Canada Productivity

5 Hacks For Working Parents To Make Your Week More Productive

Lisa Durante | Posted 04.21.2017 | Canada Parents
Lisa Durante

We all only have 24 hours in a day. And, for us mamas (and involved papas, too), much of our time is consumed by our little people -- caring for them, feeding them, and everything else they may demand of us. It's a lot to do and if you're working eight or more hours a day outside of the home, there's substantially less time to do it all.

7 Productivity Tips For An Amazing Life

David Leonhardt | Posted 05.23.2017 | Canada Living
David Leonhardt

No matter how hard we wish to deny it or change it, life is short. And each of us has so many things we want to do. Yet, there never seems to be enough time. In fact, there is more time than most of us realize; we just waste so much of it.

I Make My Employees Go Tech-Free When They Take Time Off

Brian Scudamore | Posted 04.18.2017 | Canada Business
Brian Scudamore

We always seem to find the time to check in -- but we rarely take the time to check out. So give yourself and your team the freedom to take a total technology blackout and get some unplugged Facetime with your travel companions. Trust me: everything back at the office will be exactly as you left it.

Give Night Owls Work Hours That Let Them Spread Their Wings

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 03.24.2017 | Canada Business
Bruce Mayhew

What are your most productive hours? As workspaces change, it's important we enable our employees to be productive when people are productive. If you are a leader - help your team find joy. You will be rewarded with loyal, hard-working, creative team members.

How To Stay Productive While Working From Home

Workopolis | Posted 03.10.2017 | Canada Business

You might be tempted to work from your bed, or sit on the couch while working, but those are places associated with free time and relaxation -- and they should stay that way. Sitting at a desk with a clear workspace puts you in the right state of mind to be productive. Geller suggests having a space in your home set up as an office, devoted solely to work.

The Key To Work-Life Balance? Working While You Commute

Brian Scudamore | Posted 03.03.2017 | Canada Business
Brian Scudamore

For our COO Erik Church, it's a five-hour flight. He lives in Toronto and works in Vancouver, putting 2,000 miles between home and the office. From his perspective, his flights offer him a rare luxury he'd never find at the office: 10 hours a week of focused work, free from interruption. He believes anyone can do the same.

The Single Biggest Career Trend In 2017

Jim Beqaj | Posted 02.06.2017 | Canada Business
Jim Beqaj

We have been raised all of our lives with the world trying to suppress who we are and telling us who we ought to be to fit in. How bizarre is it that we try to change who we are, to try and fit, versus just being more of ourselves and finding the opportunity that actually fits us?

Small Office Tweaks To Make Big Gains At Work

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 04.28.2017 | Canada Living

Look pretty and productive!

Elevate Your Social Media From Time Waster To Career Booster

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 04.21.2017 | Canada Living

Find your niche online!

Healthy Ways To Take Your Day From Garbage To Great

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 04.25.2017 | Canada Living

When's the last time you checked your breath?

How To Tell You've Crossed The Line With Office Gossip

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 04.20.2017 | Canada Living

When should you keep your lips sealed about Judy from Marketing?

Why It Pays To Be A Happy Entrepreneur

Brian Scudamore | Posted 01.13.2017 | Canada Business
Brian Scudamore

There's no big secret to success in business -- it's all about attitude. Approaching entrepreneurship with optimism means you can bounce back when ideas flop, and in general, you bring more energy and enthusiasm to the workplace.

5 Ways To Boost Brain Power And Finally Concentrate At Work

Workopolis | Posted 12.30.2016 | Canada Business

Do you have a hard time getting motivated at the office? Feel like you just can't concentrate? You're not alone. The good news is that you can do something about it.

Learn To Connect By Disconnecting

Kunal Gupta | Posted 12.13.2016 | Canada
Kunal Gupta

These upcoming holidays, I challenge you to be fearless and disconnect from technology. Connection has been such a powerful theme in my life; it is s...

Why I Took Email Off My Phone

Kunal Gupta | Posted 12.05.2016 | Canada Business
Kunal Gupta

Email, like a bag of chips, is addictive. Even with the most discipline, you will break. Having email on your phone is the equivalent to walking around with an open bag of chips with you. All the time. It doesn't sound very healthy, does it?

Are You Career Hacking Or Job Slacking?

Dina Vardouniotis | Posted 10.26.2016 | Canada Business
Dina Vardouniotis

Your time is the biggest resource that you have. How you manage it, is the value you offer your organization. Being productive is important and this is often measured by management in the output you document in performance reviews. What doesn't get documented however is the way you achieved those results.

6 Ways To Increase Productivity In Your Work Day

Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Living

Ways to increase productivity in your work day. From the AOL Partner Studio

Should You Really Be Listening To Music At Work?

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Living

It depends.

Maximize Your Business Productivity With The Right Technology Tools

Richard Eyram | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Business
Richard Eyram

Back to school season is in full swing. As you pick up pencil cases and backpacks for your kids, consider investing in some technology products, tools and apps that you might need to boost your own productivity as you head into the busy fall season.

How Taking One Day To Think Can Boost Your Productivity

Brian Scudamore | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Business
Brian Scudamore

Many things go into building a successful company -- awesome people, vision, and strong systems, to name a few. But the biggest and best companies get to where they are because their leaders make time to prioritize one thing: thinking. I mean taking time to ponder issues, develop strategies, and plan for the future.

Six Reasons I Stand While I Work

David Leonhardt | Posted 09.02.2016 | Canada Living
David Leonhardt

The most obvious reason, perhaps because it has gotten some media play, is because it is healthy to stand. More to the point, it is unhealthy to remain seated for too long. There is a particular danger of heart disease. And trying to make up for it by working out at other times doesn't work.

12 Tips To Become More Productive This Summer

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Living

Embrace summer hours!

A 5-Hour Workday Is Not Just Possible, It's Profitable

Ivey Business School | Posted 06.24.2016 | Canada Business
Ivey Business School

Having more time to pursue passions, nurture relationships and stay active improves worker productivity by making employees happier while giving them more energy emotionally and physically. Furthermore, a five-hour workday bakes in time management by forcing employees to prioritize high-value activities.

3 Quick Tips For Getting Focused From A CEO With ADHD

Brian Scudamore | Posted 06.03.2016 | Canada Business
Brian Scudamore

Distractible. Energetic. Impulsive. These are some of the words often used to describe me. They're also common descriptors for well-known execs like Richard Branson, David Neeleman of Jet Blue Airways, and Ikea's Ingvar Kamprad. That's because we all have ADHD.

How I Learned To Avoid Cleverly, Play Wisely And Procrastinate Brilliantly

Marcia Sirota | Posted 05.25.2017 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

I've come to see that instead of wasting time on people and activities that deplete me, I need to "waste" my time procrastinating and playing, so that many more absurd and ridiculous ideas can trickle into my conscious awareness.