Posts in Category: teamwork

The Productivity Box: Keep the Temperature at Bay to Get Work Underway

The shift to summer brings along the much-needed sunny, warm weather we all have been waiting for after a gloomy winter. But are you aware that too much heat (or too much cold, for that matter) can make you less productive on the job? If the temperature in your office environment causes discomfort, it can impair alertness, focus, energy and workflow. And there’s scientific data to prove it!

The Productivity Box: Keep the Temperature at Bay to Get Work Underway

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Crafting Key Messages that Sell (Part I) – Cold Email in Style

A cold email is a message sent to a potential lead with whom you usually have no prior relationship and who is not expecting your email. Considering the average worker receives 126 emails per day, they likely don’t have time to read your message. So how do you stand out? This is the first article from a short series on how to craft messages that ultimately help you sell.

Crafting Key Messages that Sell - Cold Email with Style

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6 Ways to Maintain a Remote Work Life Balance

In the past year, more people have started working from home than ever before. The COVID-19 pandemic closed down businesses and many of those still standing strong are now working remotely. While most people are happy to work from the comfort of their own home, it also makes it difficult to separate work from personal life. In US, no less than 7 in 10 remote employees are struggling to achieve a healthy remote work life balance during this pandemic.

Ways to Maintain a Remote Work Life Balance

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The Productivity Box: The (Curious) Case for Handwriting

When was the last time, you wrote something by hand rather than typing it on a keyboard or mobile device? In our fast-paced, digital work culture, it can feel like handwriting has become a lost art. Writing by hand is often seen as tedious and inefficient compared to the ease and convenience of typing. Yet, there are many cognitive benefits associated with putting an actual pen to paper.

The Productivity Box: The curious case for handwriting

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Embrace and Effect Change in the Workplace, You’ll Be Surprised of the Benefits

Some managers are afraid of change because they worry about how their employees will react to new processes and different procedures—and for good reason. According to the American Psychological Association, employees reported lower levels of job satisfaction when they recently experienced organizational changes within the past year than those who did not: 71 percent compared to 81 percent.

Embrace and Effect Change in the Workplace, You’ll Be Surprised of the Benefits

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Jumpstart your Productivity in Five Easy Steps

When those initial stay-at-home orders went into effect back in March 2020, the mass shift to remote work seemed to boost productivity. But as this pandemic keeps bugging us even a year later, that productivity surge is now on the decline. While some organizations have seen a 5 to 8 percent increase in productivity within these last 12 months, most have suffered a 3 to 6 percent decrease in 2020 overall, according to Harvard Business Review

Jumpstart your productivity in 5 easy steps

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