Being productive is not only about how much work you can get done and how quickly, but also about the way you relate with the rest of your team and how well you communicate. With an open, honest and respectful team you can become highly productive and know when to back off if the workload is too much, how to improve productivity by avoiding distractions and having an open and honest communication style that will allow you to be a fantastic team together.
Your Top 10 Productivity Killers and How to Fix Them
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Technology, meetings, coworkers and a misunderstanding of how time is spent can all lead to a serious lack of productivity. When you focus in and create a scene where you are not interrupted and are able to focus solely on the work you need to do when you are working, you can create an environment where you get to stay productive throughout your workday. Placing your phone in a “do not disturb” setting or having a way to make people leave your workspace sooner so you can get back to work can help you become more productive and spend your time working on the tasks you need to. Take a look at this article and see how your time is spent and what you need to do to make it the most productive time possible for you to get your work done.
How to Respectfully Stand Up to Your Boss When You’re Overworked
It happens to all of us, at some time in our careers, we feel we are being overworked by our bosses. One way to make sure you are not overworked and you are able to maintain a healthy and respectful relationship, you have to understand how you relate to each other. You have a workload that you need to meet, they have deadlines they must keep and both of you need to make sure you have the ability to take care of everything your boss needs and feeling overworked is certainly one way to keep you from being able to be as productive as possible. Review this article to learn how you should sit down and work through the overworked feeling and workload you have. Don’t forget though, you will need to see your work from their point of view as well and come to a constructive conclusion.
As Communication Improves, Culture Improves, As Does the Bottom Line – 4 Tools that Make the Difference
Communication is one of the key components of every business. You have to communicate effectively with each other from a top down and a bottom up perspective. This allows you to be able to enjoy the benefits of creating a culture that will work together. If you are the CEO or one of the leaders of the company you know you need to be transparent in your communication in order to be effective with your team. They need to know what is going on, and you need to be able to tell them as well as gain feedback from your team. Take a look at this article and learn how important communication can be to the success of your business.