Building an Active Remote Work Culture with Brightpod

remote team project management tool Here’s why I hate distance.

After college, much of my friend circle moved out to some god forsaken part of India and some managed to scurry to a whole another end of the world. I and three of my best friends are literally located in four corners of the world, and from talking across the desk every time a fly buzzed by we went to talking on hangouts every two weeks or three.

But in the last couple of months, our-grown up selves have come up with a system of sorts (occupational hazard, you see) for syncing our respective schedules for the next hangout session. I am quite proud to say that I have managed to “tech-it” all the way and collaborating schedules is literally a matter of clicking on a shared planner app. Continue reading

Why a Personal Kanban Board Makes a Great Productivity Tool

Years ago, Toyota championed the cause of bringing a ‘logical sequence’ into the way they did things. For this, they looked at a bunch of super markets, studied the complex correlation between what the customers bought and how a store stocked commodities and came out with stark insight of sorts.

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How Marketers Stay Productive: Greg Kazulak Of Positionly

Positionly

This week we feature Greg Kazulak , Co-founder and CEO of PositionlyPositionly is a SEO software that can do some very specific things for your business. The program is designed as a one-stop solution for all your SEO needs.

In this interview, you can read more about his work at Positionly, favorite marketing tools, productivity tips as well as his advice for budding marketers.

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Death to Emails: The Trick to Sending Fewer Emails at Work

email hack for marketers All you marketers – take a minute and ponder over this following scenario.

Being a marketing organization, it is very likely that you send and receive close to 25 emails every day. And very email requires at the very least 5 minutes of your work time – to read, think or/and draft. That’s 75 minutes or about an hour and 15 minutes spent on entertaining basic transactional pieces of information.

And more often than not an email message hardly ever ends with just a reply from the recipient. A train of emails conventionally follows 1 in every 3 emails sent between two people.  Continue reading