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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The gig economy. 57 million workers in the U.S. alone are part of it. And it is estimated that by 2020, 40% of the workforce in America will be a part of this economy, Freelancing has become a way of life for so many because of its many benefits – independence in time, place, and amount of work, taking on the type of work for which they have great passion, and just in general being in greater control of their lives.
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.
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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.
To say that Web developers are a busy lot is like making an understatement. Web development involves a lot of processes and the developers have to deal with tight deadlines and cope with unforeseen complications at work. From catering to client whims to fixing coding bugs and making last-minute modifications to site structure- they have their hands full at work! Unless they master the tricks to remain productive amidst all these, the web developers can find their work taxing and extremely stressful.
Graphic designers should have creative ideas. Apart from that, it is the effective tools which make the best graphic designers. Each day a new designer tool is arriving in the market to make the workflow smoother and more effective. There are ample tools providing nice templates, designs and other features. You can also get creative frames to enhance the websites.
If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done. Bruce Lee
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Do you feel the need to become more organized and productive? Are you spending your day in some dizzy activity and then think why you haven't accomplished much? Well, then you strongly need to have proper time management strategies that help you to handle the work which is assigned to you.
Struggling to stay productive and motivated at work? Let’s learn from the best. Here, have a look at the magic habits and hacks of highly productive people.
Working from home can be a welcome respite from the chaos of the office, except when new distractions await you there. If you’re struggling to get as much done as you’d like when you work from home, try one or more of the following nine tips to increase your productivity.
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Weekends should definitely be a reward for getting through the previous week—but they’re also the perfect time to start preparing for the week ahead. While that might be the last thing you want to think about, using your weekend wisely will make your work week go a lot smoother. Here are nine weekend activities that will increase your productivity for the upcoming week