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Managing a remote workforce

Remote or flexible working – as opposed to the traditional office routine – is here to stay. It is an inevitable consequence of globalization and technological development. When technology makes it possible for people to work more effectively from long …


Control freaks make lousy managers

The expression ‘control freak’ has become horribly overused. But it remains an appropriate term for those diehards that don’t understand modern workplace management. So what is required of managers today?  In many hierarchical institutions, the best route to advancement is …


GALLERY: Third Place offices – the best places to work? You decide…

Offices are changing. Wires, paper, books, computers, phones, stationary … they’re all on their way out, and they’re being replaced with singular multifunction devices. Tablets and smartphones are changing the way we work and where we work. The result is …


How to avoid BlackBerry addiction

For those of us who conduct business across different time zones, the ability to stay connected wherever we are, no matter the time of day, is essential. But more and more of us are online when we should be offline. …


GALLERY: Third Place offices – the best places to work? You decide…

Offices are changing. Wires, paper, books, computers, phones, stationery… they’re all on their way out, and they’re being replaced with singular multi-function devices. Tablets and smartphones are changing the way we work and where we work. The result of all …


How to avoid BlackBerry addiction

For those of us who conduct business across different time zones, the ability to stay connected wherever we are, no matter the time of day, is essential. But more and more of us are online when we should be offline. …


Short-haul business flights are a waste of time and resources

Growing up, I thought flying was glamorous. Nowadays, it’s just part of business life. But that doesn’t mean we should do it without thinking. We know that flying’s bad for the environment, and we shouldn’t choose it if there is …


Productivity Tip #5: Know your video-conference personality

Is your business embracing new technology? If it isn’t, you could be missing a trick. Or rather, several tricks. Using technologies such as video conferencing increases productivity, lowers costs and reduces your company’s impact on the environment. But then, you …


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