Industry Leaders Reveal Dogs in the Workplace Reduce Stress and Increase Happiness

It has never been a secret that dog is man’s best friend. However, said man (or woman) typically spends 40+ hours a week in an office, sans ‘best friend’. The good news is, companies are catching on to the trend that allowing dogs in the workplace may be the tool required to reduce stress and increase satisfaction amongst employees.

The Five Most Important Factors in Professional Relationships (According to Modern Thought Leaders)

It is imperative for any individual striving for success in the workplace to learn how to establish professional relationships. Take note, as thought leaders from Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Chron weigh in on the five most important factors involved in professional relationships.

42 Motivational Business Quotes from 21st Century Thought Leaders

Business leaders, entrepreneurs, and creatives all need inspiration from time to time. Below you can find the 42 most influential and moving business quotes from famous leaders of the 21st century. If you are an individual striving for success, but are burdened by a lack of motivation, this collection of quotes may be the inspiration you need. 

The Benefits of Artificial Intelligence on Workplace Productivity

In a recent study, Forrester Research predicted a “greater than 300% increase in investment in artificial intelligence in 2017 compared with 2016.” The benefits of artificial intelligence on productivity are incredible and we are in a moment in time where the possibilities are becoming quite endless. 

Five Must-Have Communication Software Tools That May Be the End of Email

Email is pretty standard for nearly every business, but it can be problematic and even downright frustrating. According to a study by Radacti Group, business professionals send or receive an average of 120 emails a day, which works out to be one email every four minutes!

7 Google Drive Tips & Tricks You Can't Afford to Miss

If you’re settling for the basic functionality of Google Docs, you are not leveraging its true potential. Here’s some tips and tricks you need to know in order to increase your efficiency and take advantage of this cloud-based office suite.

10 Tips & Tricks for the Ultimate To-Do Checklist for Work

Employees that are looking to streamline their day to day process or to increase their overall output typically look towards to-do lists, checklist apps, or software tools that help them prioritize tasks and responsibilities. Take a moment to browse the tips and tricks below to learn how you can get the most done with your to-do checklist.

The Ultimate List of Motivational Podcasts for Your Commute to Work

On average, each American spends the equivalent of a week at work stuck in traffic every year. Whether your commute is the typical 25-minute journey that most of us experience, or an extreme 90-minute trek through bumper-to-bumper traffic, there’s got to be a better way to use the time we spend each morning behind the wheel.

The Future of Work Series: Seven Tips for a Perfectly Productive Home Office

The amount of employees working from home continues to rise at an unprecedented rate as we head into 2017. According to research conducted by Global Workplace Analytics, “Regular work-at-home, among the non-self-employed population, has grown by 103% since 2005.”

Last Say on Emoji: 😀 or 😕 at Work?

Should you send your coworker a smiley face? How about your client? Does your answer change if you’ve worked with the client two months versus two years?

7 Ways to Supercharge Millennials at Work

Every generation has its own expectations for how it will work. In the 1950s, men primarily entered the workforce. In the 1990s, baby boomers and the Internet took over. Today, we’re seeing millennials enter the workforce.

Productivity Tip: Beat Creative Review and Approval Bottlenecks with this New Tool

These are frustrations we hear every day:

4 Steps to Improve Utilization Rate

Increasing utilization can have a huge impact to both your top and bottom line. For a 100 person services team, increasing billable utilization by one hour per week per person at an average realized bill rate of $200 per hour increases your annual revenue by $1M.

Employee Onboarding for Project Managers: Give New Hires the Full Picture

Great onboarding experiences set the pace for your team’s future. The first weeks of your employees’ training, you have the opportunity to set them up for success. As a project manager, you can either get this right or miss a great opportunity.  

19 Lessons in Project Management Mistakes from NASA

Even NASA makes mistakes.

Thankfully, Jerry Madden documented 37 years of lessons he learned as Associate Director of Flight Projects at NASA, so we can learn from them.