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Entries from July 2010

Another Way to Manage Email

July 27th, 2010 · 2 Comments

“I have been reading Productivity Today for some time and have found the articles and insight very effective not only for me personally but also in my business.  I have implemented some of the systems and strategies you suggest and have not only increased my efficiency but have also alleviated quite a bit of stress. […]

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Tags: Email Management

Cell Phones, Driving, and Hurting Business

July 20th, 2010 · No Comments

We have all heard plenty about the potential physical dangers, to yourself and others, when driving and talking on your cell phone simultaneously.  But how about also considering how you may be affecting business relationships? Because you are multitasking when driving and talking on the phone, you are not fully present in either situation.  In […]

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Tags: Multitasking

Vacation Deprivation and Productivity

July 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Have you taken a vacation yet this year?  If yes, did you come back rested and recharged for work?  If no, then you are not alone. Each year Expedia.com has conducted a survey comparing vacation habits in the United States with those of other countries.  The overall finding is that Americans not only take fewer […]

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Tags: Office Productivity

Steady Productivity: Reliable vs. Flash

July 7th, 2010 · No Comments

What might today’s worker have in common with the plain, black government pen?  You know the one.  It is in post offices and federal offices and throughout the military I grew up around those black, plastic objects since my father was a government employee.  They were definitely not flashy, but I had no idea of what […]

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Tags: Team Productivity