Taskwise http://www.taskwise.com Taskwise | Changing the way you work es-es copyright 15 http://www.taskwise.com/templates/images/twlogo.png Taskwise http://www.taskwise.com By 2020, Everything will be a Game http://www.taskwise.com/blog/2014/3/by-2020-everything-will-be-a-game According to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers IEEE 85 of the tasks in our daily lives will include game elements by 2020. In other words our lives will be gamified.Gamification is already entrenched in our society. Organizations such as the Boy and Girl Scouts use game elements to promote skill development through the awarding of merit badges. We use our smartphones to [...] http://www.taskwise.com/blog.php?id=7766 Mon, 03 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EST Multitasking: Switching costs - a Psychological Approach http://www.taskwise.com/blog/2014/1/multitasking-switching-costs-a-psychological-approach Doing more than one task at a time especially more than one complex task takes a toll on productivity. Although that shouldnt surprise anyone who has talked on the phone while checking Email or talked on a cell phone while driving the extent of the problem might come as a shock. Psychologists who study what happens to cognition mental processes when people try to perform more than one task [...] http://www.taskwise.com/blog.php?id=7755 Fri, 10 Jan 2014 00:00:00 EST 11 Expert Tips To Help You Be More Productive In 2014 http://www.taskwise.com/blog/2014/1/11-expert-tips-to-help-you-be-more-productive-in-2014 Last year I used a kitchen timer to force myself to focus I blocked the Internet and email so I couldnt get distracted I set an autoresponse on my email I wrote a lot of todo lists. I even started getting up earlier.As you can see Im kind of obsessed with productivity. Which makes this the perfect place to be because our experts and journalists are constantly coming up with new methods to [...] http://www.taskwise.com/blog.php?id=7745 Fri, 03 Jan 2014 00:00:00 EST Six Google+ Tips for Businesses http://www.taskwise.com/blog/2011/10/six-google-tips-for-businesses Launched in June 2011 to a limited audience Google also referred to as Google Plus or G in some circles has grown to a large size in just a short amount of time. In its first two weeks Google boasted 10 million users.While the platform is still in its infancy this new social networking tool is useful for individuals wanting to network. But businesses should also get on board with the G [...] http://www.taskwise.com/blog.php?id=7008 Fri, 21 Oct 2011 00:00:00 EDT How to Craft a Winning Proposal http://www.taskwise.com/blog/2011/9/how-to-craft-a-winning-proposal You have many deadlines to meet at work and a major project for your company is due soon. You have some ideas but need more direction and help with your proposal and are quickly running out of time. This can happen to anyone but rather than despair at the work ahead you can still create a great presentation and proposal that will satisfy your supervisors. Here are some strategies you can [...] http://www.taskwise.com/blog.php?id=6913 Tue, 27 Sep 2011 00:00:00 EDT Business Etiquette in the 21st Century http://www.taskwise.com/blog/2011/9/business-etiquette-in-the-21st-century At some point we have all come across people with poor manners or etiquette you know the ones that say the inappropriate things or make jokes at inappropriate times. Whatever the particular circumstances such distasteful behavior receives a rather universal response from those who witness it and people consequently try to avoid exhibiting such behaviors while in public.The realm of [...] http://www.taskwise.com/blog.php?id=6894 Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 EDT How to Foster a Safe Work Environment http://www.taskwise.com/blog/2011/9/how-to-foster-a-safe-work-environment Safety at work is not usually a concern for those employed at an office. Hazards like paper cuts are usually the closest employees come to physical harm. However it is always a good idea to review safety standards at your job and encourage others to practice safety. Following safety procedures at work can Prevents accidents that could have been avoided in the first placeEnsure [...] http://www.taskwise.com/blog.php?id=6833 Tue, 13 Sep 2011 00:00:00 EDT