Productivity Tips – How to Avoid Communication Problems in the Workplace

Last week, we examined five communication best practices to implement. This week, we’ll take a look at what happens when even just one of those communication best practices isn’t implemented. In other words, these are communication problems and pitfalls to avoid. Listen, then clarify. Here are a screenshot and inquiring question I posted on Instagram:…

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5 Tips for More Productive Meetings

  Here are five fantastic tips for planning and facilitating more productive meetings from guest blog contributor Hadi Ossaily, founder of Meeting for Goals:   Meetings can be valuable opportunities to improve business processes, build relationships, and make decisions. However, many meetings are unproductive due to poor planning or lack of clear goals. Here are…

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Do 15 Minute Meetings Actually Work? – Part 2

  A few weeks back, I shared information about the concept of 15-minute meetings. The journalist working on the story asked two additional questions, the answers to which I’ll share with you here. This was the original topic request about 15-minute meetings: “A new trend is developing in corporate circles called the ‘15-minute meeting’, which…

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The Tool Every Home Office Needs

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“What is the single most important tool every home office needs?” A journalist recently posed this question to organizing and productivity experts. This was my response: The single most important tool every home office needs is a battery backup. APC is a popular brand, but they’re not the only ones:  If there is any kind…

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The Secret to Productive Meetings

A company called Yoyo Meetings interviewed me about the secret to productive meetings. Here is a summary of our interview: What are some tips on how attendees can prepare for a meeting to ensure a productive meeting? The first tip is to check on the meeting agenda. If there is no agenda, there’s already a…

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