Everyone's Busy, But No One is Productive: A Guide to A Productive Workplace

What do Carl Jung, Mark Twain, and J.K. Rowling have in common besides writing big books? According to Georgetown University Computer Science Professor Cal Newport, these influential thinkers demonstrated the ability to regularly “cut themselves off from their lives of busyness and communication and distraction, and isolate themselves to think deeply.” Newport is the author […]

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Setting Better Sales Goals

Many a motivational poster reminds us: reach for the moon, and if you miss, you’ll still land among the stars. As poetic as it sounds, it’s not really that motivating. If the goal is to reach the moon, and I only land among the stars, I still haven’t met my goal. Sure, the view may […]

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How a Protégé Can Make You A Better Manager

Coaching and mentoring have proven pivotal to success, but what of the coach? In the business world, there’s no giant cooler of gatorade for when your protégé makes a great sale--if there was one, it’d probably be full of office coffee, and that just wouldn’t have the same effect. Mentoring done well takes a lot […]

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Learning to Design Better Jobs

The side-hustle. Freelancers. The gig economy. Whatever you call it, it’s dominating the US workscape at a rapid rate, despite reports that unemployment is at its lowest rates in decades. A recent survey revealed that 46% of Americans have taken on a side hustle to help cover basic expenses.  If the economy isn’t in shackles, […]

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Going from Productivity Awareness to Improvement

For decades, some scientists have devoted themselves to studying procrastination--and they haven’t just been putting it off. After all, most of us are aware of procrastination problems, the debate comes down to why we procrastinate, and how to stop doing it. Timothy Pychyl of Carleton University in Canada describes procrastination as a “self-regulation failure,” in […]

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Are You Losing Diveristy on Your Sales Team?

“Diversity” has become a buzzword in industries of all kinds, conjuring images of kitschy team-building exercises and hodge-podge task forces devoted to encouraging employees from all walks of life. As trendy as the topic of diversity may be, the truth is that sales in particular is in most cases still lacking on that front, and […]

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Prodoscore Highlighted in 30 Tips for Managing Remote Employees

We're excited to share that Crisantos Hajibrahim, Chief Product Evangelist at Prodoscore, was featured on FitSmallBusiness's 30 Tips for Managing Remote Employees. Hiring remote employees means giving your business access to more talent by removing location restrictions. But remote working also requires a major adjustment to your company culture in order for you to see […]

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Prodoscore Receives 2019 Unified Communications Product of the Year Award

Prodoscore honored for exceptional innovation Prodoscore™, a workforce productivity optimization company, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, has named Prodoscore as a 2019 Unified Communications Product-of-the-Year Award winner. “We are thrilled to be recognized by TMC for this award in recognition of […]

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Why Investing in Career Development Can Save Your Budget

The precarity of our economy has made employee retention one of all managers’ top concerns this year. Unemployment may be low, but wages are about the same, which means talented recruits have more options than ever if they’re dissatisfied with their current position. Instructure’s survey released earlier this month shows that 70% of US employees […]

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