Don’t let a busy schedule get in the way of caring for yourself. Self-care can be doing little things throughout the day to keep yourself sane, focused and happy. A commute or free moment during the day is the perfect time to silence your email and do something for yourself. Taking care of yourself is crucial to a successful career- try these six easy tips to practice self-care:
For some, New Year’s resolutions are a chance to turn over a new leaf, while others see it as a pointless exercise in making promises that will be broken come February. This year, let’s vow to make practical and meaningful resolutions that can be kept. When the clock strikes midnight on the 1st, we don’t magically change who we are. Big resolutions will not change anything, so focus on making smaller, targeted New Year’s goals that can actually be implemented.
The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, but not everyone can simply leave their office worry-free. While we all wish to leave our work at the office, the holiday season poses a challenge to companies, and especially small business owners, everywhere: how can I leave work for a week and keep the business going?
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.
“Holiday season” at work typically means decorations in the lobby, office parties, too many holiday cookies and several gift baskets from clients and colleagues. But this season should be so much more than dealing with an overserved coworker at the holiday party or helping yourself to another gingerbread man that Mary from HR made.
Thanksgiving is a day filled with cooking and eating until you need to lay down. You promise to never eat again… until you realize the pounds of food that are left over. Everyone loves leftovers, but there are only so many days that you can eat turkey, stuffing and potatoes for lunch and dinner.
Ah, Thanksgiving... pie, football, endless questions from relatives about your love life... or even the familiar feeling of wishing you had worn stretch pants to dinner.
No two businesses are alike- so why should offices be the same? A workspace should be reflective of the business in it. A unique space can take a business to the next level. Everyone has seen typical “cookie cutter” offices that rarely reflect the work style or atmosphere of the business in the space.
There are many different types of workspaces to fit one’s needs, but determining the best fit for your business can be overwhelming. We have gathered the essential facts- now it is your turn to see which of the five workspace profiles fits you the best!
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?
Can commuting be enjoyable? Most people wouldn’t even dream of putting those two words in the same sentence. They picture sweating on the metro or sitting in gridlock traffic as precious time ticks by. Well, it is time to take back your commute! These six tips will help turn your commute into an exciting part of the day.