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Office lighting is also a major user of electrical power and a source of greenhouse emissions. In contrast, natural light is available and cost-effective, leading to “daylighting” which is defined as a building design that makes effective use of outside light in relation to heating, cooling, and lighting, and it also works to improve employee prod Read More

Time Trashing & Organization: More Than Meets the Eye

Time Trashing & Organization:  More Than Meets the Eye - http://www.productivitytoday.com Avatar Posted by dlanders under Self-Development
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 4513 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 27, 2008 5:49 pm
Trashing is what happens when more time is spent switching between tasks than actually accomplishing useful work. While organizing your work space and your personal life is positive, make sure that you do not spend more time on the planning than in actually doing the work. Read More
To limit sustained harm to your brain's executive functioning, you need to find ways to lessen daily stress that can result from multitasking. To counter this need for multitasking: Read More

8 Habits of Unproductive People

8 Habits of Unproductive People - http://www.productivitytoday.com Avatar Posted by dlanders under Startups
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 4533 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 6, 2008 7:24 pm
We want to continually increase productivity and are always looking at ways to work more efficiently so that we “find” more time. When we are accomplishing more, there actually ends up being more time for us to enjoy life. Unfortunately, we sometimes make mistakes that lower our productivity. Here is a list of 8 things unproductive people do: Read More

Handling Phone Calls for Better Time Management

Handling Phone Calls for Better Time Management - http://www.productivitytoday.com Avatar Posted by dlanders under Startups
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 4533 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 5, 2008 8:41 pm
Picture this: you get to work on time (because you've followed a well-thought-out morning routine!), you have fresh coffee just the way you like it, your computer is completely booted up and ready to get some work done, and you look over to see your neatly stacked pile of projects for the day—already prioritized because you've mastered your paper Read More

Backing Up Home Files

Backing Up Home Files - http://www.productivitytoday.com Avatar Posted by dlanders under Technology
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 4533 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 5, 2008 5:33 pm
You know about backing up files at work, but when you get home it is easy to overlook the home computer, which in so many cases has insinuated itself into household routines. You come home, you check your email. You need to write a quick thank you to a friend, you run to the computer to pull up her address. You want to keep up with your nieces and Read More

Emotional Blocks to Time Management

Emotional Blocks to Time Management - http://www.productivitytoday.com Avatar Posted by dlanders under Management
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 4533 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 5, 2008 5:33 pm
Do you know of someone who is always being told to “get organized” so that he or she will show up on time, manage to find things, and get more done? Stress affects many people as they strive to cope with multiple daily tasks and events. However lack of time is not the only factor in struggling with time management skills... Read More

Avoid Crisis Management with These Simple Daily Schedule Changes

Avoid Crisis Management with These Simple Daily Schedule Changes - http://www.productivitytoday.com Avatar Posted by dlanders under Startups
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 4547 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 20, 2008 7:14 pm
There is no question that crises do arise from time to time, issues that require everyone to change focus. However they tend to occur much more frequently then needed. In so many situations, prior planning would obviate the need for last-minute rush efforts. How can you start to make changes within your organization to limit the fire-fighting Read More

How Organized Offices Create Happier, More Productive Teams

How Organized Offices Create Happier, More Productive Teams - http://www.productivitytoday.com Avatar Posted by dlanders under Human Resources
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 4554 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 16, 2008 7:09 pm
Disorganization is a major cause of job dissatisfaction. If the disorganization is your own, then you can choose to make changes. However, whether you are the disorganized one or the organized one working with a disorganized colleague, that lack of organization has an impact on you. Read More

Mental Health and Productivity

Mental Health and Productivity - http://www.productivitytoday.com Avatar Posted by dlanders under Human Resources
From http://www.productivitytoday.com 4558 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 11, 2008 2:23 pm
I find this such a big issue - yet so often missed: How do mental health issues affect productivity in the workplace? * 222.7 million days of work are lost each year because of absences and problems pertaining to depression, costing companies $51.5 billion. (National Institute of Mental Health) * Employees with depression who receiv Read More
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