Office Temperature and Productivity

Lead Change Blog

According to one 2014 study , office workers in the UK waste 2 percent of their work hours fighting over control of the thermostat, amounting to a whopping £13 billion a year in wasted productivity. Is there a temperature you can set your workplace to make everyone happy and keep up productivity? The Relationship Between Temperature and Productivity in the Workplace. However, when the temperature was raised to more than 90 degrees Fahrenheit, productivity fell to 85 percent.

How Ergonomics Increase Productivity

Lead Change Blog

Few think of the input that workplace ergonomics have on employee productivity. Here are ways that ergonomics increase productivity. One of the biggest threat to productivity at the workplace is an increase in injuries, causing an increase in the number of employees who are absent at the workplaces. However, standing for long periods of time at work is often counter-productive. You can optimise productivity by lowering the number of hours that staff members stand.

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Product manager or product maker?

Lead on Purpose

When you think about the title ‘product manager’ … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management Purpose leader product builder product maker titleTitles have a way of morphing over time. In some cases, they improve and become more popular. At times, because of the acts of certain, often high-profile, individuals, titles can lose value.

6 Tips for Productivity

Lead Change Blog

What is productivity? That is, unless you rely on the following little-known productivity tips for anyone occupying a leadership position: Drop the 9-to-5. Flexible working has become incredibly popular because it enables us to work when we feel most productive and inspired. Drop your guard; in order to become a truly productive, successful leader, you need to employ people who are better at your job (or, at least, elements of it) than you are.

Hitting the Productivity Wall

Kevin Eikenberry

Our question today is about productivity and specifically, what to do when you “hit the wall” and are personally struggling, but others think you are doing better than you really are… I’ve got four suggestions below to help you get your “productivity mojo” back! The post Hitting the Productivity Wall appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

4 Ways to Promote Productivity

Lead Change Blog

Below are some of the aspects that demonstrate how good leadership can promote productivity in the organization: Goals. A motivated employee is a very productive employee, and this inclusion is one of the ways to boost their morale. According to an article in the Journal of Neuroscience 2011 Edition, a cluttered environment is a significant barrier to productivity and working memory. Embrace the present and always strive for better work environment and productivity.

How to Be Productive While Working Remotely

Lead from Within

Here are some of their techniques to help you stay productive while you’re working remotely: They create a routine. But establishing and sticking to a routine is a great way to stay motivated and engaged, which in turns helps you be more productive.

Developing high-performance product teams

Lead on Purpose

It’s difficult (if not impossible) to quantify what it takes to develop a productive and successful product team. Every product is unique, and every company does things differently. From a distance it may seem that there’s no process or methodology … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management Team Building Trust action collaboration decisiveness influence methodology motivate product vision productivity

Why a Leader’s Productivity is Doubly Important

Kevin Eikenberry

Nearly every leader I know wants to and needs to be more productive. As important as developing leadership productivity is for […]. The post Why a Leader’s Productivity is Doubly Important appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

Three steps toward creating market-leading products

Lead on Purpose

The goal of every company and product leader is to invent products (or services) that become recognized market leaders. Creating a new product category is icing on the cake, but also rare and extremely difficult. We all know about companies … Continue reading → Innovation Leadership Product Management market leader market problems market-leading product category product innovation strategy

5 Office Design Ideas to Maximize Productivity

Lead Change Blog

For years, office design has played a crucial role when it comes to maximising workplace productivity. Those companies that understand the relationship between office design and productivity have a firsthand experience of how this factor can propel or drag a business. This will keep your employees on toes, and that will have a direct impact on the business’ productivity. For instance, the colour blue is known to improve productivity.

How to create product vision

Lead on Purpose

One of the key elements of a successful product management organization is creating the vision for your products—the ‘why’ that drives their purchase and the factors that make them successful in their markets. When you nail the product vision, you’re … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management execution product vision research strategic leadership

Best Practices in Leadership and Productivity: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

This month, our contributors share their best practices in leadership and productivity. The post Best Practices in Leadership and Productivity: A Frontline Festival appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Frontline Festival Winning Well best practices in leadership ProductivityWelcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! The August Frontline Festival will be […].

Why Attention Management Is The Key To Successful Productivity

Tanveer Naseer

Leadership Biz Cafe Recent Posts attention focus leadership productivity time managementIt’s become a reality of today’s workplace that many of us feel swamped with demands on both our time and attention. But is the problem less a question of how we manage our time and more about how to better manage what we pay attention to? That’s the idea I’ll. Click to continue reading.

Personal Productivity Secrets

Kevin Eikenberry

I collect big things like antique tractors, I collect fond memories, and among other things, I collect ideas and tips to become more productive. Because of that third item, I am drawn to books on enhancing and growing our productivity. The post Personal Productivity Secrets appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Personal & Professional Development productivityBy Maura Nevel Thomas There are a few things in life that I collect.

Purpose-Driven Productivity

Lead Change Blog

Best of Blogs Series Attitude intentions perspective productive productivity purposeA LeadChange “Best of Blogs&# post, originally shared on A woman and her small boy are walking down a cobblestone path in the sweltering summer sun. As they round the bend, they come upon three men on their knees, … Continue reading → Lead Change Group - Leaders Growing Leaders.

Five Unusual Productivity Tips

Kevin Eikenberry

A lot (I mean a l o t) has been written about productivity. The post Five Unusual Productivity Tips appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Personal & Professional Development productivityThere are two key words in the title above – one, or the combination of them, is why you are reading. So before I get to the tips, let’s look at those two words. Unusual. So how will I define unusual? I […].

10 Biggest Productivity Myths

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Stop Thinking “Productivity” — Start Thinking “Problem Solving”

Lead Change Blog

Whether you’re facing price pressure from domestic competitors, startups, powerful customers, or low-cost overseas providers, you’ve heard the mantra of “productivity” preached again and again. What typically comes to mind when your organization starts talking about increasing productivity? Brainstorming sessions to come up with productivity ideas. Such is the sad state of many productivity or continuous improvement efforts across the world.

3 Ways to Be a More Productive Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

To be more productive, embrace the secret of every time management system. You want to be a productive leader, but your to-do list has more tasks, projects, and goals than you can possibly achieve. The post 3 Ways to Be a More Productive Leader appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Results & Execution Winning Well clarity leadership management Mind the MIT Productivity results Time Management

Using the right data methods in product research

Lead on Purpose

Delivering a solid product that customers love requires an up-front knowledge of the market in which customers and potential customers operate. prodmgmt #Leadership Continue reading → Product Management Techology analyze data market research markets methodology qualitative quantitativeUnderstanding the problems they face, and solving those problems with a software solution, is the end goal.

How to Be Focused and Productive in a Crisis

Lead from Within

In those moments it’s especially important that leaders work to keep everyone focused and productive while coping with ambiguity and uncertainty. The post How to Be Focused and Productive in a Crisis appeared first on Lolly Daskal.

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Product Manager as CEO

Lead on Purpose

Many product managers have begun their tenure with an up-and-coming company by hearing the phrase, “We want you to be the CEO of the product.” While many have argued the validity of this statement, it is something that every product … Continue reading → Product Management Uncategorized #prodmgmt capital CEO resources success

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Places for Productivity

Kevin Eikenberry

Today I’m talking about productivity and how our physical location is extremely important to our level of productivity. Check out the video below for my Productivity Checklist and start getting more done RIGHT NOW. Tweet it out: Consider your environment if you want to increase your productivity. The post Places for Productivity appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

3 Secrets Of Productive People

Eric Jacobson

magazine, the secrets of the most productive people are that they do these three things : They take breaks. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership ProductivityAccording to entrepreneur and author Margaret Hefferman , as reported a few years ago in Inc. Breaks refresh the mind and allow you to see new situations. They are great collaborators. They have lives outside work.

3 Ways to Increase Productivity and Profit

Women on Business

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How to Become Wildly Productive

Leadership Freak

Wall and Piece) The most productive leaders: Set stretch goals. “A lot of people never use their initiative because no-one told them to.” Drive hard for results. Practice unfailing consistency. Expand knowledge and… Continue reading → Leading

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How to Drive Productivity as a Leader

Lead Change Blog

Productivity is the lifeblood of any successful business, and optimising this is one of the omni-present tasks of leadership. While this is a self-evident truth, however, it is fair to say that many leaders and managers either misunderstand the nature of productivity or fail to adopt the necessary techniques to motivate their employees. Here are three tips that will enable you to drive productivity through excellent leadership: .

Protecting Remote Workers’ Productivity and Performance

Michael Lee Stallard

Early on, these office-turned-remote workers may have put in longer hours and worked hard to show they were being productive in the changing environment. Leaders who may have previously resisted extending the option of remote work to employees out of a concern that it will negatively impact productivity were relieved to see the opposite. Productivity is clearly a concern. Clearly, experiencing high virtual distance is going to be a drag on engagement and productivity.

Product leadership

Lead on Purpose

The position of Product Manager is the single most important individual contributor role at any technology (product-focused) company. The reason I make such a bold statement is this: If the product manager succeeds, the product succeeds. If the product team succeeds, the product line(s) will make money and the company will succeed. The key to success is product leadership. Without leadership, products churn, wring out money and waste a lot time.

The Truth About Productivity

Kevin Eikenberry

Productivity is way more than just production. And if you are serious about improving your productivity and effectiveness in any area of your life, you need to focus on one very important thing. From This Episode: Read the Five Unusual Productivity Tips blog post here. The post The Truth About Productivity appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Time Management & Productivity Video productivity time management

Focusing on Productivity – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

And in today’s video, I am focusing on just one of those ways, specifically: More Productivity Less Place. The post Focusing on Productivity – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning. Leadership & Supervisory Skills Personal & Professional Development Podcast Time Management & ProductivityAt the end of last year I wrote a blog post titled, Eight Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2018.

How To Make Conflict More Productive And Beneficial For Your Team

Tanveer Naseer

Conflict is something most of us tend to avoid because we view it as being negative and counter-productive. Could conflict actually be productive and beneficial for our team? Leadership Biz Cafe Recent Posts behaviour communication conflict empathy leadership perception productivityBut what if we’re seeing this wrong? That’s the focus of my conversation with organizational psychologist and bestselling author Dr. Liane Davey. Click to continue reading.

Productivity: The Heart of My New Office Design

Lead Change Blog

Second, it has been built to maximise my productivity, and it’s working really well. Here’s how I’ve tweaked my new office for maximum productivity. Light of that kind is good for the soul, and for your productivity, so if your office windows are currently hidden behind fully drawn curtains or blinds – unleash that light! This is one office design productivity tip I can’t fully explain – all I know is it works.

Launching winning products and services

Lead on Purpose

One of the more difficult tasks for a company is launching new products and initiatives. It’s easier to focus on designing and building products than getting them successfully into the market. Launching your new products and services is critical to … Continue reading → Leadership Product Management #prodmgmt product launch products

3 Productivity Tools for the Business Professional on the Move

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5 Big Rules For Productive Conference Calls

Let's Grow Leaders

In an attempt to salvage some productivity in their day, they put the phone on mute and try to get real work done at the same time—and don’t pay close attention to much as a result. Second, I don’t want to pay my contractors for a minute of wasted effort that could be working productively to advance our mission of growing leaders around the world. Let’s be as productive as possible so we can all have some time back.”

Six Ways to be a Super Productive Remote Worker

Chart Your Course

A […] The post Six Ways to be a Super Productive Remote Worker appeared first on Chart Your Course International. Culture Employee Engagement Employee Satisfaction Surveys Human Resource Management Work Life balance Workplace culture Workplace Productivity Workplace Culture

Productive People Secrets

Eric Jacobson

magazine, the secrets of the most productive people are that they do these three things : They take breaks. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Productivity Productivity BoostersAccording to entrepreneur and author Margaret Hefferman , as reported a few years ago in Inc. Breaks refresh the mind and allow you to see new situations. They are great collaborators. They have lives outside work.

Revealed: The Secrets To Successful Products

Strategy Driven

What makes a product successful? Well, the bottom line is that products that sell lots of units are bound to be successful. All of this relates back to the products themselves. Today, you will see the secrets to successful products.

Three Keys to Product Management Success

Lead on Purpose

As product managers you have a significant responsibility for the success of your company. Start by focusing on three simple, yet powerful, keys to success: Know your market: Get a clear understanding of the market where your products compete, and work diligently to stay out in front of new trends and technologies. Work with the sales team; understand how they sell your products. Know the weaknesses of the products (and take action to correct them).

How cloud is changing product management

Lead on Purpose

Guest post by Mauricio Prinzlau A product manager is generally considered to be leading the product, as if the product were a business by itself. The product manager holds responsibility for various aspects related to product management, including developing roadmaps … Continue reading → Product Management Team Building cloud P&L PaaS pricing requirements SaaS security

Take a Recess. Be More Productive.

Lead on Purpose

Before long, that tell-tale … Continue reading → Purpose example health productivity recess well-beingGuest post by Dave Crenshaw Think back to when you were a kid in about third grade. You’ve been in the classroom the better part of the day and a draining feeling would start to occur.