Four ways exercise benefits you at work


Exercising regularly isn’t just good for your health – it could have great benefits for your career, too. In a small-scale trial by the Body-Brain Performance Institute , carried out in Australia in 2011, researchers found that employees who walked 10,000 steps a day, and exercised in the gym three times a week, tended to be more productive than those who only walked 10,000 steps a day. Exercising outdoors can lead to extra benefits.

Finding the Balance Between Work and Exercise 

OmegaHR Solutions

Exercise can make employees more productive. After a long day at work, it’s difficult to find time and motivation for exercise. Exercise is a great stress reliever. Fitness and exercise are about pushing yourself out of your comfort zone.

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How to Keep Your Virtual Meetings Efficient and Productive

Thrive Global

But even with technology to keep us connected and productive , collaborating with teammates over instant messenger and keeping meetings focused over video conferences can be challenging. Otherwise, I ask to be briefed on the meeting output in an email afterwards.”.

Sales Meeting Hacks During COVID

Thrive Global

Has anyone ever been excited about attending a sales meeting? Now try convincing your sales team to get pumped about an upcoming meeting during a pandemic. Thankfully, you can use the following hacks to ensure that your meetings will be fruitful and worth their time.

Four Questions to Protect Yourself from Bad Meetings

Future of Work

I’ve been writing about meetings and how to make them better for months. And, as you know, I even wrote a book about making meetings matter (available on at this link – contact me directly for volume discounts). How will we spend our time during the meeting?

How to Keep Meetings Focused, Efficient, and Productive

Thrive Global

After a long stretch of holiday celebrations and vacation time, it’s not always easy to get back into “ work mode.” When you haven’t sat in a meeting for a week or two, regaining focus and getting back in the groove can feel like a challenge. Designate one day for internal meetings. “We

Encouraging Optimal Communication Between Introverts and Extroverts in Meetings


In an ideal situation, every employee in attendance in a meeting room will have an equal opportunity to contribute their thoughts and ideas. Preparation for meetings. As regularly as possible, prepare meeting agendas in advance to send out to your team members.

8 Strategies for Running an Effective Team Meeting

Eagle's Flight

Attending meetings is an everyday occurrence for many of us at work. However, not all meetings make good use of employees’ time. Meetings don’t have to waste anyone’s time. Know the Meeting Objective. Keep the Meeting Engaging.

Meeting minutes grammar: Test your skills

Business Management Daily

If there’s one place at work you can get stuck in a grammar rut, it’s while writing meeting minutes. Our editorial team had fun making these quizzes to test your meeting minutes grammar skillset, and you should too. I would like to visit your city sometime / some time.

Meet a Communicator: Scott Miller, Columbia University Information Technology

Advanced Learning Institute

As communication professionals, I think at times—ironically enough—our very profession sets us up to be soiled. That I’m also easily drawn to a good story means it was probably just a matter of time before I was drawn to this profession. Want to attend?

A Guide to Planning the Best Offsite Meeting


This begs the question: what is it that makes an offsite meeting productive and memorable? Offsite meetings give your organization one of its biggest chances to confirm its culture. Aligning employee offsite meetings with employee recognition.

10 Time Management Tips for Building a Business as a Parent

Thrive Global

Try the following ten time management tips, and you may be surprised at how easy these tips will help you to build a business as a parent. Well, my calendar only includes date-specific appointments, my most important tasks, and blocks of time reserved for networking, learning, or relaxing.

Making Time for Recreation


Summers are a time for recreation, but only if you get out and enjoy them. If leaving work to host the activity is out of the question, schedule at a time where employees can bring their families and make it into an event everyone will want to attend. If you’d prefer to make this a group activity, get organized by posting a meeting place and time, or, if pre-work doesn’t fit everyone’s schedule, set up an after-work meet up. Exercise breaks.

Meet ‘Model 2’ Christina, the happier, healthier version

Thrive Global

Christina enjoyed her time as a student at North Dallas High School so much that she returned as a teacher. The doctor encouraged Christina to keep exercising and to pay closer attention to her diet. Now it was time to get serious about controlling her diet.

I suck at role-playing exercises — can I get out of them?

Ask a Manager

At a recent annual divisional meeting, my company had account managers give a faux-presentation to directors regarding one of our products. Supposedly this was an exercise to test the new presentation content and to make sure we are delivering strong value messaging to our clients. Using this presentation and feedback from the directors as a baseline, there is an expectation for another such exercise in the coming months.

Learning & Development Coronavirus Meeting Themes (i4cp login required)


Garbus noted that at Marsh the L&D team has been very focused on quickly training their trainers to be proficient with the virtual classroom modality, at the same time they work to migrate core content as well.

Meet the Heart of Mitratech – Our HR Team


Meet the Mitratech HR Team – No “Tobys” from The Office here though, friends. Also, she says, her photo is of her sitting in a chair, because sitting at her desk is her favorite form of exercise. She’s willingly jumped from a perfect good plane more than 10 times.

3 Reasons Physical Offices & Face-to-Face Meetings Are Not Going Away

Workplace Psychology

The traditional, physical office is not going away any time soon despite advances in technology allowing people to work remotely , either at a home office, coworking space, virtual office, or another remote location (such as a coffee shop, library, or bookstore).

15 Ideas To Make Your Team Meetings Fun, Productive & Inspiring


15 Ideas To Make Your Team Meetings Fun, Productive & Inspiring. Are you having a tough time getting your employees amped for Monday morning meetings? Meetings don’t have to be something to dread. Host a “theme” team meeting. Host a happy hour meeting.

Come Fly with Me: The FMLA and A Grounded Flight Attendant

HR Daily Advisor

There was a time in the middle of the last century when the lure of the skies drew young women to the “glamorous” job of being a flight attendant. Times have changed.

Business Meetings: The Dos and Don’ts

Effortless HR

Love them or loathe them, business meetings play a big part in our day to day working lives. From the weekly team briefing to the all-important first meeting with a new client, there are certain rules of thumb which can make these events more enjoyable (or at least more bearable). Here are just eight dos and don’ts to remember next time you host a meeting. There’s nothing worse than being stuck in a meeting which is totally irrelevant to you and your role.

The #1 Way Small and Medium Businesses Save Time


Think back to some of the most time-consuming activities you’ve undertaken for your business. A major study from earlier this year shows that small and medium sized business owners consistently underestimate the amount of time and energy required to run their HR functions in-house.

9 Simple Solutions to Common Unemployment Problems


In today’s job market, it’s very common for people to be on the job hunt for months at a time. 35% of job hunters at GetFive get meetings by contacting companies directly. Learn the names of the department heads at the company and try to set up a meeting, even if there are no openings.

7 Ways to Help Our Teens Through Uncertain Times

Thrive Global

If you are an adult reading this and have teens in your life, whether in your home or in your classroom, please take time each day to connect to your kids, all our kids , about the following: 1.) Allow them time daily to vent. by Jill Sylvester, LMHC.

6 Habits I Picked Up That Saved Me More Than 2 Hours Every Week

Thrive Global

However, with some time-optimization , you can still accomplish those goals and more. I went searching for easy habits that would give me back some time in the day, so I could focus on what I really wanted to do. It helps me make the most of my time.

Is the Holiday Season ?the Right Time For A Little Self-Care?

Thrive Global

Most calendars are already crammed with business meetings and when we add seasonal social events it may begin to look a little hectic! The question that has been on everyone’s mind in the last few weeks: What are your survival tips for managing both time and energy for the holiday season?

15 Team Meeting Ideas To Keep Your Employees Inspired The Whole Year


15 Team Meeting Ideas To Keep Your Employees Inspired The Whole Year. Are you having a tough time getting your employees amped for Monday morning meetings? Meetings don’t have to be something to dread. Host a “theme” team meeting. Host a happy hour meeting.

“Value your precious time like gold”, with Seeta Hariharan of of Tata Consultancy Services

Thrive Global

Value your precious time like gold. Some folks in the corporate world seem to relish rushing from one meeting to the next. I avoid filling my day with meetings nor would I be proud of flying 12,000 miles in a day to attend one. a) Value your precious time like gold.

It’s Time to Evaluate Your Payroll Processing Model


Full- and part-time employees. And with the future being so uncertain, small businesses need to exercise a lot of caution when it comes to spending. So, the question is: are you utilizing a payroll processing model that’s economical and capable of meeting your current payroll needs?

“We’ve come to rely on shaming and blaming ourselves into meeting some standard of healthy, fit and beautiful” with Fotis Georgiadis & Jill Pagano

Thrive Global

We’ve come to rely on shaming and blaming ourselves into meeting some standard of healthy, fit and beautiful. In her provocative debut book, Getting Happy with Your Body, Jill teaches others how to become healthy and happy in their bodies by “exercising” what goes on between their ears and in their hearts. I loved to wiggle and dance from the time I was a toddler. In high school I would dance around in my makeshift dance-exercise “studio” in the basement of our home.

5 Reasons You’re Over-Thinking Your Leadership Decisions

The People Equation

How much time each week do you spend making decisions? Likely, many of the choices you make are almost automatic, requiring little thought: attend that meeting or not? Even if the choice doesn’t meet your standards, does it meet the standards of the person making the request?

5 Ways to Unlock the Power of Google Calendar

Career Metis

Google Calendar has a lot to offer, and we’re not just talking about keeping track of next week’s meetings. Using Google Calendar for the occasional meeting or lunch break is excellent. For example, you can have a work calendar, a personal calendar, and an exercise calendar.

No answer on legality of cutting hours under ACA: Dave & Buster’s settles ERISA suit

HR Morning

If you were hoping a court ruling on a recent ERISA lawsuit involving Dave & Buster’s would offer some clarity into whether it’s legal to cut employees’ hours to avoid having them count as full-time employees under the ACA, you’re going to be disappointed.

25 Brilliant Calendar and Schedule Management Tips

Thrive Global

Between all of your work-related tasks, the endless barrage of meetings, personal commitments, and those pesky to-do-lists items, how can you possibly get everything done? If you don’t book your priorities, you can be certain that something of less importance will occupy that time slot.

“Take time to acknowledge your own thoughts and connect with others.”, with Lisa Stewart-Brown and Beau Henderson

Thrive Global

Take time to acknowledge your own thoughts and connect with others. This time gives me the opportunity to process my day, connect and get support if I need it, come up with ideas for tomorrow, and have some lighthearted conversation and fun. As a little girl, I remember being painfully shy, and there were times I preferred to suffer in silence than ask the most basic request of my teacher. This type of emotional labor can build up over time.