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How Strategy Games Can Improve Your Productivity
Tom Jager
June 20, 2017
Think carefully and deeply. Your next move could be the last. The enemies are watching everything you’re doing and are ready to respond at any time. Emotio...
These 5 Simple Ideas Will Boost Your Productivity
Ashley Faulkes
May 16, 2017
Simple ideas can change your life. If you are anything like me, you are always looking for the next best thing. And often, the best ideas come from industrie...
A 6-Step Guide to Better, Productive Meetings
Meeta Sharma
April 25, 2017
There is a note on my desk that reads “I survived another meeting that should have been an email.” I put that note there and yes, I hate meetings that ar...
Productivity Hacks: 6 New Routines in 6 Days
Meeta Sharma
January 24, 2017
The one thought that has kept me at ease these past few months is that I have progressively been grooming myself to make conscious life choices and in genera...
4 Reasons Why ‘Good Enough’ Is a Good Enough Productivity Tip
Meeta Sharma
January 17, 2017
I have been a start-up girl for the longest time. I have worked with a whole bunch of dynamic people, those who are always sprinting, always busy and always ...
7 Best-Ever Productivity Tips to Start 2017 on the Right Track
January 3, 2017
It’s that time of the year when we are looking back at all that we’ve done, achieved, and managed to make better in the year that just went by. And while...
How One Day of Using 5 Productivity Hacks Changed My Routine for Good
Meeta Sharma
October 18, 2016
Given I work with a pro-productivity and pro-smart work organization that is Brightpod, it is (now) second nature to me to look for ways to improve the way I...
This is How Writing a Journal Can Lead You to Success
July 12, 2016
It is no secret that writing is a great skill for a marketer to have. But, did you know that writing in a journal is one of the greatest productivity hacks y...
Productivity Conundrum: “Am I Failing Because I Cannot Prioritize?”
May 24, 2016
It was a regular Friday night in the winter of 2015. I was wrapping up my day’s work when my superior called me into a meeting room for a “quick chat”....
Do You Feel Chronically Unproductive?
May 17, 2016
I remember my first day at a full-time desk job. It was with a young startup of 15 odd people. And my first week on the job was spent trying to figure out ho...
Tap into the Miracle of Mindful Working
May 10, 2016
Earlier this month, I received an interesting email from my HR. She had scheduled two hours of yoga session for everyone on the evening of the forthcoming We...
Is Your Productivity Affected By Infomania?
April 26, 2016
I recently stumbled upon an article on the internet from way back in 2005. What caught my attention were the following lines: Workers distracted by email and...
Productivity Hack of the Week: Save Time and Still Get Things Done
March 22, 2016
I have a colleague who is perpetually tired. She is married, 35 years of age, and juggles a pretty busy schedule at home and at work. She manages a team of f...
The Worst Productivity Advice Ever
January 12, 2016
Everybody’s an expert today. We love to predict the unpredictable, extend many lengths of advices that are life changing in some quasi-significant way, and...
Is Hyper-connectivity Making You Less Productive?
December 22, 2015
If you haven’t realized this already but we are living in a hyperconnected world. Us humans seek connections in more ways than we need and the only reason ...
Productivity Hack of the Week: Using Colors to Better Thy Self
December 15, 2015
A few years ago, neuro scientists took up the task of researching, in depth, the effects of melanopsin — a photoreceptor responsible for non-image form...
Productivity Hack of the Week: Do Not Use Your Inbox as a To-do List
December 8, 2015
I wake up to 10 emails every morning and by the end of the day my inbox is treated to another 30. These are all sorts of emails — some are purely commu...
What’s Your Productivity Style?
October 13, 2015
Look around you. How are people getting through their work day? Is someone taking regular 15-minute breaks away from his desk or is that someone by the white...
8 Steps To Effective Email Management
September 15, 2015
It is not uncommon for office employees and freelance workers to receive up to 100 e‑mails a day. In order to avoid staying after hours just to catch up wi...
Attention Multi-tasker: You Brain May Be in Harm’s Way
Meeta Sharma
September 8, 2015
A human being’s ability to do multiple things at once has been a thing of wonder forever. A modern-day man can listen to music on full-blast while he texts...
Why Modern-day Firms Are Obsessed with Productivity
August 25, 2015
The third wave of industrialization — which started taking shape around 1990s — has fashioned a generation defined by machine intelligence, econo...
5 Awesome Digital Marketing Tools to Boost Productivity
Meeta Sharma
February 17, 2015
I have been a part of the digital marketing domain for almost 5 years now and I still get overwhelmed by the sheer scale and scope of technologies that canva...
10 Simple Steps for 12 Months of Productivity
Meeta Sharma
February 10, 2015
By now you will have gauged our obsession with everything that has to do with productivity. In fact we try our best to be productive ourselves to keep bringi...
7 Simple Tips For Becoming The Perfect Productive Marketer
Meeta Sharma
January 13, 2015
A marketer’s life is nothing but a big load of frenzy. A typical day for them is quite crazed, if you ask me — they answer a pool of emails that neve...
5 Epic Quora Questions on Working Smart
Meeta Sharma
December 23, 2014
Now, I am sure I am not the only one who has hoped that there comes along an invention that will help me work smart, work fast and get things done on time (if not before time).
6 Awesome Quora Questions on Improving Personal Productivity
Meeta Sharma
December 18, 2014
We love doing this series. And for good reason too. Quora has emerged as one of those platforms that allow for ‘openly sharing information and experiences...
Morning Productivity: How Successful Entrepreneurs Get a Productive Start to Their Day
Meeta Sharma
December 16, 2014
Ask any entrepreneur, and you are guaranteed to stumble upon an exciting tidbit on how they kick start their day. Now these anecdotes may not be the most fascinating ones to consume, but they surely are worth paying attention to.
10 Productive Ways to Spend Time on the Internet
October 28, 2014
Surprisingly, for us internet savvy generation, it is pretty easy to get myopic with the medium. Given the sheer scale of the internet, there is so much to s...
7 Awesome Productivity Hacks When Travelling
October 7, 2014
As sad as it makes me to say this I have to admit that gone are the days when travel and work could be treated as two separate things. The need to be ‘acce...
3 Ultimate Recommendations for Digital Marketers to ‘Get Things Done’
September 16, 2014
I am no stranger to procrastination. I doubt myself more than I’d like to admit and often my staunch awareness of under performance can be astonishing (whe...
Are These the 7 Reasons You Feel Unproductive at Work?
Meeta Sharma
August 12, 2014
As much as I hate to admit it most of my professional time is used up trying to take care of the silliest of things. There’s a never-ending loop of interru...
Why a To-Do List Template Will Make Your Team More Productive?
Meeta Sharma
July 29, 2014
It’s common knowledge that workaholics maintain a crazy schedule. They are always preoccupied with performing well and as long as they are able to meet the...
Top 9 Gmail Hacks to Save You Time
July 22, 2014
Ah, Gmail — love it or hate it, more than 500 million users worldwide and I all just cannot live without it. All it takes is a cursory search on Google...
20 Important Hacks to Help You Work Efficiently and Smarter
April 1, 2014
Let’s be honest –there are no real hacks that will send your productivity levels sky-rocketing in a blink of an eye. However, these tips might give you j...
15 Hacks to Increasing Email Productivity
February 10, 2014
Hi, my name is Daniel, and I’m a recovering email addict. By this, I mean that I do email-related things that I know are incredibly unproductive, but I sti...
10 Ways to Tame Email
November 26, 2013
Nowadays, majority of discussion, both on important and trivial subject take place on internet and usually through e-mail. Everyone recognizes great advantag...
How to be Productive in the Morning?
November 19, 2013
The way you start your day has a great impact on your productivity and efficiency. Due to busy and advanced lifestyle people generally sleep late in the nigh...
8 Reasons Why Multitasking Reduces Your Productivity
November 7, 2013
Multitasking has become a part of our lives. We are doing it all the time. Surfing, watching TV, reading newspapers and having our meal all at the same time...
8 Epic Quora Questions on Productivity and Time Management!
May 15, 2013
Over the last year, I’ve found that Quora has emerged to be one of the foremost sources of information on the internet. I spend large chunks of time everyd...
Collaboration Ain’t For Children: 7 Ways To Manage Online Work Efficiently
April 24, 2013
Collaboration is the essence of business: it ties resources together, it allows for shared workflow, and it’s the secret of efficient business processes.
Key Takeaways from Etienne Garbugli’s 26 Time Management Hacks
Sahil Parikh
April 5, 2013
I recently came across this fantastic presentation by Etienne Garbugli which talks about 26 time management hacks he wishes he’d known about when he was 20...
6 Kickass Tips to Minimize Distractions & Increase Marketing Productivity!
Sahil Parikh
March 13, 2013
Let’s face it. With all the posts, infographics, memes and cats on the internet, it sometimes takes nerves of steel to not open a new tab and lose track of...