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Which Employee Efficiencies Most Improve Productivity?

Time management graphic Oil rig workers, executive management teams, production line managers, all need to find ways to manage a day better, and find more time for tasks and leadership functions. Recent research done by WebTorials finds that 70% of a typical employee’s day is spent communicating with other humans. Seems like honing interpesonal skills might reap significant rewards! Click through to find out more.

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2014 is Done – Time to Kick-Start January

Avoid Holidayitis! The end of 2014 is nigh, and 2015 looms. Some may still be pushing to tie off loose ends or “finish up the year strongly.” Others may already be succumbing to “holidayitis,” where tasks and commitments start to slip to “January.” Resist that mindset. Click through for more on avoiding Holidayitis.

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A More Productive Mindset for Work in Six Steps

To be more productive, get started early, find a productive routine that works and stick to your plans. Stick to your guns, too: Don't let your e-mail inbox direct your day. That place is full of other people's agendas! Read on for more about the six habits (not seven?) of productive people according to Tim Ferriss and Eric Barker.

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A Great Set of Productivity Tips – Read This Instead of Facebook at Lunch Today

Research has uncovered some fascinating methods for improving personal productivity habits at work. Think about the scent of lemons, small house plants, white noise and a good midday nap. These and 18 more tips are actually proving helpful to people in keeping them undistracted and concentrating on tasks at work. Good work habits are a universal benefit to anyone who has a job, and goals to achieve! Click through and check them out.

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Employees Can Only Manage Their Time if the Organization Lets Them

Organizations seem to operate with the delusion that their employee's time is limitless, which makes it hard for the employees to truly manage their own time more effectively. This delusion underpins the trend towards eliminating administrative positions. Has the elimination of administrative and analyst positions gone past the point of economic sense? Should the trend start moving back the other way, or has technology truly allowed fewer people to handle administrative tasks without them?

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David Tighe Mentioned on Forbes.com – How an A-Space Raises Your Productivity

January still reigns as the month of resolutions, and we all make them whether or not we set them on paper (or in stone!) Responding to this focus, editors make personal and professional improvement advice a top topic all month. An article on Forbes.com included some advice on better work habits from our own David Tighe. Dave emphasizes the concept of the "A-Space" when training corporate executives to be more personally productive.

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Presenting at the National Property Management Association Annual Education Seminar

Bovo-Tighe brought a set of leadership development training modules to the National Education Seminar of the National Property Management Association. The goal: Embed "people asset management skills" to complement physical asset management skills.

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How best to make leadership training truly work? Never stop!

Here are some quick thoughts that capture what needs to happen to find the hidden leaders within your organization. The short answer: Set the pace. Be a great leader and demonstrate it every day in everything you do! And work to imbue your entire organization with the same zealous mindset.

The longer answer: Training leaders must be embedded in the corporate culture, inclusive rather than exclusive, and never-ending.

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