Tidying your workspace can bring a fresh perspective
March 7, 2019
Face it: your desk could use some help. There are stacks of papers everywhere, unfiled documents mingling with takeout menus. Your keyboard is so filled with crumbs that it crunches when you type. And despite the fact that your coworkers gave you the iconic “A clean desk is the sign of a sick mind...
A Buddhist take on cubicle culture
February 19, 2019
How can we be happier at work? This question seems well worth pursuing, given how much time we spend there, and the way in which happiness spills from one area of our lives into all the others. I recently came across The Art of Happiness at Work, a collaboration between His Holiness the Dalai Lama...
Know the risks when sparks fly at the workplace
February 12, 2019
Considering the amount of time most of us spend at work, it’s no surprise that many of us find lovers and even spouses on the job. Surveys consistently find that over a third of office employees admit to having had a romantic relationship with someone at work . It’s natural to develop close bonds...
The benefits of employee wellness programs
February 6, 2019
The personality of a workplace will determine what shape a successful health and wellness program will take. One thing is certain—companies that institute wellness programs reap a variety of benefits, from greater productivity to increased retention. When you consider the positive impacts these...
Three tips for taking your work life to the next level
January 29, 2019
January marks a fresh start, a time for setting goals and making resolutions generally geared toward self-improvement: Time to get fit, eat more healthfully, declutter your home, etc. But a new year can also be an ideal time to take stock of your professional situation. You don’t need to be a C-...
How healthy office snacks impact productivity
January 24, 2019
Did you know that work quality and efficiency are affected by the foods employees eat during the day? What if I told you that studies have found that food choices directly correlate with how productive, engaged, and creative people are? Wouldn’t you want to invest in foods that will help your...
Six easy health hacks to try at work
January 17, 2019
Unless your job is leading group runs to the health food store to buy organic vegetables and teach people how to cook them, chances are your job is not making you healthier. Here are six easy health hacks to mitigate the damage that office work can wreak on your body. Take your lunch. We’ve said it...
An affordable approach to a workplace wellness program
January 11, 2019
When you’re busy running your business, it can be easy to forget the importance of healthy eating, exercise, and stress management for yourself and your employees. Before you know it, your employees are trying to meet deadlines while running on coffee, doughnuts, fast-food lunches, and junk from a...
Ten work perks to show your appreciation without breaking the office budget
January 1, 2019
Looking to make your team happy without breaking the budget? Sometimes the best things in life are pretty simple and low-cost. We did an informal poll of office workers to see what little perks were meaningful to them, and the results show that you don’t always have to think big to show your...
Tips on how to find an effective manager
December 18, 2018
In order to be successful, organizations need strong, qualified managers to step up and lead. These individuals harness the potential of and direct the people and projects that make up a workforce. But qualified and effective managers are hard to find. Not everyone has the temperament required for...