The relationship between technology and productivity is complicated. On the one hand, modern tech introduces us to wider audiences, providing the opportunity to share ideas like never before. It speeds up time-consuming processes and streamlines operations. It gives us the unbridled freedom to play music, track our weight loss, chat with friends, buy concert tickets, … Continue reading 4 Productivity Apps to Help You Save Time and Stay Focused
Owning your own business is hard work. And staying ahead of the latest digital trends and marketing opportunities can leave you feeling like David taking on Goliath. Where do you even begin? Building upon Part I of this topic, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best digital marketing tactics that can help you … Continue reading Digital Marketing Tactics for Small Business Success in 2018
“You’ve got to have ambition!” You’ve heard it before… if you want to succeed in business, you better have enough ambition to push you to the top. Ambition is that driving force that won’t let you quit until you’ve reached your goal. So it can’t be a bad thing…right? Actually, too much ambition or ambition … Continue reading Climbing with Ambition: When Is Too Much of a Good Thing, Bad?
Creating a spectacular marketing campaign for a non-profit organization with limited resources might feel like an impossible magic trick. With your organization’s mission in mind and donor dollars on the line, where do you even begin? Here are some non-profit marketing tips---no magic wand necessary! Tell a Story One of the best tools a nonprofit … Continue reading Effective Marketing on a Non-Profit Budget: It’s Possible!
“Must be able to multitask.” How many times have you seen that in a job description? Furthermore, how many times have you highlighted your “extraordinary multitasking skills” in an interview or cover letter? In our line of work, it's a must. But it seems that despite our best efforts to boost productivity by accomplishing more … Continue reading Multitasking: A New Word for Counterproductive?
Almost anything in this world can be viewed as a “project”, whether it's something as simple as a trip to the grocery store or more complex like building a company from scratch. No matter the scope of the project, it will need to be managed in some way. Without proper project management, how does a … Continue reading 4 Project Management Tips that Keep Your Eyes on the Prize
We all know that one person. The one who despite deadlines and curveballs manages to get their work done early, always appears calm and composed, and somehow still has time for leisure and vacation. It's a little infuriating. How do they do it?! How do they maintain increased productivity in today's world of constant stress … Continue reading Working Hard or Hardly Working? Simple Steps for Increased Productivity
How many time have you told yourself, "I'm going to get organized NOW!", only to find that it's so much easier said than done? Even as I write this, a post meant to give motivating advice on how to combat life’s literal and figurative clutter, I can see from the corner of my eye an ominous … Continue reading New Year, New You: 4 Tips to Get Organized Now