5 online presentation tips

5 online presentation tips

Presentations are an integral part of any business, regardless of size. There is a good chance that you will have to give at least one presentation in your career, with many people giving so many they lose count. Many small businesses are starting to hire remote workers or carry out business over large distances, which forces them to create presentations online.

How to write a better to-do list

How to write a better to-do list

Are you looking for a tried and tested way of increasing your productivity? If so, then there are a number of solutions. One of the most effective is writing a to-do list to help you really get on top of your day-to-day tasks.This guide will help you craft an effective one so you can skyrocket your productivity each day.

Email handling for business

Email handling for business

If you’re running a business, regardless of whether you have physical premises or operate in a virtual world, you probably receive a continuous stream of emails every minute of every day and beyond. Because of this, many business owners have a hard time simply handling the sheer volume of emails.

5 mobile productivity apps

5 mobile productivity apps

It’s a new year and with it many people, business owners included, are undoubtedly setting goals and resolutions for the year ahead. When it comes to businesses, many owners and managers set a resolution to become more productive, something which isn’t always easy.

Boost productivity with 5 apps

Productivity_Dec09_AFrom email to document storage, and even voice communication, almost every business system is connected in some way to do the Internet. Connecting to the Web is without a doubt an important tool that many businesses have come to steadfastly rely on. A common problem workers run across however is being distracted by sites like Facebook, Wikipedia, etc.

Stop multitasking in 5 steps

Productivity_Oct16_AAs a business owner or manager you are likely doing more than one thing at once. You are maybe even balancing three to four tasks at the same time. Have you noticed that when you do this, you often make more mistakes or actually end up working longer and harder? While multitasking is an important skill, it can kill your productivity if you are always balancing multiple tasks.

Pros and cons of the Gantt chart

Productivity_Aug26_AProjects are usually defined as a process that can be either individual or collaborative and are planned to achieve a desired result. They are usually different from your day-to-day work tasks and have a set start and end date. Some projects can be incredibly complex, so to stay on top of every aspect you need an easy way to see what needs to be done and when.

Email sign-offs – are they important?

Productivity_July22_AOne of the more important aspects of doing business is communication. Your clients rely on good clear communication channels in order to do business with you, and your employees often rely on communicative relationships to get their jobs done. Email has enabled businesses to communicate with ease.