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productivity advice from entrepreneurs
Illustration by Jess Chen @ Quire

Getting motivated to start a new endeavor can be easy, the thrill of the chase and the possibility of success can keep you going. But what happens when you get there? How do you stay motivated to keep going?

Entrepreneurs like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Jeff Bezos

giveaway 2020

We hope the last two chapters of 2020 have been great to you! In the festive spirit of sharing, we’re doing a special giveaway for all of you as a thank-you note for being such an inspiration for us in the last 6 amazing years! 🎊

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project management software

Years ago, Quire was introduced to the world as a solution to complicated project management using tasks-branching and board visualization. …


Work-life balance and work-life integration. They sound like pretty much the same thing, right? Well, they sort of are. But with one important difference.

You see, language is about more than just semantics it’s about ideas and images associated with words and phrases.

Work-life balance conjures up a particular image…


The culture of overwork is unhealthy. Anyone who tells you otherwise is either lying to you and/or to themself. …

In 2020, office life quickly became about adapting to a rapidly changing environment. To survive, businesses had to go remote and do it fast. And for a time, this rapidly changing environment kept people on their toes.

It made people focus on the challenges of making remote work function successfully…

Zeigarnik Effect and productivity

The Zeigarnik Effect refers to people’s tendency to remember interrupted or incomplete tasks better than they remember completed ones. Which sounds good, after all, it’s more beneficial to remember what needs to be done. Also, it’s good that we should want to finish tasks that we have started.

Except, it’s…

It’s one the biggest hurdles to having remote workers. How do you know they’re doing the work? After all, when they are in the office you can see what an employee is doing. It is far easier to monitor their work and manage expectations.

But with so many companies forced…

The conversation around Zoom’s CEO having Zoom fatigue ( source) raises a few interesting points. Especially as now many businesses are able to return to pre-pandemic work conditions.

Some of the points this has raised are: remote worker fatigue, Zoom burnout, and how difficult it can be to compartmentalize home…

Strategic thinking is all about looking at where you are, where you want to go, how you’re going to get there and what it will look like when you arrive. And it’s knowing the answer to all these questions before you start.

Trying to manage a project on the fly…

Vicky P.

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