Process Improvement

Working from home tips to stay productive and boost wellbeing

Working from home tips to stay productive and boost wellbeing

Working from home can be a rewarding experience. You eat healthier, sleep better, exercise more and don’t have to spend time commuting. While many speculate whether the current conditions represent a new normal, the reality is that teams need to find ways to healthily do their jobs from home. This post is a list of actions that will not only…

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Why hire a virtual assistant

Why hire a virtual assistant

Hiring your first virtual assistant might seem dauting. But when you find the right fit for you and your business the rewards can be immense. A virtual assistant is an individual of works on a self-employment basis meaning that you won’t incur costs with office space and other benefits and costs associated with hiring a permanent employee. On top of…

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Become a better communicator

Become a better communicator

Being a good communicator can help you excel in your life, career and relationships. Communication is an integral part of any work or life situation. Learning to be an effective communicator is a valuable productivity tool, one that is unfortunately commonly overlooked. So many of life’s outcomes, achievements in particular, depend on clear, confident communication. Communicating well is a skill.…

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Be yourself at work – it’s more productive

Be yourself at work – it’s more productive

When we talk about being productive, we usually talk about time management, delegation or prioritization. Those things are important for sure but today, let’s take a step back because as it turns out, there’s an overlooked way to increase your productivity and your satisfaction at work…surprisingly, it’s being yourself. Authenticity may feel risky but it’s better for your career. Sometimes…

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Meetings – how to use them effectively

Meetings – how to use them effectively

Meetings, in essence, are meant to boost productivity and efficiency. When everyone is on the same page and aware of what should be done, even the most challenging tasks can be completed. In reality, we find ourselves stuck at unproductive meetings, week after week. Meetings are essential to a smooth-running company; unfortunately, many leaders don’t know how to use them…

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Maximize your productivity both at work and outside it

Maximize your productivity both at work and outside it

Every business expert claims to have “productivity hacks” that can help you get more done in less time. Of course, there are some common-sense tools you can implement to be more productive, like taking brief breaks, creating effective to-do lists and resisting social media. There is no hack for becoming more productive; there are only new habits we can implement…

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Techniques to achieve effective HR communication

Techniques to achieve effective HR communication

Most companies are very mindful of how they communicate with customers, but when it comes to their own employees, communication with them is not usually as ambitious or carefully planned. This is a mistake because just as communication with customers keeps them engaged and loyal, the same is true for communication with a company’s employees. So, let’s look at how…

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Tips for effective virtual meetings

Tips for effective virtual meetings

More employees are working from home, more meetings are conducted online, and more candidates are interviewing via webcam. Online meetings may be a normal part of a team’s everyday workflow, but how to make them maximally efficient can be a bit of a head-scratcher: What’s the best virtual meeting tool to use? And how do you make sure you cover…

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Essential tips for managing your day-to-day expenses

Essential tips for managing your day-to-day expenses

Keeping on top of expenses can be a big hassle when you’re just trying to get on with your work, especially if it’s grown into a big pile of unprocessed paperwork! What is expense management?Expense management is a systematic set of processes businesses use to record expenses, execute payments, and track their spend. This includes keeping tabs on purchases businesses…

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How to hire a virtual assistant to propel your blog growth

How to hire a virtual assistant to propel your blog growth

Once you’ve decided you need some help in your blogging business, the next step is likely going to be hiring a virtual assistant or VA. But where do you start? If you’ve never hired anyone before it can be more than a little daunting. Where do you find a virtual assistant? How do you find the right one for you?…

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