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November 2013

You may be very busy at work, but are you productive?

Attend Upcoming public programmes. In late February 2013, when Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer ordered the company’s staffers to stop working from home, she set off a ferocious debate over productivity. One set of people advocate that speed and quality are often sacrificed when we work from home. But on the other side without interruptions from co-workers or time wasted in traffic, work from home is often more productive than in-office. …Read More

5 Solutions that will save you from Initiative Overload

Attend Upcoming public programmes. Clarity of View This is shockingly easy to achieve and only takes about thirty minutes of clear thinking. Simply ask the question ‘where’s the value? What is it that will increase the value of my business? A set of business value drivers will appear very fast. Quantify and Measure Once we have located something of value on which to spend our effort, we have to be …Read More

4 Simple Tips To Stop Procrastinating & Start Doing!

Attend Upcoming public programmes. 1. Accept the fact that we have been procrastinating: If we really want to stop procrastinating the first thing we can do is to be honest with ourselves. Instead of denying, try to recognize the situations when we procrastinate. We often fill our to-do list with low priority tasks and avoid working on high priority tasks. When we come across our high priority task, immediately start …Read More

3 ways to ensure your e-mails get read

Attend Upcoming public programmes. It is not unusual for many of today’s executives to get 100s of emails on a daily basis. Often we spend as little as 15 seconds scanning a message to determine its usefulness. If you don’t capture their attention within these few seconds, they’ll either delete it or leave it in the Inbox for future consideration. They may never get back to reading your message as …Read More

The 7 Habits of Highly Productive People

Attend Upcoming public programmes. If you live and work in the civilized world, chances are, you have more work to do than you have time to do it! Consequently we are always looking to become more productive and to be able to do more work in less time. You don’t have to be highly intelligent to the productive, neither do you need a degree or special skills. Contrary to what …Read More

OPM Public Programme

Do more work in less time with less stress Introduction  Almost every working person today feels that he/she has too much work to do and not enough time to get it done. In the age of instant communication aided by technology, it seems like we are never really off work. Hence there is a constant feeling of overwhelm, stress and anxiety. By learning and adopting the best practices of Fortune …Read More

The High Cost of Interruptions at Work

Attend Upcoming public programmes. Modern technology has given us many tools and gadgets that helps us communicate any time and anywhere.  Gadgets are omnipresent and internet connectivity is available almost anywhere.  It is hard to talk to someone without being interrupted by a phone call.  By the time you try just a couple of words of the report you are working on, your e-mail program pops up a window distracting …Read More

Are your gadgets making you behave like Pavlov’s dogs?

Attend Upcoming  public programmes. Ivan Pavlov is well know for his experiments on his dogs on what is  known as classical conditioning in psychology.  However, Pavlov was not into psychology at all.  In fact he was a Russian physiologist who won the Nobel prize in 1904 for his work on digestive processes. Pavlov discovered this phenomenon of classical conditioning purely by accident. While studying the digestive processes in dogs, he …Read More

Increase Personal Productivity – Double Your Reading Speed in 7 Days

Attend Upcoming public programmes. Think about how much reading we have to do in an average workday.  Emails, memos, reports, websites, proposals, research material are just some of the things that we have to read and review daily.  We also want to read good books and trade journals to improve our skills and keep up with the latest developments  in our field of work.  Imagine what it would mean to …Read More

3 Must Have Productivity Tools & Apps

Attend Upcoming public programmes. There are almost an unlimited amount of tools and apps that help you boost your productivity and do more work in less time.  Some are good and some not so good.  However , here are three tools that are essential for anyone who wants to leverage technology to become more productive. Evernote The tag line of Evernote is remember everything.  It lets you collect notes, ideas, …Read More