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How Reading Helps you Perform Better at Work

How Reading Helps you Perform Better at Work

Have you convinced yourself that you don’t have time to read in your busy life? You might want to reconsider that decision, as research has shown that reading provides many work related benefits, including but not limited to reducing stress, increasing brain power and...
Why Empathy is Critical in Leadership

Why Empathy is Critical in Leadership

Empathy is often thought of as less important than hard skills such as confidence and determination, but when you consider that effective management is essentially about accomplishing work through others, it’s shortsighted to dismiss this quality so quickly....
Retirement Moves To Make Right Now

Retirement Moves To Make Right Now

Most of us dream of being able to retire comfortably after years of working hard. Like most things in life, retirement needs to be planned ahead of time. By taking the time now to get ready for retirement, you will face significantly less stress when the time finally...
Spring Activities to Keep you and your Family in Shape

Spring Activities to Keep you and your Family in Shape

When spring weather thaws the frozen earth, Mother Nature begins to bloom into life once again. The winter season, no doubt, caused a severe case of cabin fever for the entire family, so it’s time to shake off the winter funk with these five spring activities to...
Understanding Headaches

Understanding Headaches

For some people, headaches are a part of everyday life. Others will go through life without ever complaining of a headache. So what exactly are headaches? Although generally described as pain anywhere in the head or neck area, there are specific types of headaches....
How to Lead Productive One on One Meetings

How to Lead Productive One on One Meetings

It’s an elemental rule of management that in order to lead others you must practice frequent and open communication. The general wisdom is that managers can best accomplish this by holding regular one on one meetings with direct reports, usually weekly. Make it...
Creative Ways to Stay in Shape this Winter

Creative Ways to Stay in Shape this Winter

With the new year having just begun, it is no time to slack on your fitness goals! But it’s cold you say. That’s ok. There are plenty of winter workouts to keep you busy until Spring. The following four are not only exceptional physical workouts, they are fun too!...
How to Maximize Productivity in the Workplace

How to Maximize Productivity in the Workplace

Productivity is something that can and should constantly be revisited, re-evaluated and improved. The following tips stand the test of time and have proven over and over again to improve productivity in the workplace. Sleep Early and Rise Early Going to bed late and...
3 Best Leadership Podcasts in 2018

3 Best Leadership Podcasts in 2018

Throughout your day, you probably find yourself doing mindless things such as washing the dishes or even driving to work. Your mind begins to wander. Instead of allowing this to be dead-time, turn it into a time of learning! And what better way to learn than by...
The Traits of an Exceptional Leader: Communication

The Traits of an Exceptional Leader: Communication

In previous blogs, I’ve discussed two traits of an exceptional leader: honesty and confidence. Along with being honest and confident, an exceptional leader must be an effective communicator. Communication is the key to success, especially in leadership. How does one...

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Understanding Headaches

For some people, headaches are a part of everyday life. Others will go through life without ever complaining of a headache. So what exactly are headaches? Although generally described as pain anywhere in the head or neck area, there are specific types of headaches....