Advantages of Taking Notes By Hand

Advantages of Taking Notes By Hand

You’ve spent your life in front of a keyboard, and thanks to years of practice, can now take notes at a sizzling 300 words per minute. You’ve never been more productive! Not so fast. It may be better if you pick up a pen. Many experts now champion the advantages of taking notes by hand. Research published in the Association for Psychological Science shows manual note-taking typically leads to better retention and learning when compared to notes generated…

Choosing a Laptop for Remote Workers

Choosing a Laptop for Remote Workers

The digital age allows everyone to work how they want, when they want – but you need a reliable computer to do it. When it’s time to start shopping for a new one, it’s critical to find one that meets your needs – and doesn’t break the bank. While there’s a lot to weigh, choosing a laptop doesn’t need to be an intimidating affair. Everyone’s computing needs are unique, and finding a laptop that suits yours is largely…

New Year’s Resolutions for Remote Workers

New Year’s Resolutions for Remote Workers

With the new year, brings a time for reflective and rededication to your personal and work life. How does your project team work together? What needs to stay the same and what needs improvement? How can you be a better remote team member? Here are five New Year’s Resolutions for remote workers. Networking/Meeting new people Sitting in the comfort of your own home becomes a safe place and it is easy to fall into a rut. Branch outside your front door and find…

Guide to Shopping in Downtown Loveland

Guide to Shopping in Downtown Loveland

With the holidays drawing near, downtown Loveland offers a variety of shops filled with presents for all who are nice and naughty this Christmas season. Find your perfect gift with Five Tables Cafe’s guide to shopping downtown Loveland. For a shop full of unique items, visit Cloz to Home. Since opening in 2006, the store has grown from a small clothing store to a one-stop-shop for home décor and furniture. Attention all vinyl collectors…

7 Ways to Find Work-Life Balance During the Holidays

7 Ways to Find Work-Life Balance During the Holidays

With the holidays quickly approaching, some catch themselves sitting at their desk daydreaming of pumpkin pies and counting down the hours until they travel home for a much-needed break. Do not let the holiday season overshadow your motivation at work! Follow these 7 ways to find work-life balance during the holidays. Plan Ahead When looking at the schedule for upcoming holiday trips and travel, plan ahead at work. Make a date with your…

5 Productivity Hacks for Remote Workers

5 Productivity Hacks for Remote Workers

Ninety-one percent of remote workers feel more productive than when they work in an office, according to a 2016 TINYpulse survey. While you’re bound to feel more productive when you’re at desk chair workspace, you can boost your performance even more with our productivity hacks for remote workers. Most of the American workforce has been chained to a conventional office, so it makes sense that a lot of our productivity…

Benefits of Standing Desks

Benefits of Standing Desks

Ever feel restless after a long stretch at your desk? Does your mood bottom out by the end of the day? It turns out it may not be a problem with your attention span, the ergonomics of your chair or work that fails to engage you. It could be your desk – or that you’re standing at it. Maybe it’s time to start reaping the benefits of a standing desk. What Is A Standing Desk? Basically…

Networking Outside Your Industry

Networking Outside Your Industry

Networking You’ve done it at conventions, industry events, and alumni gatherings. But are you getting the most out of your networking activities? If you’re not networking outside your industry, you could be doing it more effectively. Sure, it’s great to find a mentor or trade ideas with others in your field to ensure you’re staying abreast of your field. But there’s a lot to be gained by breaking out of insular networking circles. Professionals who build connections…