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5 Ways to Show Your Employees They Are Valued

Employees want to feel valued in their jobs, and it’s up to employers to help make that happen. From retention and engagement to work-life balance, how a worker views their worth within their company can have a significant impact in their overall satisfaction with their lives, both inside and outside of the office. It’s not […]

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Hit Reset: 5 Tips for Taking a Mental Break at Work

Finding time for yourself during the workday is just as important as meeting deadlines. If you never look up from the desk, or your assistant has to schedule bathroom breaks on your calendar, then you may need to plan a few mental diversions throughout the day. Not only does a workday without breaks drain your […]

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Is Lack of Sleep Killing Your Career?

According to the National Sleep Foundation, many workers don’t get proper sleep and feel tired throughout the day. Chronic drowsiness and sleep deprivation cause many people issues at work, and many say they feel their work is “sub-par” because of it. A 2008 Sleep in America poll discovered that 29 percent of employees polled admitted to falling […]

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The Biggest Workplace Time Wasters

Today’s workplace is full of distractions. Modern conveniences, like email and the internet, can be double-edged swords. Technology has made our work more efficient, but it can also become a modern time waster if not used in the most thoughtful manner. Still, it can be a struggle to understand what is and is not a […]

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Turn Around a Bad Online Review

There’s an old saying, “The pen is mightier than the sword,” which suggests that it’s more effective to fight with words than with weapons. In our digital age, that adage has never been more true. Anyone with a computer or smart phone has the ability to make their opinion heard. Online review sites transform what […]

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Science of Persuasion [Video]

Being persuasive is a key factor in being the leader you and your team need you to be, but this skill may seem hard to develop. Check out this insightful video narrated by the author of “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion,” Dr. Robert Cialdini, and co-author of “The Small Big,” Steve Martin, that will teach you six simple […]

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Video: How Not to Get Stuck in Traffic

For many people, the daily commute to and from work is the most stressful part of the day. From traffic jams to construction to bad drivers, there are a wide variety of potential obstacles that can make even a few miles feel like a cross-country road trip. Check out this short video from AsapSCIENCE for […]

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4 Ways Your Competition is Spying on You

Companies will go to great lengths to get the upper hand on their competition. And, in our always connected world, it is becoming easier than ever to gather information about other companies’ business practices and strategies. The first step in combating corporate espionage is to understand its methods. Here are four ways your competition may […]

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3 Ways Your Personal Life Makes Your Work Life Better

Sometimes our home lives can be at odds with our work lives. And, though it may seem no matter how hard we try, the stress and struggles of daily life can still seep into the office and affect our work. According to a study by Bensinger, DuPont & Associates, 47% of workers say problems and […]

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3 Quick Tips to Help Get a Wayward Project Back on Track

When a new project first begins to take shape, it’s usually easy to keep moving forward because there’s still newness, excitement, and expectation associated with it. As time goes by, though, the project that once seemed to be surging ahead can get derailed and fall to the wayside. Whether it’s due to a loss in […]

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