Stress and Motivation: How Pressure Affects Productivity and Performance

Stress and Motivation: How Pressure Affects Productivity and Performance We've all been there. The deadline is looming and we've barely begun to work. We all recognize that feeling in the pit of our stomach as we settle down to work but worry if we’ll be able to finish the task ahead of us.  But does …

Excessive Sitting Can Be Killing Your Performance

Excessive Sitting Can Shrink the Part of Your Brain Tied to Memory and Performance Do you find yourself sitting for long periods of time? If you work in an office environment or call center, you most likely are sitting to do your work, which may be hours on-end. Even working from home can lead to …

Staying Hopeful During Uncertain Times: 3 Tips to Follow

Life isn’t always the way we want it to be. All we have to do is to glance at the headlines to see that we continue to live in very uncertain times. The job we thought was safe might not be there tomorrow, there have been many layoffs in my own backyard with the theme …

Do Numbers Really Reflect Employee Engagement?

I'm sure you've heard the term 'employee engagement' to reflect what an organization wants in their workers. Engagement has several meaning, but basically it's an emotional connection one has with their work. It doesn't necessarily mean job satisfaction or 'fit.' It's an individual feeling that results from getting one's needs met on the job. This …

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