Author: Cloud Coach

What are unnecessary meetings really costing your business?

January 20, 2015
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Michael Mankins published an article in 2014 outlining the number of hours in a year the employees of one large company spent in meetings to support one weekly excom meeting. The findings of the data collected are astounding and certainly reaffirm just how poorly some organizations manage their time. 300,000 – to be exact – […]

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4 tips for setting successful New Year’s Resolutions

December 29, 2014
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“A goal without a plan is just a wish”. Antoine de Saint-Exupery said it right. And, here we are again at that time of year where everybody is talking about goal setting and New Year’s Resolutions.

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Jason Fried – Why work doesn’t happen at work

December 10, 2014
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Jason Fried argues that the office isn’t actually a good place to get work done. In his Ted Talk (2010), he describes how our work day is turned into ‘work moments’ the second we walk through the office door. We go through the motions of work yet rarely accomplish any projects that are bigger or […]

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Office Meetings: 5 Ways to Combat the Ultimate Productivity Killer

December 4, 2014
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A recent survey by Salary.com reported that 47 percent of workers say meetings are the number one time wasters in the office. We all know business meetings are an essential, and give us the time to connect, but using every minute of that time efficiently is vital to a business; otherwise it’s just lost productivity.

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