School can be stressful at any school year or age. Grade schoolers must learn how to be away from their parents and sit still in class for hours a day. Middle schoolers have to prepare for high school and start to take on a tougher workload.
Your desk says more about you than you think.
Plants, artwork, books, pens—even your title plaque (if you have one!)—imply clues about your sociability, competence and productivity. All of the items you incorporate into your workspace send a message to your colleagues about your work ethic. Is your space impeccably organized? Is it a total mess, plagued with half-empty mugs and piles of papers?
Trade shows have continually been regarded as the single-most effective component of business-to-business marketing. In fact, in one national report, 91% of trade show attendees said they receive their most useful buying information from these events. This makes sense—especially when the trade show revenue in the U.S. in 2016 reached a whopping $12.8 billion.
The toughest challenge that marketing agencies face in 2018 is undoubtedly employee retention. Unfortunately, many agencies often hire employees who work for a few months and then discover they are not suited to the organization, work environment or culture.
People typically consider themselves one of two things: a morning person, or not a morning person. There are those who thrive during the first few hours of their day, while others are more productive in the late afternoon/early evening. Regardless of which category you consider yourself to fall under, it is important to remember that habits can change, especially when it comes to your morning routine.
Typically, people who work a traditional Monday-to-Friday job will tell you that Monday is their most productive day at the office, despite the constant complaint of feeling the Monday blues. Mondays allow for plenty of time to plan out projects and organize time for the upcoming week. At the start of the week, it seems like anything is possible and the week ahead will offer plenty of time to get things done.
It’s easy to fall into routines and live out our days without realizing all of the blessings we have. Since we value sameness and are creatures of habit, it is unlikely that we pause to reflect on the positive things that are going on around us each day.
The more changes that take place in today’s businesses, the more things stay the same—including the one factor that is crucial to success: appreciology.