How to Feng Shui Your Workspace

Editor's Note: This is a guest post from Estela M. L. Go of My Dog Ate My Blog Want to improve both your productivity and happiness level? It's time to feng shui your workplace. Feng shui is a practice that will help you design your environment so that it brings the best of you out. By following the 10 practical ...

4 Ultimate PC Productivity Tools

Editor's Note: This is a guest post from Wendy Graham of online colleges. If you work from home or attend online college, you know the importance of keeping productive; while working from the comfort of your house may seem like the best of all possible work environments, it can have its drawbacks. For one, you must have strong reserves of ...

Are Friendships the Key to Workplace Happiness?

Editor's note: This is a guest post from Eileen Habelow, senior vice president of organizational development for Randstad. A recently published Conference Board study found that only 45 percent of Americans are satisfied with their jobs.  While the causes of dissatisfaction may be many, it doesn’t seem to be rooted in the person we sit across from in cubicleland.  In fact, ...

10 Ways to Simplify Your Work Day

A simplified work day is much more effective. It’s the law of productivity – the more focused you are, the more you will accomplish important projects. The hard part is simplifying your life so you do get those important projects completed. “‘Think simple,’ as my old master used to say - meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the ...

16 Difficult Office Situations and How to Deal With Them

Editor’s note: Although some of these ideas may seem obvious, you are bound to find a helpful tip. This is a guest post from Katheryn Rivas In order to maintain a high level of productivity, a positive work environment is absolutely essential. Although many aspects of the workplace are completely under your control, there will be occasions when you are essentially helpless, ...

5 Important Rules to Follow When Tele-commuting

Editor's note: This is a guest post from Evita of Evolving Beings In our first part of this series, we considered “Why Companies Should Allow Their Employees to Work from Home”. Today we follow up with 5 important rules to follow when working from home. Having experience in working from home for a company (through my husband), and working from ...