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How to Avoid High Turnover by Putting Workers First

High turnover is rapidly becoming a problem for business owners. Turnover rates are increasing and are now almost 30 percent annually. When you factor in the financial burden of having to recruit and train new talent, plus the time and productivity lost getting new hires up to scratch, turnover can be seriously costly to your business. But there’s also a cultural cost to your company,…

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How Lack of Motivation Can Cost Your Company

The alarm rings and you’re already feeling sluggish. Oh no, you think, it’s a new day. It’s normal to feel this lack of motivation once in a while. You may have also noticed a serious dip in pep or productivity among your colleagues at work. Maybe it’s temporary but, if steps aren’t taken to reduce stress at work and help your workers get their motivational…

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What Is the Pomodoro Technique and How Does It Boost Your Productivity?

When Francesco Cirillo first invented the pomodoro technique as a university student in the 1980s, he probably didn’t realize that he’d started a time management revolution that we’d still be talking about today. But, in fact, Cirillo managed to tap into a productivity method that works seamlessly with the natural ebb and flow of our attention. And, as our attention spans naturally grow shorter by…

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Dressing for Success Is Real! 4 Tips on How to Win at Work

We’ve all heard the saying before: The clothes make the man! But aside from being a touch outdated—surely the clothes would make a person of any gender—don’t be so quick to roll your eyes. As it turns out, that timeless adage “dress for success” might be more on the money than you might think. What we wear does directly influence not just how other people…

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How Long Does It Take To Create A Habit?

What do a pizza delivery ad, a gym workout routine, and a business management degree all have in common? They all emphasize how long it will take before you’re fed, fit or educated. All of us have reasonable time expectations regarding every activity we undertake. You won’t stand in an ATM queue unless you know you’ll get your money within ten minutes, just like you…

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Can Working from Home Help Your Work-Life Balance?

Your alarm rings first thing in the morning, before the sun even comes up. You’re filled with the same dread you feel every morning: The dread that comes with knowing you’ll have to get out of bed, put on some big kid clothes, and head out to work.   Who hasn’t fantasized about working from home, also called telecommuting, during these moments? What greater joy…

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Hidden Expenses Your HR Department Can Fix

Just like an indulgent daily latte or those impulse purchases at the check-out line of the grocery store, hidden expenses have a way of stealing your money from right under your nose and can leave us scratching your heads when it’s time to balance your company’s budget each month. Even when it seems like you’re doing everything right, the numbers just aren’t adding up. What’s…

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6 Questions to Ask When Vetting Wellness Programs

So, you’ve decided to implement a new wellness program within your company. Congratulations! Now more than ever, prioritizing employee health can be the most beneficial thing your business can do for itself. Healthier employees report greater job satisfaction, take fewer sick days, and are more productive, all boons for your business. But you may find yourself wondering: what makes a wellness program worth the investment?…

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How to Start and Build a Successful Business

You’ve recently gotten your company off the ground and it looks like it’s starting to turn into a pretty successful business. But maybe you’re looking for some ways to save money or cut costs. If that’s true, we at Fabulous have a suggestion that could potentially save you thousands of dollars per year. And, not only will it save you a few bucks, it’ll also…

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