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Etiquette rules for the modern workplace

They say familiarity breeds contempt, and considering the average employee spends 40 hours a week in the workplace, it stands to reason that sometimes, tension can surface between colleagues. More than ever in today’s workplace, it’s essential to have etiquette rules in place that create healthy boundaries that allow work relationships to thrive. This will […]

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The ultimate guide for creative office spaces

    Your office space speaks volumes about your brand and who you are as a company, and it’s hard to overstate the impact a quality design can have on employees and clients as they enter the space. While traditional (and perhaps stereotypical) office designs include drab colours and cubicle farms, today’s businesses have begun […]

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6 ways you can invest in your team

  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 […]

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Workplace diversity and how it affects employees

Workplace diversity means employing team members who are different from one another. That difference could be found in gender, race, religion, culture, sexuality, age, education, background and countless more. Diversity has many benefits for a business. People with different life experiences come to the table with different perspectives. This means many different solutions can be […]

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7 ways to celebrate business success with your team

Celebrating business success should be a mainstay of your team management. It brings lots of practical benefits. Your team are likely to be motivated by the praise and recognition they have received for their work and will continue to work hard towards their next goal. Bringing the team together for a celebration helps to build […]

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3 more ways your business can be more persuasive and influential

Today, we’re continuing our series on communication. Over the next several weeks, we’ll be sharing insights, strategies, and tips for communicating during all kinds of circumstances: under stress, in the workplace, when delivering a presentation, and so on. The valuable content we provide will help you excel as a communicator and gain a highly coveted […]

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The 7 habits of highly effective people: sharpen the saw

Today, we’re completing our series on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. There’s a reason why Stephen Covey’s global sensation has been a bestseller for decades. The information found within the pages of this book truly has the power to change your life both in the personal and professional spheres. My hope is that […]

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The 7 habits of highly effective people: seek first to understand

Today, we’re continuing our series on The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.   If you’ve missed any of the previous installments, you can access them below: In Part 1 ,we discussed the importance of taking initiative and being proactive in life. In Part 2, we discussed how getting clear on your values will help you live […]

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The power of victory: why great leaders celebrate small wins with their teams

  One of the key attributes of a great leader is knowing how to react to the successes and failures of the company on a daily basis. Keeping your team working hard, happy, and productive is the way to success. If you manage all of your successes properly, you can achieve a lot of great […]

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How to boost morale through team building activities

In the 1980s and 1990s, media representations of what the workplace looked like were almost unbearably grim. From Office Space to Weekend at Bernie’s, Friends to The Drew Carey Show, workplaces were represented as soulless, empty places run by faceless corporations with zero qualms about working employees to the bone. Thankfully, the workplace in 2016 […]