Best Articles of 2019

All year we’ve published research-backed content that helps ambitious professionals and businesses achieve their goals. As we head into the new year, many of our articles provide a solid foundation to help you succeed in 2020.

Here’s a selection of our most actionable articles of 2019.

1How to Save Time with an Inbox Management System

This article explains three inbox management approaches and walks you through how to implement each one. It’s a great read if you want to spend less time on email and prevent important messages from slipping through the cracks.

2Real Estate Agents: Here’s How to Time Block Your Schedule

If you’re like most agents, juggling all of your responsibilities is a challenge. This article explains how to use time blocking to optimize your schedule for focus and efficiency. Even if you’re not a real estate agent, you can learn how to use the time blocking method to dramatically boost your productivity.

3Hiring In-House Vs. Outsourcing: How to Choose the Best Hiring Solution

Not sure if outsourcing or hiring in-house is right for you? This article explains the pros and cons of each option so you can make an informed decision about which option best meets your staffing needs.

4Balancing the Wheel of Life as a Working Parent

As a working parent, your attention is constantly being pulled in a dozen directions and it’s difficult to achieve satisfaction in any area of your life. In this article, our CEO and father of three young children, shares his tips for maintaining balance in all areas of his life.

5Inbox Zero Vs. Inbox Infinity: How to Effectively Manage Your Email

Are you more successful if you end your day with 1,000 emails or 0? This article explains the pros and cons of each inbox management method to help you choose the most productive option for you.

6 Personal Productivity is Key to Meaningful Success. Here’s How to Boost It

A study from the University of Chicago found that happiness is directly linked to higher levels of productivity. Thus, investing time in activities that you’re passionate about helps create a positive feedback loop where you become more efficient at work while simultaneously allowing you to foster an increasingly enriching lifestyle.

This article explains three fundamental ways to maximize your personal productivity and achieve meaningful success

7How to Create a Successful Productivity Management System

To boost productivity, you need to adapt how you assess and encourage performance to meet the needs of knowledge workers. This article explains how to create a system that effectively measures and improves employee productivity.

8In Offshoring, Doing Good and Doing Well Are One and The Same

Call centers comprise one of the major arteries of the world economy today. If you consume a service, that service is likely supported by overseas call-center work. And, yet, consumers in rich countries know little about the lives of these call center workers who serve them from afar. Read this article from our CEO to learn more about overseas workers and how companies can provide prosperous job opportunities.

95 Delegative Leadership Skills that Will Make You a Better Manager

Leaders who are effective delegators drive their companies to earn an average of 33% more revenue than those who are poor delegators. Learn five delegative leadership skills that you can immediately use to become a better manager.

10How to Use the Agile Results Method to Achieve Your Goals

If you’re in a leadership or creative role, following a productivity system like GTD or the Pomodoro method can be extremely difficult since a lot of your work doesn’t fit into specific time increments. Agile results may be a great option for you since it uses continuous improvement principles to ensure you’re always focused on the tasks that drive your success. Read the article to learn how to implement it.

We hope you enjoyed these articles and look forward to helping you further your productivity in 2020.