Forbes author Serenity Gibbons posted a recent article with four tips to increase productivity in the workplace. With many still working remotely due to the pandemic, she writes "Leaders need a more nuanced set of solutions to make and sustain real productivity gains." The tips she includes are:
1. Reevaluate Meeting Needs and Expectations: she suggests using a simple test to recurring meeting: "Is this engagement the best use of its participants' time at this particular moment?"
2. Use An Agenda For Every Meeting: A good meeting should be short, direct, and sweet. It covers current and future expectations while clarifying responsibilities of participants. Straying off topic while dragging meetings longer than necessary discourages engagement and leads to unsatisfied employees.
3. Implement A Goal-Setting Framework To Set And Measure Desired Outcomes: "Productive teams work toward goals and always know where they stand in relation to them." Whatever framework your organization implements for goal-setting, it should be flexible, team-oriented, and include a timeframe for participants.
4. Retrain Team Members To Manage Their Own Time Better: By investing in training for productivity, organizations are increasing their core competencies while encouraging success among employees; it is foundational.
For more information on these tips to increase employee productivity, please read: Four Tips To Increase Employee Productivity
Written By: Your Financially Fit Employees Team