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.
Banish negativity at work — Replace negative mottos and cartoons on office walls with our motivational mini-posters.
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.
Creating a positive work environment — Read about successful recognition programs, which include daily recognition, informal recognition, and formal recognition all focused on the goals for the team.
Start the year off right — No matter what your resolutions are for the new year, starting the day off in a positive way can help. Learn about the value of positive affirmations.
Meeting customer expectations — Read an interview with Author Michael Levine who suggests that organizations can often meet customer expectations by fixing small things.
Sail through the holiday season — Kathy Gruver, the author of Conquer Your Stress with Mind/Body Techniques presents a brief video on conquering stress.
Download an “I am at peace” reminder card.
Keep political talk low key — Encourage your team to avoid political talk with Conversation Cards. Available in a variety of formats, Conversation Cards can spark conversation and encourage people to learn more about each other.
Keep political talk low key — To avoid politics at workplace gatherings, try Conversation Cards. Available in many formats, these popular conversation starters include well-worded questions to spark a conversation and encourage people to learn more about each other.
Five small things that make a big impression on customers — Reinforce key points in the article with a colorful glancer that reps can post in their work areas.
Recognize coworkers — During Customer Service Week, readers may recognize coworkers by sending eCards featuring the Customer Service Week theme, “Excellence Happens Here.”