How to Battle the Post Lunch Slump | Avoid feeling sleepy in the afternoon

At Contactzilla HQ, we understand the struggle of the after lunch crash. Despite providing our team with hearty, healthy sandwiches and soups for lunch—a delicious perk we all love—it’s common to find ourselves battling drowsiness and a lack of concentration in the hours that follow! One particularly lazy afternoon, I decided to do some research […]

4 Productivity Lessons We Learned in 2014

We’re productivity junkies here at Contactzilla, always looking for new ways we can simplify our workflows and get more done. Over the last year, we’ve tried an abundance of different productivity methods, and boy, have we learned a lot. Here’s 4 of the most important productivity lessons we learned in 2014…

How to Stay Productive When an Employee Leaves

As happy and engaged as your team might be, chances are, they’re not going to stay with you forever. We love our team, and we try our best to help them grow and progress. Whenever one of our team decides it’s time to move on, we support them and wish them all the best. Employees […]

How to Get Out of the Summer Productivity Slump

Ahhh summer. Long, lazy days of staring out the office window, daydreaming and wishing we could be outside. For many of us, the summer productivity slump isn’t just spurred by the desire to be outside in the sun. Many companies slow down in summer, and lots of us spend a few months between May and […]

Is This the Ultimate Key to Productivity?

We love productivity hacks here at Contactzilla HQ. We’re always looking for the best ways to work less, get more done, reduce stress and generally just make our lives a little easier. I recently came across an old article from Joel Runyon, Founder of Impossible, who believes he’s figured out what’s stopping most of us […]

5 Employee Engagement Secrets That Will Boost Office Productivity

Happy workers might not be as productive as you think… Kevin Kruse, author of NY Times bestseller We: How to Increase Performance and Profits Through Full Engagement, points out how being happy at work doesn’t necessarily make people productive… “Someone can be happy at work, but not “engaged.” They might be happy because they are […]

How to Use Technology for More Productive Communication

Every business wants to improve productivity. One of the most common barriers to workplace productivity is communication (or lack thereof). Are you wasting time on meetings, unnecessarily confusing email conversations, filling people in on details they were kept in the dark about or trying to communicate effectively with remote or part-time workers? There is an […]

3 Memory Hacks to Boost Communication and Productivity

Memory lapses are embarrassing business mistakes many of us make on a regular basis. Many of us are so busy, with so much to do, that it seems impossible to remember everything. There are many tricks and tips to help you remember different types of information, as well as techniques to help you improve your […]