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    How Better Internal Communications Can Triple Productivity

    by on September 17, 2014

    Have you ever wondered how your company could benefit if all of your employees were engaged and enthusiastic about their work? A study by Dale Carnegie finds that companies with engaged employees “outperform those without by up to 202 percent.”

    One highly e…

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    Employee Happiness: Why It Matters

    by on September 2, 2014

    When you’re trying to grow a business, keeping your customers happy is sure to be high on your list of priorities. While it’s certainly important to take an interest in who’s buying your products or services, you don’t want to overlook the people who are drivi…

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    Handling Workplace Conflict

    by on July 15, 2014

    Most employers strive to foster a workplace that encourages teamwork and efficiency. When you promote an environment of collaboration, leadership and discussion, you can’t always avoid conflict within your organization. Whether the issue is personal or profe…

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    Planning a Business Retreat

    by on July 15, 2014

    Sometimes, to break out of a rut and really rethink your strategic planning, you need more than just a few hour-long meetings at the office. Sometimes, you need to gather your troops and head offsite to engage in a full-blown work retreat.
    Stepping outside t…

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    Checklist of Fun Company Outings

    by on July 15, 2014

    To unite your team, go beyond the standard potluck dinner or trust fall. You can make team building fun and meaningful for your staff without busting your budget. Bond over activities like these:

    Volunteer together
    Plan activities where employees can wo…

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    5 Simple Steps to Encourage Wellness in the Workplace

    by on June 25, 2014

    According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control, chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes comprised an astounding 75 percent of U.S. medical costs in 2009. In an effort to curb rising healthcare costs while promoting healthier living …

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    The Sublime Benefits of Meditation for Business

    by on June 25, 2014

    Articles abound regarding the habits of highly successful businesspeople. It seems for every person who starts his or her own business, there’s an accompanying theory behind why it was successful. While you might not subscribe to the idea that you should ex…

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    8 Amazing Facts About Humor in the Workplace

    by on June 21, 2014

    Humor and work have always had a tenuous relationship, albeit one that has softened in recent years. Even in the most casual office environments, there are certain stigmas and uncertainties surrounding humor.
    The reasons behind this hesitation are obvious; hu…

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