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Six Productivity Experts Share How To Actually Get Work Done During The Summer

Posted on July 10th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Summer isn’t known to be the season for high productivity. Unplanned absences spike, especially on Mondays and Fridays and before holidays. These days off reduce productivity by 36.6%, according to a survey in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

 

But that doesn’t mean your company needs to suffer. Whether you’re fighting the urge to take a day off or picking up the slack from a missing team member, it’s a good idea to create a summer productivity plan. We spoke to six productivity experts who shared their best advice for getting work done during the summer.

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Here’s your productivity plan to beat the summer slump.

To Make Your Meetings More Productive, Do 1 of These 4 Things

Posted on June 22nd, 2017 by The Learning Factor

If you feel like most of your meetings at work are a waste of time, the good–and bad–news is that you’re onto something. One survey found that 50 percent of meeting time is unproductive while up to 25 percent of meetings are spent on irrelevant issues. The same way we put deliberate thought into building businesses for our customers, we need to be intentional about planning meetings for their participants. A successful meeting is designed with its participants in mind.

 

Here are four tips for designing a brain-friendly meeting.

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The design of your meeting might be more important than the content you plan to discuss.

6 Things You Must Have In Your LinkedIn Profile

Posted on March 27th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

LinkedIn, once your online resume, has morphed into your opportunity to introduce yourself to others and attract the attention of those who need to know you. However, mindsets are slow to shift, and those who still consider LinkedIn nothing more than a digital resume are missing out on some of the biggest opportunities LinkedIn has ever offered. In a world that is becoming more virtual, with remote work becoming the norm, LinkedIn often delivers your first impression. To make sure you come across as the wildly interesting, compelling, and accomplished person you are, focus on the following six elements of your profile.

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LinkedIn has morphed into your opportunity to introduce yourself to others and attract the attention of those who need to know you. To make sure you come across as the wildly interesting, compelling, and accomplished person you are, focus on these six profile elements.

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