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Archives for April 2014

Productivity Bootcamp: How to Become an Office All-Star

Bill Gates did not become Bill Gates by taking endless coffee breaks or walking to the bathroom the long way. We all know that success takes hard work. Not all of us want to be CEO of a Fortune 500 company, but we all want to be champions at our job. So what is stopping […]

Decorate for Doing: Workplace Decor that Works

We’ve all heard of the wonders within Google’s offices – indoor go-kart tracks, multicolour fixie bicycles, and indoor slides. But why is Google so invested in creating a fun and fresh working environment? Because a well designed workplace leads to happy employees which, in turn, leads to greater productivity. While you may not be able […]

Common Culprits of the Wasted Workweek

You had your power breakfast, wrote out your to-do list and put your brain in high gear, but by the time you sift through all your emails (plus a few cat videos), it’s time for a team meeting. By the time the meeting wraps up, it’s already lunch and that to-do list is glaring at […]

These Foods Will Boost Your Business Brainpower

That morning donut sure tasted delicious, but now you’re feeling sluggish and your concentration is waning. You may not know it but that donut (and those birthday cupcakes) are doing more harm than you think. In fact, our nutrition has a direct correlation to our work productivity, according to a study released by the International […]

Google’s Stock Split and the Real Motivation Behind It

Google’s stock price was cut in half Wednesday following a 2 for 1 stock split, traditionally used to decrease the amount required for investors to buy in or as a show of confidence by company managers. Forbes contributor Chuck Jones doesn’t believe Google is slicing its stock for traditional reasons, however. In his article, Google […]