End of the year deadlines? Tips to get things done and still have plenty of time to enjoy the holidays

By Denise McIsaac on Dec 1, 2016 2:57:58 PM

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!

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Increase productivity between meetings

By Charlotte Stasio on Sep 22, 2016 7:30:00 AM

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.

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Increase productivity with color

By Gabby Moise on Sep 15, 2016 7:30:00 AM


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.

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Productive things to do: take breaks.

By Akosua Amponsah on Sep 1, 2016 7:30:00 AM


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.

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Best work environments by task type

By Erin Gifford on Jul 7, 2016 9:48:38 AM

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Improve productivity by taking breaks during the workday

By Erin Gifford on Jun 30, 2016 7:30:00 AM

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10 freelancers share their productivity tips

By Erin Gifford on Jun 9, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Staying focused on the job can be a challenge no matter where you work. For those in a more traditional office environment, the typical workday routines are often easier to stay on top of. Freelancers on the other hand must rely entirely on self-discipline and dedication to stay productive.

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Productive things to do: physical activity

By Grace Montgomery on May 17, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Sometimes life gets busy. Things at work pick up, you’re traveling a ton, and you’ve said yes to one too many events. In an effort to squeeze it all in you skip your morning run, put your gym membership on hold, and toss your yoga mat aside. You simply can’t waste time working out. But while skipping out on your exercise routine may buy you a few extra hours a week, the time you spend working may be significantly less productive.  

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How myNoise.net can increase your workplace productivity

By Charlotte Stasio on May 10, 2016 7:00:00 AM

The collaboration and camaraderie of open-plan offices are great, but the noise level can sometimes get in the way of getting stuff done. I've worked in open-plan offices for the past four years and have often turned to white noise to achieve auditory privacy. Recently, I came across a fabulous website called myNoise.net that is truly the best when it comes to productivity-enhancing sound generators.

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How to measure productivity: National Teacher Day edition

By Erin Gifford on May 3, 2016 7:00:00 AM

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