balance is a prerequisite for increased productivity. If you skip your mealtime, relaxation period, or sleep, it could, to a large extent, reduce your productivity.

2020 203

Best Personal Development Goals To Add Productivity To Life

Dumb Little Man

They also have a role to play in making you productive and happy. So, here we are with a few important personal development goals that will make your life super productive and efficient. Proper time management skills will increase your efficiency and productivity.

2020 189

The productivity killers

Practically Perfect PA

How do we ensure we are, and here comes the dreaded word, productive. Today, I’m going to write about the productivity killers. Those annoying things we do that stop us being productive. This has got to be the number one productivity killer for assistants. Regular breaks are so necessary and you will find you are much more productive after a short break. From experience, I know I am much more productive when I have a list of tasks to work through.

2016 182

Why Productivity Still Matters

Simple Productivity Blog

In a world where everything has changed, and we all have a lot more time on our hands, does productivity still matter? What passed for productivity before is not relevant, but true productivity still matters. Today we will look at what this new productivity is, and how it applies to life post-quarantine. The post Why Productivity Still Matters appeared first on Laura Earnest. Productivity

2020 100

How to Use Downtime at Work Productively

Eat Your Career

They’re hardly able to enjoy the slower pace, for fear that they’re not being as productive as they could or should be. If you’re currently experiencing some downtime at work, or if you’re likely to have some in the near future, here are a few ways you can use this rare period of peace productively. The post How to Use Downtime at Work Productively appeared first on Eat Your Career. productivity downtime organization

2019 155

Productivity tools and tips for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

During October’s Virtual Summit I will be showing our attendees 20 pieces of technology that can help with productivity for Assistants. As we have so much to do and the workload is never ending I thought I would share my productivity tools and tips for Assistants. Core Competencies Featured Time Management Virtual Summit admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Productivity Virtual Assistant

2018 170

How Music Affects Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

In this article, you’re going to learn how music affects your productivity and how you can use it to your advantage. Fast-tempo instrumental music is best for crushing work and staying on the productivity train. See Also: This Type Of Music Can Increase Your Productivity. To be productive, you have to clear the way for the magic to happen. The post How Music Affects Your Productivity appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Lifehacks Productivity

2017 174

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

With technological innovation advancing at breakneck speed, there are now a variety of ways that AI can be utilized to enhance your productivity. There are a number of ways that you can use AI for productivity. This is where AI can be of real benefit in terms of productivity. Advances in AI and software intelligence is enabling businesses to personalize their products and services better. Productivity Technology Workplace NLP

2020 173

5 free tools to help with your productivity

Practically Perfect PA

Before we dive into our list of productivity tools, I want to spend a few minutes talking to you about the importance of keeping up with the latest technology. Firstly it makes us more productive – can you imagine still using a typewriter for your minutes, carbon copy paper for anything that needs to be […].

2019 174

Staying Productive: 8 Tips I Follow To Break My Productivity Slump

Dumb Little Man

These days, by the time I look up after finishing one assignment, it’s already nighttime and I can’t help but wonder if there is a way to break this productivity slump and complete all the tasks on my to-do list faster. To answer my own question, I usually follow these eight nifty tips to staying productive. See Also: How Music Affects Your Productivity. Bottom line: Any type of tea breaks my productivity slump.

2019 160

10 Work Productivity Tips and Tricks You Should Adopt at Work Today

Dumb Little Man

It’s either you put in an extra number of hours or find smart work productivity tips to working hard. Productivity and Motivation. You are more productive when you feel motivated. If you are doing something you love and you are good at it, your productivity will boost exponentially. So if you are wondering about how to be productive at work, then find or create your ‘signature strengths’! Avoid the lure of hyper-productivity and quit multi-tasking.

2020 208

6 Strategies to Increase Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Happy and productive employees help a company to grow. This is one good reason why every company owner or supervisor should take the time to motivate their employees and boost their productivity. Below, we’ll share super effective strategies to increase productivity in the workplace. Companies can increase productivity by using modern software. Introducing awards, for example, highly encourages everyone to be more productive.

2018 214

Beware of Toxic Productivity: Tips for Working While Under Stress

Eat Your Career

For most of us, “productivity” is something positive, desirable, even healthy —especially when it comes to work. But productivity also has a dark side, which I’ve been experiencing more and more recently. Toxic Productivity is so insidious, it often goes unchecked for long periods. If you want to learn how to work effectively while under stress, you first need to understand what Toxic Productivity is and how to avoid it. Think of productivity as a spectrum.

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Productivity App

Clutter Coach

by A software engineer reached out to me last week to let me know about an app she and her partner developed to increase their own productivity as they worked on their start up. They are offering the app to 10,000 people for free, people who truly want to be more productive. The post Productivity App appeared first on Clutter Coach. Cool Stuff Effectiveness Productivity

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Productivity App

Clutter Coach

by A software engineer reached out to me last week to let me know about an app she and her partner developed to increase their own productivity as they worked on their start up. They are offering the app to 10,000 people for free, people who truly want to be more productive. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Productivity App appeared first on Clutter Coach. Cool Stuff Effectiveness Productivity

2016 100

4 Productivity Tips for Busy Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

Here are four of them that I’ve found especially useful for maximizing productivity. Here are four of them that I’ve found especially useful for maximizing productivity. Your Einstein window is the time of the day when you’re the most mentally alert and productive. You can get more productive hours out of your day by designing your sleep schedule around this critical window. See Also: 10 Productivity Musts for Freelancers .

2016 219

3 Amazing Strategies To Increase Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Almost everyone is struggling to find the right strategies to increase productivity. Unfortunately, however, not all of these productivity tricks work for everyone, especially since people’s priorities and needs vary. Below, you’ll find three amazing strategies that can increase your focus, productivity, and time. It’s common for people to confuse business with productivity. They think that if they do a lot of work, they’re productive.

2016 219

Moving past a perfectionist mindset to achieve increased productivity

Practically Perfect PA

Core Competencies Featured Writers admin administrators assistants Competencies EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant ProductivityAs assistants, managing details to ensure things run smoothly is a big part of what we do. We take pride in our detail-oriented nature as it relates to all that we produce, from professional email correspondence to travel arrangements to company-wide projects and initiatives.

2019 157

7 Mistakes People Make Under the Umbrella of Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Everybody wants to be successful, sexy, and productive. However, in order to be productive, you should experience some painful mistakes. In this post, I want to share a list of 7 productivity mistakes that I’ve made over the years. It’s better that you accept that productivity and productive life is a journey – a never-ending one. It wasn’t the cleverest use of my time and wasn’t productive either. Productivity

2019 189

Hack Your Soundscape To Boost Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that you can use music to boost productivity? Often overlooked, optimizing your sound environment is a great hack for improving productivity and staying focused. Keep track of your productivity and how it felt for each type. Remember, you aren’t trying to figure out what sounds or music you enjoy the most, but what helps you be the most productive. In any case, you now have your Productivity Sound (PS). How To Lifehacks Productivity PS

2016 218

How To Build A Minimum Viable Product

Dumb Little Man

In the era of constantly churned out applications, the only thing that can make you stand out from the crowd is a Minimum Viable Product. It is a lot of people coming together and putting their heads together to create a product that will, in turn, be accepted by the market. An MVP is a product that provides the basic core functionality to its users without any of the sophisticated trimmings on top. So here is a guide on how to build a minimum viable product.

2019 152

Top 7 Ways to Improve Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

When you have a lot of things to work on, maintaining your productivity level can be a struggle. If this sounds exactly like you, here are some of the way you can boost your productivity. To make sure these things don’t block your productivity, it’s a good idea to store them in dedicated folder racks and holders. See Also: 7 Great Productivity and Time Management Tools to Keep You On Track. See Also: 10 Productivity Musts for Freelancers.

2016 219

4 Fun Ways to Improve Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

What better way to live than having fun and being productive at the same time? Fun productivity techniques enable you to both enjoy the moment and be more productive for the rest of your life. I’ve tried out a lot of productivity techniques and all of them ended up boring, even for productivity nerds like me. Here are 4 fun ways to improve your productivity and focus: Make Everything Into a Challenge to Motivate You. Fun Productivity Writing WPM

2016 204

How to Increase Productivity by Switching Off and Getting Cozy

Dumb Little Man

To be more successful in our lives, it’s easy for us to look at productivity gurus and sleep-hacking entrepreneurs for answers. A happy employee is a productive employee. Taking yourself as far away from the working world as possible, outside of office hours, is a way of making yourself more productive, more personable, and more satisfied during office hours. The post How to Increase Productivity by Switching Off and Getting Cozy appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2019 161

Productive Workspaces

Simple Productivity Blog

For me, my workspaces have to be decluttered, and they inspire me to productivity. Today we will look at my everyday productive workspaces and the features of each. The post Productive Workspaces appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Productivity A recent article I read touted the benefits of a messy workspace as a sign of creative genius. To me, a messy workspace is just distraction waiting to happen.

2014 170

Benefits of Handwriting: How Handwriting Can Boost Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

As a matter of fact, it turns out that handwriting can boost your productivity in a number of different ways, making this activity much more useful than sheer typing. Longhand writing is obviously beneficial, but how does it make people more productive? Handwriting makes it easy to test a number of alternatives in no time, thus, helping you to prepare and launch professional projects very productively. It can help you stay productive in the long run.

2019 173

Social Learning as a Way to Foster Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Social learning is known to enhance employee productivity and made them produce results faster. Despite the numerous benefits offered by social learning, and the impact it has on employees’ development, productivity, competitiveness, and so on, keep in mind that every work environment is not ideal to accept it and give the desired results. See Also: Redefining Office Culture To Boost Employee Satisfaction and Productivity. It is the key to effective learning and productivity.

2020 171

Top 8 Apps for Productivity to Help You With Your Daily Tasks

Dumb Little Man

Fortunately, the digital-obsessed world provides plenty of apps for productivity to help you with your daily tasks. These eight apps will help you get back on track and be as productive as possible. An interesting video, picture or article can easily throw you off track even on your most productive days. Evernote is one of the most popular productivity apps and you have probably come across it already. Increase Your Overall Productivity.

2019 170

How To Increase Your Productivity By Harnessing Dead Time

Dumb Little Man

Stop reading if you expect a new promising model as to how to become a super-productive human being. You have a lot of other options to consider: read a blog post on productivity, learn two new English phrases, search for potential workshops, etc. Why not learn some keyboard shortcuts to increase your productivity? See Also: How Music Affects Your Productivity. They’ll contribute to your productivity and overall well-being. How To Productivity

2019 178

Essential Productivity Habits

Simple Productivity Blog

Productivity isn't about cute tricks nor flashy tools. This is my list of essential productivity habits (and yes, they are automatic) that make me hit peak productivity week in and out. The post Essential Productivity Habits appeared first on Laura Earnest. ProductivityInsert Link] It's a matter of buckling down and getting your work done. But that doesn't mean that there aren't things that help.

2018 109

Catering for super-productive meetings

Practically Perfect PA

As an Assistant, it’s your responsibility to arrange meetings that run without a hitch, and a key cog in the meeting machine is catering. From that all-important espresso at crack-of-dawn breakfast meetings, through to bite-sized canapés at cocktail functions, the refreshments you include can make or break a meeting. A basic package isn’t always [.]. Featured Key tasks for Executive Assistants Meeting Management for Executive Assistants

2020 100

Top Video Production Companies in Asia

Small Business CEO

You will need the help of video production agencies in Asia to create stories and visuals that best resonates with the Asian consumer. … The post Top Video Production Companies in Asia appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Marketing video production

2020 68

10 Productivity Musts for Freelancers

Dumb Little Man

Follow these 10 productivity tips for freelancers to get more out of your workday. See Also: 6 Tools to Increase Your Self-Employed Productivity. Getting organized is one of the best ways to boost your productivity and control your madness. It takes a great deal of integrity to be productive all day. Sure, you may not have the monetary incentive, but as your productivity soars, so will your income. What are your productivity musts?

2016 157

Why focus for productivity?

Clutter Coach

What does that mean for productivity? The post Why focus for productivity? Productivityby Did you know that sticking to your task makes you happier? When you let your mind wander, even to a pleasant memory, studies show you’ll be unhappy. I remember reading about this in Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s terrific book Flow. In it, he writes about being in the flow, where you are totally engaged with your task, whatever it is. Being in the flow feels great.

2017 109

Declutter to increase productivity

Practically Perfect PA

In this blog post she shares her top tips on how we can declutter to increase productivity. . Declutter to increase productivity. Declutter to increase productivity. The post Declutter to increase productivity appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Today’s blog post is from Vicky Silverthorn, founder of You Need A Vicky. Prior to starting her personal organisation company Vicky was a PA to the likes of Lilly Allen and well known sports personalities.

2017 135

Boost Productivity by Simplifying Spaces

Simple Productivity Blog

I've used this principle in other areas of my life, always with the same result: a boost in productivity and creativity. The post Boost Productivity by Simplifying Spaces appeared first on Laura Earnest. Deliberate Living ProductivityMany years ago I saw the effect of simplifying spaces in my home. By taking away the immediate choices my daughter had for activities, she was able to settle quicker and play longer.

2019 100

Info Product Creation: How To Create Your FIRST Info Product in 7 Easy Steps

Office Organization Success

You can create your first info product in as little as two hours when you follow these steps below. But first, let’s look at why having an info product as part of your business model is so important. This is where you start to look at your Product & Marketing Funnel and see where the gaps are and where new products can fit. Or turn your notes into a special report and sell the report as the paid product and offer the teleclass recording as a bonus.

2015 170

DumbLittleMan’s Wellness and Productivity Gift Guide 2018

Dumb Little Man

To save you from the hard work of coming up with the right gifts for your friends, family, and co-workers, we’ve put together this list of great holiday gift ideas that won’t just make them healthy but productive, too. Our gift suggestions are divided into two categories so you can easily navigate through the products. Made from pure Magnesium Sulfate, this product works really well in easing stiffness and relieving stress. Productivity.

2018 174

Real world productivity

Clutter Coach

by Sometimes I come across a description of what productive people are like and I think, that’s not me. If productivity seems effortless, it’s because you’re not seeing what’s behind the scenes. How do productive people get things done? Basically, productive people use tools and strategies to help them. The post Real world productivity appeared first on Clutter Coach. Productivity

2017 100

Be More Productive – Starting Today!

Dumb Little Man

The post Be More Productive – Starting Today! First of all, if you’re anything like me, you’re used to having many distractions and queries thrown your way at work. Can you re-arrange that meeting?” “Can Can you send that updated report to me at some point this afternoon?” And there I am flapping around trying to clear my inbox and meet these never ending requests so that I can finally – yes, finally focus on my priorities.

2015 218

5 Ways To Start Being Productive Today

Dumb Little Man

Being productive is hard. You’re forcing productivity Here’s the thing with productivity, it’s not something that you can just bulldog your way through. And that’s the problem, you’re trying to force productivity when it just doesn’t work. You don’t know effective productivity tips If you’re the kind of person who forces productivity (unsuccessfully), then I’m betting you’re […]. Productivity

2014 219