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5 Smart Ways to Do More in Less Time

To beat the competition in half the hours, increase your output and your impact by working smarter

Generally, high-energy people enjoy a competitive advantage, but if there’s one thing I learned while researching and writing my first book, it was how to get more done in less time. For my first five years as a self-employed writer, I passionately and excitedly ...

by Blake Snow  | April 08, 2018 06:00:00
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4 Tips to Be More Efficient in Your Business

Here's how to stay ahead of your competition

Jeff Bezos is worth billions of dollars, yet he has the same 24 hours available to him every single day that we all have. Ironically, time is essentially the only thing Amazon doesn't sell -- for now, at least.So, how does Bezos or any ...

by Jonathan Long  | February 22, 2018 12:00:00
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6 Ways to Make Your Business More Efficient

Fixing what's not working gets you further than tinkering pointlessly with what it

A business is like an airplane: It has to work all the time. Well-oiled or finely tuned, the business must work and keep working for both owners and consumers alike. Unfortunately, inefficiency is a reality. It comes in a variety of flavors that can cost businesses up ...

by Amy Osmond Cook  | November 04, 2017 08:00:00
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These 6 Efficiency Tips Will Help You Decide Which Problems to Tackle

Learn to delegate more efficiently and think more clearly about what to do next

The demands of running a business are well-known, and the stressors well-documented: ulcers, anxiety attacks, depression, and that’s just to start. I launched an enterprise chatbot platform three months after having baby. Entrepreneurs, especially newbies who are trying to get a startup off the ground, ...

by Murray Newlands  | July 26, 2017 08:00:00
Startup Tips

How to Reduce Operational Costs

If you're serious about outsourcing, find qualified individuals or firms to work with

Virtually every business has ongoing operating costs. And while it may be possible to keep your costs low by working virtually, this option simply isn’t available to every business. It may not be for yours: You may need a physical space and full-time staff.And ...

by Thomas Smale  | April 22, 2017 12:00:00
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5 Ways to Keep Working and Still Have a Life During the Holidays

Few of us can afford to quit working for the holidays but we have to be there for everyone we love just the same

Achieving a healthy balance between work and life is a real challenge that entrepreneurs face on a daily basis. That balance, however, becomes even more difficult to find during the holidays. Between shopping, cooking, traveling, decorating, volunteering, celebrating the holidays with your loved ones and house guests, many ...

by John Rampton  | December 19, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

7 ways to work fewer hours but get more business traction

Improve your work and business productivity with these tips.

In a startup, or any business with limited resources, the last thing you need is people who put in lots of time and effort, but never seem to move the ball. Successful entrepreneurs must never stop looking for ways to improve their ...

by Martin Zwilling  | September 17, 2015 09:00:00
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Yes, you're probably guilty of the biggest office time wasters (Infographic)

This infographic shows you the biggest contributors to inefficiency at work.

While stuck in a never-ending meeting, have you ever wondered what would happen if that meeting went head-to-head with other time wasters like getting approvals or running random fire drills?AtTask wondered this as well and decided to find an answer. The Utah-based ...

by Linda Lacina  | September 06, 2015 02:00:00
Startup Tips

10 ways to kill the distractions and supercharge your productivity

Don't let technology become a work distraction. Instead, take advantage of it. Here's how.

Technology is both a blessing and a curse. While we all occasionally find ourselves obsessing over our Facebook feeds, technology also helps us perform better at our jobs.If you use technology responsibly, there are countless ways to supercharge your productivity. To start, here ...

by Firas Kittaneh  | August 26, 2015 11:00:00
Startup Tips

8 steps to having wildly productive mornings

Getting things done has never been this easy. Follow this eight-step routine.

You’ll wake up for about 18,600 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few.According to a 2013 report from the World Health Organization, the average life expectancy in the Philippines is 69 years old. Most people in wealthy nations are hovering around ...

by James Clear  | July 15, 2015 07:00:00
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10 biggest productivity killers and how to overcome them

Break these habits if you want to be more productive all day long.

Procrastination is no one's friend. While some people are more prone to it than others, even those who strive to be as focused and productive as possible can find themselves navigating an obstacle course of workplace distractions.Job site CareerBuilder recently surveyed more ...

by Nina Zipkin  | June 16, 2015 08:00:00
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How poor management creates 'zombie employees'

These 'zombies' feed on bad management and cost your business bigtime.

The Walking Dead may have ended for the season. But that doesn't mean the zombies are gone.Related: Beware! iIs a 9-to-5 schedule turning employees into zombies?In fact zombies may be a staple of a workplace near you, because of the widespread problem with the ...

by Jeffrey Fermin  | May 08, 2015 09:00:00
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This simple psychological trick can make you feel more productive

You need this motivation to boost your productivity even if you are pressed by time.

According to research from professors at Duke University's Fuqua chool of Business and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, we generally assume that multitasking will make us happier than focusing on a single activity. And we're right--sort of."We are told over and over again ...

by Shana Lebowitz  | May 05, 2015 12:00:00