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The 2022 Wrap-Up, Five Trends and A Prediction

For many, 2022 was the first year of normality after two very long years of pandemic. Profound workplace changes for both workers and employers alike, businesses navigating economic downturn, and people feeling the pressure of galloping inflation—the past twelve months were anything but quiet! Now is the perfect time for the 2022 wrap-up, let’s do it together.

The 2022 Wrap-Up: 5 Trends that Impacted Business this Year

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3 Strategies to Prevent Anxiety from Affecting Work Communication

According to a recent survey from The Conference Board, 51 percent of U.S. employees (out of more than 1,200) have reported negative mental health outcomes in recent years. With all the stress of this pandemic, the fear of economic uncertainty, and now the threat of a European war, it’s no surprise that many workers feel overwhelmed. So how do you prevent anxiety from ruining your work days and your team’s productivity? Let’s find out together.

3 Strategies to Prevent Anxiety from Affecting Work Communication

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5 Skills for Leaders in Hybrid Work Environments

The pandemic made remote and hybrid work environments more popular than ever before. However, the location of your team isn’t the only thing that changed in the past few years. Remote and hybrid work has sent ripple effects through the workplace, impacting productivity, employee needs, and how these collaborate. As a leader, you will need to adapt to these changes.

Skills for Leaders in Hybrid Work Environments

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How to Stay Focused when Spring Fever Kicks In

If you’ve heard of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), you might associate it with those dark, cold winter months. However, while less common, SAD can occur in the spring as well, with symptoms like restlessness, anxiety, depression, insomnia, agitation or limited attention span. Also known by its more colloquial name, spring fever, this form of SAD can pose a threat to your concentration and productivity at work.

How to Stay Focused when Spring Fever Kicks In

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How to Overcome Office Dystopia During Hard Times

How to Overcome Office Dystopia during Hard Times

There’s a lot going on in the current news cycle. War rages across the world while mass shootings continue to plague the U.S. Politically, media outlets are preparing to cover the 2024 presidential election and some candidates have already thrown their hats into the ring. As for the economy, it looks very much like Schrödinger’s cat: we are in recession and not in recession, both true at the same time. This can be a lot for anyone to keep up with and emotionally handle.

How to overcome office dystopia during hard times

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Stages of Returning to Work after the Winter Holidays

For most employees, the last few weeks of December are dedicated to holiday parties, time off, or low-productivity days in the office. Very few people schedule meetings because no one would attend and those who are available often work on low-priority tasks. When not at work, people are traveling, enjoying festive events, or simply relaxing. It’s no wonder that upon returning to work, some experience a case of holiday hangover. Mild or more severe, we all need a minute to get back into the swing of things.

Stages of Returning to Work after the Winter Holidays

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