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Culture

Workplace Likability Comes From Being Genuine, Not Manipulative

By | Jun 8, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Everyone wants to be liked. Whether you’re out with your friends or in the office with your coworkers, being disliked is worse than being asked to speak in public. But what makes someone likable is not an exact science, leading people in workplaces across…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Boulder

The Vital Role of Community in Mental Health Support

By | May 28, 2017 at 10:30 am

The American Psychological Association has found that 65 percent of Americans cite work as a top source of stress, and over a third have a chronic problem with it as a result. Stressful environments, combined with the canned air common to the typical work cubical,…

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3 Easy Ways to Show Gratitude in the Workplace

By | Apr 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

In a fast-paced work environment, it’s easy for gratitude to get lost in the momentum of the daily grind. As co-founder of an educational consulting company, I often share this insight with students who are applying to college and reflecting on their academic trajectories,…

Co-working Spaces

The 6 Ways You Can Inspire Creativity in Your Office

By | Apr 7, 2017 at 3:30 pm

To get something you’ve never had, you have to do something you’ve never done before. The same applies to the workplace and your team. The truth is, to spark creativity in a team, you have to be creative as a leader and think outside…

Security

How to Train Your Staff on Workplace Cybersecurity

By | Mar 30, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In today’s world, there’s no doubt that cybersecurity is crucial for the sustainability of any business. But are you really doing enough to keep your data safe from the hackers that want to steal? Take note that, when it comes to security, your employees are…

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Diversity

Uber Releases First-Ever Diversity Report

By | Mar 28, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Diversity has been an important topic of conversation in the world of tech, business, and general society and has generated a lot of progress as well as ample concern for how diversity is being addressed in the workplace. In the world of tech, we’ve seen…

Business

4 Ways to Prevent Data Loss in Your Workplace

By | Feb 2, 2017 at 9:15 am

Although security applications have been around for a long time, data loss remains a serious threat to businesses online and offline. According to IBM’s 2016 Cost of Data Breach Study, the average cost of lost data was $221 in the U.S. 48 percent of…

Business

3 Ways to Nurture the Professional Development of Millennial Employees

By | Dec 15, 2016 at 10:30 am

Countless stories have been written on studies of millennials as if they are their own species, trying to understand them and figure out how they work. As a millennial, entrepreneur and business owner, I know what it means to be a millennial in the…

Business

3 Tried-and-True Tips for Managing a Remote Workforce

By | Dec 6, 2016 at 4:30 pm

While there’s no need for many companies to be based in the same location any longer, good management skills are still important. After ending a 10-year career in the trading pits in Chicago, I set out to start an online stock and options market education business. I didn’t have…

Culture

The Pros & Cons of BYOD

By | Aug 12, 2016 at 10:00 pm

For a modern-day workplace, a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policy is becoming commonplace. Since many organizations are now assigning corporate devices, such as company-issued smartphones and tablets, in order to help employees keep up with work and email, it’s natural that some people may want to…

Productivity

The Data on Staying Focused at Work [Infographic]

By | May 31, 2016 at 5:00 pm

You’re in Writing 101. College or high school, it doesn’t matter. What’s the first icebreaker you pick when you turn the student next to you? If you’re me, it’s a joke about how you wrote the entire essay you’re holding now over the last hour and…

Opinion/Analysis

‘Soft Skills’ Are Driving the Digital Workplace

By | May 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Is there an organization that doesn’t rely on technology to make the entire workplace more efficient? Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decades, you know that every business needs the support of technology. As any other smart business owner, you…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Meditating At Work: It’s Not Just For Hippies

By | May 20, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Traditional team building activities often make employees feel awkward and uncomfortable. They put people on the spot and create unsettling tensions between people who have never even spoken to each other. They’re awkward, they’re a waste of time and something about them just feels wrong. But some team…

Entrepreneur

How Workplace Fitness Improves Employee Productivity

By | Sep 21, 2015 at 5:00 pm

No matter how big your business is or how many employees you have under one roof, nothing impacts your bottom line more than falling employee productivity. Your employees can be the best and brightest in the business and can produce results that stand head…

Trends

Study: Most People Okay with Robots in the Workplace

By | Jul 20, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Would you be cool with having a robot as a coworker? Well, it may soon be time to start considering such a reality. According to a recent survey conducted by the U.K.-based Expert Market, 70 percent of managers would consider using a robot on…

Security

The Good, the Bad, and the Who-Knows About BYOD

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 11:00 am

The heated discussions around the recent Kaspersky Lab cyber-attack and the major OPM data breach have again brought the information security issue under the spotlight. This time, the discussion doesn’t only focus on how to fortify the external protection shield, but also emphasizes on…

Jobs

3 Takeaways from the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials

By | Jul 6, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Recently, Fortune.com published a list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials. The Millennial generation encompasses those born between 1980 and 2004, and according to a Pew Research Center study, Millennials are now the largest generation in the American workforce. Below are three takeaways…