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5 Inexpensive Options for Holiday Gifting at your Office

By Malaika Newman on 12.12.17

Not only is the holiday season the most wonderful time of the year to show your friends and family how much you love them through the process of gift giving, it’s also the perfect time to show your colleagues how much you appreciate working with them every day. While seeing a smile on the faces of your co-workers after giving them a thoughtful present is very rewarding, it can also easily become very expensive. However, gifting at your office doesn’t have to break the bank, and there are several inexpensive options out there. Here are a few ideas to consider when thinking about what to get your co-workers this season.

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4 Tips for Hosting an Effective Staff Meeting

By Malaika Newman on 11.07.17

In an ideal world, staff meetings would be an exciting event that your colleagues attend eagerly, every time. They would jump at the opportunity to share their ideas. They would be open and receptive to changes that the company wants to facilitate. They wouldn’t play Candy Crush on their phones while pretending to pay attention during presentations. But do you ever wonder why this may not be the case for your team?

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Top 3 Reasons You Get Sick in the Fall

By Malaika Newman on 10.10.17

Fall is a truly beautiful time of year. The smell of Pumpkin Spice is in the air. The leaves are changing. The mornings are cool and brisk. With all the beauty that Fall brings, unfortunately you may also find yourself getting sick more often. As we make the transition from summer to fall, here are the top 3 reasons why you may be feeling under the weather and some important tips to keep you healthy.

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3 Reasons You Should Incorporate Music Into Your Workday

By Malaika Newman on 08.22.17

With the rise of smartphones and streaming music services, the effect of music on workplace productivity has become a subject of popular debate. Many people claim that it increases focus, while others consider it an unnecessary distraction. Luckily, there now exists scientific research to help answer the question- and the results may surprise you!

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4 Hacks to Streamline Your Morning Routine & Get Out the Door Faster!

By Malaika Newman on 04.06.17

Waking up is hard to do! We set our alarms with the best of intentions, only to get up 40 minutes later after hitting snooze seven times before realizing what time it is. Then comes the stress of finding something to wear (which hopefully doesn’t require ironing!), packing food for the day, and preparing for that dreaded commute to work.

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Think You Don’t Have Enough Time to Exercise? Try These 4 Quick Ways to Work Fitness into the Busiest of Days

By Malaika Newman on 08.25.16

We all have coworkers who seem to have it all together—including what seems like an impossible exercise routine. We imagine them waking up at 5 AM and tossing together a body and mind nourishing smoothie, heading out for a run while watching the sun rise, and still managing to arrive early at the office with the kind of glow you can’t pay for. Or maybe they use their lunch hour for a local yoga class, hit the gym for a session with a personal trainer after the day ends, or any other number of time-consuming fitness activities.

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