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We all want to perform at our best at work. And we are constantly looking for ways to do that – through training, getting better organized, working longer hours. But there is often one thing that is overlooked in this drive for performance enhancement, something that is just as important – if not more important… Read more »

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It’s no secret that technology is driving change in the business world. Big data, artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning – all are having or will have a big impact. In the future, technology will probably change the very nature of work. The kinds of skills needed in the future will most likely be very different… Read more »

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Research has shown that being more organized actually helps to increase our productivity. Having a messy work area creates unneeded stress and fatigue. So, if you want to be more productive at work, make sure to keep your work area well organized. The most productive people, however, go beyond simple rearranging. They are not content… Read more »

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Setbacks at work and life in general are something we all have to deal with. Some are easier to surmount than others. That is why resilience is such a valued quality – the ability to bounce back from failure. Many consider it to be the most valuable trait a person can have for a successful… Read more »

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Businesses today realize the importance of their websites. These online platforms represent a major investment for companies. Websites are used by many different groups – customers, suppliers, job seekers, employees, and the general public. But, as people usually do, they form judgments quickly when they open a web page. If it does not grab their… Read more »

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Successful people. We often wonder, how do they do it? There is no magic bullet. It takes perseverance and resilience. It also takes a good night’s sleep. Sleep may not be the first thing that comes to mind when we think about the reasons for success. But odds are that if someone is successful, they… Read more »

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We are all trying to do our best and get ahead. But even so, there are mistakes we make every day that  hinder our performance, slow our productivity and waste time. They are, however, mistakes that are easily avoidable once we become aware of them. Here are a few to watch out for. Overwork. Studies… Read more »

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You want to hire the best people, naturally. And you do that by having a good place to work, by offering a good salary and benefits, by developing a good reputation. But all of this may not matter much if your job advertisements are not as compelling as they could be. The best people can… Read more »

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Mindfulness is something that more and more people are taking up because of the benefits it offers, both on the job and in their personal life. Proponents say it can help enhance concentration, reduce stress, improve mood, and even help the immune system. But there are also a number of questions surrounding mindfulness. People wonder… Read more »

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When someone moves into the ranks of management, he or she encounters an entirely new set of challenges. No longer is his or her own performance the only concern. The new manager now is responsible for the performance of a number of people. One of the pitfalls every new manager needs to be aware of… Read more »