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General Productivity

Top 5 Tips For Streamlining and Decluttering Your Virtual Workspace

Decluttering your virtual workspace

Remember when you kept paper documents stored in real folders filed away in a cabinet in your office? You did your best to keep your workspace tidy, with everything in its place, right? Now that your workspace is “virtual,” with files and folders stored on a hard drive, it’s more important than ever to keep your workspace tidy.

The old saying “a place for everything, and everything in its place” has never been truer than in today’s digital workplace. I’ll show you how to keep your desktop and your Taskbar or Dock clean, create and organize your folders, use cloud storage and maintain backups, manage your browser bookmarks and clean out your email inbox.

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8 Productivity Hacks Every Successful Entrepreneur Should Know

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Are you struggling with productivity?  Do you feel like you’re drowning in the chaos of your current routine?  Then this post is for you!  These productivity hacks will keep your energy levels high, task list organized and distractions at a minimum.  Let’s dive in!

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Productivity Hack #1: Exercise

Exercise is a natural energy booster, so it makes sense that higher energy levels = greater productivity.

At the University of Georgia, Professor Patrick O’Connor conducted a study with 36 volunteers who did not exercise on a regular basis.  The study found that low-intensity exercise can increase energy levels by 20% and decrease fatigue by 65%!

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You Need These Productivity Tools For Your Next Meeting

You Need these productivity tools for your meetings

As anyone who has worked practically anywhere at any time in their life knows all too well, attending company meetings is an inevitable, not insignificant part of any job.

Management uses the weekly, monthly and/or yearly meeting as an opportunity to make sure everyone is on the same page at your company (here at MaestroConference, we have a meeting daily, the “Standup”). The “company meeting” is the time when you can plot and plan the future of your company and let everyone voice their opinions and ideas to collaborate and contribute to the company conversation.

However, despite all the good they can bring to your company and team, company meetings can deteriorate very quickly into a costly time sink if not done right.

Thankfully, there are many productivity tools and apps available for free or cheap that can help your meetings stay focused on task and agenda. Here are five of the best tools out there to ensure every meeting is a productive one.

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