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A Great Pleasure in Life Is Doing What People Say You Cannot Do.

April 2, 2019

 

 

With the return of the "polar vortex" (I hate that name. . . .Can't we just say freezing temps anymore?), there are a few things employers can do to prevent it from freezing workplace productivity.

February 4, 2019

 

Dr. Woody chats with Ernie Anastos about the new reality of managing remote workers and how to maximize working from home.

 

 

January 28, 2019

 

I’m a calendar junky. There, I said it. I believed that in order to feel accomplished and important, I needed to fill my calendar, every day, every moment. I filled it with meetings, calls, appointments, lunch dates, product reviews, sales pitches, networking meetings, board meetings.

January 10, 2019

On September 26, @shrmnextchat chatted with Mollie Lombardi (@mollielombardi), Aptitude Research Partners co-founder and CEO, and Amanda Nichols (@AmandaNichy) Kronos industry manager about Embracing Automation for the Future of Work.

September 26, 2018

On August 9, @shrmnextchat chatted with special guest SHRM Online technology editor Aliah Wright (@1shrmscribe) about Dealing with Tech Distractions in the Workplace.

In case you missed this informative chat, you can see the tweets here:

 

August 9, 2017

 


 

There are so many distractions in the workplace. Meetings, cubicle chatter, co-workers stopping by to ask a quick question ... the list goes on. Even the smell of a co-worker’s lunch or perfume can throw us off our game. However, these days, the biggest distraction of all is technology.

August 7, 2017

 

Stressed out at work? 

According to the SHRM Online article, Work Related Stress on Employees' Health, 40 percent of workers report their jobs as very or extremely stressful. 

January 6, 2017

On January 4, @shrmnextchat chatted with Joyce Maroney (@wf_institute) and Evren Esen (@shrm_research) about The $687 Billion Question.

In case you missed this informative chat, you can read the tweets here:

 

January 4, 2017

                                                             

 

“There is a point of complexity beyond which a business is no longer manageable.”

— Peter Drucker

 

January 3, 2017
 
 
In an era when the need for downtime is something many workers are loath to admit, let alone embrace, Silicon Valley author, lecturer and consultant Alex Soojung-Kim Pang has a compelling counterargument: Rest not only is essential to people's health and happiness, it also makes them more productive in the workplace.
 
December 12, 2016

In an era when the need for downtime is something many workers are loath to admit, let alone embrace, Silicon Valley author, lecturer and consultant Alex Soojung-Kim Pang has a compelling counterargument: Rest not only is essential to people's health and happiness, it also makes them more productive in the workplace.

November 21, 2016

 

Organizaitonal psychologist Michael Woodward ("Dr. Woody") chats with Fox and Friends' Clayton Morris about ways for beating low productivity at work due to the summer slump and takes a look at a new, high-tech office chair called the AltWork Work Station.

 

June 28, 2016

Any company’s HR department can be much more than a necessary nuisance! In fact, HR departments can make fiscal contributions to their companies through: 1. cost containment, 2. productivity improvement, and 3. actual profit generation – HR CAN MAKE YOU MONEY!

June 24, 2016

I caught this piece the other day on Business Insider - When to Schedule Your Job Interview, that quotes some research from Glassdoor from a few years back which indicates that all things being equal, the optimal time for a candidate to schedule a job interview is 10:30AM on Tuesday.

March 11, 2016
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Most of you have heard the term “Internet of Things” or IoT. Wikipedia defines it as:

September 4, 2015