One sure way to make your customers happy is to make your business user-friendly. Life is busy and very task and detailed oriented. Not everything in life comes easy, mostly things are more complicated than they need to be. Your business doesn’t have to run that way. Pave the way for happy customers and find your marketing edge in the process.
The environment is everyone’s responsibility. There is a growing trend towards the concept of - less is more. A life of minimalism and an effort to streamline and de-clutters not only saves space but also saves time. Having less ultimately means taking care of less. At home and in business, we could all use less, – less email, less paper, less stress and more effort towards the idea to go green in the office.
We spend so many hours during our day working in the office or our home office. With so much to do, we can all stand to be more efficient. Considering this, it is important to create a work atmosphere that is conducive to productivity, easy to use, promotes freethinking and remains light and uncluttered. How do we achieve this form of utopia and still remain focused?
Like all things owned, there is a resale value. To protect these investments, you need to take care of them. Your home is a large investment and to keep it that way you choose to update to modern appliances, add on to your space, or at the very least you make the necessary repairs needed to keep your home running. You have a nice car, you keep up with the routine maintenance such as the oil changes, not just to keep it running but also to protect your investment. What if you decide to sell your car or your home? Are you ready? Most people are NOT.
Today, the Internet of Things is linking billions of smart devices by gathering, communicating and sharing information. The office printer is no exception to this. Think about how a printer is used. All sorts of sensitive documents are scanned, emailed, and stored on a printer every day.
As an entrepreneur growing your business to its full potential is at the forefront of your motive of operations. There are so many variables and unexpected responsibilities in running and/or owning a business, that one can get easily caught up in the tasks at hand and loose sight of the big picture – the goal that existed when you started your business.
To stay competitive in today’s business world, companies need to hire and retain the best talented people they can. Since most of today’s business is conducted by using a smartphone, tablet and a computer, the understanding of user experience is the key to hiring the best talent.
Work can be a center for unmanageable deadlines. The never-ending tasks and projects along with the necessary day-to-day emails and other internal assignments can be a cause for frustration and stress as well as a slowdown in productivity. Studies have shown that multi-tasking, once a desirable talent, is actually bad for your brain. It reduces efficiency and performance because your brain can only focus on one thing at a time.
Unfortunately, conflict in the work place is unavoidable. In leadership, conflict makes or breaks the leader as well as the work culture. For this reason it is important to recognize conflict, the nature of it, and handle it correctly by bringing a swift resolution to all those involved.
Productivity is a never-ending task of prioritizing and the tweaking focused efforts. This can be a challenge at work and at home since there’s never enough time for all we have to do. With a little organization and by making some intelligent choices, you may be surprised by how much work you can squeeze into one day. Here are a few simple steps to help you be more productive in the office.