Encourage Your Team to Tackle the Hard Tasks First

Picture a busy staff with a heavy workload. To get through it, they tackle easy tasks first before jumping onto the hard stuff. In terms of efficiency and productivity, that's the wrong way to go, ...

10 Lessons From the Summer Games

Could watching the Olympics be good for your employees' work ethic? That's what former professional athlete and performance coach Steve Siebold believes. Here, the author of "177 Mental Toughness ...

Open Office Layouts Have Adverse Impact: Research

There's a significant gap in understanding between senior executives and employees when it comes to ensuring productivity and satisfaction at work, according to a recent study. Employees just want to ...

Is Your Email Culture Strangling You?

Email. Our lives wouldn't be the same without it. It is a tool that has revolutionized the workplace, improved communication and allowed employees to accomplish more in less time. However, if ...

Thoughts on Cleaning Up the Claims Department

It would be an understatement to say that the insurance industry has a few problems involving consumer loyalty, and claims issues certainly don't help. A recent Accenture Report found that 14 percent ...