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Want to be More Productive? Get Moving.

  The message of regular exercise to promote wellness is not new. However, did you know that exercise or movement of any kind can be useful in the workplace? In the ‘sit less, move more’ workplace study results indicated an...

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Eat the Frog!

Eat the Frog!   Procrastination – the act of delaying or putting off a task.  At some point, we all procrastinate on some task. All of us. Yes, including me. Here’s the thing about procrastination; it’s not going away so we need to outsmart...

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Before you hit ‘Send’ read this…

Email Thread Etiquette    An email thread is an email message that includes all subsequent replies in chronological order.   Here are some basic courtesy tips to use with email threads:   1.) Restate the topic or refer to the topic as mentioned...

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Stop Interrupting Me!

Establish Boundaries to Limit Interruptions Are you getting very little accomplished because of family and co-workers interrupting you? There are many benefits to working in the company of others (home or office)- collaboration, comfort, and...

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National Clean Your Desk Day!

National Clean Your Desk Day is January 11, 2021 Your office and desk space says a lot about you. Much like the clothes we wear, co-workers are judging your work space based on it’s appearance. According to CareerBuilder.com, 28% of...

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Do I need a Home Safe?

Home Safe or Safe Deposit Box? While both options offer you protection from fire and theft the advantage of a home safe versus a safety deposit box is accessibility. Any item stored in a safe deposit box can only be retrieved during banking...

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5 Tips to a Better Inbox

There are over 230 billion emails sent globally each day. So it should not be a surprise to know that email is the biggest obstacle we face when trying to be productive. Here are my 5 best tips to manage your email inbox so it doesn’t run...

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Tech Check, Time for a Digital Detox

We’ve all grown dependent on the tech tools we have in our work and life. However, is that technology helping or hindering you? Take a moment to ask yourself- are these devices and apps supporting my work and life or are they simply wasting...

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