Positive Workplace

Avoiding Perfectionism and Looking at the Big Picture in Your Business

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, July 2, 2020

Many of us believe that it’s good to be a perfectionist. After all, the very word “perfection” has a positive ring to it. It sounds like something that’s better than anything else. But it’s also very easy to get bogged down in perfectionism. When you keep trying to get all the details right, you forget…

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Facing Fears to Achieve Your Interpersonal and Professional Goals

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, June 28, 2019

There are many situations in which a person has to face their fears. Some might be career-related and some might be personal. But the fact is that if you face your fears in any one area of your life, you also end up doing so in another. So your career and your personal life are…

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Getting Rid of Mind Chatter for Increased Wellness

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, June 21, 2019

It’s a little difficult to define the word “wellness.” According to the Oxford dictionary, it is “the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal.” So pursuing good health is wellness. Wellness: Being in the Present In daily usage, wellness doesn’t just refer to physical health. It can also refer to…

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Happy at Work in America, 2019 Version

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, June 7, 2019

A recent survey by CNBC shows that of the sample of American workers polled, fully 85% described themselves as happy at work. What factors were considered contributors to happiness in the workplace, and what seemed to matter to people the most? The survey measured satisfaction or happiness in five areas. Pay and opportunity for advancement were two…

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How To “Let Go” And Trust Your Employees To Do The Job Right

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, May 16, 2019

One way to get a lot of pressure off you as an entrepreneur is to delegate work. But in order to delegate, you have to trust your employees. This doesn’t just mean trusting them with money or trusting them to be honest. It also means trusting them to do the job right. Many people have…

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Transforming Your Company Culture To Enhance Employee Wellness

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, May 9, 2019

It might seem like a cliché to say that you have to change with the times but it is nonetheless true. Many organizations are set up in a certain way and continue to function in that way 10 or even 20 years later. But the fact is that the things that people valued 10 or…

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Practicing Mindfulness To Avoid Job Burnout

Posted by Modern HR | Thursday, May 2, 2019

There are certain jobs that lend themselves very easily to job burnout. For example, if you’re a social worker or a customer service representative working night shifts, chances are you’re experiencing fatigue, depression and a general sense of unease most of the time. But burnout is possible in any kind of job. Whether you’re an…

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Nap Desks: Yea or Nea?

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, April 12, 2019

The Nap Desk has arrived, a lovely desk that folds, like a piece of origami, into a separate sleeping space underneath while retaining a functional desktop. The back wall of the desk slides into place as a mattress, thin but functional, and the side-ends can be lowered for a breeze. In theory, the desk can…

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How to Draw on Your Inner Reserves of Strength and Kindness to Lead People

Posted by Modern HR | Wednesday, April 3, 2019

When it comes to entrepreneurship, you come across many different types of people. There are people who are strong; they have a lot of force of will and determination. And then, there are people who are kind; they always have the time to talk to others and help them solve their problems. It’s very difficult…

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3 Tips for Dealing with Stress Permanently

Posted by Modern HR | Friday, March 1, 2019

Different people have different ways of dealing with situations that arise in life. Some deal with things by talking to people who are close to them and getting their support. Others turn to books, exercise, meditation, therapy or self-improvement seminars. All these are reliable ways of dealing with stress. But you have to make sure…

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