Taking the misery out of meetings

April 1, 2019

Have you ever looked at your calendar and cringed at the idea of spending the day in back-to-back meetings? Or, have you ever received a meeting invite that left you wondering why you have to attend? If I were to bet, the answer is probably yes. An astonishing $37 billion dollars is wasted every year…

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Top 7 Non-techie Tips for a More Productive Day

March 15, 2016

We all have those days when our to-do lists number in the double digits, and we feel like there’s just not enough time to get everything done. And we all understand the role productivity plays in our success at work. Research shows it even boosts employee morale! (It just feels good to get things accomplished,…

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#ICYMI: How to avoid workplace stress and careless mistakes

November 20, 2015

The frenzy of the 2015 holiday season is fast approaching. With tight work deadlines, holiday commitments and endless shopping lists, it’s easy to get stressed out. Inspired by the Meridian Health Fair Day that took place in our office this week, I went out in search of this week’s top articles on reducing workplace stress…

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The difference between being at work and working

November 11, 2015

“Understand the difference between being at work and working.” — Unknown person   I saw that quote the other day and it reminded me of a really awkward comment that an executive tweeted a few months ago. In 140 characters (I’m paraphrasing here) the tweet said something about how they looked at their employee’s calendar…

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#ICYMI: How to stay cool, calm and collected at work

September 18, 2015

Fall is in the air! With cooler weather (at last) and days that seem to be getting shorter, it seems that everyone is busier than a bee!  In case you were busy getting back to the grind, here’s a collection of tips and tricks we pulled together this week focused on how to become more…

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#MondayMotivation: 25 Funny, Powerful and Inspiring Quotes

August 3, 2015

During the warm days of summer it can be difficult to find motivation to get through the workday. Instead of procrastinating on Facebook and getting jealous of your friend’s vacation pictures on Facebook, read these 25 inspirational pick-me-up quotes to get your Monday started off right! They will lift your spirits and help you tackle the…

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10 Best Productivity Apps to Help You Organize Your Workday

May 13, 2015

We all know that our day-to-day jobs can often feel overwhelming. Between managing to-dos, attending meetings and conference calls, tracking expenses, and doing the always-delightful (*heavy sarcasm*) inbox sweep, it can often seem like we never have time to actually get things done. Our smartphones seem to only add to the noise, with endless push…

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Unplugging: A Lesson in Mindfulness

March 10, 2015

In my quest to make 2015 a year of living more joyously, authentically and gracefully, I thought I should jump on the bandwagon of the hottest (and maybe oldest!) health trends out there — mindfulness. Mindfulness, a meditative practice dating back thousands of years, has roots in Buddhism. Meditating encourages you to focus on the…

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