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5 Important Lessons We Can Learn from ‘Failure’

Failure is inevitable. You are going to experience it many times in your life. However, it’s what you take away from it that really determines whether you failed or not. While it can be hard to go through, there are many important lessons that you can walk away with. Some people choose to let failure […]

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How Some Companies are Rethinking Employee Productivity

For any company, employee productivity is a crucial metric in understanding how efficiently your company is operating. But how exactly do you measure it? Understanding employee productivity isn’t just adding up how many hours are spent in the office. There’s a common misconception that the most productive employees are the ones that spend the most […]

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6 Easy Ways to Boost Your Energy

Many of us are very reliant on a cup of coffee in the morning to get us going. In fact, we might need a couple. But a boost of caffeine only lasts so long and before you know it, you’re in a slump and about to fall asleep at your desk. No matter how organized […]

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3 Ways To Work Less But Get More Done

Putting in 40 hours a week at work is the norm but for so many, that’s the bare minimum. 50+ hours in the office per week is becoming not only more and more common but expected. Many of us have the mentality that the more hours we work, the more we get done. But that’s […]

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5 Tips to Help You Get Over ‘Hump Day’

It’s Wednesday … sometimes known as “Hump Day”. If we think of the entire week as a proverbial hill, then Wednesday is almost at the tip. You really have to push to get through it but once you’re on the other side, it’s downhill from there and the weekend is on it’s way. But the […]

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8 Important Skills to be Successful

Success. What is it? That’s hard to say. The definition of success is different for everyone. There’s no magic formula that will get you there and you definitely don’t learn ‘Success 101’ in school. Being successful has a lot of to with trial and error. Not everything you do will turn out to be a […]

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How Your Morning Routine Can Change the Way You Work

For many, mornings are the most dreaded part of the day. Your morning may sound something like this: alarm sounds, hit snooze a few times, roll out of bed, get ready in 5 minutes and rush out of the door. If you aren’t a morning person, it can be quite a challenge just to get […]

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5 Signs You’re Terrible at Time Management

During interviews, one of the most popular questions hiring managers ask is “what’s one of your biggest strengths?” It’s a pretty straightforward question and one of the most popular responses is “time management”. But for most people, that’s a lie. Whether you realize it or not, most of us could manage our time much better. […]

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5 Tips to Be a Better Project Manager

Most jobs require a high level of efficiency and productivity in order to be successful. But one role that takes it to another level is a project manager. Project managers can be found in almost any organization these days. These roles help understand the ins and outs of what their clients or customers want, interact […]

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4 Simple Memory-Improvement Hacks

Unlike fine wine, memory is one thing that doesn’t get better over time. Let’s face it. As we get older and busier, it gets harder and harder to remember every single thing. With our hectic schedules, it’s easy to forget something and let it fall through the cracks. However, your memory isn’t a completely lost […]