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One-third of workers aren't comfortable taking time off, survey shows
One of the most interesting results of a new survey is especially timely as we enter the holiday season. According to this study, 33 percent of respondents said they did not feel comfortable taking personal time off or vacation days. Read More
10 patterns of leadership that will change your business and your life
If you're looking for ways to inspire people and create remarkable results, read and adopt these 10 patterns of leadership. Read More
Readers sound off on problems of open offices
I'm not the only one who sees downsides to the trend that has many of us working in offices with open floor plans. Many readers also struggle with the noise and distractions that accompany such work spaces. Read More
Build better balance by volunteering in the community
No matter what you do or how you do it, I hope you’ll consider volunteering. You not only will feel the joy that comes from helping others but also will find that service becomes an important part of a well-balanced life. Read More
'Crisis of silence' leads to bad customer service, survey says
Customer service is important, but it isn't part of every company's culture. A new survey indicates that this lack of focus could be costing businesses a significant chunk of money every year. Read More
Are open offices better for workers, productivity?
As I've researched other work-life topics during the past few weeks, I've run across several articles that outline the pros and cons of open offices. However, I'm still of two minds on the issue. Read More
It's time for companies to formalize flexible work policies
During my career as a middle manager, opportunities for me to offer flexible work options to employees have increased dramatically. What I haven't seen, however, is a strong desire by companies to formalize flex-work policies. Read More
Now is the time to set work-life balance goals
I've been meeting with my team at work to help them set goals for 2016. As a result, it occurred to me that I could stand to set some goals for myself, too, starting with plans to build better work-life balance. Read More
5 positive thinking methods that can make you rich
Can positive thinking make you rich? The answer is yes. Read More
Are you happy at work? And should you be?
I've written several times that if people are happy at the office, they'll work harder and be more productive. But the authors of a recent Harvard Business Review article contend that conventional wisdom might not be so wise after all. Read More


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