5 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude at Work

When a workplace has a culture of gratitude, it tends to function at a higher level. Here are some ways you can cultivate gratitude for a happier, more productive workplace.

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4 Non-monetary Incentives to Motivate Your Employees

Non-monetary incentives can be powerful tools that reduce turnover and ignite productivity. Here are some effective ways to motivate your team without increasing salaries.

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5 Perks and Employee Benefits You Can Provide

While many people select employment based on salaries, it's not the whole story. Here are five practical and rewarding benefits you can provide to attract top talent.

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Authenticity in the workplace: Aligning work and personal values

Is one of your resolutions to live more authentically in the New Year, especially at work?

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Check Up on Business Goals Before the Holidays

With more time to plan, small business owners can more accurately foresee what will need to be accomplished and how best to undertake it so that 2016 ends smoothly and 2017 will be even more successful.

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How to Create Culture in a Remote Team

Developing a company culture can be difficult for any business; however, it's especially challenging when some employees don't even work in the building. Strong principles and values don't just make a business unique, they inspire its employees to work as a single, cohesive unit.

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Staff Management Tips: Which Employees Should You Promote?

Promoting employees from within can be a huge morale boost and motivator, but these positions should not just be given away.

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Keeping Your Office Productive During the Holidays

Maintain Employee Productivity Throughout the Holiday Season with These Tips

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Working Remotely: More Efficient, or More Distracting?

Working remotely makes it easier to get work done whenever and wherever you are. But is it a more efficient way to work? For some people including freelancers and creative types, it’s the only way to work because it frees those individuals up to pursue their passions and unleash their talents. However, some middle managers believe that working remotely creates more setbacks because employees working at home are more likely to be distracted by food, the television, personal calls and other domestic interruptions that usually don’t come up in an office. Instead of debating the issue in an age when working remotely has become a standard practice, let’s take a look at the conditions under which remote workers thrive.

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6 Ideas to Help Your Company Engage with the Community

How to Get Your Business Involved with the Local Community

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Best Ways to Find New and Talented Employees for Your Small Business

Congratulations—you’ve launched your own small business and it’s a huge success. Maybe too huge; you find yourself growing at a healthy but unsustainable rate and demand for your products or services is starting to outstrip demand. Where do you turn to find new and talent employees for your small business? It used to be that small businesses would just put a sign in the window, but things have changed radically in the past two decades. So let’s look at both the old-fashioned and the new innovative ways to recruit workers to see what works best for you.

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Showing Your Business Cares on Earth Day

Earth Day is an annual event that brings people together on each April 22nd to demonstrate support for eco-activism and show that they care for the environment. The event was first celebrated in 1970 and since its humble origins it has spread to nearly 150 countries around the globe. Here are some easy but powerful ways for your company to show the community that you care for our communal environment on Wednesday, April 22nd.

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5 Ways to Keep Things From Getting Dull at the Office

Is your office environment quiet? Boring? Uninteresting? Humdrum? Is the environment so silent that you can hear a pin drop down the hall? If you office is downright dull, it might be difficult to keep employees motivated.

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Companies With Low Employee Turnover - How Do They Do It?

Not only can it be difficult for companies to find high-quality and dedicated employees, it can also be challenging to retain such employees once they are hired. Why? Today's employees are very different from the type of employees that existed several decades ago. In the past, employees did not move to different cities as frequently, they were more apt to stick with an employer even if they did not necessarily mesh well with the corporate culture, and they were more committed to the concept of employer-employee loyalty.

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How to Keep Your Employees Motivated, Engaged, and Moving Forward

It's a long stretch between the holidays and the first days off of spring, which can make employees feel dreary, bored and unmotivated, especially if they feel they're in an apathetic, directionless work environment. Here are a few tips to keep your people on track to make sure their performance doesn't mean poor business results for you.

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