Do You Value Your Business?

Right now is the best time to be the boss—to embrace self-improvement—to create a unique approach that will make you the role-model to whom your peers turn to for tips and tricks on getting things done right. By eliminating distractions, creating a to-do protocol, and using productivity tech to your advantage, you can make the business as valuable as your time—after all—what is more precious? The solution is in the moment—waiting on you.

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Posted on: March 30, 2015 by Stephen

The 2015 Time Wasters Survey Exit Thoughts!

We too often think that by doing all the little things that need to be done, we’ll get there — and all we have to do is get those things done a bit faster. In fact, we are more successful at reaching our goals by prioritizing and working on the important pieces. “

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Posted on: March 23, 2015 by Stephen

3 Tactics for Going Beyond Interruptions at the Office

Interruptions at the office are less likely to impact one on a mission. By implementing this strategy-set, advancing beyond the interruptions is only the beginning. At heart, this is about embarking on a crusade towards a highly-efficient human being. Take proactive measures to keep interruptions out of your way.

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Posted on: March 16, 2015 by Stephen

5 Simple Steps to Reduce Interruptions in the Workplace

Interruptions do not merely take up precious time, but detract from the quality of your output. In order to engage—to stay focused—and deliver to the very best of your ability, you must have a methodology for handling unnecessary distractions. By implementing these 5 steps, you will be ready to deal with whatever comes your way and notice a significant improvement to your productivity.

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Posted on: March 9, 2015 by Stephen

Announcing the Winner of the 2015 Survey!

A key finding from this year’s survey is procrastination is a major obstacle to being productive. Nearly half of the respondents to OfficeTime’s survey said they feel they spend too much time putting off doing more productive or necessary tasks each day.

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Posted on: March 2, 2015 by Stephen

3 Tech-Savvy Google-Chrome Extensions that Evolve the User Experience

Google-Chrome Extensions are all about customizing the way by which we interface on the WWW. Whether keeping you on the edge of what’s happening, or allowing you to retrieve information from a picture, these tools are designed for rendering your needs as top-priority. If you’ve never installed a Google-Chrome Extension, now is the perfect time to give it a shot—stay steadfast.

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Posted on: February 23, 2015 by Stephen

A Twist on the “How to be More Productive” endless lists!

It takes an average of 26 minutes to recover from trivial interruptions. Here are some tips to reclaim that wasted time, use our space most efficiently, and develop a mindset to focus on our most important tasks.

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Posted on: February 16, 2015 by Stephen

Time is Money! OfficeTime Survey Shows Top 5 Ways Small Business Owners Spend It…and Waste It

  Over 1,200 people responded to a survey sponsored by Office. The survey, which is released in February to coincide with Time Management Month, asked entrepreneurs, small business owners, freelancers and professionals what activities they spent their time on during the workday. The survey gave no surprises: the reigning “Top Time Killer” for the fourth…

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Posted on: February 12, 2015 by Stephen

The Keys to Profitable Productivity

Big shifts happened for me when I stopped checking email and messages first thing, and instead, invested the first hour of my day in exercise, meditation and finding MY agenda – rather than getting on someone else’s agenda. Next, I began working in focused, uninterrupted blocks of time on the highest value activities in my business. This resulted in a massive increase in productivity.

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Posted on: January 26, 2015 by Stephen

What is Luxafor?

Luxafor is an LED indicator that connects to your computer through a USB port or via Bluetooth, and shows your availability or notifies you about important information, like incoming emails or calendar reminders.

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Posted on: January 19, 2015 by Stephen