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6 Soft Skills Even the Most Technical Employees Need
Sep17

6 Soft Skills Even the Most Technical Employees Need

The smarter tools and processes become, the more heavily companies rely on the soft skills of their employees to keep things running smoothly. There are many important soft skills that even the most technical employees need. According to the 2018 Workplace Learning Report from LinkedIn, most respondents named training for soft skills as their top priority in 2018. Technical skills can only go so far if the people using them don’t know...

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Has There Been a Proven Method to Stop Procrastination?
Sep12

Has There Been a Proven Method to Stop Procrastination?

Procrastination is something that most people have faced at some point in their lives. For some reason, we as humans struggle to avoid things that are unpleasant. We delay the inevitable, especially when it’s unpalatable. And we even do the same procrastination techniques when there is an issue or event that is really important to us — even if it’s something critical. But has there been a proven method to stop procrastination? Around...

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5 Calendar Problems That Eat Your Productivity

We are creatures of habit. At times bad habits, done in the name of “being too busy”, cause us to lose valuable time and productivity. While we may recognize some of these bad habits or problem areas we may not always correct them. When you’re constantly on-the-go, one problem area to concentrate on fixing is your calendar. Correcting calendar problems that eat your productivity can free up time in your schedule for both work and...

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The Science Behind Procrastination and How You’ll Beat It
Sep10

The Science Behind Procrastination and How You’ll Beat It

I had every intention to crank this article out immediately following my morning routine. Already had the material put together in an outline, and I’d put it in my calendar to-do-list. I kept dragging my feet on writing the piece all morning. Even worse, while I’m usually a pro at blocking out distractions, I was more than willing to get a fantastic amount of work done quickly. This action is my favorite procrastination mojo — catch...

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How Small Business Owners Can Keep Team Members Happy
Sep03

How Small Business Owners Can Keep Team Members Happy

A solid team can make or break your business. Even if you are a control person, you can’t handle everything in your business. Having team members you can trust and rely on makes a huge difference. While finding a promising team can seem like a challenge, keeping those people onboard and happy should be your true focus. That way, you can focus on long-term goals and start to build a routine.  Here are some tips for keeping team members...

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