Productivity: Recognising and Overcoming Stumbling Blocks

November 18, 2013 by Bernd PichlbauerNo Comments
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What is left of the day, sometimes is just not enough. Time cannot be multiplied, it cannot be bought and it cannot be stopped. It’s our biggest capital. The way we use our time directly affects our contentment and our living situation. If you have the feeling you don’t utilise your time well enough, you [...]

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Correctly assessing your expenditure of time – the professionals’ best tips

October 7, 2013 by Bernd PichlbauerNo Comments
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There is more to sensibly planning your day than just determining the things that need to be done. You should also temporally anchor your tasks in your daily routine. But how? Expenditure of time is often wrongly estimated. With these tips, you can get more realistic results. 1) Make small tasks out of big ones [...]

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Efficiently Billing Projects: Time is Money!

September 23, 2013 by Katharina SchwesigNo Comments
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Ten minutes here, five minutes there: responding to e-mails, typing out notes, quickly settling a telephone call – the small tasks are highly time consuming. Anyone who doesn’t bill ‘minute tasks’ is idiomatically throwing money down the drain – get your time back now! Humans, that is a scientific fact, are unable to accurately assess [...]

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Efficiently Implementing Projects – The Top 5 Teamwork Tips for Freelancers

September 9, 2013 by Bernd PichlbauerNo Comments
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Being a freelancer means first of all: to be self-responsible. And secondly: to work together with other freelancers. Be it because a job exceeds your own range of services or because the workforce of one person alone isn’t enough for a project – good teamwork is frequently sought after even in self-employment. With our tips [...]

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Business Travel: The Best Tools and Coolest Tech – Part 2

August 12, 2013 by  No Comments
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We’ve got the right hardware, now we just need the right tools! These little helpers will turn working on business travels into children’s play. Stay in contact with your colleagues and experience how easy it can be to remain coordinated and work productively when you’re on the move. 1) Tools for Video Conferences and Meetings [...]

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Business Travel: The Best Tools and Coolest Tech – Part 1

July 29, 2013 by Katharina SchwesigNo Comments
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Every journey begins with the first steps – and the right equipment! We have a few of the best tools and pieces of technology to share with you, which will help to cater for productive business travel. Those that are often on the move know that the core equipment doesn’t just focus on power, but [...]

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Business Travel: Video Conferencing on the Move!

July 15, 2013 by Michael HermannNo Comments
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Meetings are often the source of many office jokes. The reason: many meetings are inefficiently led. The same applies to video conferencing. Should you therefore refrain from using video conferencing? No! When on business travels, video conferencing is one of the best opportunities to stay in contact with colleagues at home. Above all, when it [...]

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Finally, Flexible Working! Part 3

May 20, 2013 by Michael HermannNo Comments
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Staying at home with a sick child without having to take a vacation day. Going to medical appointments without worrying about arriving at the office late. Gardening while you can in the nice weather outside. You don’t have to be a part-time employee to enjoy such benefits. A new flexible working time model is here: [...]

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Finally, Flexible Working! Part 2

May 6, 2013 by Bernd PichlbauerNo Comments
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We have already introduced you to some flexible working models in part 1, but there are many more interesting and proven solutions for working time arrangements. On Demand Working The employee only works for the company when necessary. When the work isn’t there, the employee isn’t there. The employer contractually agrees a legally binding working [...]

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Finally, Flexible Working! Part 1

April 22, 2013 by Thomas PuchleitnerNo Comments
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The working day begins at 10am. Work from home. Work on demand. Another day where you can go home early without telling the boss. You can achieve all these desires and more with new, flexible working models; but what flexible working models are there in the working world? Autonomous/Trust Working The employee assumes responsibility for [...]

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