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  • 11 14
    2018

    Top Ten Things to Do When Starting a New Position

    While it is exciting to step into a new role with a new organization, it can also be challenging and stressful as you navigate uncharted territory. The days of long honeymoon periods are gone, so read on for some suggestions to help you springboard into your new job.

    1. Get a running start

    Before showing up for the first day of work, be ready to hit the ground running. Do as much "pre-work" as you ...
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  • 11 08
    2018

    What One Family Teaches Us about Creativity, Possibility and the Power of Yes

    This blog is usually reserved for insights about leadership, career and workplace issues. But many times, we find inspiration outside the office. A few months ago, our Finance Director Gayette Eicher introduced us to her family: her son Joey, his wife Lisa and their four children. Their story inspired us to rethink what we know about creativity, possibility and the power of yes.

    The Eichers are a family who think big. They are rebels, bucking ...

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  • 10 31
    2018

    Startling Stats on Workplace Productivity and What It Means for the Future of the Workweek

    An eye-opening 2016 survey of nearly 2,000 office workers in the United Kingdom disclosed that the average employee works only two hours and 53 minutes during the course of an eight-hour workday. The rest of the time was spent on social media, reading the news, and talking with co-workers about non-work-related topics. This should not be entirely surprising, as research has long showed that people can only concentrate in spurts of about 20 minutes ...

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  • 10 24
    2018

    The Right Way to Resign

    We all remember iconic movie scenes about quitting with a vengeance. Think Jack in “Fight Club” walking out with a year’s salary and a bloody nose, or Milton in “Office Space” with his red Swingline stapler salvaged from the ashes of the Initech office. While it may be tempting to leave your current role in a blaze of dramatic glory, please… don’t be Jack. Don’t be Milton. Instead, resign with diplomacy and ...

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