How Can Dry Eye Affect Your Productivity?

  According to an article entitled Impact of Dry Eye on Work Productivity, posted by the National Library of Medicine, patients with dry eye have symptoms 191-208 days annually. Symptoms of dry eye include itching, burning, stinging and blurred vision. If you’re a typical patient, it’s very likely that you’re slowing down your pace or…

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Mastering Time Management: Essential Tips and Strategies for Freelancers

  This week, guest author Ezgi Aydın of BeforeSunset shares time management tips and strategies for freelancers:   Importance of Time Management for Freelancers Time management is essential to the success of freelancers. Freelancers must successfully manage their time to fulfill deadlines, finish several jobs, and keep their clients’ trust. Without effective time management, freelancers…

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How To Find Mental Health Resources

  It’s been six months since my blog post about mental health and productivity. During this time, I’ve heard from many people who have struggled to find help. During the December holiday season, many folks experience various not-so-joyful emotions. Between hearing from others and recognizing that this can be a tough time of year for…

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How to Make Meetings More Productive

  A common complaint I hear from clients and workshop participants is how much time their meetings waste. The biggest mistake meeting organizers often make is not deciding on “the why” behind a meeting. In this video, I discuss with the creator of Meeting for Goals software, Hadi Ossaily, the key components for making meetings…

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Do 15 Minute Meetings Actually Work?

  Recently a journalist shared the following productivity topic related to 15-minute meetings: “A new trend is developing in corporate circles called the ‘15-minute meeting’, which business experts say curbs employee burnout and boosts engagement. For managers, learning how to plan for and run a shorter, on-the-clock meeting is good business and good career management.…

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How Parkinson’s Law Affects Productivity

  Have you ever heard the adage that work expands to fill the time? This is called Parkinson’s Law because this theory was explained in an article written by Cyril Northcote Parkinson for The Economist all the way back in 1955. Recently, a journalist posed the following questions about Parkinson’s Law, and I shared the…

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Mental Health and Productivity

  May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, so this is the perfect time to pause and point out that the state of your mental health impacts your productivity levels. I work with many clients who have been diagnosed with various conditions: depression, anxiety, anger issues, and so on. Receiving their diagnosis didn’t magically cure…

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