Workplace

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How to Organize Your Office for Maximum Productivity and Efficiency
By Larry Alton

Unfortunately, the average person is pretty aloof to the need for systematic organization. Is this shortcoming holding us back?   Read More

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How to Support a Coworker Who Is Experiencing Grief from Loss
By Anna Johansson

In American culture, there are certain aspects of life that we aren't particularly adept at dealing with. One such area is death, and in particular, the grief that follows it.   Read More

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Keeping Up with Tech: Four Tips for the Digital Workplace
By Larry Alton

Would you consider your business an early adopter when it comes to tech, or do you take more of a wait-and-see approach? For many businesses, prioritizing budgetary restrictions and concerns over functionality prevents rapid deployment of new technology.   Read More

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Workplace Words That Wound
By Lorie Reichel Howe

We have all felt the sting of cutting words, the stab of sarcasm, and the sickening silence when a coworker is assaulted with a verbal bomb. When workplace word wars occur, employees become casualties, relationships are strained, and morale plummets.   Read More

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Divert Disaster, Delete That Email, and Dialogue
By Lorie Reichel Howe

While email has made workplace communication efficient, there are times when we need face-to-face conversations. At these times, defaulting to email is risky and may result in workplace nightmares.   Read More

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Drawing Work Life Boundaries with Your Boss: Smart or Suicide?
By Dana Brownlee

Virtually every busy professional that I know - particularly professional women - struggle with this issue of managing, work-life balance. With the lightning speed of technology tempting us with the latest, greatest, must-have tablet every 18 months, the lines become blurred to the point where bosses today often expect staff to conduct business calls on the drive home, check emails Sunday night to get a head start on the new week, or respond to emails on vacation.   Read More