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Entries from April 2009

Sleep for Improved Productivity

April 28th, 2009 · No Comments

It is almost chic to say you hardly have time to sleep, but that is not a good advertisement for your effectiveness.  Many of us are functioning with a huge sleep debt.  If you are a business owner or manager, it is to your advantage to have employees who get enough hours of shut-eye each […]

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Does Using Facebook & Twitter at Work Make You More Productive?

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments

Employers encouraging their employees to take breaks for Facebook, Twitter and YouTube?  Is it possible? The University of Melbourne sponsored a study by Brent Coker, from their department of management and marketing, claiming that the above listed breaks help sharpen concentration.  The study went so far as to say that people using the Internet for […]

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Paper Management Solutions: Erase & Reuse

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments

No matter how much of your life turns digital, I’m betting that there is still paper around you.  Instead of seeing a decrease in the amount of paper, the Internet is one of the biggest sources of paper growth.  Why? We receive more email, and we print many of those. We like paper.  It’s quick […]

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Multitasking and Internet Use

April 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

If there was ever a process designed specifically to distract us, it would be the internet.  The links, side ads, and animations are all designed to pull our attention in different directions. However in addition to what is pulling you within a web page, internet sites are challenged by the many users who are also […]

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