Tagged as Motivation

Ask the Expert: Tim Sitt on living healthy behind your desk

We all know sitting is the new smoking, but many of us continue to lead dangerously sedentary lifestyles. Luckily, it doesn't take much to incorporate more movement into our workday. Author, personal trainer, and therapist Tim...

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Ask the Expert: Debunking nutrition myths with registered dietitian Toby Amidor

When it comes to following a healthy diet, there's a lot of contradictory information out there. From caffeine to sugar to good fats and bad fats, it's hard to know what we should be consuming,...

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What might employee wellness look like in 2018?

Gone are the days when all “employee wellness” meant was smoking cessation. This year saw the continuation of wellness programs becoming more nimble, robust, and supportive of a much wider range of employee needs. Progressive...

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The trick to measuring employee engagement.

Compared to employee engagement, most KPIs are a cinch to track. Want to know your return on investment, click-through rate, or cost per acquisition? No problem. Just pop some numbers into a formula and you’re...

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Get more out of your lunch break by going to the gym.

At some point in our careers, many of us make a vow to visit the gym more often.  It could be a New Year's resolution, a plan for reducing stress, or just an urge to...

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10 tidbits of encouragement for entrepreneurs this Small Business Month.

Did you know October is Small Business Month in Canada, and National Women’s Small Business Month in the US? Small businesses are the driving force of our economy, providing hundreds of millions of jobs, and...

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What happens when employees work shorter hours?

What would you do with two extra hours each workday? Catch more rest? Spend more time with your kids? Finally make it to the gym? For many of the nurses in a recent Swedish study,...

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Ask the Expert: Entrepreneur Tuan Nguyen on Volunteering

Last week, LifeSpeak users around the world got to ask entrepreneur and philanthropist Tuan Nguyen about incorporating volunteering into their daily lives. While working as a full-time public accountant, Tuan began volunteering in the community...

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Is the gig economy harming its workers' well-being?

If you’re like most people, you probably wish you had more money. Sure, you could ask for a raise or take on another job, but your income would still be limited by the salary you...

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10 out-of-the-box ways to attract talent and keep your staff motivated.

There was once a time when all employers had to do to attract and keep staff was offer higher wages than the company down the street. Job options were extremely limited, which meant people typically...

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How to celebrate employee achievements without making anyone feel left out.

So your sales team just blew their monthly quota out of the water. You’re immensely impressed and want to reward their success by treating them to lunch. Who do you invite? A. The whole sales...

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Want to change your life? Start with an intention.

It’s the third week of January, which means many people are about to start giving up on their New Year’s resolutions. And who can blame them? Keeping resolutions is hard. For one thing people tend...

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