Meditation: Productivity Miracle or Muck?
With all the "magic bullets" being marketed these days, it's difficult to tell what's effective and what's nothing more than an expensive placebo or clickbait. Workplace productivity "cures" are no exception, bringing us to contemplate if techniques such as mindfulness and meditation actually improve job performance, or if they'll leave us with little more than wasted hours.
Smart HR: Sick Leave Policy
Offering sick leave is one thing.
Making sure your employees use it effectively is another. Here’s how to create a sound, compliant policy for employees who need to call in sick.
Coping Strategies - Helping People Deal With the FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt)
Times are stressful right now. People don't like uncertainty, yet we are in the midst of the most uncertain times in recent history. How is it possible to reassure them when you may be as unsure as your employees? All you can really do is help them to develop coping strategies. Share these recommendations with your team to help them through the COVID-19 crisis.
10 Things to Do Instead of Complain
Do you struggle with negativity, complaining, or dwelling on what's not right? Here are 10 habits you can start forming today that will improve your outlook and attitude, and consequently, the outlook and attitudes of those you influence.
Why Can't I Get Going in the Morning?
Picture this: The alarm goes off before the sun comes up. You drag yourself out of bed and reach for the nearest shot of espresso. Forget thinking about work; right now, you can hardly think about where you left your shoes. Sure, you'd love mornings -- if they didn't start so early in the day!
Sound familiar? If you're not a morning person, you're not alone. Use these tips to wake up feeling more alert -- and hit your day in full stride.