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What Is Your Best Productivity Tip?

    • 5 posts
    July 27, 2012 9:21 PM EDT

    I think trusting your employees and interacting with them will help in breaking the ice. Once they are comfortable at work productivity comes automatically.

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    February 14, 2008 10:40 AM EST

    Stan, I love it. That might explain in part why I have so much trouble with right-brained activities. I have just to opposite problem of everyone else. I`m very conceptualizing and creative most of the time. I am naturally right-handed, but due to missing several fingers on my right hand, use my left hand to mouse and write and do most acitvities that require hands. So, your thoughts have just sparked my interest to see if studying for my upcoming comprehensive exams will be easier if I engage my right hand more. Thanks for the totally cool, weird idea! If it works for me, I may try to adapt for my students as an exercise in creative thinking.

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    February 13, 2008 2:35 AM EST
    I personally stay organized by planning the day and writing down things that I need to get done. This way is easy to keep track on my progress, and it actually works very motivating seeing how your list gets smaller and smaller. Be on paper, on you palm/phone or whatever, this can help you stay focused, and make sure that you don`t forget some important task.

    If anyone finds that article you talked about, please post it :-)

    Kind regards,
    Malte

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    • 16 posts
    February 7, 2013 11:24 PM EST

    For any company, no matter its size, your employees are the key to business success. Ensure that your business has strategies in place for adequate workplace motivation is to maximize your staff's skills and achieve success.

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    February 6, 2008 3:03 PM EST
    nice post!
     
    as we say in our startup how-to book, "take 5 and 10."
    • 5 minutes at the beginning of the day to make sure you have your priorities in place for the rest of the day, and
    • 10 minutes at the end of the day to triage what you completed and what your focus should be tomorrow.

    it`s a discipline.

    Rich2/6/2008 9:05 PM

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    • 335 posts
    February 7, 2008 2:12 PM EST
    anyone tried using their mouse with their left hand lately?

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    • 38 posts
    February 6, 2008 9:44 AM EST
    There are a lot of great ideas for increasing productivity.  If we all shared a tip or two, imagine how (even more) productive we might get?
     
    One that I always mention is planning the day in 15 minute increments. It helps me remain goal-oriented and keeps me on task.
     
    What is your tip?
    RosannaTussey2/6/2008 3:45 PM

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    • 38 posts
    February 8, 2008 3:35 AM EST
    Andrew and Craig, you brought up a good point. I usd to think that by working long hours straight through that I was being more productive than if I would have taken a short break. That was, until I learned that by stepping away for a few minutes, I could return to the task at hand with renewed focus and energy.  What a treat that a short break during the day can actually help me to be more productive!
    RosannaTussey2/8/2008 10:22 AM

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    • 38 posts
    February 11, 2008 5:26 AM EST

    I think I saw something on that study, too.  So I suppose another productivity tip would be to ensure that you get adequate sleep at night (something that often seems to flee us as adults) to ensure that you will function at top capacity during the day.

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    • 38 posts
    February 20, 2008 3:39 PM EST


     I try to handle a piece of paper only once, e.g., when the mail comes I deal with it immediately and file things in the proper folder or the trash.


     
    I really like this idea. I am going to implement it in my life.  I have done it with mail, so it is only a small step to do it with the other papers that I handle during the day.  Thanks for bringing this up.  :)

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    • 3 posts
    July 25, 2012 7:10 AM EDT

    To be more productive...

    1. Plan.

    2. Prioritize your tasks or goals and simply avoid unimportant things. When it's time to work, work.

    3. Take the time you need to accomplish a quality job. Doing it right the first time saves you time and effort.

    4. Remember to take a break. Re-charge and become more efficient.


    -secretstaff.com

    • 32 posts
    February 11, 2013 12:43 AM EST

    All flourishing business owners depend on productivity, whether it is from their staff members or from themselves. Improving business productivity is essential to run a business easily as productivity is one of the main ingredients that can win a competitive advantage for your business.

    1. Improved Communication
    2. Have an Action Plan
    3. Prioritizing
    4. Pump Yourself Up
    5. Stop Multitasking
    6. Hammer the Toughest Nail First
    7. Allocating Tasks To Staff Members &
    8. Break It Up

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    • 39 posts
    October 8, 2012 3:00 AM EDT

     

    To do list is a quite effective way through which you can figure out which task is essential for  you to complete today or which can be delayed to tomorrow. This is an helpful tip which can help you in getting proper proportion of productivity.

     

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