Improving Employee Well-Being

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There is a trend now among companies in placing greater emphasis on employee health and wellness. One reason for this emphasis has been the upheaval in people’s lives caused by the pandemic. Workers have become more aware and concerned about their physical, mental, and emotional health after going through the turmoil of the past several… Read more »

How to Prevent Inflation from Chipping Away at Your Paycheck

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Since 2020, companies have raised wages 4.5 percent. But workers may not feel any better off because that increase is being eaten up by inflation. The annual inflation rate was more than 8 percent for the month of April alone. So, what can you do to get ahead of the inflation monster? Here are a… Read more »

Spurring Creativity Among Teams at Work

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These days, as the pace of change continues to accelerate, companies value creativity and innovation more than ever. Managers want their teams to be creative in finding solutions to problems. Here are a few ways to spur creativity among teams at work. Challenge your team To help your team members be more creative, you have… Read more »

Making the Most of Meetings

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Few people are eager to attend meetings at work. Many simply see them as time sinks that they need to get through so that they can get to the more important work they need to do. But, if handled properly, meetings can help teams to perform better and actually increase productivity. Here are some ways… Read more »

Enhancing Team Productivity

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If you are a manager, you want your team to be as productive as possible. Here are a few things you can do to enhance your team’s performance when tackling a project. 1. Set your goals The first step in improving productivity is to figure out exactly what you want to accomplish, and to do… Read more »

How to Improve Coaching of Workers

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Coaching is a way of teaching and learning that is being used much more often in the workplace today. The reason for this is the unique benefits that coaching can offer– it helps to improve the learning process because people can help direct their own learning through questioning, listening, and taking on challenges in a… Read more »

How to Delegate Effectively

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Being able to delegate assignments is an important skill that managers should have. Some managers may be reluctant to delegate, thinking that it may hinder productivity. But not delegating may reduce productivity even more because the manager will then have too much on his plate to handle effectively, and important work may end up falling… Read more »

How Leaders Sometimes Undermine Worker Motivation

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If you are a leader, an important part of your job is motivating people, getting them to reach their potential and perform at their best. The problem is that many managers are not aware of how motivation works and how best to instill it in their workers. Here are a few ways that managers may,… Read more »

How to Deal with Distractions

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Interruptions and distractions are troubles that all workers face at one time or another. They may seem like minor annoyances, but they can have a serious impact on the work we do. For example, one of the biggest distractions for people today is various forms of social media. According to research, the time people spend… Read more »

Relaxation Exercises for Work Stress

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Stress is a constant companion for many people at work. It can have a significant effect on our health and productivity, so it is important to learn how to control it. The symptoms of stress can vary a great deal, but some of the more common ones include things lik indecisiveness, headaches, fatigue, irritability, problem… Read more »