Increasing Productivity

    • Why All Employers Should Offer Novated Leases to Staff

      Are you looking for ways to recognise your employees’ hard work? If you haven’t tried offering them novated leases, you should consider doing so. Employers can offer raises or bonuses to employees as incentives for them to reach sales targets and conversion goals. Such motivators are great for boosting productivity, but they come at a large financial cost to companies.

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  • 5 Tips to Help You Consume Content More Productively

    … productively. 1. Focus If you’ve been reading the productivity posts here on Problogger, then you’ll hopefully have set a goal for the year. If you have, you can use it to help target the type of content you read, watch and listen to. General knowledge is wonderful, and certainly has its place. But in terms of helping you with your blogging it’s far…

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  • 4 Goal-Setting Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Bottom Line

    … Clear and proper goal-setting is instrumental in business growth. Goals allow a company to identify realistic growth rates, clarify areas in need of improvement, and move toward continued success. Photo by When it comes to goal setting, we often find the best advice by looking at what we shouldn’t do. Understanding what not to do can…

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  • Increase Productivity by Instilling a Culture of Focus in Your Workplace

    … a workday, this time can amount to an hour and a half of lost work. And the work that employees have completed might be of lower quality due to a lack of focus. Placing a valuation on this time helps to demonstrate to your employees how damaging procrastination can be. It also shows how productive they could be if they took steps to reduce wasted time…

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  • 4 Reasons Why Project Management Can Help You Grow

    … It is important for every business, regardless of its size, to run its operations as effectively as possible. This is why project management is critical. Project management sounds easy. Just implement project management software and keep track of the projects, and you are on track. But it’s not! Successful project management requires a team…

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  • How to Grow Your Online Business With These Powerful Tools

    … to catch the eyes of potential customers. The key to any successful business is to use the right tools to improve your productivity, meet the needs of your audience, and target your audience members so they do business with you. In this article, I will show you how to make use of the latest marketing and analytics tools in order to grow your online…

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  • Inspiring the Writer in You to Think Larger Than Life

    … As a writer or blogger, you enjoy what you do. Photo by Oliver Thomas Klein That said, there are times when you feel that you do not have any more content to share. Where are you going to get your next idea? If you are news reporter or even a blogger who covers news, maybe the key issue is to pay attention to what is going on in the world…

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  • 7 Evergreen Tips to Beat Telecommuting Blues

    … Telecommuting is on the rise and we’re not surprised! Photo by Jeff Sheldon The popularity of teleworking can be attributed to its various benefits, which include saved time and money, reduced downtime, increased productivity, and decreased attrition rates. Those are its benefits are from an employer’s point of view. From an employee’s…

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  • 5 Ways to Manage Increases in Deal Flow

    …, but the quality of your leads matters greatly when determining close rates. Make sure your sales representatives focus on quality opportunities when they have high volumes of leads. Determine what sources are generating the best conversion rates. For instance, Jennifer Fremont-Smith, CEO of consulting firm HighStart, measures the cost vs. quality of leads…

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  • 190: How to Overcome Failure in 6 Steps

    …How to Move Through Failure in 6 Steps In today’s lesson, I want to talk about failure in business and how to move through it. I’ve been asked questions on this topic a number of times in the last few weeks and while it’s a topic most of us probably don’t want to have to learn about – it’s something that we all will need to deal with at one point…

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  • Want to Write Faster? 12 Hacks to Help Speed You Up

    … won’t mind procrastinating or taking multiple breaks, hence reducing your productivity. Your progress will be much slower than if you had set a goal. It could take you one whole day to complete something that you could have finished in just an hour’s time. So the next time you write, try to set a timer so you have a goal to meet. 3. Get Your Blood…

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  • 188: How to Build Two Successful Blogs (and the Pros and Cons of Doing so)

    The Pros and Cons of Having More Than One Blog In today’s lesson, I want to talk about having more than one blog on the go at once. Regular listeners of this podcast know I have two main blog – ProBlogger and Digital Photography School. I’m fortunate enough to have been able to build them up so that either one of them could be a full time venture which is great – but having tw ...

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  • 182: How to Use MindMaps in your Blogging

    …. And then after that, I might come up with my main categories of content. On ProBlogger, we write about content, we write about finding traffic, we find about building community, we find about monetizing blog, we talk about productivity. I might have those five nodes around the main node, that’s the next level of the mind map. And then of each…

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  • 181: How to Overcome the Challenges of Being a Solo Entrepreneur

    … an excellent resource for solo-business owners called Soloism. I chatted with Robert earlier today, and I asked him about some of the biggest challenges I see in our community of solo-entrepreneurs. We talk about productivity, focus, loneliness, personal development, motivation, feeling overwhelmed and how to get through times when things don’t seem…

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  • Top Tips for Cutting Back on Entertainment Expenses

    … Have you been looking at your bank account balance at the end of each month and wondering where your money is? Obviously bills can sneak up on us and accumulate quickly. But did you know that entertainment expenses tend to be something that people spend an awful lot on as well? You might only spend a few dollars here and a few dollars there…

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  • Eliminate eMail Spam and Free Up Your Time with SpamPhobia

    … For the past several months, I’ve been helping Gail manage her email. The majority of the time I’ve spent doing so has simply been deleting spam messages. There are a ton of them, and that’s not counting the ones she deletes herself. As comedian and TED speaker James Veitch observes, “The internet gave us access to everything. But it also gave…

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