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Time Management and Millennials: Getting Smart About It

time management and feedback

Team leaders are often confronted by a hard dilemma: how to support new employees, give them the engagement and feedback they need but still have enough time to do their own job. That problem only increases with the Millennials entering the workforce. The newest generation A study of 7272 U.S adults by Gallup showed that… Read more

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How Leaders Make Decisions Using 80/20 Rule

80/20 Rule

A renowned business magnate Warren Buffett once said: ”You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.” We hope he doesn’t mind us slightly retouching his phrase. Though we absolutely agree with his aphorism, we feel it speaks more truth. You… Read more

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Top Leadership and Team Management Videos

Here at Weekdone we're all about helping you to be a better leader for your team or your company. Part of that is learning from others. Here's this week's selection of best team management and leadership videos. Enjoy! The Biggest Mistake a Leader Can Make Management thought leaders share their ideas on how leadership goes… Read more

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Art of OKR: How to Set Goals and Stick to Them

OKR introduction

A couple of weeks ago, when time for annual cleaning finally arrived, I inspected my drawers and shelves for things to throw out. I moved one dusty document pile to the side, and down fell a spiral-bound notebook with an ambitious title My Journal. Expecting the worst, I skimmed through this surprisingly thin notebook. There… Read more

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Employee Feedback: Why It Matters and How to Use It

Timely Feedback

One of the more overlooked tools at team managers’ disposal is feedback. Quite often, it presents a make-or-break situation. When done right, feedback can greatly improve engagement and productivity and boost team spirit. Do it too sloppily, however, and you will end up doing more harm than good. Why take the risk, then? Again, all… Read more

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3 Alternatives to Ineffective Meetings

Team meetings

In several years of us working, we have yet to hear from anybody that they love meetings. A meeting memo is mostly greeted with loud sighs and grimaces. At this point in time, meetings are just a relic from our less productive era. Jason Fried’s phrase from our recent blog article bears repeating: If there… Read more

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3 TED Talks to Improve Your Work Performance

Work performance

In our crazy modern world, there seems to be no shortage of two things: inspiration and entertainment. And TED Talks combine them both. If you were wondering why they call them Ideas Worth Spreading, seek no further. For the sake of saving your time, we did all the hard work for you and cherry-picked three… Read more

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5 Productivity Myths You Should Stop Believing

Productivity Myths

The science of productivity is full of myths and hearsays. It seems like, over the years, we have heard them all. While some myths are harmless enough and go under our radar, many are in dire need of debunking. 1. Routine kills creativity We often hear that you can’t simply turn on your creativity like… Read more

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Delaying the Inevitable: 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Battling Procrastination

How to stop procrastinating

Procrastination is one of the biggest killers of productivity. We were meaning to write about this topic but, ironically, kept putting it off for some time. Why do we keep constantly postponing our duties? One of the leading theories says that procrastination is a coping mechanism for dealing with stress and overburden. Since every human… Read more

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Business Culture in Japan

Business Culture in Japan

It’s 6 a.m., and your alarm clock just went off. Strangely, you don’t push the snooze button like you always do. You don’t even feel tired. Amazed at your newfound energy, you come to work 40 minutes prior just to impress your boss. You open the door, and… Everyone is already there. Not a single… Read more

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