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How to Be a Better Morning Person

How to Be a Better Morning Person

August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

The following is a guest post from Heather Johnson. If you would like to be considered for a guest post, please contact me Studies indicate that people are more productive during the morning hours than at any other point during the day. It can be difficult for people unaccustomed to being wide awake before noon […] … Read More »

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The Ten Worst Excuses for being late to work

The Ten Worst Excuses for being late to work

August 6, 2008 by Katy Whitton

An article at CNN.com discusses the “10 best excuses for coming to work late“: More than 27 percent of hiring managers say they are skeptical of employees’ excuses for showing up late. It turns out their doubt is warranted: 24 percent of all employees decide to make up a fake excuse rather than tell the […] … Read More »

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Four in Ten employees are thinking of quitting their jobs

Four in Ten employees are thinking of quitting their jobs

August 4, 2008 by Katy Whitton

There’s an article on the BBC website today stating that more than four in ten UK employees are considering quitting their job in the next year. That’s a staggering amount of people that are thinking about moving jobs – especially in the current uncertain economic climate. The main cause for all this dissatisfaction? A lack […] … Read More »

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$ != :) Or "Why money doesn't equal a happy workforce"

$ != :) Or "Why money doesn't equal a happy workforce"

July 4, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I was speaking to a friend the other night (yes, contrary to the rumours I have one friend ) and we got onto the subject of her work. Whilst she is overworked and understaffed (like most of us), she earns a pretty decent wage and the perks are pretty good but she’s not happy. I […] … Read More »

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Why There's no such thing as a stupid question

Why There's no such thing as a stupid question

July 3, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Although there are such things as stupid answers! Until recently I had a big (and when I say “big”, I mean huge) hang-up about asking questions. It didn’t matter what the question was, I just couldn’t ask it. It was so bad in fact that I’d even wait until I saw someone head to the […] … Read More »

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Negative sayings at work

Negative sayings at work

July 1, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Alexander Kjerulf over at “The Chief Happiness Officer” has an interesting post on negative sayings at work. A couple of my favourites are: “What’s wrong with people today?!”If every single person you interact with seems incredibly annoying… the problem may be you. Say this instead: “Hmmm… I seem to be easily annoyed today.” [Personal note […] … Read More »

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Weekly Wallpaper #4 – Let it snow!

June 12, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Here’s your weekly wallpaper. I know it’s not Friday but I’m off on holiday tomorrow (hoorah – first holiday in 8 years!) and I wanted to check the advanced posting feature I’ve implemented works, so here it goes! You can click on the image below or right click and save here. … Read More »

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