Month: February 2018

Heart Disease Prevention: 7 Simple Steps

The Value of Prevention “The positive thing about heart disease is that there are lots of things you can do on your own to reduce your risk substantially,” says cardiologist Dr. Jason Wasfy, director of quality and analytics at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital. The best way to reduce your risk is to follow “The Simple …

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Preventing the “Afternoon Slump” and Staying Energized at Work

The Afternoon Slump We have all been there, most likely more often than we would like to admit. After a busy, productive morning, the afternoon slump can hit hard anytime after lunch. This phase of the workday is when you feel your energy level drop, you lose motivation and you struggle to concentrate on the …

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Leadership: Creating Leaders, Not Just Followers

Good Leadership vs Great Leadership Leadership plays an important role in any organization’s success. However, there is a big difference in having good leadership and having great leadership. Most leaders aspire to be good leaders who motivate people to do as their told and inspire them to be positive about their work. With this strategy, …

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Encourage Your Employees to Take Their Vacation Time This Year

Unused Vacation Time Over the years, it has become a rising trend for employees to not use their vacation time. The most common reported reason for this is the fear that taking a vacation will hurt one’s chances of getting a promotion or a bonus, which has been proven false. However, by using their vacation …

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Standing Up at Work May Be a Simple Way to Boost Productivity

Standing Up vs Sitting Research has proven that sitting down for long periods of time can cause a number of health issues, including obesity, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels. Over time, it can also lead to decreased productivity and creativity. However, having standing desks for …

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