5 Core Principles Leaders Should Follow To Have More Productive Teams

Team Productivity

This is a guest post by Shawn Hartwell. Shawn is the author of his personal blog where he writes about customer experience, the importance of happy people in modern business, and shares his observations on life.

Leaders are not created equally, nor is the team that results from their different styles of leadership.

There are a number of pitfalls that the majority of team leaders fall into that cause time to be wasted in organizations.

Many teams are proud of their ability to get things done, but are they as effective as they could be?

21 Dos and Don’ts to Improve Your Email

Better Email

Email.

Just the word makes many people shiver.

Email has become a scourge in many workplaces.

Too many emails flooding your inbox, poorly written notes, and senseless Reply-All copies.

The good news is that email can be a productive tool if you follow some common sense tactics.

10 Tiny Time Management Tips

Tiny Time Management Tips

“I don’t have time for time management.”

I hear this excuse often from those who aren’t taking control of their time and life.

Instead, they use the “too busy” excuse to put off getting organized and being more productive in their daily activities.

If this is you, today I have 10 tiny time management tips that you can fit into your too busy day.

How More of the “Same” Can Make You More Productive

Routine Same

In your search for productivity, are you constantly changing up your game?

Always trying new techniques, tools, and the latest gadgets?

This constant state of flux can actually make you less productive.

Perhaps, you need more of the “same” to get things done today.

Saving Time with Apple Pay

Apple Pay 3

I am very excited about Apple Pay. (Disclaimer: Yes, I am a big Apple fan.)

In my opinion, it is the biggest game-changer that Apple announced recently.

It has kind of been overshadowed by the iPhone 6 (and Plus). And the Apple Watch. And iPad Air 2. And more.

However, it went live last week, and I have been testing it every opportunity I get.

Out of the gate, I must say I am very impressed. Apple Pay will make it easier and quicker to make payments both in-store and especially online.

Exposing the Multitasking Myth: 4 Better Ways to Manage Your Time

Multi-tasking_Myth

This is a guest post by Centask productivity blogger Bojan Dordevic. Bojan loves to write about all things time management and technology, and is the senior editor of AlphaEfficiency Magazine.

While many people take pride in their “ability” to multitask, dividing your attention between two or more tasks can actually result in diminishing returns on your efforts. Learning about the dangers and pitfalls of multitasking, as well as strategies that can lead you to the desired end results without rapid task-switching will exponentially scale the number of tasks you can complete, increasing your efficiency and the quality of your work.