Fun Fact Friday: Did you know this about work?

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Did you know this about work? The average person spends 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime. 25% of employees say work is their main source of stress and 40% say their job is “very or extremely stressful” More than 13 million working days are lost every year because of stress-related illnesses 10,000 workers per […]

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Workplace Wednesday: How do you deal with HR as a small to medium business?

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How do you deal with HR as a small or medium business? Most small business owners go into business because they feel passionately about the service or product that they provide and they may not have the business savvy to ensure their business is sustainable. One of the options in this circumstance is to find […]

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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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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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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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