Work from home? Here’s how to tackle your productivity problems

No need to travel to work everyday; not having to worry about what to wear to the office; no possibility of getting distracted by a talkative colleague. Yep, that’s working from home for ya.

The benefits of working from home are very tempting. ‘Working from home’ is a concept that is quickly becoming more acceptable with employers. More and more multinational companies are giving their employees flexibility by allowing them to work from home. This doesn’t only increases the productivity of the employees, it also boosts their morale. Working in the confines of one’s own personal space with flexibility to dress or undress according to one’s wish and the mood to choose any corner of the personal space as office zone sounds so exciting. Working from home is fun.

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Become A Master at Managing Big Projects

Managers who pride themselves on landing a big project sometimes get lost in the next stages of the project. Ego clashes and reduced productivity within the team, lead to wasted resources and a mediocre outcome. Morale in the team drops, leaving everyone feeling deflated. This is why a lot of managers dread big projects. A big project is one in which a team of more than 10 people is directly involved for a period of more than 3 months on a large budget.

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How to Increase Productivity

Picture this – you’re in sales, you’re mostly out and about meeting prospective clients, which takes up a huge chunk of your time. On top of that, you have thousands of other things to do like prepare data, punch in a market report, attend meetings. You’re always short on time. Well, let’s look at it from a different perspective –is it really a time shortage or inefficiency? How much of those 8 hours do we spend efficiently? 60% – 70% maybe. What’s eating 30% – 40% of our time? What can we do to increase productivity?

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13 Best Gmail Tools and Plugins Ever

Gmail is an ad-powered email inbox. It’s easy, it looks great and it’s very versatile. Don’t you just love it? If you’re anything like me, you’re always on the lookout for new Gmail tools and plugins to add to your Gmail inbox or to Google Chrome. You’re using them either to increase your productivity or just because it makes your life much easier.

I dissected my inbox and bring you the top 12 Gmail tools I’m using right now to turn my inbox into a powerhouse.

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