Changing How You Work with Humor

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Last week we talked about the what of work, the five things you need to do any job: execute, think, communicate, relate, and lead. This is important because to solve the challenges you have at work, to start enjoying your job more, and to live a life where you aren’t settling for 40 hours every week… Read more

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Are You Working Your Employees To Death? [Infographic]

A frightening new infographic from Hello! Scheduling. Ready to combat some of these negative effects? Check out some posts on Strategic Disengagement or buy my book Humor That Works: 501 Ways to Beat Stress, Increase Productivity, and Have Fun at Work. Employee Scheduling Software by Hello Scheduling… Read more

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Remember to Put the Glass Down

This came across a friend’s Facebook feed the other day. Definitely worth thinking about. A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired… Read more

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What is Strategic Disengagement?

Strategic Disengagement is corporate terminology for taking a break, relaxing, and recharging your batteries. It helps prevent burnout, improves concentration, and increases productivity. Most people strategically disengage at some level already (those two weeks of vacation, or two days over the weekend), but the workday doesn’t have to be over to start strategically disengaging. You… Read more

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6 Self-Massage Techniques for the Workplace

The workday can be quite stressful. Throughout the day, we sit at our desk, in meetings, and on our commute, the whole while accumulating stress from the day’s events. Massaging yourself can help. One study at the University of Miami showed that workers were more alert and were able to think faster (solving math problems)… Read more

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