How to Actually Manage Your Time…

People make intricate plans for diets, businesses, or world travel and, well, none of it happens. It’s a pleasant fantasy. If you want results instead of fantasies, the first step is to start executing. According to management guru Peter Drucker, execution starts by mastering your time. In this Better Humans post, Drucker’s time management method is…

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Posted on: May 16, 2017 by admin

Dealing With Employee Stress

  Employee stress is a problem. For every employee. At every company.   Stress naturally occurs in the workplace. When left unchecked, it can wreak havoc on employee health and productivity.   In fact, stress has been associated with physical problems like a weakened immune system, stomach aches, high blood pressure, hair loss and headaches….

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Posted on: March 28, 2017 by admin

5 Tips for Home Office Productivity

You may be one of the thousands of OfficeTime users working from a home-based office. Productivity at home requires a different level of commitment and focus than working in a leased office space or in a corporate office.   While working from home enables you to get closer to achieving the perfect work/life balance, being…

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Posted on: December 15, 2016 by admin

The Keys to a Productive Workday

As we blogged about in “The Perfect Amount of Time to Work Each Day,” the 8-hour workday is not necessarily completed with 8-hours of actual work. With distractions and low-energy times, we can all be guilty of wasting big blocks of our working hours.   As Inc. reports, the average U.S. worker spends just 39…

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Posted on: November 16, 2016 by admin

10 Awesome Productivity Tips

At OfficeTime, we focus a lot on helping our customers become more productive by tracking and analyzing their time. We came across this article in Entrepreneur with 50 great productivity tips. To respect your time, we thought we’d share 10, but please feel free to follow the link to read the rest when you have…

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Posted on: October 25, 2016 by admin

Making the Most of Your Time…

OfficeTime users are very focused on smart time management. We know you are making the most of your minutes, which is why you know tracking your time is vital. One area that may get overlooked when we consider “time killers” in the workplace is the culture that we as business owners instill in our businesses….

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Posted on: September 29, 2016 by admin

The Perfect Amount of Time to Work Each Day

The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution in an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual labor that workers were forced to endure on the factory floor.   In the process of measuring people’s activity, they stumbled upon a fascinating finding: The length of the workday didn’t matter much; what mattered was…

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Posted on: August 18, 2016 by admin

The Art of the Out-of-Office Reply

In our recent survey, “Email” again reined supreme as the Top Time Killer. With Summer wrapping up, many of us are getting in our final vacations, which means we may have a scary amount of emails awaiting our return.   Of course, you likely turn on an automatic Out-of-Office reply message which may stem the…

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Posted on: August 16, 2016 by admin

A List of Distractions

In our recently released list of the year’s Top Time Killers, we drew attention to the distractions that get between so many of us and an otherwise productive workday. Knowing what impedes us from being productive is vital to being able to better manage our time and get things done.   Along comes this post…

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Posted on: July 29, 2016 by admin

Productivity is “Feeling the Bern” as Political News Coverage Sucks Away Workday Time

We asked over 1,700 professionals and small business owners as part of our annual “Time Killers” survey, and discovered that email, social media and political news coverage are huge distractions and productivity killers.   Our respondents most frequently cited social media such as Facebook and Twitter (43%) followed by political news coverage (34%). News coverage…

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Posted on: June 27, 2016 by admin