Why are you here? Not here as on this planet—that would take years of work with a psychologist, monk, and physicist, and we can only hope to help along the way. I mean here as in, why do you use a shared workspace and what does it say about your society? It may interest you to know your preference is backed by research into human nature, and your actions are helping form and further shifting global trends.
End of the year deadlines? Tips to get things done and still have plenty of time to enjoy the holidays
Thanksgiving is tucked away behind us, but most of us still have a long to-do list before 2017. Here are some suggestions to ensure you still have time to truly relax and enjoy the end-of-December holidays!
Are you constantly rushing all over the city to meet with clients or members of your team? Or maybe you’re traveling across the country to a conference and only have brief chunks of free time between meetings? How do you get anything done with all this running around?
The answer is you need to be smart and flexible about when and where you work in downtime between meetings. Take a look at the options here and increase productivity during those limited windows.
Whether you are considering a color for your new website or trying to decide what to wear—understanding color psychology can help you increase productivity. By incorporating certain colors in your life, you can gain an edge on the competition and ultimately can be more successful. Before you start making life changes to incorporate the colors you need, you have to first understand what each color means. According to colour affects, these are the traits of each color.
The Rio Olympics may have just finished, but the spirit of the Olympics is still top of mind for many of us. As athletes begin their four years of training awaiting the 2020 summer games and as winter athletes train compete for games two years away, you may wonder, what drives Olympians to achieve? How are Olympic athletes able to compete at such a high level with all of their many obligations? A few things are important to create Olympic-style success according to folks writing about and working with Olympians and professional athletes: time management, confidence, and enjoyment of what you do.
Here at cove, we promote a balanced productive lifestyle. And here's a productive thing to do: take breaks. Breaks serve a vital role in one’s levels of productivity and abilities to stay focused—but what should you do during your designated break times? Here are some suggestions for things to do on your time away from work.
We have just passed the halfway mark for 2016. My, how times flies! As July says goodbye, say hello to the end of summer in August. Many of us will either start school, return to school, or begin a new quarter for work. We all began 2016 with goals that we planned to achieve by this time—yet here we are wondering how we can get everything done in these last five months. Well, fear not! We have reviewed a few resources you can use to make all of your productivity dreams come true. Here are five apps that will keep you on top of your daily tasks and keep you on track with your goals:
Did you know that there are 53 million people who work as freelancers, which is about 34% of the US workforce? Other than freelancers, more and more employees are choosing the work-from-home option.
With the idea of working remotely becoming so popular amongst companies and employees, it's time for us to ensure that the luxuries provided by working from home don’t affect our productivity.
It is critical for employees to have a setting that inspires focus, hard work, and innovation—your workspace truly impacts your productivity. In fact, the design of your workplace can actually improve productivity, which you can learn more about in this interview with Eileen Vitelli from //3877, a boutique design firm in Washington, DC.