It might seem counterintuitive, but many entrepreneurs are finding that being flexible — for example, by offering their team half days or an unlimited vacation policy — not only helps company morale, but increases the amount of work that gets done.
Many people look at hyper-productive individuals and think that their secret sauce is that they’re inherently productive. Truth be told, being productive isn’t a single attribute; there are a few key ingredients to productivity, including focus, self-awareness, prioritization, and willpower.
Maybe you just finished a massive project, or maybe demand is faltering. Even in the busiest positions, there are slow days, and for most employees, slow days warrant a priority shift from “getting things done” to “staving off boredom.” Slow days may seem tedious to employees focused on getting through the workday or worrisome for […]
If Friday is the day we welcome with excitement and a big sigh of contentment, Sunday night is the time when we mentally brace ourselves for the work week that lies ahead. But there’s nothing to dread about Monday morning—especially if you make a point of doing these five simple things.