Manufacturing News and Trends

What are staffers doing now? 11 weird time-wasters

There’s no shortage of distractions competing for your employees’ attention these days, and some of them are pretty strange.  [Read more…]

Increase your productivity by doing this each morning

One quick and simple exercise at the beginning of the work day can help you set a productive tone for the rest of the day.  [Read more…]

5 time management tips any manager can use

For most managers, it can feel like there’s not enough time in the day to get everything done.  [Read more…]

18-minute ritual that can actually help you get more done each day

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You arrive at work with a list of things you want to accomplish that day and by the time the clock strikes five, that list is mostly untouched. [Read more…]

Boost productivity by cutting these 3 tasks from your day-to-day

There’s plenty of advice out there on what you should do to make yourself or your workers more productive while on the job. [Read more…]

Handle doing more with less: 4 no-cost productivity boosters

Doing more with less is the way of the business world these days and because of that, boosting productivity has become a standing item at the top of every leader’s to-do list. [Read more…]

Feeling stuck on a project? 4 keys to start moving things forward

What’s one of the newest skills many managers are starting to see added to their job description? “Must be an accomplished juggler.” [Read more…]

Taking the stress out of project deadlines: 4 must-have tips

Just the word “deadlines” can be enough to make some of us break out into a cold sweat. It can conjure up images of late nights and seemingly bottomless mugs of coffee. [Read more…]

Bizarre, productivity-boosting trend starting to gain steam

Want to find a way to boost your employees’ productivity and improve their quality of work at the same time? Tell ’em to take a nap on the job.
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Speed up workers without sacrificing quality in the process: 3 steps

Sometimes it can seem like speed and quality are like oil and water – try as you might to put them together, they just won’t mix. [Read more…]