Motivate Employees by Celebrating Milestones
How to motivate employees and keep them engaged is a question management teams continue to ask themselves. Long gone are the days when Joe joined the firm right after graduation, was promised a pension in exchange for loyalty, and stayed for 20+ years at the same company. Now, the reality is searching for jobs has […]
How to Motivate Yourself Intrinsically and Extrinsically
At Hardly, we’ve been thinking a lot about what drives behavior. What propels us into those productivity windows or makes us want to go above and beyond? Goals are great, but only if we have the motivation to achieve them. Motivation is about increasing your desire or reason for doing something, whereas willpower is about […]
Productivity Plan: Expectations vs. Reality
Have you created a productivity plan that was unrealistic? Here is a reality check on what productivity really looks like.
9 Quotes About Productivity For Inspiration and Application
“Productivity” is one of the hottest buzz words in today’s work environment. The word is plastered all over self-help books and is the topic of podcasts and motivational speeches alike. We all aim to be productive, but sometimes we aren’t sure how to get the best out of ourselves. So, I thought it would be […]
The 5 Best Apps for Productivity
Summer 👏 is 👏 here 👏! It’s time for the beach, barbeques, and early release on Fridays. Unfortunately, for us adults, summer does not mean school’s out. But, if you play your cards right you can work hard and play hard. The name of the game is productivity. The more you can get done in […]
Set Notifications Based on Your Preferences with Hardly
Sick of notification overload? Learn about Hardly's new app that helps you customize your notification settings. Imagine a notification setting that allows you to filter by person, topic, and urgency so that you can stay focused when you need to without missing important messages.
Is Remote Work More Sustainable?
Hardly explores whether working from home is having a positive impact on the environment or whether the change is negligible. While no more commuting may be reducing greenhouse gas emissions, this is only a sliver of the equation. Read more to find out what else should be considered before making a judgement.
Spring Cleaning for Better Productivity and Less Stress
Hardly provides tips on how applying spring cleaning to your home office can increase your productivity and decrease your stress. From decluttering your desk to purging emails you no longer need, this post will guide you through refreshing your work space so that your career can bloom this season.
Hardly Headliners Ep.1: Founders talk about Professional Life
In this episode “Hardly Headliners”, meet the founders: CEO, Allison Braund-Harris and CTO, Roger Harris. Hardly Content Creator Leigh Hall learns more about them, both personally and professionally! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyLKR6lpF3w Transcript Allison: Hi, I’m Allison, CEO of Hardly. Roger: And I’m Roger, the CTO, and we’re excited to answer some questions. Leigh: Hey guys it’s Leigh here, content creator for Hardly […]
SXSW® | AlphaBeats Helps You Focus
Hardly is participating in SXSW this month along with AlphaBeats. In this blog learn how both of us are on a mission to help remote employees reduce work stress, why it is problematic, and how you can take control of your mental wellbeing.
Creativity in a Remote Environment: Interview with Ryan Lynch
In an interview with Ryan Lynch, Chief Strategy Officer at Beardwood&Co, Hardly explores what creativity means, how to inspire it, and how it can be used in a virtual work environment.
Is Your Home Office Launching Creativity or Dragging You Down?
Oftentimes, creativity is lower on the priority list than productivity. Yet, it still plays a huge part in our success as remote workers. Now that many of us have surpassed crisis mode transitioning from in-person to virtual working, it’s time to make sure our home offices inspire as much creativity as our old offices did. Check out our suggestions for how you can level-up your home office to a chamber of creativity.