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Diversity is a Strength in my Personal and Professional Life

    Living in San Francisco, Im surrounded by people of different cultures and ethnicities. With locations in the Bay Area, New York City, and in the Czech Republic, our companys 75 team members hail from all over the world this includes people who are Czech, Taiwanese, Russian, Israeli, and American, to name a few. Being inclusive of varied viewpoints is how people grow personally and professionally, and its a core principle of my life at home and at work.

    But recent events have shown that not everyone understands the importance of diversity.

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How to Motivate Your Employees After a Disappointment

How to Motivate Your Employees After a Disappointment

    At one time or another we all suffer setbacks and disappointments, and sadly when this happens at work it can be hard to get motivated again. Not achieving something weve worked hard for, whether in the form of not meeting a target or deadline, losing a contract or not receiving funding, can be disappointing and demoralizing for individuals as well as the whole team.

    When situations like this arise its not unusual for employees to look to management for a morale boost and to lead the way in moving forward.

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5 Causes of Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) & How to Prevent Them

    Sick building syndrome, or SBS, is an illness that affects hundreds of office workers each year, although for many it goes undiagnosed. A major cause of absenteeism, SBS can cost businesses serious money in low productivity levels and unfit workers. Headaches, nausea and difficulty breathing are all symptoms of SBS that are often mistaken for other illnesses. But what does all this have to do with heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)?

    SBS can be triggered by a number of factors and one of these is poor air quality.

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Giving Constructive Criticism And Feedback

Giving Constructive Criticism And Feedback

Did you ever hear the saying no news is good news? Well if you take that approach with your employees youre bound to have high turnover. Employees need to have constant reassurance that the job there are doing is meeting yours and the company standards. Nothing motivates employees more that knowing that their hard work is appreciated. Giving feedback to employees also makes review time easier.

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