How Employee Monitoring Increases Productivity

Guest Post -How Employee Monitoring Increases Productivity

Coworking spaces sound fun until you realize most of your team is not being completely productive due to constant distractions. Keeping your head in the game can be tough when there are people talking on the phone, having lunch, and chit-chatting around the office.
However, it doesn’t mean that moving into a private office will fix this problem. As Martina Andjelkovic, CEO of Snajka found out – a private office with open space can increase productivity issues.

Tackling Lack of Productivity with Monitoring

She quickly realized that their problems weren’t resolved, so she turned to gamification in order to try and tackle the lack of productivity.
Martina invented a ‘productivity marathon’ game and installed an employee monitoring softwareRead the rest


Pen vs. Keyboard: Why Traditional Note-Taking is More Productive

The modern world offers hundreds of ways to log your thoughts, scribble your ideas and organise your life. Considering the number of laptops, tablets, phone models and numerous developing technologies now at our disposal you might well assume that the majority of us use one of these as our ‘go-to’ note taking accessory.

However, despite these technologies being more honed on efficiency and functionality with every new model, regardless of the fact that they are designed specifically to make our lives easier and even though there is a programme for every possible need and preference, most of us still favour a pen and a piece of paper. This opinion is held by no small margin, in fact it is quite the landslide; one study shows Read the rest


What email really does to your productivity!

I’m always asked – ‘how can I be more productive and get more things done?’ It’s a great question, but impossible to answer in one shot. Every one manages their time differently; what works for one person doesn’t always work for another. The good news is, you can definitely get more things done if you focus on this one area of how you are managing your time.

The McKinsey Global Institute found that the average employee spends 13 hours a week reading and responding to email. That’s 28% of a typical 40-hour workweek.

What could you do with all these extra hours a week?

Here’s the truth – the amount of time spent checking emails and rechecking not only adds up to extra time wasted; … Read the rest