Have you ever experienced the moment where you are hinging on multiple deadlines, sales targets and marketing goals? Time is one of the terrible things to waste and therefore going into a hectic quarter of the year can lead to loads of delayed launches by devolving into revenue losses to impact the bottom line of your company. There prevails a common misconception that if you are becoming productive then you are likely to do more work as it is said that staying busy can make you more successful. One of the best ways to reliving your traditional approach is by working smarter and not harder.
For small businesses, managing resources efficiently is one of the greatest challenges. According to some recent statistics, 82% of small businesses fail due to cash flow problems. Therefore, when investing your business resources, you need to make data-backed decisions and always consider your business’ liquidity.
Do you know what productivity means? Or do you ‘think’ you know what this means? The reason we are emphasizing on it is that productivity is easily misunderstood. When a person is crazy out-of-their-mind busy, they are not being productive. If a person has too many tasks on their daily schedule that is humanly impossible to accomplish in one day, they are not being productive.
In the last decade, the internet of things has grown both in popularity and applicability. Today, there are more than 15.4 billion devices connected. According to Intel, this figure could jump up to 200 billion devices that are connected by the year 2020.
When it comes to work, we all get tired after a while. That’s how our body works. Without sufficient rest and some motivation, stress and activity can make you feel burned out. As a manager, your job isn’t just to protect yourself from burnout. You have to also help others and support them in their work. As stressful as this sounds, it’s what makes a great manager.
If you’ve been in business for a while, or even if you’ve just started it, then you know how exhilarating it can feel to have a business. You always have lots of ideas and projects in your head and a million and one ways in which you think you could make your business grow. The whole thing feels quite exciting.
Business Process Management can mean two things. Some describe Business Process Management as the overall process of analyzing, measuring, and optimizing the business through different methods or procedures. To others, it is the automation of the gathered data to use as a reference for the improvement process. The automation is typically done by software.
I am pretty sure that by now, you must have heard tons about artificial intelligence AI and the way it seems to be reshaping industries across the globe, especially the technology sector. But what you don't know is companies these days by default tend to chase new trends to stay ahead of the curve, and unfortunately, they don't always get it right, especially in regards to machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Be it a small business or a large organization; digital transformation is imperious for all business types. The concept came up just some time back, its importance for the success of any modern business is quite relevant than any other in this competitive phase.
Did you know that there are certain habits that prevent you from being productive and managing your time effectively? Unfortunately, not many people are aware that they are doing something that harms them. Here are ten habits that kill your productivity and time efficiency that you must get rid of immediately.conso
Modern measures of success are based on productivity. Deadlines are tighter, work-loads have increased, and quantity seems more valued than quality. We must learn to do the most work with the least amount of time. With many people operating from an unbalanced lifestyle, in terms of professional vs. personal interests, it isn’t easy to remain focused on menial tasks.
The role of a project manager is varied and challenging. A project manager could be tasked with overseeing everything from internal software to a complete business overhaul. This is a job that is constantly changing and very demanding.
Support is a job of constant context-switching. From working in the inbox to helping your coworkers, hopping on calls, and maybe even fighting fires or large scale issues, it can feel like you are constantly taking off one hat and putting on another.
Project management is a complicated process and without setting some Key Performance Indicators (KPI), you can never calculate the success of your project. Think of it as something you record along the way to track your performance. Just like you cannot lose weight without knowing where you currently stand, your project cannot be a success without devising any way to measure progress towards certain goals.
The quest for a cleaner, more livable space took on a life of its own a few years ago when Japanese decluttering expert Marie Kondo released her book on home organization. People across the country dove into their closets and garages, purging items that didn't "spark joy" (creating a glut for thrift stores that brought them bags upon boxes upon crates of belongings).
If you work in the modern world, you’re probably aware that burnout is on the rise. Thanks to our fast-paced work environments and often stressful home lives, it’s no wonder that more and more employees finding their piles of responsibilities too much to handle. But what can we do about the problem?
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You’ve probably come across the idea that seriously successful entrepreneurs spend vast amounts of time reading. The classic example is Bill Gates gets through about one book per week on average. But then, maybe your grandmother gets through that many mystery-spy-thriller-romance novels in a week too, and it’s not like she’s a billionaire. Well, what this points to is that reading in and of itself isn’t going to be your secret key to success.
You know that your business needs a blog. Reasons? Five, at the very least
There is no doubt that time management tools help you be more productive. How do we know? Because with a time management tool you can track your activities, check where the time is spent the most, be more effective, and achieve more. You can take control of your time and get on top of your to-do list.