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Stress levels are at an all-time high: here are 4 healthy coping strategies

According to a recent survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, stress is at an all-time high among working adults as a result of COVID-19. From Science Daily: “As the global pandemic continues and parents juggle child care, work and schooling demands, the mental health toll on parents is growing, warns APA. At the same […]

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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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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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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 […]

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4 characteristics of inspiring leaders

There’s something about inspirational leadership that affects us on a visceral level. When we think of leaders such as Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Richard Branson, Oprah Winfrey, Arianna Huffington, Sheryl Sandberg—we can’t help but stand in awe of their achievements and their influence. These are individuals who have built powerful personal brands with passionate followings, […]

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The value of upskilling in the workplace

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of continual education among employees, as well as the importance of upskilling. As Helen Sabell from the College of Adult Learning writes, “Increased training means greater productivity and increased time efficiency, which leads to higher long-term profits. By initiating training and development schemes, staff are kept industry-proficient and […]

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4 questions to ask for your team’s year in review

The end of the year is a great time to look back on the past 12 months through a year in review and assess your team’s performance in the workplace. We’ve written at length in the past about how to maximise individual employee performance reviews, as well as how to conduct more effective evaluations in […]

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The top 9 TED talks on leadership from 2019

One of the best ways you can invest in your leadership development is through continual learning. Fortunately, in the age of the internet, there are scores of opportunities online to do just this—often for free. Podcasts, for instance, have become increasingly popular in recent years, allowing leaders to learn top strategies from some of the […]

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The benefits of millennials in the workplace

Millennials are soon to be the largest population in the global workforce. Traditionally, companies have found it challenging to attract, and more importantly retain, millennial talent. Job seekers from this generation (which is comprised of those who were born between the years of 1981 and 1996) tend to possess different values when it comes to […]

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4 secrets to attracting millennials to your workplace

In 2016, millennials (a generation usually defined by those born between 1981 and 1996) became the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. In the years to come, the members of this generation will be the ones to eventually assume the managerial reins of companies the world over. To ensure the security of your company’s future […]