Month: September 2018

How to Increase Productivity and Efficiency

Hours Worked vs Productivity No matter what industry you work in, we are sure you have experienced heavy work loads more than once. Unfortunately, working professionals are often overwhelmed with work tasks and feel they can’t complete everything in one day. This results in them constantly feeling behind and they often resort to working additional …

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New Survey Reveals What Benefits are Important to Employees

Hiring and Retaining Top Talent One of the biggest challenges for employers in 2018 has been hiring and retaining top talent. In order to do this, many companies have incorporated a variety of perks, from ping pong tables in the break room to free season passes to nearby amusement parks, sporting events, or even ski …

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Foods that are Linked to Improved Brain Function

You Are What You Eat The saying, “you are what you eat,” is true for both your body and your mind. Most working professionals, though, truly don’t realize how much their eating habits affect their productivity and overall health. All too often, employees and management alike, shorten their lunch break, grab the most convenient processed …

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How to Encourage Mindfulness in the Workplace

What is Mindfulness? According to Daniel J. Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, “mindfulness” is about being sensitive to novelty in our everyday experiences and no longer being on automatic. He explains that with mindful awareness the flow of energy and information that is our …

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It’s Time For Culture To Go Beyond Just Being a Buzzword

A Popular Buzzword Most organizations know that a strong company culture is necessary for success. This is known because there are thousands of books and articles written about culture, all of them trying to define culture and explain why it matters. Prospective employees ask questions about the company culture during interviews and employers spend heaps of …

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WELCOA’s Well Workplace Checklist Is Here!

About WELCOA The Wellness Council of America, WELCOA, is an organization dedicated to providing the education and resources necessary for creating high performing and caring workplace cultures. Their overall mission is to “help employees be happy, healthy and high performing.”  WELCOA has partnered with organizations around the globe and they have been researching what works and what …

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The Best Ways to Show Employees That You Care

Being a Successful Leader In this study, published in Journal of Business Ethics, researchers uncovered how to be successful leader. While it is important for leaders to care about results and growth, they have to make sure they don’t get too focused on themselves. Their results, their sales, their impact on the company, their customers, etc. When …

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