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7 Ways to Get Better at Working With Others

Clarity and kindness go a long way

Success is impossible without communication and collaboration. While your business idea might begin in your head, in order to scale your company you’re going to need other people to help realize and execute your vision. But even if you're still in the ...

by Nina Zipkin  | June 14, 2018 02:00:00
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The Secret to Employee Happiness -- Revealed

Making the office a place employees enjoy going to each day is easier than it sounds

People often confuse happiness and wellness as being one and the same. But while both are essential to the employee experience, they’re far from synonymous. Rather, employee happiness is a wellness factor: By focusing on happiness just as they would physical and mental health, employers ...

by Heather R. Huhman  | April 24, 2018 12:00:00
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These 5 Simple Tweaks Will Make Your Office More Productive

Rethink everything from how you schedule conference rooms to temperature control

Thanks to the rise of mobility tools like Slack, Google Hangouts and the newly announced Facebook Workplace, fewer and fewer workers rely on an office to get work done every day. As a result, nearly 37 percent of the workforce elects to work remotely at ...

by Justin Lee  | April 17, 2018 06:00:00
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Is There a Hoarder on Your Staff?

How do you draw the line between respecting someone's space and excessive clutter?

You’ve likely seen the TV shows about people with extreme hoarding habits. You may even have this tendency yourself. A hoarder's home is stuffed with items ranging from old magazines to clothes to collectibles. The hoarder’s inability to part with items makes ...

by John Boitnott  | April 02, 2018 02:00:00
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(Infographic) Want to Sell an Idea to Your Boss? Check This Out

Here are a few tips and tricks for pitching up the chain of command

Convincing someone to give your idea a shot is no easy task, especially when it’s your boss. While it may sound like a daunting task, pitching new ideas can come easy with a few simply tricks.For starters, make sure you’re prepared to sell your idea, and that ...

by Rose Leadem  | March 31, 2018 02:00:00
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6 Trends Shaping a Future for People in the Workplace

The most important aspect of emerging technologies is how people and organizations put them to work

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their ownMost businesses agree that the future of work will be rooted in technology, from cloud-based software to AI. But technology on its own isn’t enough. People, not just technology, will define the future of work.The world is ...

by Julien Codorniou  | March 19, 2018 08:00:00
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How to Stop Taking Things Personally at Work

If you have a tendency to take things personally, you know it can wreak havoc on your career

If you have a tendency to take things personally, you know it can wreak havoc on your career. I mean, spending upwards of eight hours in an office environment, stuck with a myriad of personalities you may (or may not) be attracted to and ...

by Solange Lopes  | March 05, 2018 08:00:00
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Here's Why This Company Encourages Employees to Decorate Other People's Cubicles

It bridges the gap between work and personal life, making employees feel more connected.

In this series, The Way We Work, Entrepreneur Associate Editor Lydia Belanger examines how people foster productivity, focus, collaboration, creativity and culture in the workplace.We all have that colleague who has a couple dozen tabs open in their web browser at any given time, letting ...

by Lydia Belanger  | February 25, 2018 12:00:00
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This Scandinavian Technique Called 'Hygge' Aims to Make Work Comfy for Employees

The Danes, after all, are the second happiest group of people on Earth. So maybe they're on to something

We've all heard it before: Danes are some of the happiest people on Earth. In fact, they continue to top the list of happy countries in the annual World Happiness Report, ranking second only to Norway in March 2017.Many suspect the Danish concept of hygge(pronounced hue-guh ) ...

by Andre Lavoie  | February 10, 2018 02:00:00
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8 Actions You Can Take to Be Happier at Work Without Changing Jobs

Tidying up your perspective and habits help prevent the stresses that plague modern life

Regardless where you choose to work there will always be ups and downs. Sometimes the unfortunate happens, and that's okay. The important thing to note is what makes you happy and how you can stay happy. As cliche as it sounds, the ...

by Renzo Costarella  | November 08, 2017 06:00:00
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4 Essential Questions That Determine Whether You Feel Trust

Are you a trustworthy leader? Do you trust those leading you?

So, do you trust yourself as a leader and feel trusted by and trust in your leadership? Or is trust just a word that is not backed by awareness and action?Unfortunately, the answer is “just a word.” Lack of transparency, internal politics, ...

by Glenn Llopis  | August 27, 2017 02:00:00
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How Millennials are Contributing to a Positive Office Culture

How a Millennial workforce can actually improve your day-to-day atmosphere

There are countless stories in the media complaining about how the Millennial generation is lazy, demanding, overconfident in their abilities, difficult to manage and more. This negative press might worry some business leaders, as Millennials are expected to make up75 percent of the ...

by Jonathan Long  | July 12, 2017 06:00:00
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Trash-Talking at Work Can Actually Boost Motivation and Performance

Turns out, those harsh words aren't such a bad thing after all

From bosses to athletes to even brands, most of us engage in trash-talking occasionally. While this critical chatter might seem like it could have only negative repercussions, it turns out it can spark those being talked about to work harder, depending on ...

by Rose Leadem  | July 10, 2017 02:00:00