The 2:30 Slump Is Real

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

Do you find yourself sitting at your desk chugging an energy drink right after lunch? You may believe you need that pick-me-up to get through the rest of your day. If this is you, you aren't alone. The energy-drink business brings in nearly $3 billion a year because, in part, people believe that it can provide [...]

10 Simple but Effective Productivity Hacks for Small Business Owners

By | September 28th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

As a small business owner, you may sometimes feel like you are more popular than you want to be. Each morning, you walk through the front doors and feel as though every person in the office needs your attention. Not only are you trying to give support to your team, but you have to deal with [...]

Use This One Trick to Boost Productivity

By | September 19th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

It's not unusual for a small business owner to look for ways they can boost their productivity. In this way, the small business owner is no different than an employee in a large company. Everyone wants to boost their performance, whether it is for the success of their own company, a raise at work or accolades [...]

9 Productivity Hacks for Small Business Owners

By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

When it comes to boosting your small business’s productivity, there’s one fact you should keep in mind: It starts with you. It seems to have a trickle-down effect. If your employees see that you aren’t productive, they may take it as a cue to sit back and not worry about completing their own work. While it’s [...]

4 Tips for Traveling While Running Your Small Business

By | September 6th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: , , |

As summer rolls around, small business owners often struggle with a major dilemma: Go on vacation with the family, or stay home to work on the company? The most common answer is to stay home, focus on the business and worry about taking vacation some other time. According to a recent survey, only about 55 percent [...]

Productivity Tips from Michael Phelps

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

Michael Phelps is an Olympic athlete. You are a small business owner. The two of you have nothing in common. Or do you? It may come as a surprise that in order to help your business succeed, you have to think like an athlete. They may know something you don't know: rest equals success. If you [...]

How to Delegate Properly to Optimize Productivity

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: , |

Let's face it: Delegating to employees can be hard. Your small business is your baby. You thought of it, you spent your own money on it, and you have raised it from the ground up. Trusting others with something that is so important to you can cause anxiety. The good news is that if you delegate [...]

Is This Factor Causing Your Productivity to Slip?

By | August 6th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

Where do you work when you are running your business? If you are like some, you work from a home office. If you have employees, you may work in a larger, open space. While you may believe that you are being productive, if you are inundated with visual noise, you could be more distracted than you [...]

How to Stay Productive This Summer

By | July 24th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

Summer is in full swing, and you may feel like taking a much-needed break. While there is certainly nothing wrong with recharging your batteries, your competition may not be resting on their laurels. While you can adjust your attitude during the summer, it doesn't mean that you should forget about your small business completely. Here are [...]

How Music Can Boost Productivity

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: |

If you've ever find yourself at work and losing your focus, you aren't alone. For some people, others talking and moving about the office can be distracting. For some workers, the silence can be deafening. In either case, music can give people something to focus on and boost productivity. Just any music won't do. Chris Bailey, [...]