How to Encourage Employee Productivity With Artificial Intelligence

From time-blocking to to-do lists, there are countless time-tested methods to encourage employees to make the most of their time on the clock. They’re still useful, but many HR professionals are beginning to use artificial intelligence (AI) to capitalize on employees’ available hours. Forward-thinking people in the human resources sector can do that in several …

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The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Work-Life Balance

In an ever increasingly fast-paced world, it’s easy to succumb to the pressures of feeling the need to succeed. Part of the problem is the praise and rewards we give to workaholics. But these people shouldn’t always be admired. There’s a difference between working hard and overworking that, unfortunately, many overworkers do not understand. While …

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What Is Cross Functional Collaboration And How To Make It Work For Your Organisation

Cross functional collaboration is a process in which people from multiple teams or departments (i.e. sales, marketing, human resources, etc) within a company come together in order to work on a central project or task. Cross functional collaboration can happen organically within your organisation or can occur as part of a formal project or process …

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The Ugly Truth About Your Office’s Open Floor Plan

Offices with open floor plans are the new normal — it’s hard to find an office these days that has more traditional cubicles for each employee. This is because, for the longest time, open floor plans were marketed as a design that makes employees more efficient and productive. However, a recent study from the minds …

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Not All Startup Founders Can Go Full Time On Day One – What It’s Like Balancing A Startup, Full Time Work and A Family

You know what sucks? Hearing people say that you can’t possibly be committed to your startup if you still hold down a full time job. I’m sorry……… but I’d bet a decent amount of money that I am just as committed and put in just as many (productive) hours as most other founders. That said, …

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To-Do, Doing, Done – Managing Tasks With Kanban Boards In Task Pigeon

***We have released an updated version of our Kanban Board functionality. Here’s what it looks like*** One of the simplest and most effective ways to manage your tasks is with a simple three step process. Listing tasks as “to-do”, “doing” or “done” provides a very quick and clear way of evaluating your workload now and …

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How To Turn Emails Into Tasks With Task Pigeon & Zapier

Have you ever tried to use your email inbox as a to-do list? I have, numerous times in fact. But it doesn’t work for long. I tried various strategies, such as leaving emails I needed to action as unread, placing them in folders to follow up and even printing hard copies of work to do. …

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