How to Delegate Tasks More Effectively How often do you delegate a task to an employee, but they don’t complete it the way you wanted them to? Then get frustrated because they did it wrong and end up doing it yourself? (Sound familiar?) When we are defining a project that someone else is going to complete,
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We’ve all heard the normal tips and tricks for making ourselves and others more productive. They’re all about staying focused, being dedicated, and just putting your head down and hammering things out. But what about the weirder tips for improving productivity? What about the things that maybe seem quirky, but truly boost efficiency? We’ve come
When you need to focus and really get stuff done, where do you go? Probably your favorite local coffee shop. You know, the one with the quiet corner, open outlets, and the steady stream of caffeine at your fingertips. No interruptions—just a peaceful, conducive working environment where you can get a change of scenery and
“Starters” are great at starting things — new projects, new ideas, new tasks. But they’re not the best at finishing things. “Finishers” on the other hand are great at finishing things — taking existing work and bringing it to completion. If they’re given a blank sheet of paper, it’s really hard for them to get
It started slowly. At first there was just the You’ve Got Mail! alert from AOL. Then our phones started to notify us of text messages, emails, calendar appointments, and tasks. Now they buzz and beep to tell us that we have new likes, plusses, or friends. Everyone wants some attention! But it’s not just alerts
Artists like El Greco (pictured) were known for creating art with invisible directional cues that caused the viewer’s eye to move through the piece. Your landing page should work in the same way. It should be informative, seamlessly direct the audience to the information they want, and offer something stimulating. In this guest post for Spoutfire,