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4 Ways to Help Employees through Change

Change is the six-letter word that makes most of us cringe. Ask anyone how they feel about change, and most people will tell you it’s not their favorite thing to experience in life. That’s because change can be incredibly difficult and more than a little stressful—especially when change occurs in the workplace. Here are 4 […]

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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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Managing money effectively during COVID-19

Each year, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) publishes its insolvency report. For 2019-2020, the top cause of business failure was inadequate cash flow or high cash use in 51% of cases. 85% of failed companies had estimated assets of $100,000 or less, and 38% had estimated liabilities of $250,000 or less. The adage […]

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Self care in times of stress: how to get started

We’ve been talking a great deal about stress on the blog lately, and with good reason. According to a recent poll from Kaiser Family Foundation, 46% of women and 33% of men said the fear of COVID-19 has negatively impacted their mental health, and among adults who have experienced income or job loss due to […]

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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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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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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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How to break bad news to your team (without killing their motivation)

    When bad news comes around, it can often be devastating to a team. Whether it’s a project failure, a tightening of a deadline, or the removal of resources, it can kill their motivation to keep trying harder. You don’t want this to happen, so what do you do? Here’s how to break that […]

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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 […]