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Maintaining Office Productivity During the Summer

How to Maintain Your Team’s Productivity During the Summer

Daylight before and after work, no getting stuck behind school buses on the commute, and perhaps some trips or vacation time sprinkled in – there are some perks to summer work life. However the rise in temperatures often brings about a dip in productivity; surveys amongst office workers report a 25% decrease in productivity and nearly half of employees admitted to being more distracted in the summer.

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Employee happiness can have a significant effect on your company's bottom line.

The Benefits of Employee Happiness on Your Company’s Bottom Line

It is not coincidental that stock prices tend to rise more rapidly in “Fortune’s 100 best companies to work for” compared to other companies on average. Happy, engaged, balanced employees bring more energy, effort, and creativity to work and benefit your bottom line. There are endless articles and strategies about work-life balance but employers need to also remember that work and life can overlap and happiness in one effects happiness (and performance) in the other.

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Shared workspace at NorthPoint Executive Suites in Alpharetta

How Coworking Spaces Help Businesses Flourish

Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur with global clients and partnership, an experimental start-up, or a solo freelancer, there are benefits to shifting at least some of your work into a coworking space. A Harvard Business Review study reports that people belonging to coworking spaces feel more energized, engaged in their work, and dedicated to its sustainability than employees in traditional office environments.

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Increasing Your Staff's Productivity at Work

Ways to Increase Your Productivity at Work

In the U.S., people work an average of 45 hours per week and consider 16 of those hours to be unproductive. Businesses and industries have distinct goals and derive from and build off of different resources (donations, profits, contracts, staff size, infrastructure, etc.). However, there is one resource common to and equal among all industries, projects, managers, and employees: time.

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Alpharetta is a rising tech hub in Georgia.

Alpharetta: the Best Small City in Georgia to Grow a Small Business

Verizon analyzed data on over 300 small cities in the U.S., and Alpharetta came in at 15, the only city in Georgia to make the list. Measures included income per capita, percentage of college-educated population over age 25, average total time driving to work, broadband access of at least 10 Mbps download time and 1 Mbps upload time, loans per capita, and tax scores. All these factors help set the stage to build a startup and draw in customers and partners.

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