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Want to improve small business productivity? Let the music roll.

It seems that music might not only “soothe the savage beast,” it may help boost the productivity of your small business team. Research conducted by Dr. Teresa Lesiuk, associate professor of Music Therapy at the University of Miami, some years ago found that software developers who listened to music came up with better ideas and … Continue reading Want to improve small business productivity? Let the music roll. »

Is small business worker productivity declining? Noise may be the culprit.

Are you concerned that your small business employees are less productive these days? In the first quarter of this year, the Labor Department reported that productivity – the hourly output per worker – declined at a 1.0 percent annual rate. Fourth-quarter 2015 productivity saw a 1.7 percent rate of decline. Furthermore, productivity has only risen … Continue reading Is small business worker productivity declining? Noise may be the culprit. »