My friend Earnest once asked me, "Do you like basketball?" I replied, "Only at the beginning and during the last few minutes of the game—anything else is a good time to clean the kitchen." He looked at me quizzically. I explained that when I record games I can fast forward to the good parts like seeing the coaches frantically drawing up plays
So, you secured your exclusive spot in that posh co-working space—the one with jaw-dropping window views of the city skyline and the most fabulous co-workers around. A co-working space offers endless possibilities for freelancers, writers and entrepreneurs. These open office spaces scream "networking" to any passerby and help busy professionals expand their business community quickly. What you may not have
Thanks to Wi-Fi, laptop computers, smart phones and tablets, it's often possible to get just as much work done "on-the-go" as it is when you're sitting at your desk. However, in order to make the most of your on-the-go office time, there are a few essentials I'd recommend having on-hand: 1. Laptop and/or Tablet In today's internet-saturated work place, it's
Absenteeism, turnover, diminished productivity, and medical, legal and insurance coverage are expensive -- costing businesses $300 billion per year. Those costs can be reduced dramatically by making employee wellbeing a business priority. People with thriving wellbeing have 41% lower health-related costs compared with those who scored in the middle of the pack, according to Gallup’s Tom Rath and Jim Harter,
Today, people are under pressure from the size of their workloads to the amount of information they handle, said Beatriz Arantes, senior research Steelcase, turnstone’s parent company. Add to that, the number, variety and location of people worked with and need to be “on” most of the time, and you’ve got a pressure cooker. Employees average nearly 6 hours a day sitting at
I'm all about making work easier and more efficient. If there is a way to make my day go even smoother and my work day even happier, I'll find it. Recently, I came across the app TurboScan and I have no idea how I've lived without it. I use PDF escape to get through documents that I don't feel like printing, but
As women entrepreneurs, we wear many, MANY hats each day. Not only are we business owners, employers, employees, and co-workers; we're also designers, creative thinkers, collaborators, social media updaters, bug fixers and paycheck writers. And then, on top of that all, many of us are moms, wives, aunts, grandmas, friends, volunteers, committee chairs, home renovators, budget makers, menu planners, "taxi"
Productivity begins when you have the tools you need to do the task set before you. Rather than wasting time and energy looking for notes or tracking down an ink pen, keeping your space tidy sets you up to get right to work. In honor of the timeless "spring cleaning" tradition, today we're sharing this awesome infographic to help you