Productivity

Hello and welcome to the December 2015 Edition of Monthly Roundups on the topic of Productivity.

The articles in this roundup post have been selected based on the views & social shares that have been generated.


10 Insights that will change the way you set goals in 2016

It is January 1st ; and if you are like most people you will set some resolutions or goals to achieve this year. In this post, Taylor Martin shares some interesting stats – only 8% of us who set New Year’s goals accomplish it by year-end. Taylor shares some tips on how we can follow-through and accomplish our goals for 2016. This post is well curated and Taylor shares some unique ideas – the Paper-clip strategy, productive procrastination,etc. Great ideas that you can put to use right away.

A Few Things to do for the New Year

It’s the winter, and most of us have a few days off until we start the year full-steam ahead in a few days. This is the time to clean-up,de-clutter and simplify our digital and personal lives. Lana Winter-Hebert shares some things that we usually think about but never get around to doing them. The tips shared provide a reminder and helps us to simplify things for us. When was the last time you cleaned up your address book?

Total Commitment will Lead to Productivity

This post appeared on ModernGhana Web, is an excerpt of a speech provided by a Managing Director of a Ghana company, to his staff at the end of the year. He talks about the correlation between productivity and commitment to one’s work. Committed employees drive the success of the company. Often, one’s lack of productivity is linked to the absence of commitment on one’s part. So if you are struggling with productivity, it is time to take a step back and examine your commitment to the particular goal or work.

How much does temperature affect your Productivity?

I was hoping someone would write about this. It is winter and I am sure you can relate to this. We notice a sudden shift in our productivity and attitude towards work. The article by Mary Lorenz takes a holistic approach to the dynamics of the workplace when it comes to the temperature. Apparently, 53% of employees are less productive when the temperature is too cold. (glad to know that I am not alone).

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Nissar Ahamed is the Founder & CEO of CareerMetis.com. He is also the host of The Career Insider Podcast and the co-host of The C.A.R.E. Podcast

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