Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • Top 5 Benefits Of Working At A Standing Desk

    Too much sitting is seriously detrimental to our health. Studies have shown that people who spend most of their working life sat at a desk are at risk of contracting heart disease, diabetes and could even be subject to a premature death. And due to the fact that sitting doesn't burn any calories, the majority of desk workers tend to be overweight, some even develop obesity. This is all bad news for those of us who spend a vast amount of time working from our desks. Luckily, standing desks are becoming more and more popular in offices everywhere. Continue reading

  • How to Deal with a Bad Day at the Office

    Staying Positive

     

    It doesn't take much for our good moods to get spoiled in the office. It can be an impossible workload, a grumpy boss or a non-cooperative colleague, quite often we find ourselves plunged into a dark pool of negative thoughts which can have dire affects on our motivation, productivity and if the situation persists, can even lead to ill health. Continue reading

  • 20 Tips For Working From Home With A Small Child

    How Single Parents can Look After Their Children And Still Get The Job Done

     

    If you're a parent working from home and still have to keep an eye on the little ones, then life can get pretty frantic. Clients and customers are not the only ones demanding your time and attention. Especially if you have kids under four years of age, keeping productivity levels up can be a a real problem. Here are 20 tips to make your life a little bit easier. Continue reading

  • Do Office Team-Building Activities Really Work?

    If just thinking about team-building exercises makes you cringe, don't worry. You're not alone.

     

    Recent studies show that nearly 30% of office workers dislike team-building exercises. Which may sound a little weird when you consider the activities are organised with the best of intentions. The problem, it seems, is that too many companies fail to conduct the exercises properly and so generate the opposite outcome of what they had planned. In an article for US.News, leading member of the American Psychology Association, David W. Ballard explains it like this; Continue reading

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