Workplace Wednesday: Personal Productivity Plan

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What is productivity? It is defined as: “The quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, create, enhance, or bring forth goods and services” http://www.dictionary.com/browse/productivity For the entrepreneur or business owner this translates into revenue through sales; making productivity…a matter of survival There is value in the Daily Routine: “The way we care for […]

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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: How to Make Your Day More Productive and Rewarding

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Making Your Day More Productive and Rewarding: This week is about making your day more productive but also more rewarding. Here are a few things to make sure to do first thing in your day and 1 thing not to do first thing in your day. First thing to start your day off with should […]

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Workplace Wednesday: January Wellness in the Workplace Series: Body Wellness in the Workplace.

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Wellness in the Workplace Series: Body Wellness in the Workplace: This month we will be looking at the various aspects of workplace wellness from a holistic approach. We will be focusing this week on Body Wellness in the workplace. When we think about wellness the first thing we think of is the wellness aspects that […]

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Fun Fact Friday: Do you know the average absenteeism rate?

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Do you know the average absenteeism rate per employee per year in Canada? The overall average absenteeism rate for all industries combine is 9.3 days per employee per year. Private Sector-8.2 Public Sector -12.9 Top five industries are: Healthcare and social services-14.0 Public administration-12.8 Transportation and warehousing-12.3 Business, building and support services-10.1 Educational services-9.4 The […]

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Workplace Wednesday-Employee Engagement – Who’s Sinking Your Boat?

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Workplace Wednesday-Employee Engagement Video by The Employee Engagement Group The attached video about employee engagement is very informative. It gives a good description of employee engagement, the reasons why it is important and the potential problems if your employees are not engaged. Bob Kelleher CEO of The Employee Engagement Group posted this video that packs […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Employee Engagement Part 5: Richard Branson’s Video on Work-Life Balance

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Employee Engagement Part 5: Richard Branson Interview About Creating Work-life Balance : In our extremely busy lives, we sometimes forget just how important our family time is and also how important it is to have boundaries and work-life balance. In this video interview, Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group, talks about how he has […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Employee Engagement Series: Part 3: Bullying and Its Affect on Employee Engagement

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What is bullying and how does it affect employee engagement at the workplace? Bullying is something has been talked about more and more in the workplace, lately. This is because the effects of bullying on the employees involved can be devastating for the individual or group being bullied and it is destructive to the morale […]

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Workplace Wednesday: Employee Engagement Series: Part 2: How do you identify and fix a toxic workplace environment?

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How do you identify and fix a toxic workplace environment? Everyone has worked at or heard of those toxic work environments; the ones where employees dread going into the workplace everyday, the tension is so high you could cut it but you would need a chainsaw not just a knife to cut through it and […]

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