Monthly Archives: November 2014

Make Flex Schedules Work for your Workplace

Flexible work arrangements, flex hours, flexible schedules–whatever you want to call it–one thing remains the same: flexibility. Offering employees flexibility in their hours shows that you trust them and fuels empowerment. Even the President supports flexible working hours. However, flexible … Continue reading

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How Business Owners Can Fix Burnout

The words stress and burnout and are often used interchangeably. “I’m feeling stressed,” and “I’m feeling burned out,” are usually both used to communicate the same thing: that we are doing too much and are paying for it. While stress … Continue reading

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How to Fight the Holiday Slump in Office Productivity

Oh, the holidays! Sweaters, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and … lowered productivity. What causes this slump near the holidays? Online shopping. According to CareerBuilder’s 2013 Cyber Monday Study, 54% of employees shop online, while on the clock. Holiday parties. Preparing for–or … Continue reading

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Keeping your Workplace Healthy During Flu Season

Every third news article seems to be about ebola. Ebola certainly sounds scary. However, statistically, it’s not as scary as the flu. Business owners and office managers have an important duty, especially in cold and flu season, to help prevent … Continue reading

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