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Productivity

Can the four-day work week work for your business

- July 12, 2021 4 MIN READ

Back in 2018, I wrote about my team’s six-hour workday experiment for Harvard Business Review. We found that the shorter days acted as a forcing function, prompting us to waste less time sending cat gifs in Slack, effectively prioritising our work, automating and outsourcing rudimentary tasks, and spending more time in deep concentration. More recently,… Read more »

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How urgent is it? Be more productive and less reactive

- September 2, 2020 3 MIN READ

The coronavirus crisis has taught us sometimes a business needs to react urgently to change. While it can be difficult to pivot under pressure, particularly when circumstances are out of our control, it doesn’t need to be stressful, writes Dermot Crowley, productivity thought leader, director of Adapt Productivity, and author of Urgent! Urgency is a… Read more »

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Why my power hours are the key to my success

- July 6, 2020 3 MIN READ

I remember first hearing the term ‘power hours’ about five years ago and it really resonated with me. The term power hours refers to the hours in between the time you wake up and midday. It was one of those things that kept popping up through books that I was reading and podcasts that I… Read more »

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Keeping your team engaged in the wake of COVID-19

- March 26, 2020 3 MIN READ

With a lot of businesses moving to operate virtually in the wake of COVID-19, many employees are adjusting to remote working as the new norm. Remote working comes with its own challenges, including lack of human interaction and distractions from one’s surroundings, just to name a few, writes Claudio Cardile, ANZ Managing Director, Barco. It’s… Read more »

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12 time management mistakes that set you up for failure

- November 20, 2019 7 MIN READ

Time management is all the rage these days, and it’s easy to understand why. Most people, particularly small business owners and entrepreneurs, are working themselves to the bone. It’s been found that 70 per cent of us work beyond “office hours” and into the weekends. We’re working from bed, while eating dinner and when on vacation. This… Read more »

News

Nitro survey finds death-by-meeting and outdated tech crippling Aussie businesses

- December 7, 2018 3 MIN READ

Document productivity startup, Nitro, has found Aussie employees are wasting valuable hours battling outdated tech, mired in unnecessary meetings and trapped in poor workflow.  Nitro, surveyed more than 1,000 Australian office workers to better understand the productivity challenges faced by employees and discovered five primary pain points. 59 per cent of employees reported outdated processes,… Read more »

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Take control of your time with these 5 apps

- September 27, 2018 3 MIN READ

We live in a 24/7 state of connectivity. Yet business owners and employees often complain there is not enough time to juggle all their work. Endless emails, long meetings and the constant onslaught of information that comes our way every day can make it difficult to focus. Efficiency goes out the window and jobs fall… Read more »