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.

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?

Staying Productive After 3 P.M., Quiet In The Office, Company Culture Through Physical Exercise And Creating A Leadership Circle #FridayFinds

Get Hppy

This is a particular great Friday read; although most productivity-related articles focus on how to organize your morning and define your tasks for the day, there is that dangerous timeframe after lunch, when time stands still and digestion takes over. Hosting check-ins and meetings at 3 p.m.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Guidelines for Leveraging Collective Knowledge and Insight

Conversation Matters

Drawing out those insights requires bringing knowledge workers together in meetings that are expressly designed to take advantage of collective knowledge. Over the years, as I have designed such meetings, I have come to rely on seven principles that work together to make the most of collective knowledge in conference settings as well as in-house meetings. how others think about the issue of the meeting, and.

8 Steps to Becoming a Lifelong Learner

HR Bartender

I tend to think of it as a practice , similar to mindfulness or an exercise program like Pilates. And that it might be different at times. Lifelong learners might find an occasional group meeting to share stories is helpful and valuable to the process. Schedule time for learning.

Using Mindfulness To Infinitely Increase Your Capacity At Work


Aren’t you using your mind all the time? In the many roles I embody to serve this mission, I begin any meeting, coaching session, or leadership training with mindfulness. Then I had to send him another one, this time with the attachment I had forgotten to append.

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Learning Diaries: How I Learn Beyond My Job

Cornerstone On Demand

In our Learning Diaries series, seasoned HR and business leaders share how they make time for a critical but often overlooked aspect of their jobs: learning. The rest of their time is spent training, recovering and learning to be the best players they can possibly be.

How Fitness Impacts Business

DISC Assessments

Exercise and nutrition – not the typically the first two things that come to mind when you think about business, especially the success of your business. Even 15 minutes of exercise while on a break to give your brain a rest can be beneficial.

A Targeted Job Search Could Make All the Difference


Take time to review your accomplishments and your strongest and most enjoyable skills to discover what you do well and what makes you happy. This involves completing The Seven Stories Exercise, followed by the Forty- or Fifteen-Year Vision Exercise.

50 Employee Behaviors Worth Recognizing and Rewarding


Perfect attendance or a certain % attendance goal. Attend a training session. Attend a lunch and learn. We spend a lot of our time at work, which is why it’s essential to treat our workspace with respect. Attend an exercise class.

9 Indicators of An Innovative Culture

HR Bartender

Office space needs to be flexible to meet the needs of all employees – including spaces for alone time and collaboration. With any culture exercise, organizations have to add and adapt with their values. Many organizations talk about the need to innovate.

Feedback Notes on KD From the Speaker's Circuit: If Everyone's Happy, You Didn't Do Your Job.

The HR Capitalist

I've spoken 4 times in the last two months - audiences range from 800 to 70 attendees. Timely reminder of how employers SHOULD relate and deal with all candidates. The relevant/timely presentation. Great meeting!!!! 2nd program I've attended.

10 Mindfulness Tips For All Employees


In today’s techno-savvy working scenario where you have to juggle between replying to emails, attending phone calls, conference calls, meeting, and presentations, mindfulness at work is indeed a great challenge , because, in the midst of managing all these, you have your own work to attend to as well. For instance, put together emails, phone calls, and meetings. Do these tasks all together in one block of time instead of switching between tasks.

50 Employee Behaviors Worth Recognizing and Rewarding


Perfect attendance or a certain % attendance goal. Attend a training session. Attend a lunch and learn. We spend a lot of our time at work, which is why it’s essential to treat our workspace with respect. Attend an exercise class.

What Does A Good HR Business Partner Look Like?

HR Remix

To do that you should spend time meeting with the people doing the work, observe, ask questions and learn. If you support an office-based business, set up your office or desk near the team, go to team meetings, and ask questions.

5 Fun Physical Activities to Boost Your Worksite Wellness


One of the biggest obstacles for busy workers is finding the time to actually exercise. Employers can meet their team halfway by providing a free workout hour within the workday. Yoga time.

9 Tips for Reducing Complexity in Talent Development. and Beyond

ATD Human Capital

During a series of keynotes I delivered in Europe, Asia, and the United States, it became evident that those in attendance shared a frustrating reality: Their workdays completely revolved around emails, meetings, and reports. Eliminate unnecessary meetings like Sprint did.

How to measure the ROI of your HR software


You’ve invested time, money, and probably a great deal of effort so you expect to see some benefits from that expense. Measuring or calculating potential ROI takes time and effort but it is an important part of justifying the expense to your executive team.

How to Use OKRs for Quarterly and Annual Planning


Attend six social media webinars hosted by industry experts. Failure to meet an OKR objective should be a likely outcome, and not cause for recriminations or negative consequences. Think of OKRs like setting exercise goals. A collective staff meeting then selects two or three OKRs, developing and aligning them with larger company goals. Team sessions, 1:1 meetings, and company-wide meetings all provide a chance to review progress and revisit OPR planning.

How Employers Can Promote Mindfulness In The Workplace

Vantage Circle

The concept of mindfulness transcended over time and now has emerged as a great tool to bring awareness, stay calm and productive in our personal and professional lives. We have emails to reply, deadlines to meet, meetings to attend.

Unleash 2019: It’s All About Smart Data and Reboot(ing) HR


I’m very much looking forward to being back in London, a city I love, have visited numerous times, lived in and honeymooned in. Key sessions to attend on the Smart Data Track. Customers exercise their right to audit the services using an auditor of their choice.

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Do You Have To Go Back Often To Solve The Same Problem Again? - Learn How to Analyze Information


This means gathering data and taking the time to compare and contrast evidence from multiple sources, even when there is pressure to jump to quick conclusions. They are: Exercise #1: Research the issue. Exercise #2: Find the common theme.