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Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t

Article Link: https://getpocket.com/explore/item/why-some-people-get-burned-out-and-others-don-t?utm_source=pocket-newtab By: Kandi Wiens and Annie McKee Stress and burnout are not the same thing. And while we know that stress often leads to burnout, it’s possible to handle the onslaught of long hours, high pressure, and work crises in a way that safeguards you from the emotional exhaustion, cynicism, and a lack…
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How to Take Notes While Reading

Article Link: https://getpocket.com/explore/item/how-to-take-notes-while-reading By: Scott Young Note-taking is an incredibly powerful tool for learning. Notes extend your memories. I’ve explained before how writing can be seen as an external enhancement of your brain, allowing you to think more complicated thoughts and solve harder problems. Notes you keep, therefore, act to expand your memory. Notes enhance…
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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many pop psychology topics, the conventional wisdom about the effectiveness and application of habits is frequently outdated, misapplied, or flat out wrong.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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3 Simple Strategies to Help You Work Well With Others (Even if You Don’t Like Them)

Article Link: https://www.inc.com/the-muse/how-to-improve-your-work-relationships-strategies-to-work-well-with-people.html By: Jaclyn Westlake Fact: Working with other people is hard. Even when you like them. And over the years, I’ve tried different strategies to improve relationships (or, at the very least, prevent myself from freaking out in people’s faces). But then, last year, I started going to therapy to deal with a…
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10 ways to… Prioritise your workload

Article Link: https://www.icaew.com/archive/library/small-business-update/10-ways-to-prioritise-your-workload The to-do list. Don’t keep it on different post-it notes or in your head — at the beginning of each day or week, write on a sheet of paper what you want to get done and by when. Rank tasks according to importance or urgency to plan your day and focus your…
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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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6 Things Every Business Leader Should Do Before a Board Meeting

Article Link: https://www.inc.com/mark-suster/startup-board-meeting-prepare-plan-agenda.html By: Mark Suster Most board meetings are administrative updates that accomplish very little other than informing board members about the performance of the company since the last board meeting. That’s certainly one function of every board, but if your board is your “brain trust” and the people you can most use as…
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