Lifestyle & Hobbies

Inexpensive Ways To Improve Your Home Office

For most people, working from home is their fantasy come to life. However, it comes with its own challenges. Mentally transitioning from “personal mode” to “professional mode” can be difficult if you are physically on the same place and just steps away from your bed. How can someone be inspired to produce outputs on such cozy conditions? While it is easy to wear sweatpants in the home office, you need to establish new routines to improve your productivity. Take time

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Lifestyle

How to maximize productivity and cut down on procrastination

say no to procrastination

There are only 24 hours a day but do you feel that sometimes time just isn’t enough? Coupled with procrastination, it seems like the days are getting shorter as time goes by. If you share the same sentiments, find out how to maximize productivity and cut down on procrastination with Dr Kumaran Rajaram, professor at Nanyang Business School, and Dr Eugene Tan, a dermatologist with National Skin Centre. Both are authors of Street-Smart Strategies for Time Mastery, a book launched

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Career and Enterprising

How To Be More Productive During Quarantine

With the beaming light from my phone and a distinct “ding”, I received a message from my friend. She was up until the wee hours to finish her Interior Design plates. She asked my professional advice regarding the root of her need to procrastinate. Productivity is premium at this time. It is usually expressed as a ratio of input to output. You may illustrate it as the number of products produced per working hour. Given the cost of the working

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Career and Enterprising

How To Motivate Your Employees Without Spending Money

There is an abundance of books, articles, speeches, and workshops that claim to know the secrets behind employee motivation. However, not all of these “secrets” work due to the lack of research behind them. This is why it is important to search for methods which are backed by the principles of Science, Social Studies, or Psychology. Here are three of the well-renowned theories of motivation which can help you increase workplace productivity: THE POWER OF GOALS Goal-setting Theory suggests that

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Lifestyle

Surefire Ways To Get Things Done…Fast!

1. WAKE UP EARLY Waking up early gives you an opportunity to get more things done and to earn more in the process. As mornings are typically the time of the day when your brain is most focus and alert, you will be more productive. Not to mention, there are fewer distractions in the early hours of the day anyway. You can really achieve more things smoothly. 2. ANSWER EMAILS SWIFTLY One of the most useful tools invented in the

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