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Reboot Your Morning Routine for a Better Day

Are you a morning person? If you’re in the majority of the population whose workday begins between 7 and 9 a.m., you really don’t have a choice. How your day begins is usually a good indicator of your mindset for the remainder of the day. If morning finds you feeling tired, rushing to pick up […]

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Will a Robot Do Your Job in the Future?

As machines and computers become more advanced, many more jobs will be replaced by automation. From fast food to retail, there are major implications for the future workforce, but could we ever become so technologically advanced that we ourselves become obsolete? According to the this TED Talk by Anthony Goldbloom, CEO of Silicon Valley start-up […]

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Creating a Positive Competitive Workplace Culture

In a recent Refresh Leadership poll, we asked our readers how friendly competition among co-workers affects their productivity. More than 52% of respondents said competition was a big motivator, followed by 22% who said it stresses them out more than it motivates. From two teams competing against each other to be the first to solve […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Online Presence

In today’s digital age, it’s more important than ever to pay attention to your online reputation. Just like your home or office, your online presence needs a spring cleaning to get rid of old unwanted items, brush the dust off what’s valuable, and make sure there are no surprises lurking in places you don’t see […]

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The Science Of Motivation

Check out this short, animated video from AsapSCIENCE for some interesting insight into motivation how to optimize our minds for achieving goals! How do you stay motivated to reach your goals? What are your biggest obstacles? Let us know in the comments section below! Refresh Leadership is brought to you by Express Employment Professionals.

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Looking Back: The Top 10 Posts of 2015

It was another great year for the Refresh Leadership blog! Take a look back with us at some of the top posts from 2015 and be sure to let us know which ones grabbed your attention. We’re gearing up for 2016 and look forward to bringing you more great content, including in-depth analysis of current […]

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Customer Service Can Make or Break Your Brand

Sales are at the heart of business, and the key to a successful sales approach is great customer service. From the point of sale through the life of your product or service and beyond, how your company interacts with customers at every encounter becomes a key differentiator when building your brand. Remember, customer service isn’t […]

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How To Get Back on Track When Goal Setting Goes Wrong

Finding success in life isn’t about hitting every goal you set. Any entrepreneur can tell you that failure is just another step in the journey to success. What’s important is how you react to those failures. First, realize that you’re not alone. A survey reported in Inc. magazine revealed that 77% of small business owners […]

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4 Ways to Stay Productive When Working From Home

Despite what the naysayers have predicted, working from home is not just a short-lived trend. In fact, it’s still on the rise. Two years ago, Forbes reported that “some 30 million of us work from a home office at least once a week … and that number is expected to increase by 63% in the […]

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4 Essential Characteristics of a Successful Team

At one time or another in your professional career, you’ve likely been reminded that teamwork makes the dream work or that there’s no “I” in team. Or maybe you’ve been encouraged to be a team player and take one for the team. And in some instances, you may have even found yourself going to bat […]

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