Posts Tagged ‘productivity’

Gina Ora on February 28, 2017.

All employees should lead a healthy lifestyle, and here’s the proof

When we think about the factors that contribute to workplace performance, we rarely give much consideration to food and well-being. If you’re a good boss/business owner, you surely hope that your coworkers lead a healthy, balanced life; but hey – even if they don’t, it’s none of your business, right? Wrong. Not only do unhealthy…

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Gina Ora on December 5, 2016.

Why you should encourage your employees to take breaks

Productivity is one of the most important, yet least understood phenomena of economics. However, it is really hard to measure, particularly for the service firms; even with years of hindsight, economists are never quite sure why productivity rises or falls. Technological innovations and management techniques are producing additional productivity improvements every day, but it seems…

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Gina Ora on September 21, 2016.

Money isn’t always the best motivator, but these things are

The importance of motivation and goal setting in today’s business cannot be overstated. The setting of goals is important to guide a company and its’ employees toward defined objectives, while motivation is important because it is the psychological catalyst employees and owners require to reach a goal. Motivation at work, at first glance, does sound…

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Marija Grgur on September 16, 2016.

Larry Sharpe: management vs. leadership

We spoke to Larry Sharpe, the Managing Director of the Neo-Sage® Group, Inc. He shared with us an interesting story about persistence, personal development and the kind of advice he gives as a consultant and trainer to his clients. Here you can read the part of that talk and we hope you find it as…

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Marija Grgur on July 29, 2016.

How to maintain a patriotic and productive office during Rio 2016

With exactly one week to go before the opening ceremony, the excitement about Rio 2016 Olympics is rising day by day. More than 10,500 athletes from 206 countries are expected to compete during ‎306 events in 28 sports. Over 3.5 billion viewers will follow the Games between 5th and 21st of August and your employees…

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Marija Grgur on July 13, 2016.

A wild Pokémon Go appeared and messed with my employees’ minds!

A Millennial in business attire is staring at the screen of his smartphone as he walks down Broad Street in New York’s Financial District. He appears to be reading an email. He suddenly stops, hastily flicks his screen and does this for the next several minutes. No, he is not responding to an urgent email,…

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Gina Ora on June 20, 2016.

When the cat’s away, the mice will… work

It’s that time of the year again, when most of us go to sleep dreaming about distant destinations and our well-deserved vacations. Unbelievably, managers and CEOs are humans too and they also need several days a year to get away from all the buzz and stress. In big companies it usually isn’t a problem, but…

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Marija Grgur on June 8, 2016.

WorkPuls interviews: Kiran Reddy

We recently spoke to Kiran Reddy, co-founder and partner in Risevertise from Mumbai. Risevertise Media is a creative agency for creating content, design and strategy lead solutions across all kinds of media, especially social and digital. Kiran’s role varies across strategy, business development, operations, administrative and financial aspects. His company has a slightly different corporate culture and he…

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