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Avoiding Burnout: A Healthy Personal Life Can Ensure Emotional Longevity at Work

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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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 4: The Individualist)

Leading by the Numbers is a nine-part series.  Understanding your strengths and weaknesses as a leader is imperative to not only leading others, but also leading yourself effectively. But the make-up of great leaders doesn’t just lay in the balance on the pros and cons scale, it is the amalgamation of intricate character traits and […]

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Office Wellness: Quick Tips to Stay Healthy in the Workplace

A healthy body and mind is an important part of a productive workday. But for most of us, our weekdays consist of sitting at a desk for roughly 40 hours a week – typically with poor posture. Because of our sedentary ways, it seems impossible to achieve our health and fitness goals. You don’t have […]

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Creating Business Goals That Stick

Every year when the calendar turns over from December to January, leaders across every industry and business sector turn over a new leaf on a new year. And while most embrace this opportunity as a chance to build upon the success experienced in the previous year, they also see the need to create strategic goals […]

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Year in Review: Top Posts of 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time to look back at the most read posts of the year! From management advice to emotional intelligence to rebuilding trust as a leader, the top posts in the past 12 months come from a wide range of topics. So before we close the books on 2019 and […]

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Holiday Hustle: How to Maintain Focus at Year End

The holiday season is a time of family, friends, generosity, and thankfulness. The yuletide offers a chance for us to be full of cheer and embrace the magic of the season. But for so many of us, this time of year coincides with a Santa-sized mixed bag full of everything from year-end deadlines to project […]

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Leading by the Numbers: What Your Enneagram Says About You as a Leader (Type 3: The Achiever)

Leading by the Numbers is a nine-part series. Understanding your strengths and weaknesses as a leader is imperative to not only leading others, but also leading yourself effectively. But the make-up of great leaders doesn’t just lay in the balance on the pros and cons scale, it is the amalgamation of intricate character traits and […]

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Survey: ‘Tis the Season for Workplace Stress

It’s the most wonderful time of the year-but it can also be the most stressful. While 16% of business leaders and 30% of workers say they “love the holiday season at work,” the rest report a range of seasonal stressors in a new survey released by Express Employment Professionals. Express asked both business leaders and […]

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Reevaluating Success When Annual Goals Aren’t Met

As the year comes to a close, businesses will take time to review the goals set the previous year and analyze how they fared. They will have the opportunity to look back on the past 12 months to celebrate their greatest achievements. And while taking an inventory of what went right this year is important […]

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Canada Employed: Job #1 For New Federal Parliament – Get Canadians Working

Despite a low national unemployment rate, an increasing number of Canadians are looking for work, while job vacancies remain stubbornly high. National polls in Canada consistently show jobs and economy as the top concern of Canadians. Dwayne Williams, an Express franchise owner in Guelph, Ontario, sees skills shortages as a critical issue to tackle. “At […]

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