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7 Ways to Combat Work Stress

Even if you’ve discovered your dream job, you’re not immune from work stress from time to time, simply because everything in life doesn’t always go perfectly according to plan. Whether you’re battling work stress every day or just once in awhile, there are some effective techniques you can use to relieve it. Learning healthy ways […]

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3 ways to support employees in times of stress

Stress is at an all-time high globally. Numerous health reports issued by organisations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have offered a startling insight into the state of our mental health in the age of COVID-19, with reports of anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation being significantly higher following the outbreak of COVID-19 when […]

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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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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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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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How to create a company culture that keeps employees loyal

These days, companies and organisations use the term “company culture” liberally. It appears in everything from career postings and websites to job descriptions and orientation literature. But what exactly does company culture mean? And how can companies leverage not only this phrase but how it’s internally defined in order to more effectively attract job applicants, […]

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Wellness in the workplace: 4 ways to ensure healthier employees

More and more companies are beginning to understand the importance of health and wellness in the workplace, even offering certain perks within this space as incentives when recruiting new talent (i.e. on site gyms, yoga classes, meditation classes, or stipends to be used toward wellness endeavors). It’s certainly well worth it. A recent study demonstrated […]

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7 secrets to using praise to motivate employees

What workplace doesn’t want more motivated employees? After all, an employee who’s truly motivated is an employee who’s going to strive to put forth their best work day-in and day-out. So how can managers increase motivation in their team members? The answer might surprise you. It has everything to do with praise.     Praise […]

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5 ways to improve your know, like, and trust factor as a leader

There are a few things that people immediately decide within mere seconds of meeting you. Some of those things include deciding if you’re smart, if you’re successful, and— perhaps most importantly—whether or not they feel like they know, like, and trust you. Your ‘know, like, and trust’ factor is important when you hold a leadership […]

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How to organise a successful team-building event

Team-building events are steadily on the rise. More companies are beginning to realise that teams that work effectively together are far more productive. You can’t just throw a group of random people in the same office and hope for the best. Even a talented group of individuals will fail to achieve their goals without proper […]