3 Ways to Motivate Employees Besides Pay

By | Posted November 20th, 2012

Ways to Motivate Employees Besides Pay

Hiring employees is expensive. There are the actual costs of placing ads and paying recruiters. And then there’s the time you’ll spend sifting through resumes and cover letters, interviewing prospective employees, and discussing the options with your team. Once you hire a new employee, there’s more time to be spent training that person, and productivity

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How Mind Mapping Improves Your Productivity

By | Posted November 13th, 2012

How Mind Mapping Improves Your Productivity

It’s entirely possible you’ve engaged in mind mapping without knowing it. If you’ve ever made a spider diagram, a spray diagram, or a simple brainstorm diagram, you were also mind mapping. But maybe you’re a list maker, and you’ve never created any kind of diagram to map out a task, project, or idea. Why change

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Is Your Poor Health Destroying Your Productivity?

By | Posted November 8th, 2012

Is Your Poor Health Destroying Your Productivity?

Americans are unhealthier than ever. More than a third of Americans are not just overweight, but obese. Some of it has to do with poor food and beverage choices. The average American drinks about 45 gallons of soda every year. And the fact that many jobs require sitting down all day doesn’t help, either. But

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Staying Awake at Work

By | Posted October 23rd, 2012

Staying Awake at Work

Your eyes are heavy as the copier lights and dims. The gentle keystrokes from your neighbor’s office lull you into a pre-dream haze. After what feels like days fighting off a breakroom nap, you finally work up the courage to glance at the clock, certain you’ve got only a few minutes left before it’s time

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How to Declutter Your Workspace

By | Posted September 11th, 2012

How to Declutter Your Workspace

Personal organization can be frustrating to maintain, let alone your workspace. I struggle with it, too. Occasionally, you might find that pack of gum under your quarterly reports, or that takeout you had last week behind the printer. No wonder it smelled. In this article, I’ll highlight a few ways you can push that mess

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