Improving Focus

5 Methods of Enhancing Office Focus

One of the biggest misconceptions of the business world is the idea that office focus is somehow an individual issue for each employee to handle on their own. Sure, some people are more easily distracted than others, but suggesting that outside influences have no say in this matter is simply preposterous. Of course, as an entrepreneur, you have a direct influence over this … [Read more...]

Why You Should Work Outdoors: 17 Science-Backed Reasons

We’ve all read the news — sitting at our desks all day can have serious consequences for our health. So why do 90 percent of Americans still live a sedentary lifestyle at work? It’s a good question, especially given the many health benefits of working outside. According to a study by L.L. Bean, 85 percent of employees enjoy the outdoors. However, 65 percent say that their … [Read more...]

9 Reasons I Love Being a Solopreneur

In early 2012, I became what I’d call an "unintended solopreneur." Whereas some solopreneurs have always dreamed of working by themselves and for themselves, I’d actually never planned to take that kind of path. In fact, I was more than happy in my day job earning a paycheck while serving my local courts as an Enforcement Officer. That is, until I found myself in the … [Read more...]

6 Ways a Digital Detox Can Make You More Successful

Do you spend much of your time in a digitally-induced fog? Perhaps you feel like you’ve lost the focus and creativity you used to pride yourself on? Don’t worry, there is a simple way to get yourself back to your innovative best and boost your chances of success. All we prescribe is a prolonged digital detox. Research shows that one-in-four people spend more time online … [Read more...]

Focus Pocus: How AI and Automation Can Improve Employee Focus

Regardless of whether an office handles development, managerial tasks, or houses the team on your customer service frontline, employee focus is essential. It makes for a good office atmosphere, it can boost productivity and efficiency, and it’s a signifier to high employee satisfaction. Yet it was reported last year that a staggering  85% of employees aren’t engaged – or are … [Read more...]

Business Got You Down? 4 Pick-Me-Ups to Help Improve Your Mood

There’s no denying that owning your own business isn’t for the faint of heart. Between dealing with the financial feast or famine cycles, trying to keep your clients satisfied, working relentlessly to find new clients, and still aiming toward having some type of a personal life, it can sometimes feel like too much. It’s like you can physically feel the weight as it is pressing … [Read more...]