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March 22, 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Many claims have been made about the potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning – with predictions ranging from dystopian wastelands to intelligent societies in which […]
March 20, 2019

Is Paper the Answer to Being More Productive?

Paper might be one of the world’s oldest technologies, but it seems it still has a few things to teach us about being productive. Be productive: […]
March 18, 2019

Too Stressed to Sleep?

If you have ever laid awake at night filled with worries or anxiety, you know just what a miserable place it can be. The negative consequences […]
March 13, 2019

The Part-Time Entrepreneur

We’re living in the age of the side hustle. Millennials, in particular, are increasingly taking on additional projects alongside their main source of income. The trend […]
March 8, 2019

Do What You Love

Business Optimizer asks: Is loving what you do the biggest productivity boost of all? Steve Jobs said, “The only way to do great work is to […]
March 6, 2019

Beat Stress by Teaching Your Brain to Switch Off

We’re in the midst of a productivity crisis: the more we work, the less productive we are. But perhaps the answer is in the question. Research […]
February 28, 2019

The Rise of Voice Search

The way we use the Internet is changing. Business Optimizer explores the stats behind the rise of Voice Search. As consumers, we are probably anecdotally aware […]
February 21, 2019

Meeting and Events Trends for 2019

Business Optimizer takes a look at some of the meeting and events trends that are expected to take off in 2019. Every year, the CWT Meetings […]
February 19, 2019

When Digitalisation Does Not Make Sense

We know that people love paper books and are more likely to trust printed marketing materials, but choosing paper isn’t only about enjoyment; there are some […]
February 14, 2019

8 Apps to Improve Your Meetings

Can technology help you improve your meetings? Business Optimizer considers  eight apps that could help you to ensure meetings are more productive and effective. These eight […]
February 12, 2019

Bill Gates and Gates Notes

As a source of inspiration from one of the most successful men on the planet,  Gates Notes is an interesting mix of philanthropic call to action […]
February 7, 2019

Ensure the Meetings You Host Are Successful

How much does a typical meeting cost your company? How much talent is in the room – and what is all that time costing? And what […]
February 5, 2019

How Paper Can Help Effective Brainstorming in Meetings

When brainstorming is actioned well it can make a meeting come to life.  Business Optimizer considers tips for ensuring your brainstorming in meetings is actioned well […]
January 25, 2019

Fake News – the phenomenon

Wherever you are in the world, chances are you heard a lot about “fake news” in 2018. While the idea of media bias is not new, […]
January 22, 2019

How to overcome writer’s block

Even the best writers can suffer from writer’s block from time to time. But, for whatever goal you are about to put pen to paper, there […]
January 17, 2019

The Benefits of Keeping a journal

Scientists and researchers have discovered what many diarists have known all along – keeping a journal is good for you! Last month, we looked at ten […]
January 15, 2019

Why You Should take Notes on Paper in Meetings?

Making a record of a meeting is essential if you are the meeting attendee tasked with taking minutes. But even if you haven’t been formally tasked […]
January 10, 2019

Neil Gaiman, The Storyteller

British author Neil Gaiman writes books that enchant children and adults. Born in Hampshire, England, in 1960, Neil now lives in Menomonie, Wisconsin, and Cambridge, Massachusetts. […]
January 8, 2019

Why you should be Doodling?

Move over adult coloring books – there’s a new creative hobby that requires nothing more than a blank sheet of paper, a pencil or biro and […]
December 27, 2018

How to Make (and Keep) a New Year’s Resolution

As we approach the end of the year, it is time to reflect on the year that’s gone and think about what we want to achieve […]