Free Meeting Calculator: How Much Time Do You Waste? Find Out…

At Jell, we’re focused on reducing the need for unnecessary meetings while making fewer meetings more productive. Which begs the question: How much time did you waste in meetings over the past year? Since we wanted to know the answer ourselves, we built a nifty, free app: meetingcalculator.com Our Meeting Calculator connects to your Google… »

Introducing Jell Reports: The Easy Way to Track Team Progress

One of the most important jobs of a manager is gathering information to better understand what’s happening inside the business. Jell’s been successful at helping teams improve their daily standups, but most companies are still mired in inefficient meetings and email threads — we know there’s a better way. Today we’re taking Jell a giant… »

Want to Increase Productivity at Work? Here’s What Science Says

Let’s talk about productivity. Specifically, what science says about it. We were curious to see what research has revealed about the constant quest to get more done and decided to do a little digging. Turns out, we humans are hardwired to develop certain habits that can quietly sabotage our own brains’ productivity potential. Can these… »

Committing to Remote Work

In 2008 I had graduated college and accepted a full time role at Gray Matter Technologies*, where I’d become the first remote employee. I had interned with Gray Matter my entire senior year, we had built up enough trust that they were willing to let me continue working for them when I moved 4 hours… »