productivity

Is Your Organization Compassionate? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

Is Your Organization Compassionate? Take This Quiz and Find Out!

Compassionate organizations tend to be more successful. When employees feel like they have their company’s support when they’re going through a difficult time, they feel safe and secure. They’re more willing to admit to mistakes and work as a team to find a solution. They’re more creative and innovative, because they know they won’t be(…)

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The One Thing Employees Need Most to Be Happy

The One Thing Employees Need Most to Be Happy

In a recent survey, 1,614 North American employees were asked what they felt they needed in order to be happy at work. Did they need a fitness center? Special ergonomic chairs? An onsite cafeteria? Onsite childcare? Survey results indicated that respondents were certainly interested in those kinds of perks. But the one thing that they(…)

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This Article Will Make You Feel Better About Your Morning Routine

This Article Will Make You Feel Better About Your Morning Routine

The morning routines of wealthy, successful business people often seem to involve lots of activity and very little sleep. They get up really early, exercise, meditate, answer emails, and then they’re off to work. (Or they just start working the minute they get up. Sleep never seems to be a priority.) Richard Branson gets up(…)

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The Power of Color

The Power of Color

Can certain colors affect your mood and influence your behavior? Marketers, artists, and interior decorators certainly believe they can. But to be honest, there isn’t a lot of scientific evidence to support this idea. People tend to react to colors differently. (For instance, I’m a big fan of white walls, but I know that plenty(…)

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