Try these techniques to boost energy and stay positive at work — If you’re ready to try Jon Gordon’s Positivity Assessment, print out and use our Weekly Gratitude Journal pages.
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Feeling tired? Stressed? One of these habits may be to blame — Marcel Daane, author of Headstrong Performance, says lack of exercise can fatigue your body and brain. Download and print illustrated instructions for his Office Chair Exercise.
For lasting change, make small goals, not big ones — “The only thing we really control is ourselves and the habits we choose,” sociologist Randall Bell writes in his book, Rich Habits Rich Life. Read a sample of the book below. Click the right side of the book image to advance 1 page, and the left side of the image to go back a page.
Tips for error-free email — “Write once, read twice” is classic and very good advice for error-free email. Click here for a handy email review checklist.
Take time to connect with coworkers — The last Friday in July, is National Talk in the Elevator Day. Check out this fun video below.
Stay calm no matter what — In the brief video below, service consultant Barbara Burke explains how to remain in the moment, resist reacting emotionally, and really consider the options.
Spring cleaning, not just for the home — Here are tips to help you organize your desk, files, email inbox, and more.
There’s real value in focusing on listening skills — Some of the best advice on listening comes from China. The symbol for listening is both beautiful and meaningful. Click the link to find a Listening with Heart mini-poster, which you may download and print.
Food for thought — Choosing healthier foods is easier than you may think. Your first step is to eat fewer foods high in calories, fat, salt and sugars and swap them for something healthier, including more fruit, and vegetables. Woman’s Health magazine shares this excellent list of healthy food swaps.
February is Time Management Month — Stephen Covey, co-author of First Things First, developed a method for creating a to-do list based on how important and urgent tasks are. Here is a daily planning sheet to help you implement Covey’s system.