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mental health

3 Mental Health Mindsets: A Short But Useful Guide

Although mental health issues are often unseen, hidden, and stigmatized, they are on par in importance with physical health challenges. An employee with a mental health issue can be just as significantly sidelined from being productive as one with an injured limb. The following insights aren’t designed to make the reader a therapist or fix […]

Assisting Employees Through Mental Health Struggles

Millions of American workers are struggling with work-related pressure and anxiety daily, and it is severely impacting their mental health. According to findings, over the last year, the heightened stress levels associated with the pandemic and other external factors have affected the coping ability of employees and increased substance abuse among the workforce to adjust […]

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Encouraging Paid Free Time

For generations, one of the primary roles of managers and supervisors has been to keep their teams on task, to maintain high levels of productivity, and to ensure employees are spending their time appropriately. After all, companies don’t want to pay their staff for personal projects, right? The 20% Project As it turns out, employees […]

6 Steps to Being Productive in a Hybrid Work Environment

Many workers are returning to a hybrid environment in the post-pandemic world. That means they are working from their home office part of the week and in the office for the other part of the week. Without the right approach, this can cause havoc on your calendar, which for many people serves as a roadmap […]

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Using Routine to Fight Procrastination

Few people can claim to be entirely immune from procrastination, whether in their personal or professional life. At one point or another, almost everyone falls into the habit of continually putting off unpleasant work or tasks. Attacking the Tendency to Procrastinate People procrastinate for a variety of reasons, such as the desire to avoid difficult […]

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Location, Location, Location

Even before organizations began to prepare for the post-pandemic workplace, it was apparent the new model would likely be hybrid. This, in turn, led to discussion around the coming migration of newly mobile workers.

Are There Positive Effects of Procrastination?

Regardless of one’s field or type of employment, everyone is guilty of procrastinating at one time or another. Procrastination almost has the status of a four-letter word, which makes it hard to argue that there are positives to putting off work or obligations indefinitely. But is it possible there could be cognitive benefits to putting […]

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How to Train Remote Employees

We’ve all been bombarded with the news that more people than ever began working from home due to the global pandemic. Even now as the pandemic is starting to recede, more and more employees are hoping they can continue working from home, even if only part time.

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Grim Milestone’s Silver Lining Is Corporate Benchmark

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. It’s hard to fathom that the world is now over a year into this once-in-a-lifetime global disaster, but the calendar doesn’t lie. This is a grim milestone, to say the least, with well over 100 million confirmed cases and over 2.5 million […]