Personal productivity

Optimize your remote PR workflow

03 Nov, 2021 Personal productivity, WFH, hybrid work

Many communicators believe the benefits of working from home strongly outweigh the disadvantages. However, transitioning to a WFH environment raises many challenges. In an industry that relies heavily on face-to-face interactions, adjusting to primarily remote communication methods isn’t easy. Nevertheless, you can optimize your remote PR workflow for productive results.

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Tools and apps to improve your PR productivity

15 Sep, 2021 Personal productivity, PR management

COVID-19 has driven change in the PR profession – through the shift to WFH and hybrid work. Communicators have earned more respect in all organizations as communication has been central to effective organizational performance in the face of COVID-19 impact. This has increased the workload of PR pros, so it is in your interest to find new tools and apps to improve your PR productivity.

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7 effective ways to improve your PR team’s productivity

04 Sep, 2021 Personal productivity, PR management

As the world adapts to new ways of living and working in the COVID era, it is vital as a manager to understand what productivity means, what drives it, and how you can measure it. This article explains 7 effective ways as a PR manager you can improve your team’s productivity.

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How to improve your personal productivity

03 Sep, 2021 Personal productivity

Increasing your productivity, like communicating better, is more complex than it may seem at first. Therefore, you need to be strategic about approaching the subject. This article explains how to improve your personal productivity as a professional by initiating a range of positive changes for yourself.

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How to set communication goals and objectives to make your planning more effective

02 Sep, 2021 Personal productivity, PR planning, strategy, budgeting

Knowing how to set communication goals and objectives in your strategic planning is vital because it enables you to prove their tangible value. This article explains how to write goals and SMART objectives for your programs, which will enable you to measure results and prove your worth. Many helpful examples are provided as a guide.

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6 ways to improve team productivity

28 Jan, 2021 Employee coaching, performance development, Internal communication, Personal productivity, PR management

In the COVID era, all teams need to adopt certain practices to reach their full productivity potential. Here are six important initiatives you and your team can implement to reach peak productivity.

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How to say “No” to people without upsetting them when you are overloaded with work

19 Oct, 2020 Interpersonal communication, Managing upwards, Personal productivity, Workplace relationships

Are you piled high with workplace time demands, media deadlines or client expectations? Are you trying to cram too many activities into too little time? Has COVID-19 added more pressure to your workday time, whether in the office or working from home? You probably face this type of situation every day. But when you are overloaded, you can learn how to say “No” without upsetting people.

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How to prevent tantrums when you edit someone’s text

01 Jun, 2020 Messaging, Personal productivity, Writing and layout

One of the worst tasks in communication is to edit text contributed by a co-worker or client. The problem lies not in any difficulty in editing the words, but in dealing with people who don’t like their text changed. In view of people’s sensitivities, it is important to know how to prevent tantrums when you change someone’s text.

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How to speed up approval of your draft material

01 Jun, 2020 Personal productivity, Writing and layout

Communicators commonly say one of their most difficult tasks is to gain approval from senior management for draft text and proofs of documents. Some communicators even find that gaining approvals is the longest part of the production process. There are several ways you can reduce the risk of delays in obtaining approvals – most of these ways involve communication! Here’s how you can speed up approval of your draft material.

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How you can become more productive immediately

01 Jun, 2020 Personal productivity

How can we become better organized? This is a question that has occupied all our minds at different times, especially in view of the COVID pandemic and the uncertainties of remote, hybrid and office work affecting us and our productivity. So how can we be more productive in view of all the changeable work factors we face? This article outlines how you can become more productive immediately.

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