Workplace

The theme of stoicism is to focus on the positive no matter what is happening, so 2020 is definitely the year of stoicism.

Stoicism in the workplace: a new look at an old philosophy


Dual monitors at home are very popular for workers wanting to maintain the same productivity levels as in the office.

How to choose the right hardware technology for home and office


When the bullying happens and a person is in their own living room, there can be a feeling that the sanctuary of their home has been infiltrated.

Distant threat: How bullying persists in remote work


Having great connections with the people we work with every day can shape our entire experience of work, and in turn, impact our overall happiness.

How to sustain office friendships when working remotely


For small teams that are able to gather outside within COVID guidelines, a catered picnic is bound to bring a burst of fun with minimal fuss.

6 ways to pivot your office party


The kind of perks employees will value often comes down to personality and style of working.

Top tips on perks for remote employees


In a period of uncertainty, timing is critical. The middle of a lockdown, for example, might not be the best time to assess performance.

Performance reviews: The art of feedback


Choosing who will be the first to return to the office should be carefully considered, as these individuals will have a large role to play in establishing a new culture.

How to reset your workplace culture


Self-care includes more abstract actions like managing our self-talk and living true to our values and passions.

6 signs you’re doing self-care wrong


“Pivot” and “agility” have entered our everyday vocabulary, and, while many businesses have suffered, those that have survived and even prospered are the ones that have seized the opportunity to innovate.

Why creativity thrives during times of constraint


Companies are starting to appreciate the high value placed on respect, which is now seen as a fundamental part of boosting productivity and worker wellbeing.

How to gain respect in the workplace


It is critical for employers and managers to understand “the landscape of fear that people are working through…so that we can start to put people’s minds at ease”.

Internal communications in uncertain times


When we follow our curiosity, we can push beyond the expected, and in turn achieve some incredible feats.

How curiosity can help your business survive


Zoom calls or conferences are great, socially distanced exposure for all participants, introverts included.

Professional relationship building for introverts


"No one is born being creative or innovative, it is a skill,” Seth Godin says.

Seth Godin: How to unleash your inner creative


The economy’s growing dependency on gig workers raises many questions about the future of employment, and has reignited the debate about the protection of workers’ rights as the job market reacts to the economic crisis.

Protecting workers in the gig economy


Reverse mentoring programs pair young, talented employees as mentors to more senior executive leaders who are the mentees, with benefits all round.

Reverse mentoring: How to engage young employees


Despite multiple studies that show failure is good for learning, blame culture can spread like a virus.

Blame game: How to react to mistakes at work


Too much work lingo can tarnish employee relationships, demoralise people, lead to higher staff turnover and drain productivity. However used in the right way, it can promote bonding and group solidarity.

Buzzwords: The ‘new normal’ of business jargon


Just as you usually would in a “normal” conference, there are opportunities to attend sessions, ask questions and communicate with peers at the virtual variety.

How to make the most of a virtual conference


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