Successful People Follow These 7 Productivity Rules

While there’s no such thing as an ideal, mold-making businessperson, successful entrepreneurs and executives share certain traits in common.

Productivity is one such trait.

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Whether you’re doing your best to climb the corporate ladder ahead of schedule or working to turn your big idea into a big employer, you’ll find a streamlined schedule smooths the road ahead. Follow these seven productivity-boosting tips and good things might just happen.

1. Don’t Let Email Take Over Your Life

There’s an email management tip for everyone. It doesn’t really matter how you choose to manage your inbox clutter, as long as you do it well and consistently.…

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5 Simple CEO Hacks for Seriously Enhancing Productivity

The problem isn’t that you, as CEO or business owner, need to be more productive than anyone else within your business. If everyone efficiently accomplishes their share of work, the business should thrive. Rather, the problem is that you almost always claim a significantly larger share of responsibilities, so it is much harder for you to be efficient or effective in every task.

Busy CEO

As a result, you might spend 90 hours a week at work, rarely see your family and friends, and have an abominable sleeping and exercising schedule — all for the goal of completing the bare minimum of your tasks.…

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Increase Productivity with Flexible Working

Businesses can often be reluctant to engage a flexible working policy through fear that the system will become more of problem than a benefit. The correct structure has to be in place to support the system and maximise the benefits but can it increase job satisfaction? Should it and can it be made available to all employees or just a few? Certainly, some jobs would not fit the ‘work from home’ criteria but with planning, flexible working could be available for most roles providing the needs of the business are being met.

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Attract and retain a skilled workforce

Essential for any business, attracting and retaining an appropriately skilled workforce will always be a priority.…

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Need More Hours in The Day? Follow These Tips for Cutting Your E-mail Time in Half

More than a quarter of an employee’s workday is consumed with reading and responding to e-mail, according to a study conducted by the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI).

email management on the go

E-mail notifications and mobile connectivity have left many professionals feeling as though they must read every e-mail as soon as it comes through—a practice that cuts into a worker’s productivity throughout the day.

But this constant connectivity can have a negative impact on your business—pulling employees out of conversations with associates and clients and leaving your team members feeling burned out. By making a few small changes to your e-mail, you can become more productive and provide better service to your client base.…

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