Productivity in the workplace is on the decline. But not your productivity, right? Last year, output per worker decreased by 1.9 percent, and overall, workplace productivity has grown at only half of the rate in this decade that it did in the last. Productivity is a critical component of success in business.
Making more money in less time is the dream of every entrepreneur. It is common to track and analyze a wide variety of key performance indicators that affect profit over time, but ironically time is often not one of them. Do you know how you spend your hours and how well they are spent? Where do you achieve the most or make the highest profit per hour? Chances are, you could do more in less time
The home is a comfort zone and the setting encourages laziness and relaxation more than it does work. This is why working from home can be quite challenging and requires great effort, discipline, sacrifice and focus. Coupled with other challenges, not everyone can successfully make a great career while working from home.
At a time when we're hyperconnected with each other only separated by 3.57 degrees, you would think it's easier for artists and creative people to leverage technology for their own practices. However, we're left unaided with misguided realities around who and how to build meaningful relationships with those around us.
The premise of the Strengths Challenge is to spend 11 minutes each day doing what you do best for one week, in order to develop your strengths and make all the difference in your job. In February, the Strengths Challenge is going to be run again and it is something that you can get involved with for free.
When a business truly values its employees and sees them as partners in the company's success, and not simply a "resource," productivity and morale increases. The underlying message when being told to "leave your personal problems at home" is that you should simply turn off your emotions when you come into the office.