Unbelievable Email Stats

I’ve been conducting a lot of communication training lately and while researching my presentation, I was blown away by some email stats, including… As of 2011, the average user sent and received 105 email messages per day [1]. The average office worker spends 28% of their workday on email [2]. 66% of people under 30 use… Continue Reading >

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Are You Working Your Employees To Death? [Infographic]

A frightening new infographic from Hello! Scheduling. Ready to combat some of these negative effects? Check out some posts on Strategic Disengagement or buy my book Humor That Works: 501 Ways to Beat Stress, Increase Productivity, and Have Fun at Work. Employee Scheduling Software by Hello Scheduling… Continue Reading >

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IWNY13: What’s Your System

Note: This is a post recapping my key takeaways from Internet Week 2013. For more, check out this post: What I Learned from Internet Week 2013. In this panel discussion moderated by What’s Your System’s Margit Detweiler , Gretchen Rubin of the The Happiness Project shares some of her productivity techniques. 5 Productivity Tips from… Continue Reading >

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The Psychology of Productivity

A reader sent along this interesting article on the psychology of productivity that shares some ideas on how to be more productive. Included in the article are links to a number of different studies and ideas on what makes us productive. My main takeaway from the writeup is that there are no one size fits… Continue Reading >

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The Dash

What are you doing with your dash… Continue Reading >

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