Do you deal with an avalanche of emails a day? Do you spend hours checking, replying, deleting? Have you ever wasted valuable time trying to find that one important email amidst the junk mail and stupid forwards? Here are some ways to take charge of your inbox and deal with your email productively and efficiently. Act on emails when you read them Don't shuffle through … [Read more...] about How to efficiently deal with office emails
Long hours and constant stress can wear you down until you have nothing left to give. Your work quality suffers, you get burnt out, and you increase your risk for depression. The trick is not to work harder, but to work smarter. Here are some tips. … [Read more...] about How to work smarter
You've got a crazy, busy day ahead—lots of meetings, errands, or deadlines that require your total concentration and superhuman energy reserves. In other words, you can't afford to mess up. So, you need your mind and body to perform at their best, even as your stomach churns from the stress. Here are some tips on how to stay energetic and alert the whole day. … [Read more...] about How to stay energetic and alert the whole day
You think you're being helpful. You believe that you run a structured and organized department. You pride yourself on being a 'hands on' manager who will go over and beyond what's expected of you to lead your team to the goal. But what if you're actually doing the complete opposite? What if all the meetings, memos and procedures you set up are actually slowing things down, … [Read more...] about Are you a micromanager?
Do you have trouble concentrating? You shift from task to task, you forget little details, and it seems like on the day that you're absolutely pressed for time, you waste nearly an hour looking for your keys or an important file. Don't blame your brain, blame your lifestyle. If you've got too many things going on in your head (emails to answer, errands to run, deadlines to … [Read more...] about 3 ways to improve your concentration