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How to Build Accountable Work from Home Teams

Even though technology has made working remotely possible, it was still a luxury for most employees. In fact, under 5 million worked at home before 2020. And, as you know, a global pandemic changed all that. Since then, 62% of employed Americans have reported that they have worked from home during the crisis. And, no matter what happens, a majority of them would prefer to do so. Because of this, leaders have had to step up their...

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The Psychological Price of Meetings

With so many personalities within your organization, it’s not every day that you can reach unanimous decisions. However, if there is one thing that everyone can agree upon it’s how much they despise meetings. People dread meetings for several valid reasons. For starters, most people view meetings as unproductive and inefficient. That’s because there isn’t a clear purpose and a lack of clear, actionable outcomes. What’s...

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What is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination?

The other night I thought that as soon as my head hit the pillows, I would be out cold. I had one of those non-stop days. You know, getting ahead of work and attending to household responsibilities like laundry. A peculiar thing happened. I laid there wide awake. So, I decided to read a book to calm down. When I felt drowsy enough, I put the book down but continued to toss and turn. Frustrated, I grabbed my phone and turned on a...

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5 Ways to Eliminate Office Confusion

Communication challenges can pop up in any office setting. Even the best workplaces occasionally get bogged down in confusion and miscommunication. That’s been especially true this past year. When millions of workers immediately scattered from places of business to home offices, confusion was sure to arise. So how do you minimize the impact of miscommunication? As with many other things, admitting there is a problem is an excellent...

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The 6 Reasons Most Miscommunications Occur

Miscommunications happen frequently with most everyone I know. Technology has allowed us to communicate faster but not necessarily better. While some miscommunication is merely annoying, it’s those awful miscommunications that occur at the most inopportune moments that put unnecessary stress on us all, creating conflict and can be a disrupting influence in relationships. While some of the root causes for miscommunication seem...

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3 Ways to Scale Your Business Intelligently With AI

Artificial intelligence is having a moment — or maybe a decade. The technology is already so ingrained in our lives that most people don’t even realize they’re using it. In 2019, the AI market was valued at $39.9 billion. By 2025, it’s predicted to be a $390 billion industry. Startups might not have the troves of data that giant corporations do, but they can still leverage artificial intelligence to streamline and optimize...

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Motivation Secrets of Productive People

Make no mistake about it. Motivation will increase your productivity. “Motivation and productivity are twin concepts in organizational development,” wrote Kristina Dems for Bright Hub. “First, motivation works as the means toward attaining productivity as an end. Another point: Motivation is the best road to follow to reach productivity as a favorable effect. Lastly, motivation is the stimulus to trigger productivity as a...