Archive for the ‘Pop Culture’ Category

The Ease of Understanding Blog Writing

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Every writer has a different approach to the blogging process. Some may have a well-established checklist system that defines and regulates the entire writing process, while others may not. Today, we have a guest post that focuses in on blog writing and the importance for regulating reading levels.

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Employee Productivity and Bad Bosses

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Improving employee productivity is part of the goal of every business, small and large. The biggest problem in improving productivity, however, may rest with the boss.
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Productivity Improvement Advice from Seth

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Productivity improvement advice is everywhere. But recently, author and consultant Seth Godin offered one theory on why it doesn’t work. I disagree.
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Overcoming Boredom The Productive Way

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

I dread the winter months because I’m forced to take my jogging indoors on the treadmill, which is a source of boredom at its best. Yet, I’ve decided it’s time to turn this negative process into a better, more productive one.

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Should Workplaces Ban E-Mail?

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Email productivity seems like a contradiction in terms. That’s why one company is making headlines by claiming they have outlawed this technology in the workplace.

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Increase Productivity: Engaging With Others

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Increasing productivity may be the objective, but most of the time it seems like we are only increasing activity. A clip from an old animated cartoon makes this point in a hilarious and poignant way.
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Why Being On Time Matters

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Process improvement mostly consists of tasks like analysis, optimization, and implementation. But sometimes the best way to improve business process is to simply focus on being on time.

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The Insult of “Employee Appreciation Day”

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Employee appreciation is something we know we should do. Employee appreciation encourages productivity and retention, right? But it’s also kind of insulting.

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Performance Reviews Still Stink!

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Every employee dreads the performance review, and research shows they are a waste of time. A new Wall Street Journal piece notes they may finally be losing steam.

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Fired for Clicking on YouTube

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Corporate productivity depends on employee productivity, right? But what happens when workers are “scared straight” by backwards company policies?

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