productivity

A 19-post collection


A productive workplace is crucial to business success. It doesn't matter if you are a simple operator, assistant or the CEO, everyone plays a part in getting your company to reach its goals each month. Tired employees, no matter how much you try to motivate them. They are exhausted. They can be underproductive and even dangerous in critical situations causing harm to themselves and others through impaired judgment and reduced capacity to perform their work. Workers who are fatigued may have a slower reaction time or be unable to make good decisions. Fatigue can also lower the immune system, leading...

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In recent news, the title of the article was: “Only 41% of employers have a strategy to protect the health of workers”, and the article ends with the following conclusion: “increasingly aware of the direct link between the well-being of employees and their level of productivity and commitment to the company, as well as the relationship with behaviours associated with less healthy lifestyles - namely, sedentary lifestyle, stress, and obesity. What remains now is: moving into practice.” As suggested in a 2007 publication by the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization, “Steps to Health. A European framework...

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The workplace, the workforce and the technologies that we use in the world of work, are in a nonstop of transformations. The relationship with the workers, the customers, the communities and all of its influencers are beginning to gain place side by side with all the financial performance metrics and quality standards of products or services. Transforming business enterprises into social enterprises. “A social enterprise is an organization whose mission combines revenue growth and profit making with the need to respect and support its environment and stakeholder network. This includes listening to, investing in, and actively managing the trends that...

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Decision Fatigue happens when we make too many choices, for long periods of time in maximum focus and concentration, it can also be called of Brain Drain. Decision fatigue may seem odd, if you pass eight hours, sited in a chair. You may not feel physically tired, but you are low on mental energy and that makes you feel tired all the time. “According to multiple sources on the Internet, the average amount of remotely conscious decisions an adult makes each day equals about 35,000.” Here are some signs you might be suffering from decision fatigue or brain drain:...

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A simple definition of what means to be leading by example could be that “authentic leaders align people around shared purpose and values, and empower them to lead authentically to create value for all stakeholders.” “People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives.” –Theodore Roosevelt But serious leaders understand that both by design and default, they’re always leading by example. “A great personal brand isn’t an artificial construct. A great personal brand – like a great company brand – is authentic. (…) When a personal brand is an authentic extension of the...

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