With the summer months coming in hot (lol, get it?), the promise of sunshine and days by the water makes finding the motivation to finish that social media report or dig your way through Google Analytics almost impossible. Studies have shown that workplace productivity can drop 20% during the warmer months. At BIGfish, we proactively work to stave off summer brain. Here are some productivity tips we use that can keep you from daydreaming about ice cream and bbq during that client call.
With our daily lives getting busier and busier, smartphone and web apps have become increasingly important in our connected world. We rely heavily on technology to wake us up in the morning, get to work on time, navigate our way through foreign roads and point us in the direction of the best coffee in town. There’s no doubt it’d be difficult to survive without that technology now. While our phones and homes are chock-full of apps and products that help us get through each day, here are some of our favorite automated products and services that make life easier and enhance your productivity:
The lowering temperatures and the shortening days (say it isn’t so!) signal just one thing: fall! And along with pumpkin spice lattes and new scarves comes a transition from relaxing summer vacations to the exciting rush of new tasks and projects in the office. Feeling out of focus? Here are five ways to increase productivity in the office this fall and avoid the post-summer slump: