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Fundamentals

The Simple Trick to Reducing Stress and Increasing Productivity

By Sarah Watson There’s a famous running quote that says, “Somewhere, right now, someone is training while you are not. When you race him, he will win.” What does this have to do with business? A lot. The people on top know that if you want to be successful, you need to be working while …

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The Secret to Employee Satisfaction: Say Thank You!

By Sarah Watson They say it’s the thought that counts, but employees of Torbay Hospital in England might disagree. The hospital was in the news recently after many of their employees were insulted when they were rewarded for a job well done with, wait for it, a Kit Kat. Vouchers for Kit Kat bars were …

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What We Learned From LinkedIn’s Hack: Tips for Password Security

By Sarah Watson You’ve probably heard all about the hack of over six million LinkedIn members’ passwords last Monday and ten thousand Twitter accounts more recently. In case you haven’t, you can check to see if your password was compromised here. Even if your password wasn’t one of the millions that were compromised, it’s still …

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Turn That Frown Upside Down: Motivating Employees after Downsizing

By Jaylyn Schumpert Rumors of layoffs have been going around your office for weeks, and everyone is on edge. Today is the day and at 5 o’clock you will be doing one of two things: getting ready for the next work day or packing up your personal belongings and joining the unemployment line. The end of …

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