Last week we discussed how spreading the love to other businesses can benefit both your reputation and that bottom line. But it’s just as important to shift focus inward and think about our own well-being. It’s far too easy to forget about ourselves and the things we need---physically, mentally, and emotionally---in order to become the … Continue reading Work-Life Balance: Investing in Your Own Well-Being is Investing in Your Future
Valentine’s Day is on the horizon and we’re officially entering the month of commercialized affection. Despite your feelings about this holiday season, now is a good time to reexamine the ways in which your business is spreading the love. Saying you're supporting local businesses or charities is great. But here are some ways to show … Continue reading Spread the Love: Supporting Local Businesses
“Must be able to multitask.” How many times have you seen that in a job description? Furthermore, how many times have you highlighted your “extraordinary multitasking skills” in an interview or cover letter? In our line of work, it's a must. But it seems that despite our best efforts to boost productivity by accomplishing more … Continue reading Multitasking: A New Word for Counterproductive?
We all know that one person. The one who despite deadlines and curveballs manages to get their work done early, always appears calm and composed, and somehow still has time for leisure and vacation. It's a little infuriating. How do they do it?! How do they maintain increased productivity in today's world of constant stress … Continue reading Working Hard or Hardly Working? Simple Steps for Increased Productivity
How many time have you told yourself, "I'm going to get organized NOW!", only to find that it's so much easier said than done? Even as I write this, a post meant to give motivating advice on how to combat life’s literal and figurative clutter, I can see from the corner of my eye an ominous … Continue reading New Year, New You: 4 Tips to Get Organized Now