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9 ways to get over the mid-afternoon slump without coffee

How many times a week do you find your alertness or energy fading in the middle of the day? If that never happens to you, congratulations! But for many of us, what’s known as the mid-afternoon slump is an all-too-common experience. Maybe you ate something that day, such as a whole bunch of donuts at […]

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How to make your Zoom meetings more productive

With the current global pandemic still ongoing, many office workers are still operating out of their homes. The video conferencing platform, Zoom, has very much become the glue that holds teams together, allowing colleagues to continue meeting to discuss business goals, upcoming project deadlines, and any obstacles that need to be addressed to continue with […]

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Helping employees manage stress during a pandemic

At the start of the year, none of us could’ve ever imagined what 2020 would end up looking like.   The majority of the global workforce has now been relegated to home offices, Zoom meetings, and Slack messages. Many are juggling remote work with childcare, pet care, and household-related errands. And now with August officially here, many […]

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3 secrets to motivating employees

  The typical 9-5 work day can seem long sometimes. As a result, it’s not at all uncommon for employees to sometimes find it challenging to stay motivated throughout the day just as much as it’s challenging for leaders and managers to find effective means of motivating their employees.    But without motivation, a workplace lacks productivity. And […]

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4 ways to keep employee morale high

Why is keeping employee morale high such an important task? Simply put, employees are the building blocks of any company or business. The stronger the team you’ve assembled, the more robust your organisation will be. If that team falters in any way, however, it can have consequences that impact the company as a whole. That’s […]

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3 keys to effectively leading remote teams

Less than a year ago, the topic of remote teams and whether or not more companies should consider flexible work options was nothing more than an occasional conversation piece. Today, the majority of the global workforce (with exception to “essential” employees who are slowly reporting back to work in some parts of the world) is […]

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7 remote work habits you should avoid

For the first time in history, there are more people working remotely than in traditional offices. That is the new normal during the Coronavirus pandemic. Most employers and employees weren’t prepared to make the transition to this new normal and, as is anyone’s guess, that has precipitated many challenges especially to employees.   Work from […]

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The top project management and organisation tools for remote teams

Remote work has become the new normal for the majority of the global workforce. Many companies are now even considering a permanent transition to remote working, having now experienced firsthand the many benefits of such an arrangement, such as the absence of overhead costs that come with running an onsite office (utility bills, equipment costs, […]

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Zoom etiquette: 4 need-to-know tips

If you’re one of the many employees around the world who is now working from home as a result of the global pandemic, chances are that you’ve heard of Zoom. Zoom is a video conferencing platform that allows users to hold online meetings, webinars, conferences, and phone calls. In March, Zoom’s daily users jumped from […]

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5 ways to help your remote team organize their day

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies around the world have had to implement voluntary or mandatory remote working policies. Business owners and managers are contending with this new reality that requires them to lead their teams from afar. You might be worried about how you will keep morale and productivity high, communicate effectively with […]