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8 Habits of Productive Workers

By Elizabeth Paul on Apr 27, 2017 12:02:08 PM

If you want to be successful in any field, you need to be productive and efficient with your work. But productivity isn’t simply getting work done and calling it a day; it’s doing your best with the time that you have and finishing your work effectively, efficiently, and in a way that meets your goals and standards.

Productivity doesn’t always come easily or naturally to individuals, but you don’t need to be a natural-born example of productivity; you can learn along the way of your professional development and career. Here are eight habits of productive people that you can apply to your life to make yourself more productive.

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What To Do on a Slow Day at Work to Stay Productive

By Elizabeth Paul on Dec 27, 2016 1:42:07 PM

During my first job as a teenager, I didn’t have a whole lot to do at work. Most days were slow and without demand, so I had learn pretty quickly that it was up to me to take things into my own hands and make the workday productive. And the truth is, that doesn’t only happen to high schoolers working after school. It happens in the professional world, too.

Some days at work can feel hectic and overwhelming, but other days are, well, just slow. You might not have much to do, but you can’t quite leave yet, so why not turn that extra time into something productive? It’s a good skill to have, and it’ll do wonders for keeping you away from boredom and watching the clock at work.

Here are five ways to turn your slow afternoon into a productive one.

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Should Performance Reviews Be Linked To Pay?

By Andy Kistler on Jun 1, 2016 3:00:49 AM

 
Performance reviews have been around for a long time. In fact, America has practically grown up with them. In order to increase the efficiency of the Jamestown colony, Captain John Smith instituted the “no work, no eat” policy. Fortunately, performance reviews are not as harsh today.

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The Case for Eliminating Annual Performance Reviews

By Andy Kistler on May 8, 2016 3:30:35 PM

 
We have already discussed the potential downsides of linking pay to performance reviews. However, we have more concerns about the status quo in performance reviews today. Another concern is the frequency of performance reviews. Namely, the annual review.

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Leadership Development and 360-Degree Assessments

By Brian Griffith on Feb 5, 2016 7:05:43 PM

 

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How To Give Good Feedback

By Brian Griffith on Jan 6, 2016 7:06:17 PM

 

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