Roundup No 5: The remote workforce, time tracking, and habits of happy people

How You Can Boost Productivity by Tracking Your Time

Do you feel like you aren’t working as productively as you could be? To be productive, you must understand the reasons why you procrastinate and the habits that hold you back. Time tracking can help you understand how much time you spend on each of your tasks, figure out where your time is being wasted, and make strategic changes.
Being at work, sitting at your desk, and staring at your computer screen doesn’t make you productive. When you have too many non-work related thoughts in your head, it’s time to track and increase your productivity. On Business 2 Community you can learn more about the benefits of tracking your time, how to do it properly, and why it boosts your work efficiency.
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The Remote Workforce: Virtual Offices Boost Productivity, Attract Talent

The development of technology has created a great benefit for the modern employee: the ability to work remotely. During the last years the number of telecommuters has significantly increased. Now more than ever, work-life balance is an obvious necessity, and many employees are making it work through telecommuting. What do people from different positions say about this trend? Is remote work meant for everyone? Is it only beneficial for employees or do employers and business have anything to gain? Find the answers in this article written by Ali James, a writer for the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Wise Habits of Supremely Happy People

Wouldn’t it be nice to wake up every morning feeling like this is the best day in your life? Unfortunately, nobody wakes up extremely happy and motivated every morning, even happy people. The difference is that happy people work hard to maintain long-lasting happiness. It has been proven that happiness created by great events in your life stays only for a short time, and you have to actively work to be in a good mood.
There are some things that you can do to be happier in the long run. Dr. Travis Bradberry, co-author of the bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the co-founder of TalentSmart, has provided several habits that will guarantee a great mood and make you happy on a daily basis. Learn more about the habits of extraordinarily happy people, stay positive, and apply at least some of these habits in your life!