What are the perfect workday hours to maximize your motivation? For me, it depends and varies based on the day. We’ve been working eight hours a day since Robert Owen coined the slogan, “Eight hours labour, eight hours recreation, eight hours rest,” back in the 18th Century.
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Like it or not, we all need a daily routine. It keeps us in check. It also ensures that we get stuff done and maintain a healthy work-life balance. The problem? To create the best routine requires knowing a lot about each person out there.
In today’s global and distributed business economy, virtual teams are becoming the norm. In fact, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely in 2016. And as more and more companies begin to embrace this idea, expect that number to increase significantly.
You wake-up bright and early. You have every intention to kill it today. Then, three hours later, you realize that you’ve accomplished absolutely nothing.
If you’re like most of us, you jot down an appointment reminder, add an event, or review your calendar without putting much thought into how it has come about. But, make no mistake, the evolution of the calendar will continue over the next 10 years. The ongoing history is fascinating.
Online appointment scheduling isn’t exactly new — some scheduling software has been around since 1999.
However, thanks to the smartphone revolution, appointment apps have become a necessity for all service providers. These appointment apps allow your customers the ability to book an appointment with you — whenever and wherever they are. Read More
Prioritizing your appointments and to-do-lists are key when it comes to productivity and time management. What if you have a calendar full of appointments and meetings? These also need to be prioritized. If you say “yes” to each and every request when you already booked, you end-up spreading yourself too thin. Read More
You may be in healthcare, a business consultant, or run a salon. Maybe you’re in an automotive or a non-profit company. Wherever you are — adding appointments to your calendar is a must. But, this involves more than just adding an appointment to your calendar. You want to learn how to make the best use of your appointment software. Read More
Aristotle said, “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.”
The problem is that our brains just aren’t wired this way. Instead, our brains are more concerned with surviving. Even worse, we get preoccupied by what-is, like “If I made more money I could be happier.” As a result, being content and happy with the life you have becomes elusive. Read More