Happy Employees Stay Longer

A study done by online career site Glassdoor reveals that more than 80 percent of employees say they’re motivated to work harder when their boss shows appreciation for their work. This is compared to the less than 40 percent who are inspired to work harder when they fear losing their job or their boss is… Continue reading

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Steps to Avoid Getting Sick

In an office, full of people who are sneezing and coughing, how can you avoid getting sick? Here are a few simple things you can do. 1. Avoid places where people — and germs — hang out. The door handles of your pantry cupboards and buttons on copy machines are hotbeds of germs. In fact,… Continue reading

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Customer Service

Why do we frequent the shops and restaurants that we do? Why do we continue to go back to the same suppliers? I believe it is because we receive excellent customer service. As customers, we like to feel special. We want the provider to pay attention to our needs. I like when people remember me,… Continue reading

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Are Your Board of Directors on Fire?

I have sit on a few boards, and even chaired two. Some do well and others seem to just exist. I like to think that the ones I have chaired rocked the most, but I am a bit biased. I do however know a few lessons that I have learned from being the leader and… Continue reading

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7 Ways to Increase Productivity at Work

 Track and limit how much time you’re spending on tasks.Step 1. For two weeks keep a diary of all the items you do in a day. You can use a simple spiral bound notebook. You want to look at your “diary” and see if there were times you hopped on Facebook and ended up there… Continue reading

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