Emulating Your Heroes: Can It Help You Get Ahead in Your Career?

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, December 26, 2019

Given how important a person’s career is to them and how much time they spend working, it seems like it’s important, even necessary, to make sure that their career is one that they truly want to be in and that it moves along at the pace they want it to move at. Is Your Career…

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Will Waking Up Early Really Increase Your Productivity?

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Often, we hear a lot about people who wake up at 4 a.m. and get a ton of work finished before the rest of us even make it to work. Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, wakes up at 3:45 a.m. Michelle Obama starts her day at 4:30 a.m. Benjamin Franklin, one of the founding…

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How Gratitude Can Help You Improve Mood and Increase Productivity

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Friday, December 13, 2019

Gratitude is one of the things which has a role to play in having a good life and being happy at work. People who are grateful for what they have tend to be more cheerful and optimistic. As a result, they are also more motivated to keep going at work. And those who keep going…

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5 Ways to Conquer Fear at Work

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, December 5, 2019

Although most people think about making resolutions to change, many fail. Fear stops and prevents you from accomplishing what you are capable of and desire. Luckily, you can overcome fear by always trying before giving up and starting again. That said, here are five ways to conquer fear. Educate Yourself Many people are always afraid…

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Stephen R. Covey, the Character Ethic and the Art of Communication

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Most of us have heard the basics of communicating with people, in our personal lives and in the workplace. It’s important to be a good listener but also to communicate what one wants to say. It’s important to make eye contact, maybe lean a little in front to let the person know that you’re interested…

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Top Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, November 21, 2019

Top Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace Diversity in the workplace has several benefits for a company. To create a diverse workforce in your company, you need to understand what workforce diversity entails. Employees with a diverse background working together in an organization can make a great change. Here are some of the benefits of…

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Have You Been Bitten by the Bug of Perfectionism?

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, November 14, 2019

Ever find yourself reading and rereading a document to make sure it’s perfect (even if it’s just a memo going out to the members of your department)? Or do you drive your research and development team crazy because you’re just never satisfied with the product features they come up with? Maybe the thing that bothers…

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How to Ask for Help at Work

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, November 7, 2019

How to Ask for Help at Work When employees are unwilling to ask for help, human resource managers perceive this as a lack of collaboration and cooperation. Unfortunately, most people are simply afraid to ask for help, they think it’s a sign of weakness. They are also nervous about incurring social debts and personal values….

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5 Tips That Millennials Use to Remain Strong When Running a Business

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, October 31, 2019

For you to succeed in business today, you have to be flexible and have good planning and organizational skills. Many individuals start a business thinking that they will open doors and start making money only to be disappointed. To avoid all this in your business venture, consider the following steps to ensure you are successful…

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Stress: How much does it cost your company?

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Friday, October 25, 2019

Snappy co-workers, endless to do lists, looming deadlines, absent employees, demanding bosses. Stress can come from anywhere, but it’s increasing in the workplace and it’s taking a toll on workplace productivity and profitability. Smart managers are looking for ways to do something about it before tempers flare and the bottom line plummets. The cost to…

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