How to Be an Effective Employee?05 May 2015

Different jobs require different skills and approaches. One thing, which stays the same for any kind of work you do, and which will add to your success, is keeping the right attitude. Whether you consider a boss – employee relation or an ability to make teamwork successful, going in with a...

Learn to Finish What You've Started22 Apr 2015

Do you think that you need to be particularly gifted to be able to finish what you once started? Or perhaps you've always assumed that this is an inherit part of one's character – either you're a dedicated finisher or you tend to lose interest in anything you do after a while, therefore not...

8 Things You Need to Quit to Improve Efficiency14 Apr 2015

If taking an active approach to making an improvement of your productivity has failed you, as it has failed many of us, there is the passive way to go about it. Instead of taking an effort to apply new practices, see what you can stop doing to achieve an efficiency boosting result. Say no...

10 Things that Really Motivate You to Work08 Apr 2015

From among tons of factors that serve as motivation to people, some may seem more obvious than others. Of course, motivation will differ depending on people's age, gender, industry and – most of all – character. There's no real need here to mention money as one of them, as it may be argued that...

Improve the Way You Think in Order to Achieve More01 Apr 2015

Have you ever wondered how come some people have no difficulty grasping complex ideas in an instant, while others need a lot of explaining and navigating through other associated concepts before they know what is being talked about? One might say this is simply a matter of IQ – and perhaps it...

Successful People Work Smart, not just Hard24 Mar 2015

When thinking about how you work, you really should take into consideration the fact that it's not just how hard you work, but how optimal your working practices are, that matters. Prioritize This seemingly obvious tip is probably the key skill to have if you want to learn to work smart....

Is Your Hard Work Hurting your Productivity? Take a Break!18 Mar 2015

Want to take effective breaks at work? Find out some of the best practices for keeping the productivity going and staying focused but not stressed throughout the day. Taking regular breaks also prevents you from getting bored too quickly, therefore more happy about your job and...

How do Great Team Leaders Manage Poor Performers?10 Mar 2015

Define clear and precise expectations It may seem obvious, but surprisingly, what is expected is very often left unsaid, therefore the employee may have no idea of whether what they deliver does or doesn't meet the manager's expectations. Defining expectations should be coupled with stating...

7 Things that Are Most Hurting your Productivity03 Mar 2015

1. Focusing on problems rather than on solutions If the milk has already been spilled, it's no use to go on analysing it, it's much more advisable to concentrate on finding possible solutions or work-arounds the issue. In other words – looking ahead brings more value in this instance than...

How to Manage Someone Smarter than You?18 Feb 2015

Any employer knows the little dilemma of wanting to hire the best and being terrified of having to manage someone a lot more skilled or intelligent than themselves.. it's tricky! If you don't understand their work nor some of the language they use – where do you get the authority to be the...