Can Looking Busy Get You Ahead at Work?

looking busy at work

Looking busy is an art form and one that can potentially be very useful around the office. Sit there twiddling your thumbs or playing Angry Birds on your phone and you’ll find that your colleagues and employers very quickly swarm on you to give you things to do. Look busy though and you’ll a) give …

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7 Tools That Make Collaborating Easier in 2020

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Collaboration is key to successful business but unfortunately it doesn’t always go smoothly. Working with colleagues, it can sometimes be hard to make sure everyone is on the same page, to keep track of what everyone is doing and to avoid ‘communication overhead’ from bogging you down. Fortunately though, we live in an era where technology …

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Do You Have to be Friends With Your Coworkers?

Do You Have to be Friends With Your Coworkers

What’s the most stressful thing about working in an office? For most of us it’s not actually the impending deadlines or the restructure or the mean boss – but instead it’s the coworkers who just make life much more difficult than it really should be. For many of us working in an office is like living …

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How To Maximize Small Office Space

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Making the most of a small office space can be a challenge, but if you are willing to get a bit creative and think outside the box (or the cubicle) then it can be done. And it’s well worth putting the time in to do this as well, as it will enable you to fit more …

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How to Poop at Work Like a Stealthy Ninja

How to Poop at Work

At home, pooping is really easy. All you need to do is to take a book with you, take all your clothes off and then enjoy your relaxing ‘me time’ as you purge your bowels. In fact many of us will look forward to this poop time somewhat as it will mean that we can …

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Introverts: Here’s How to Fit in At Work

how to fit in at work for introverts

Sometimes it can be tough being an introvert. Not only are introverts a sorely misunderstood breed but they are also unfortunately living in an extroverts’ world.  So much of getting ahead is about ‘putting yourself out there’, ‘networking’ and ‘arguing with Ted from downstairs’ but none of these things play to the strengths of the …

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The 8 Most Awkward Situations to Avoid in Your Office

Awkward Office Situations

The office isn’t just a place for work, it’s also a place for gossip and awkward situations. Sure, most managers don’t exactly encourage this but unfortunately it’s entirely inevitable. And seeing as there’s no getting around it, you’re just going to have to learn to live with it. Read on and we’ll look at eight of …

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The Reality of Office Theft

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Smart businesses invest in security. That means secure doors with digital locks in many cases, it means CCTV all around the outside of the business and it means security software on the computer. All this will help you to better defend yourself against the ‘enemy without’, but what about the enemy within? Office theft is …

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How to Organize Your Office Desk Better Than Marie Kondo

How to Organize Your Office Desk

A tidy and well-organized desk is a reflection of a tidy and well-organized mind. At the same time, desk organization can also help you to become more organized and to navigate a raging sea of jobs, tasks and items on your to-do list. If your workload feels like it’s getting on top of you, then …

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Let’s Have a Meeting About Office Meetings

office meeting

Office meetings are a little bit like that family member who means well but who nobody really looks forward to seeing. In theory, an office meeting should be a highly productive opportunity to ensure everyone is up-to-date with the status of your business and various projects and to spit-ball ideas for taking your business further. That’s the …

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