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5 Ways to Reward/Punish Yourself to Reach Goals

Posted: April 29, 2015

Setting goals in life is important. Whether it is in our personal life or at work, we need to have something to strive for to get ahead and feel accomplished. But, as we all know, willpower plays a huge role in how much we actually do to achieve these goals. We can either read a helpful book, or we can binge watch Netflix. We can either work on that big project, or we can take another coffee break. But what if you could take willpower out of the equation? Life Hack recently gave us 5 ways to use rewards and...

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How To Leave It All Behind You

Posted: April 24, 2015

TGIF, Edmonton! It’s finally the end of the work week and its time to kick back and relax! The weekend is a time to get your mind off work and devote energy to things that centre you, and make you happy. This, of course, only works if you actually leave work at work. Every Friday we are serving up new tips and tricks on how to disconnect from your job and enjoy the down time. Because we all know, time away from work will actually benefit you in your work life. So here goes. This week we are sharing tips...

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10 Habits Successful People Give Up To Increase Their Productivity

Posted: April 21, 2015

Most successful people have had to give up a lot to get where they are. Sometimes this means giving up habits to make better use of their time. Here are 10 things they all give up in order to increase their productivity. They don’t work in their comfort zone. What is your comfort zone? Your comfort zone is defined as “A psychological state in which a person feels familiar, at ease, in control, and experiences low anxiety.” When you get outside of your comfort zone, it doesn’t mean that you should strive for a constant state of anxiety and stress....

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Why You Should Perform Exit Interviews

Posted: April 8, 2015

Performing an exit interview of an employee who is willingly leaving your company, or who has been fired might not sound like the most fun or the least awkward. These interviews, however, are invaluable when it comes to finding out information about your company and how your employees are working. The true benefit of information from an outgoing employee is the candid and frank feedback you’ll receive. From there, you can use this information to retain great staff and improve your company. To learn more, and to get sample exit interview questions, read this great article ‘Perform Exit Interviews’: The exit interview with...

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