Productivity

Productivity Archives

A h‘app’y solution to greater efficiency

A serial-entrepreneur, journalist, radio host and software engineer discusses the productivity apps that help him be hig...

Widening skills gap imperils post-pandemic recovery

Despite recent government investments, a report suggests further initiatives are needed to address the skills gap being ...

How manual processes are causing small-business failure

Choosing to still do things using manual processes not only leaves SMEs behind the times, but also more prone to busines...
tax shortcuts, remote working, home, working from home, WFH, work-from-home

Negotiating flexible work arrangements when it’s not adding up

While not all businesses can manage going fully remote in their operations, employees have a right to ask for a flexible...
paperless

Going paperless: the first step in the productivity revolution

Advances in automation and the global pandemic have combined to make the idea of a paperless environment more viable tha...
virtual meetings, remote

How to improve company culture in the throes of snap lockdowns

It's time to implement measures that nurture company culture again as the repercussions of unengaged employees directly ...

Making the most of your time

A renowned behavioural scientist shares the most relevant lessons she has learnt for small-business owners from talking ...
Emails, business email

Eight tips to up your email productivity game

Top tips on how you can make your email tasks easier, setting aside more time for you to work "on" your business rather ...
leadership practices, barriers

A simple tool to help SMEs avoid unproductive leadership

Leadership is not always seen as a priority in SMEs yet it should be - small-team environments mean people are closer to...

Want to make workplace flexibility a bestseller? Try this…

The biggest mistake business owners can make is that they don’t trust their employees to be working if they’re not in si...