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Four frame model of successful time management

It seems that many of us are capable of distributing our time and the time of our employees properly and in a rational way. If that’s the case, why are we so often confronted with the lack of this prominent, valuable and sadly finite resource? At first, it seems that we do everything right: write down plans in our notebooks, minimize di...

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How To Beat Procrastination

Everybody is sometimes guilty of postponing important assignments. People often believe that they have unlimited time for work. The deadline draws near, while tasks remain unfinished. Chronic procrastination can lead to serious consequences: from scolding to losing the job. With that said, there a few advice on how to stop procrastinating.

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Habits of punctual people

More and more people find themselves overwhelmed by the number of things they have to do. Their phones keep getting work alerts, the mailbox is filled with bills every month, while friends and relatives can unexpectedly ask for help. This clutter can get to even the best of us. Thankfully,  there are tips that allow anyone to make time f...

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How To Beat The Time Deficit Trap

It seems that nowadays more people suffer from a sense of time deficiency, fall into a trap of panic and procrastination. The chance of getting back on track gets smaller with each passing deadline. Important things get delayed, while tasks with no significant long-term gain become a top priority. For example, you start cleaning your house wh...

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How to create a work schedule with ease

Many managers often think that being informed about the number of departments, employees and work hours is enough to properly create an employee schedule. This approach can be acceptable for managers who don’t like to waste too much time and/or take the human factor into account.

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How to improve employee performance in a restaurant

Proper employee motivation and workflow organization play a pivotal part in running a successful restaurant. Neglecting these facts can decrease the quality of customer service and increase the chance of employee turnover. There is a number of tried and tested measures as well as some modern solutions that allow to keep all of your staff memb...

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How to make the most out of call-center scheduling

Many call-center managers are required to carry out important tasks. They have to give out tasks and keep an eye on the working process. One of the most vital tasks lies in creating worker schedules. In order to do that, managers have to know about the daily tasks of their subordinates, weekly operator rosters and keep tack on the number of c...

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How to motivate remote staff workers

While people couldn’t dream of working remotely 10 years ago, nowadays every other company makes use of at least one remote employee. Big corporations and enterprises employ entire remote worker staffs, whose presence on office grounds is unrequired. PR managers, HR experts, copywriters, journalists, photographers, bloggers, accountants...

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How To Properly Prioritize Work Tasks

Recurring changes in the work plan constantly disturb the list of priorities. This can lead to negative consequences in productivity and team progress, irrational time management and missed deadlines. Is there a way to stay on top of things and make time for everything?

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How to stay focused at work

Whether you work from home or from an office, you may have a hard time staying focused on work assignments. At home, Netflix’s new offers or a long nap can throw your whole schedule out the window. A desk job has its own distractions with kitchen banter and excessive use of social networks. Today we will help you how to focus on tasks.

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