Improve Worker Productivity

What Does it Mean to be Lean?

There are many factors that go into running a successful business. Once an entrepreneur reaches a certain level of achievement they are motivated to expand. There are several variables that play into taking a startup company to the next level. It is an exciting time for an organization, but it is also a risky period as well. Company leaders must consider each possible scenario … [Read more...]

Productivity Concerns? Try Un-Chaining Employees from their Desks

Who doesn’t get bogged down with projects and anxiety now and then? What do you do when that happens? You take it easy. There’s a lot of research pointing to the fact that working beyond 50-60 hours a week is unproductive and toxic in the long run. Add poor or insufficient sleep to the crazy work hours, and you get sickness- and mistake-prone employees. Not the productivity … [Read more...]

Ideas for Boosting Office Productivity

Office managers are always looking for ways to increase productivity. There have been lots of different strategies used over the years, but even they are becoming a little less productive themselves. As a result, the quest for a more energetic and productive workplace continues. Managers are getting more creative all the time with the ways that they try to boost … [Read more...]

Productivity Pet Peeves: 5 Things that May Be Driving Your Employees Nuts

High productivity can help your company better serve customers and improve profit margins. However, a number of problems can arise that cause worker frustrations and drags on efficiency. Workers are on the front line of getting tasks done, and they can tell you a great deal about the factors that are inhibiting productivity. If you listen to them carefully, they can often … [Read more...]

Is Your Relationship with Your Employees Affecting Your Business?

Take a moment and think about how well you get along with your employees. On a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being not-so-good and 10 being we-couldn’t-get-along-better, where would you rate your relationships? Realistically, this number is probably different with each staff member, with some climbing higher on the chart and others falling closer to the bottom. However, your … [Read more...]

Ways to Create a More Cohesive Work Environment

Whether you have two employees or two-thousand on your payroll, anytime you put more than one personality together, there’s room for potential trouble. The introverts are fighting to find an empty place in the corner to do their work, just wanting to be left alone, while the extroverts are chasing right after them, wanting to know what they’re doing and invading their personal … [Read more...]

Are You in the Dark When it Comes to Workplace Lighting?

As a mother, I often find myself switching on a lamp when I see one of my kids reading in a dimly lit room. Most of us know that poor lighting can cause eyestrain and headaches. But did you know that improper lighting could impact your work productivity as well? Lighting not only affects how well we are able to see, but it also plays a role in our moods and behaviors, … [Read more...]