Running Effective Meetings Tips

There are good meetings and there are bad meetings. Bad meetings drone on forever, you never seem to get to the point, and you leave wondering why you were even present. Effective ones leave you energized and feeling that you’ve really accomplished something.   So, what makes a meeting effective? This really boils down to…

10 Writing Tips to Make Your Emails More Effective

Every email you send is going out into a blizzard. Business professionals spend 16 hours a week reading emails, and most are sending or receiving more than 100 per day. Punching through this noise demands a radical rethink of the way you communicate. Your recipient has just a few seconds to decide if your email…

7 tips to reduce printing and paper waste in the workplace

Excessive printing and paper consumption are wasteful enough, but when you factor in all of the related processes and other variables, the challenge is much larger than you think. In this article, we take a look at seven ways you and your employees can reduce printing and paper use, and at the same time, reap…

What Is Branding and Why Is It Important for Your Business?

Branding, by definition, is a marketing practice in which a company creates a name, symbol or design that is easily identifiable as belonging to the company. This helps to identify a product and distinguish it from other products and services. Branding is important because not only is it what makes a memorable impression on consumers…

5 Important Reasons Why Teamwork Matters

The following 5 reasons summarize the importance of teamwork and why it matters to you: ·        Teamwork motivates unity in the workplace A teamwork environment promotes an atmosphere that fosters friendship and loyalty. These close-knit relationships motivate employees in parallel and align them to work harder, cooperate and be supportive of one another. Individuals possess…

Multitasking: Yes, You Can Do This AND That – With the Proper Planning

There’s been plenty of debate over the merits of multitasking. And while there are certainly some tasks that are better tackled individually, it is possible to do this AND that with the proper planning and approach. With the development of good habits and a strategic approach, you can accomplish more in a smaller amount of…

How can you make a good presentation even more effective?

  Show your Passion and Connect with your Audience It’s hard to be relaxed and be yourself when you’re nervous. But time and again, the great presenters say that the most important thing is to connect with your audience, and the best way to do that is to let your passion for the subject shine…

Importance of workplace Ergonomics

Ergonomics is the science of designing the workplace, keeping in mind the capabilities and limitations of the worker. Poor work site design leads to fatigued, frustrated and hurting workers. This rarely leads to the most productive worker. More likely, it leads to a painful and costly injury, lower productivity and poor product quality. A systematic…

Summer Health Tips

Hydrate The benefits of hydration are plentiful. Drinking the recommended eight to ten glasses of water a day can help prevent illness, keep your bones and muscles healthy, help you maintain your weight, improve brain function and best of all, fuel your activities throughout the day! This summer, make water an essential part of your…