(it's all about the 6th one, really)
Productivity tips and tricks come in all sizes and flavours. From those that take into account the time you spend going to the bathroom to those that extend all the way to your after work hours. Being productive shouldn’t be that complicated. That’s why we’ve stripped it down to the essentials.
Work hard, party harder
Celebrate each win, celebrate the teaching moments of every fail. Give praise, mark milestones, raise your glass to everyone’s efforts. That’s what an office party should be about.
Two words: bring candy.
Similar to a swarm of spiders, large groups of people might just be as afraid of you as you are of them. Not a pretty picture with the spiders there, right? Thankfully, you only have to deal with people. And since you can actually talk to them, they’re much easier to work with than arachnids.
Silence is golden. That is, profitable
Silence is creeping in your sales meeting. Are they bored? Not convinced? Bluffing? What should you do? First of all, as one of the greatest guides in the galaxy says – don’t panic. You can actually use that moment of dead air to your benefit. Here’s how.
Focus, focus, focus
The aim of this article is… Yes? Can I help you? No, I have no idea where the stapler is, sorry. OK, what was I saying? Right, this article is meant to bring to you some tips and… Oh, my, is that how my hands look like? I need to moisturize, pronto! Right. To bring you some tips and tricks about how to… Hey, could you please take that call in the conference room? Thanks a bunch. OK. Article. Tips and tricks about how to deal with distractions and interruptions at work. Let’s do this!
Turning teamwork into dreamwork
They say “a company is as good as its people”. Sure, that may be right, but it’s a two-way street. People will invest into a company just as much it invests in them. Reaching the top is a joint effort, so here’s what you can do to put together an A-team.
Where work meets vacation
Once believed to be a luxury that only few could afford, company retreats have made their way into mainstream business practices. It’s time spent away from the mundane office and daily routine, that still has beneficial impact on employees and their results. With a proper schedule and a fitting setting, a company retreat can revive the work atmosphere, bring together team members, and improve productivity.
And how to deal with an elevator malfunction
"How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? He would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck as much wood as a woodchuck would if a woodchuck could chuck wood." - elevator pitch for a woodchuck that could chuck wood
Why perks are no longer enough
Take a quick mental look at the history of the workplace. You don’t need to go back a considerable amount of time, just a decade or two ago should suffice to see the state of continuous transformation of the workplace. And, while back in the days it took a while until the 8-hour workday was introduced, nowadays we’re talking about fast-paced developments. This is no time to be left behind. Labour itself has changed tremendously over time, and along with it, employers’ requirements, and employees’ demands. This is why, in the current state of affairs, offering various, formal benefits is no longer enough.
Healthy employees build healthy companies
It is said that the greatest wealth is health. Having healthy employees, that are being taken care of, is vital for a company’s development and success. This refers not only to their physical well-being, but also to their mental one.