Fun Fact Friday: The Best Workers Drink Water

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Did you know that: “Water = Your Best Worker! We all know that we should drink more water, but did you know that just a 2% drop in hydration levels can lead to difficulty focusing on the computer screen, short term memory problems and difficulty completing basic tasks. Hiring that water machine could be the […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Allergies in the Workplace

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Allergies in the Workplace: Today let’s discuss some strategies for how to handle some basic allergies in the workplace. More and more employees are suffering from food allergies than ever before. There are the food allergies, like peanuts and gluten; scent allergies like perfume and smoke and chemical allergies like latex. Health Canada reports that […]

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Fun Fact Friday: 8 Fun Facts About Humor in the Workplace

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8 Fun Facts About Humor in the Workplace As found on the following website: http://quickbooks.intuit.com/r/culture-and-workplace/8-amazing-facts-humor-workplace Humor and work have always had a tenuous relationship, albeit one that has softened in recent years. Even in the most casual office environments, there are certain stigmas and uncertainties surrounding humor. The reasons behind this hesitation are obvious; humor […]

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Workplace Wednesday: How Leaders Can Develop a Triple Focus

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How Leaders Can Develop a Triple Focus with Daniel Goleman: Daniel Goleman speaks to the topic of How Leaders can focus on three things to be great leaders. The first is tuning into and managing themselves. Self-reflection is so important to identifying and changing barriers that leaders create for their teams. Secondly, they need to […]

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Fun Fact Friday-Canadian Weather Facts

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10 Fun Facts about Canadian Weather: “1. As far as countries go, Canada is pretty much the coolest — literally. It vies with Russia for first place as the coldest nation in the world, with an average daily annual temperature of —5.6ºC. 2. Brrr. The lowest temperature ever recorded in Canada and North America? The […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Office Dress Code

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Workplace Wednesday: Office Dress Code It’s Workplace Wednesday and a good time to talk about the office dress code. It used to be that if you worked in an office you wore a suit (and a tie for men). Nowadays the dress code varies depending on the office culture and the industry you are working […]

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