Category Archives: Work Environment

How to Prepare Your Team for a Successful Return to the Office

Liz Kislik May 7, 2021   Many organizations are thinking about when and how to move their staffs back into their original premises or into other real estate — or if they should take a different approach to work altogether. As you think about shifting back into an office environment, it’s crucial to your long-term … Continue reading How to Prepare Your Team for a Successful Return to the Office

The Coworker Who Acts Like Your Boss: Signs To Recognize The Toxicity & Ways To Deal With It

Rohia Munavar May 2, 2021 Imagine starting your workday, being bombarded with a ton of emails, pings and messages on various platforms that you use, all from the same person, asking you for updates on nineteen different things. And the most annoying part is that they aren’t even your manager/ boss and you aren’t really … Continue reading The Coworker Who Acts Like Your Boss: Signs To Recognize The Toxicity & Ways To Deal With It

A Farewell to Waste: 5 Ways to Reduce Paper Consumption in Your Office

Ertugrul Emre Ertekin February 17, 2021 Creating a paperless office is an aspirational goal of many businesses, but many organizations have yet to achieve this milestone. In reality, quite a few organizations are moving in the opposite direction and using more paper than in the past. The average office worker in the U.S. uses roughly … Continue reading A Farewell to Waste: 5 Ways to Reduce Paper Consumption in Your Office

The Great Return to Work: It’s Now a Case of Adapt or Die

Richard Calvert August 5, 2020 “Workin’ 9 to 5, what a way to make a livin’. Barely getting by, it’s all takin’ and no givin’” Back in 1980 when Dolly Parton’s 9-to-5 hit the charts, employers could be hard task masters. Workers’ rights were pretty much non-existent and the concept of a work-life balance was … Continue reading The Great Return to Work: It’s Now a Case of Adapt or Die

5 Ways to Make the Office Better When You Return

Amy Kan June 18, 2020 janeb13 / Pixabay Now, after about three months into stay-at-home orders and working from home, many companies are talking about employees returning to the office. I’ve heard different plans of how this will be done, from limiting the number of people per floor, alternating in-office days, and installing high partitions … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make the Office Better When You Return

8 Reasons You’re Addicted to Distractions and How to Quit Today

Max Palmer — May 21, 2020 You have rapidly approaching deadline. But all you can do is stay glued to Facebook. What’s the deal? Some may claim that you’re lazy or unmotivated. However, there’s probably a chance that you’re just distracted. And, believe it or not, it happens to us all. In fact, distractions are … Continue reading 8 Reasons You’re Addicted to Distractions and How to Quit Today

6 Measures to Instill a Positive Work Ethic in an Office

Daglar Cizmeci — March 31, 2020 When establishing a new company, it’s vital that the employees you recruit are both comfortable and productive in their working environment. Sadly, for some business owners, the task of building a workplace that’s ripe for productivity is easier said than done, and some workers can struggle to hit their … Continue reading 6 Measures to Instill a Positive Work Ethic in an Office

How to Encourage People to Share Differing Views at Work

Liz Kislik — March 19, 2020 The Daily Helping podcast’s Dr. Richard Shuster recently asked me if the current polarization in both politics and social media is also making people less willing to hear opposing views at work. I responded that even before the digital age, like-minded people would gather around the proverbial water cooler … Continue reading How to Encourage People to Share Differing Views at Work