July 2020

Collaboration Problems in the Workplace (and how to solve them)

July 29, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Collaboration Problems

Collaboration in the workplace is more critical (and more challenging) than it ever has been. In the digital age, and with the rise of distributed workforces, the way we collaborate with our colleagues and teams, and the problems that we face when collaborating presents new challenges. In today's article I'll share four of the most common collaboration problems in today's workplace, and share tips (and tools) to solve these problems and improve teamwork and communication in your team.

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Ways to Motivate Employees and Increase Productivity

July 27, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Ways to Motivate Employees and Increase Productivity

What's the driving force behind employee productivity? The answer is simple: motivation. Even if you've got an amazing team, at some point your employees may disengage and lose motivation for their work. If you're looking for ways to motivate employees and increase productivity, a personal approach is required. In this article I'll share some effective ways you can motivate your team and boost productivity at your business.

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Google Docs Voice Typing Guide

July 26, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Docs Voice Typing

Sometimes technology makes our lives simpler, and sometimes those simple solutions are more complicated and frustrating than they're worth. Voice recognition with Google Docs is a perfect example. Voice Typing in Google Docs can be a powerful tool that improves your efficiency ... IF you know how to use it. In today's guide I'll go over the steps and provide some tips to help you get started.

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How to Create a Google Sheets CRM

July 20, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Sheets CRM

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software helps sales teams in many aspects of their day-to-day business. From organizing contacts, to managing leads and opportunities, a good CRM will make you better at your job. Expensive CRMs offer amazing functionality, but for those who want an effective solution that doesn't break the bank, using a DIY Google Sheets CRM is a great and easy alternative. Today I'll walk you through the basics of setting up your own CRM in Google Sheets.

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15 Essential Tools to Handle Your Small Business Software Needs

July 19, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Small Business Software Needs

In these unprecedented and uncertain times, it's tougher than ever before for small businesses. Having the right software and tools to help you adapt, manage workflow, and drive business growth is vital. These 15 essential tools can cover your small business software needs as we all work to emerge stronger on the other side of the global pandemic.

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Google Docs Keyboard Shortcuts

July 5, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Docs Keyboard Shortcuts

The functionality of Google Docs is well documented, and its ability to improve productivity and collaboration with its real-time editing tools is better than anything else that's available on the market. But to truly unlock the efficiency of Google's word processing app,  you'll want to become familiar with the keyboard shortcuts that will help you work faster, and with more accuracy. In this article we share the most helpful Google Docs keyboard shortcuts for PC and Mac users.

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Google Meet vs Zoom

July 5, 2020 | Posted by: Meghan Donovan
Google Meet vs Zoom

With the break-neck advancements of technology in the digital age, remote video conferencing is perhaps one of the most important tools that has been developed, refined, and distributed en-masse. And the COVID-19 Pandemic has highlighted just how vital video conferencing is in our personal lives and within our business community. Today, I'll compare Google Meet to Zoom to help you decide which is the best video conferencing app for you personally or professionally.

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