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Home Office Design Tips to Boost Productivity

It’s no secret that our environment largely impacts our morale and productivity. It’s hard to operate at your highest potential in a space with dull colours, poor lighting, and too much clutter. For this reason, it’s imperative to master home office design tips that can make all the difference. When you do, you’ll no doubt […]

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Easy ice breakers to keep remote teams connected

For an organisation that is focused on fostering teamwork, team collaboration, and employee engagement, keeping teams connected is very crucial. However, it can be difficult for people to connect if they are not familiar and comfortable with each other. That is where icebreakers play a critical role. In a traditional office, breaking the ice easy, […]

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Engaging employees during a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the number of people who work from home significantly. In the last couple of months, most companies have had to switch their operations to virtual to get work done and retain employees. Remote working presents several challenges to employees especially those that were not accustomed to working from home. Given […]

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How to successfully build a remote team

Having a remote team has plenty of upsides. If you play your cards right, you will save on overheads, speed up your product delivery, and enjoy insights from team members with unique perspectives. Not needing to pay for or come into the office has advantages for management and ordinary employees alike. But if you are […]

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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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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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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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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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Staying productive while working from home

  Current events in our world have completely transformed the norm when it comes to the way we work. The majority of office workers, for instance, are now relegated to home offices. For those who aren’t used to this way of working (referred to as remote work), it can be challenging to stay focused on […]