Work Life Balance

  Five Tips for Work – Life Balance! Step 1: Prioritise work tasks It is important to determine the most urgent tasks for the day and allocate sufficient time to complete them. If you are unsure about what requires your direct attention, ask your manager for some advice and assistance. Other responsibilities that are not a high priority can be scheduled for a later date or delegated to another colleague. This will help keep you on top of your workload and…
Joanne McManimon
March 26, 2019
Office Politics

Tips for Harmony with Co-Workers

  TIPS FOR HARMONY WITH CO-WORKERS! WHO WOULD YOU RATHER work with: a genius star performer who’s an incredible pain in the you-know-what or a “merely” competent worker who’s a breeze to get along with? Your coworkers think so, too. Scary thought: You probably spend more hours of the day with your work colleagues than with any other group of human beings. And the great majority of the time you don’t even get to choose them. You all have different backgrounds, ages, and…
Joanne McManimon
March 26, 2019
Office PoliticsWellness

Seven Benefits of Having Plants in your Office

They help to reduce stress A 2010 study by the new University of Technology, Sydney, found significant reductions in stress among workers when plants were introduced to their workspace. Results included a 37% fall in reported tension and anxiety; a 58% drop in depression or dejection; a 44% decrease in anger and hostility; and a 38% reduction in fatigue. Although the study’s sample size was small, researchers concluded: “This study shows that just one plant per workspace can provide a very…
Tom McManimon
January 8, 2019
HolidaysWellnessWork-Life Balance

3 New Year’s Resolutions Successful People Make & Keep!

Disappointed that you didn’t keep your 2018 New Year’s Resolutions??? Here are three life enriching resolutions you can keep without breaking a sweat! No matter how many sticky notes you slap on your fridge or reminders you set on your phones, it's common to give up on your New Year's resolutions before daylight saving time returns. The dim likelihood that you'll successfully work toward a New Year's resolution all year long is part of the reason why everyone seems to have jumped on the "don't make…
Tom McManimon
January 7, 2019