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17 02, 2018

5 of the Best Corporate Wellness Programs

By |February 17th, 2018|Adaptive Teams, Community, Development, Employee Engagement, Positivity, Productivity, Wellness|0 Comments

Recently in our blogs, we’ve been discussing the importance of corporate wellness programs. Thus far, we’ve shared 5 benefits of such programs (read about them here) and have also discussed 9 easy ways you can contribute to your employees’ health and wellness this week (learn how here).

Perhaps for the first time ever, health and wellness is starting to take a more prominent role in the workplace. And it’s no wonder: “Employees suffering from high stress levels have lower engagement, are less productive and have higher absenteeism levels than those not working under excessive pressure,” writes Karen Higginbottom over at […]

25 01, 2018

9 Easy Ways to Contribute to Employee Health and Wellness

By |January 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In our last blog, we discussed the 5 benefits to employee health and wellness programs. More and more companies are beginning to understanding the importance of health and wellness in the workplace, even offering certain perks within this space as incentives when recruiting new talent.

It’s well worth it. As discussed in our previous blog, a recent study shows that approximately 40% of employees experience persistent stress or excessive anxiety on a daily basis in the workplace. And increased levels of job stress have been demonstrated to be associated with increased rates of heart attack, hypertension and other disorders.

A company […]

24 01, 2018

6 ways you can invest in your team

By |January 24th, 2018|Adaptive Teams, Coaching, Community, Development, Employee Engagement, Leadership, Potential, Productivity, Relationship Building, Teamwork|0 Comments

As a business owner, you may be constantly on the lookout for opportunities to grow and invest in your business, but don’t forget to invest in your team as well. After all, the people inside the company are your company’s future, so it’s in your best interest. Not only does it help to grow your business, but it will create an engaged workforce and reduce turnover rates.

Investing in your team can be done in many different ways, from cash incentives to personal development opportunities. The overall purpose, however, remains the same: show your employees you care. If that’s clear, […]

20 01, 2018

5 benefits of employee wellness programs

By |January 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

According to a recent study, approximately 40% of employees experience persistent stress or excessive anxiety on a daily basis in the workplace.

It’s a costly epidemic.

Karen Higginbottom over at Forbes writes, “Employees suffering from high stress levels have lower engagement, are less productive and have higher absenteeism levels than those not working under excessive pressure…”

“The economic consequences also are alarming,” writes Rebecca Maxon over at Fairleigh Dickinson University. “ workplace stress costs…employers an estimated $200 billion per year in absenteeism, lower productivity, staff turnover, workers’ compensation, medical insurance and other stress-related expenses.

Apart from the effects experienced by the employing […]

16 01, 2018

7 benefits of team training

By |January 16th, 2018|Adaptive Teams, Development, Employee Engagement, Motivation, Productivity|0 Comments

Within the work place, training can often be something that’s only experienced by new employees. Many businesses see it solely as a necessity for helping the individual start in their new role; however, to do so would be a mistake. Effective and ongoing employee training can be greatly beneficial to your business.

While the investment in ongoing team training can concern some business owners, it’s important to realise that constantly improving your staff will help to raise your bottom line and improve your overall business outcomes. Here are 7 benefits of team training and why you should make it a […]

3 01, 2018

Leadership lessons for 2018

By |January 3rd, 2018|Coaching, Development, Leadership, Mastery, Motivation, Positivity, Potential, Productivity|0 Comments

As we come to the end of another year, many of us will look back on the twelve months behind us to assess our strengths, better understand our areas of improvement, and determine what our goals will be in the New Year. It’s an exciting time for most people. January brings with it the feeling of a fresh start. As the saying goes: out with the old and in with the new. It’s a time for vision-casting, for thinking big, and for deciding who we want to be in the New Year and what we want to achieve.

As you […]

15 12, 2017

5 books every leader should read in 2018

By |December 15th, 2017|Book Reviews, Coaching, Development, Leadership, Mastery, Potential, Productivity|0 Comments

With a New Year just around the corner, you’ve no doubt started giving thought to your goals for 2018. As a leader, chances are you’ll meet with your team for annual planning to chart the course of your company’s growth for the next year, to prepare for new growth, and to plan for any challenges you foresee. But leadership happens outside of the workplace as well, and the most successful leaders understand that you never stop sharpening your skills or increasing your knowledge.

Personal development, especially in the area of leadership, is a task all leaders should regularly pursue, so […]

5 12, 2017

5 Ways to Be an Effective First-Time Manager

By |December 5th, 2017|Adaptive Teams, Coaching, Communication, Community, Development, Leadership, Positivity, Potential, Teamwork|0 Comments

I remember my first day as a manager. I knew all the things I needed to do to be a good and effective first-time manager, but when it came to actually doing them, that’s when I realized that there is a big difference between knowing how to do something in theory…and actually doing it in real life. It took me months before I started feeling as if the actions I was taking were actually good, solid actions that were going to help the team and the company. To shorten the learning curve for those who are or are soon-to-be […]

30 11, 2017

7 books to help you become a better leader

By |November 30th, 2017|Book Reviews, Coaching, Development, Leadership, Mastery, Potential, Productivity|0 Comments

The most successful leaders know that you never stop learning. They’re continuously building upon their skills and they’re regularly expanding their knowledge base.

If you’re an avid reader who enjoys adding to your toolbox, here’s a list of 7 incredible books that will help you become a better leader. You can click the cover image for any book in order to read more about it.

 

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

by Simon Sinek

“Sinek starts with a fundamental question: Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do […]

27 11, 2017

5 tips for improving your business writing today

By |November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Everything that happens in business revolves around written communication, whether it’s an email, a report, or anything you can find on your desk. Mastering the art of business writing can even help you become a better leader. Here are other reasons improving your business writing can help you.

 

You Can Inspire Your Team

By using the right words in the right place, you can inspire your team to do amazing things. For example, instead of simply saying: ‘John, you did good work today’ your email can be so much more effective by saying: ‘John, thank you for doing . You really […]