Tips for Greater Productivity

Don’t check e-mail until after lunch. Your best hours for focus and critical thinking are in the morning, so use mornings to accomplish the most difficult and important tasks.  E-mail can wait until the hours when your brain operates more slowly; the afternoon. Prioritize.  Do the most important tasks first.  Let everything else fit into whatever […]

Productivity: Stress

Stress can reduce productivity and is also incredibly harmful to your health.   The best way to limit stress is to get rid of stressors; that is pretty much impossible in a camp setting.  Last minute problems come up, emergencies happen, and you need to be available pretty much every moment of the day.  Since we […]

Productivity: Nutrition

Let’s be honest; campsites are generally not known for their healthy food.  And, for the most part, that’s probably okay; your campers are not eating your food as part of a regular diet.  But for the long term, nutrition is of incredible importance to staff productivity. Nutrition directly affects stamina, energy, clarity, and focus. If […]

Productivity: Hours

Knowing how to use work hours well is probably the most important part of increasing productivity.  And along with that is understanding that all hours are not the same.  What does that mean?  Here are a few facts to illustrate this point: People are most able to focus and learn new things from 9am-12pm. The […]

Productivity: Office Space

For the next few weeks, the topic is going to be productivity.  Your staff works hard, you work hard, and you want to have something to show for all that work in the end.  The topics covered in this Productivity series will help your hard work yield even greater results. Today’s productivity tip has to […]