Productive Meetings: Near-Extinct in the 21st Century?

There’s one fact that transcends cultures and industries: people hate meetings. But how exactly did this avenue for collaboration, creativity, and productivity become such a sore spot? It all started with the downfall of productive meetings.  We associate meetings with good project management, leading to a psychological bias that longer, frequent meetings are good. However, […]

Is a Sustainable Office worth the effort?

That’s a trick question. Creating a sustainable office doesn’t actually require much effort —  just the right attitude.  What exactly is a Sustainable Office (and why does it matter)? A sustainable office (or “eco-office”) simply refers to a workplace that regulates its environmental impact. Now before you get defensive, just remember that even the smallest […]

Best Tips For Practicing Mindfulness At Work (No Yoga Pants Required)

With our shift towards self-care and better work-life balance, it’s only natural that mindfulness has taken the world by storm. Yet, we only hear of its applications outside the workplace — through Yoga classes, morning meditations or a Marie Kondo level of household organization. Here’s how you can bring a calmer, focused attitude to work […]

Customer Interview : Timeqube Mind in Psychotherapy

My second interviewee this week – Lisa runs her psychotherapy practice and was one of the first customers to get Timeqube Mind – our timer dedicated to psychotherapy. Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Lissa Sivvy and I’m a psychotherapist in my private practice in Montpellier, Vermont (United States)   How important […]

Customer Interview: Suddenly our meetings end earlier than planned

I had a privilege to talk to one of our returning customers – Thomas from Uniqa Slovakia. Here’s the questions I asked him and what he had to say about 4 Timequbes that found new home at Uniqa. Tell us a bit about yourself. My name is Thomas Brustbauer, I’m working in Uniqa Insurance more […]

How much are you spending on meetings? We can tell.

Each time you get behind closed doors for a meeting with your workers, a lot of money is usually expended. When we deduct all of this money from the total budget of the firm or organisation, we discover that some meetings are a complete waste of time and money. The bad thing about this is […]

Timeboxing – not an option anymore

Timeboxing is a time management strategy that helps you stay focused and maximise your time. It’s a great way to make the desired growth and progress. Before going further, think of your regular approach to completing your to-do list. Just like most people, you’ll tick the tasks off the list one at a time. All […]

5 home uses of Timeqube you might have never thought of

The existence of timers dates back to the year 1926 when Thomas Norman Hicks invented the first kitchen timer. Its creation aims to indicate that the time set for a particular purpose had been reached. Timers, since then have had something peculiar to every model; Noise. Over the years, people have thought of different approaches […]

Burnout – the self care you need to avoid it

In 1974, a researcher named Herbert Freudenberger conducted a research on human behaviour in the workplace. During his research, he observed certain behavioural changes in some workers when the demands of the job was becoming excessive. It was in this research that the term “Burnout” first appeared. Burnout is referred to as a form of […]

5 Things To Remember About Effective Business Meetings

Meetings are used to determine lot of things about a firm/company. We make our major decisions at meetings, most of which are fixed to hold at regular intervals. Handling meetings badly, however, always have a negative effect. Some significant characteristics of bad meetings are lack of agenda and failure to stay within the assigned time. […]