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8 Shared Calendar Apps for Your Business

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Shared calendar apps have emerged to make it easier to collaborate with co-workers, schedule meetings and even automate repetitive tasks. Shared calendar app features you should look for When considering which shared calendar app to use for your business, look for one that has the following qualities and features: Easy to use: Shared calendar apps should be user friendly and intuitive, with minimal navigation and maintenance required. It should also make the collaboration process smooth and straightforward.   Simple scheduling tools: The primary function of a shared calendar is to...

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Smart Ways to Share Files Securely

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For most businesses, cloud-based file-sharing services provide easy, convenient access to information at any time, from anywhere. In fact, businesses that are slow to adopt formal, cloud-based file-sharing software may find their employees use their own personal cloud storage services to add a layer of convenience to their work. However, employees that use personal accounts and free services designed for consumer use could be putting your business at high risk for a security breach. With work and personal lives becoming increasingly blurred, especially for small business owners and managers,...

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Grit… An Essential Entrepreneurial Trait

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If you’re familiar with the startup world, you’ve likely heard a lot of entrepreneurs talk about a quality called “grit.” What is grit? There are many ways to define “grit,” and many of those definitions mention passion and perseverance. Caroline Adams Miller, author of Getting Grit, defines it as “the passionate pursuit of hard goals that awes and inspires you and others to become better people, flourish emotionally, take positive risks and live your best lives.”   What does it mean to have grit? To have grit means that you have the courage...

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Are you feeling Zoom Burnout?

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While working from home has long been a sought-after perk for some employees, a new reality of frequent online meetings and an inability to disconnect from the job has created a new stressor called Zoom burnout. Workplace burnout is nothing new, but this new digital version has its own idiosyncrasies. Here’s what you need to know to identify digital workplace burnout and four tips to help you prevent it. What is Zoom burnout, and why does it occur? Now that your employees are remote workers, chances are good that your team is attending more meetings than ever. While it may not seem...

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Why 50- Hour Work Weeks Are Not Healthy

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Has the new normal of how we work caused an imbalance in our work-life? I wanted to share some interesting information that I came across along with some of my own thoughts on this question. I hope that you find this article helpful and please feel free to share it with anyone that you feel might benefit from reading it. Years ago, working exactly 40 hours per week, 9 to 5, Monday through Friday was standard for most office employees. Today, this schedule is still fairly common, but workers are often logging far more than their expected 8 hours a day. One survey that I read said that 87% of...

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How to Make Your Smartphone Smarter

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We rely on our smartphones for work and play, and want them to be as smart as they can be. At a time when you can easily plunk down a cool $1,000 for a mobile phone, some of the best apps are still available free of charge. Apps with deep feature sets will sometimes seek longevity and technical superiority by charging a flat price or a subscription fee, but there are tons of others that are absolutely free and do everything you could ever want. It can be a chore to wade through all the choices to decide which one is best – even free apps will cost you time – if not money. I poked around...

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