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Stop Confusing Habits for Routines: What You Need To Know

By: Nir Eyal Habits are hot. Self-help articles extol the power of habits and books on the topic sell by the millions. Yet, like many pop psychology topics, the conventional wisdom about the effectiveness and application of habits is frequently outdated, misapplied, or flat out wrong. Building habits to change behavior the right way can…
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10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Build and Manage Great Teams

Article Link: https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/10-scientifically-proven-ways-to-build-and-manage-great-teams-wed.html By Jeff Haden No one does anything worthwhile alone, and that’s why we all want–scratch that–why we all need–to build great teams. But is team-building an art or a science? Great question–one I asked Gregory Ciotti, a Customer Champion at HelpScout, a company that provides email support software for SaaS and ecommerce, if…
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4 Strategies for Overcoming Distraction

Article Link: https://hbr.org/2018/08/4-strategies-for-overcoming-distraction By: Chris Bailey In the flurry of statistics that exist around personal productivity, there’s one I find especially alarming: The average person is distracted or interrupted every 40 seconds when working in front of their computer. In other words, we can’t work for even a single minute before we focus on something else.…
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11 Tips for Surviving the Office Holiday Party

Article Link: https://emilypost.com/advice/download-11-tips-for-surviving-the-office-holiday-party/ We often talk about how much success in business depends on building strong, positive relationships. Relationships with clients and prospects are obvious, but equally important are the relationships with your co-workers and your bosses. At the holidays, you have one of the best opportunities to enhance relationships at work: the office holiday party.…
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Case Study 1

How we delivered the perfect hire when there were only 19 people in the US with the mandatory experience. Search Assignment:Expansion of our client’s e-commerce business called for a new Divisional Merchandising Manager with a very specialized skill set and some pretty unusual experience. Only about 2-dozen people in the US had the qualifications the…
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5 Reasons Why Office Design Matters

Article Link: https://madisonsquareportfolio.com/blog/why-office-design-matters/ By: Madison Square Portfolio Many companies overlook the importance of designing an office. Employees that work in a cubicle-filled office are working in an uninspiring environment where they are isolated. An office’s design should consider branding in order to portray the message and goals of a company. Why Office Design Matters How…
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7 Tips on How to be a great Project Manager

Article Link: https://www.projecttimes.com/articles/7-tips-on-how-to-be-a-great-project-manager.html Written by Jasmin Ali Project management may sound easy, but taking up the role of a Project manager requires sword play with the right wit. Many a times, when the Project Manager is at fault or does not abide to an employee’s needs, the company is bound to lose a valuable resource.…
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Avoid Burnout Before You’re Already Burned Out

Article Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/06/smarter-living/avoid-burnout-work-tips.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab By Elizabeth Grace Saunders According to the World Health Organization, burnout is a workplace issue. But just because burnout can happen at work or because of work, doesn’t mean how you use your time outside of work can’t help prevent it. As a time management coach, I’ve seen that at the core,…
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Top 10 Job Interview Questions With Best Answers

Article Link: https://www.thebalancecareers.com/top-interview-questions-and-best-answers-2061225 By Alison Doyle Are you ready to ace your upcoming job interview? It’s always important to be prepared to respond effectively to the questions that employers typically ask. Since these questions are so common, hiring managers will expect you to be able to answer them smoothly and without hesitation. You don’t need…
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Deep Sleep Gives Your Brain a Deep Clean

Article Link: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/deep-sleep-gives-your-brain-a-deep-clean1/ By Simon Makin Why sleep has restorative—or damaging—effects on cognition and brain health has been an enduring mystery in biology. Researchers think cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) may flush toxic waste out, “cleaning” the brain and studies have shown that garbage clearance is hugely improved during sleep. They were not sure exactly how all this…
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