Setting goals is important and understanding how to set goals may be more so. Here is a list of important considerations. here is a list I’ve compiled of important considerations present across different models. Whether you’re a fan of SMART goals or FAST goals or any other kind, consider these major factors before you finalize your workplace goals.
Most of us have heard the term “burnout” used before, but did you know the incidence of burnout is rising dramatically in the times of COVID-19? As burnout burns through the workforce, it’s becoming increasingly important for workers and workplace leaders to learn more about this phenomenon, especially how to identify and combat it.
In these unprecedented times, as we all struggle to accept the new realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, grief is becoming ubiquitous. We are experiencing losses, small and great, personal and collective.
As we settle into working from home, most of our workplace interactions are taking place virtually. Setting up your virtual workspace is just as important, especially when projects call for productivity as a team. Here are some tips for improving your virtual meetings and collaborations.
It may seem self-evident that a group will be more productive than an individual, as the saying “two heads are better than one” implies. However, not all groups are created equal. Despite the intuitive sense we have that assigning more people to a task will result in it being done faster, some groups can actually impede productive work. This is important to consider in making choices about what kind of work to tackle individually versus in groups. First, let’s understand some research on the psychology of group work.
You’ve implemented some tips for optimizing your remote work space. Now what? Time to focus on your work time. Here are some tried-and-true strategies to boost your productivity throughout your remote work day. Learn what motivates you to plan ahead, set clear boundaries, invest fully into your work and personal time, and feel confident that you’re taking care of yourself at work and at home, even when those happen to be the same place.
As the world slowly and tentatively starts to reopen, many of us are still staying home. Staying home means working remotely, and that means setting up our own work spaces. Some of us may be settling into home offices, others stealing a corner of a common room for a simple desk, and yet others getting creative with outdoor solutions. I’ve loved the chance to get some work done at the picnic table on our patio, but I’m finding that working in unusual spots has notably reduced my productivity. Fortunately, I’ve done some research, and I’ve compiled a list of seven strategies to streamline my work space and combat those challenges to productivity.
Did you know that paperwork is a major productivity killer in the workplace? Not only can it sabotage your efficiency, it’s even expensive to manage. Yet studies reveal that the average American office worker uses about 10,000 sheets of paper per year. This is an alarming figure, considering the availability of advanced technology in today’s world. It seems like things are particularly designed to help businesses go paperless.