Archives For productivity

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In honor of the New Year, we teamed up with our favorite productivity pals to offer you the best gift we can think of: awesome deals on amazing productivity tools.

Whatever your pain point, this productivity bundle has something to alleviate it. These are products we love and use ourselves. To us, the hours and headaches saved are more than worth the full price.

The best part? Each product is deeply discounted just for you, and you can take advantage of one or all of them. The more you get, the more you save, with total savings of over $200 (and probably just as many hours saved 🙂 ).

Happy New Year from all of us at SaneBox!

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We recently joined our productivity pals at Asana to host a webinar. It was such a hit with attendees that we decided we had to share the recording with others (you!).

The training session’s emphasis is on something most of want and need, but few know how to get: a layered communication strategy for internal, external, and instant communication across your company.

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And 6 steps to becoming your most productive self

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“Once I became mindful of how easy it is for me to get distracted, I started to think seriously about productivity. How can I manage my time better?” (Click to tweet this)

Pet peeves are so annoying. Chewing with your mouth open. People listening to loud music on the train. Littering. And the absolute worst? Notifications: they feel like a million small zaps in my brain.

Once I became mindful of how easy it is for me to get distracted, I started to think seriously about productivity. How can I manage my time better? What’s preventing me from staying focused?

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It doesn’t take a scientific study to recognize that “phubbing,” or snubbing someone in a social setting by looking at your phone instead of paying attention to that person, is becoming more and more prevalent. The evidence is all around us.

Stop email overload—remove the noise today, forever »

At restaurants, during concerts, even in meetings. We see people more involved in what is happening on their screen than with the people in front of them. Beyond causing us to miss out on what is happening in real time (and annoying those around us), research shows that phubbing may have detrimental impacts on our relationships, mental health, and productivity. Continue Reading…

Tired of your unruly inbox? »

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Email has been a leading form of communication in the business world for years, and yet many of us still don’t use it properly. From email etiquette to creating an effective email workflow, there are a lot of things we do wrong and these bad email habits waste our time and stop us from getting results.

If you want to up your email game and simplify your work life, stop listening to this bad advice.
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Email Productivity Software and Tools

As companies grow, so do their inboxes. Those who aren’t equipped to cope with the rising tide of email can quickly find their productivity swamped.

It’s no secret that email has become a giant problem for businesses. The average employee spends 13 hours a week responding to email. It consumes 28 percent of our workday—more than any other task. What’s worse, more than half of the emails we sift through each day are simply a waste of our time.

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