5 Ways to Stop Thinking About Work At Home

How often has it happened that your spouse, partner, friend, or child was talking with you when all of a sudden, you realized you didn’t hear a word they said? You were thinking about work instead.

You left the office, but the office didn’t leave you. To help you protect your personal time, here are five ways to stop thinking about work at home:

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January 3, 2014

6 Ways to Save on Energy Costs at Your Small Business

In honor of Small Business Saturday, we are pleased to offer a blog post by small business owner Jake Butler. Butler enjoys discussing topics including green living, small business, and money savings.

If you're running a small business, you know how important saving money is. Some of the more tried and true methods include cutting your real estate costs, office supply expenses, and IT support. One of the less exploited means, however, is reducing your utility bill through energy management.

According to ENERGY STAR, small businesses spend over $60 billion per year on energy, so if reducing that expense is not on your agenda, it should be. Without reducing costs, your business is likely to struggle to maintain healthy and consistent profits.

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Here's how to reduce your energy expenses and improve your overall chances of success, starting today. 

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December 3, 2013

The One Commodity We're Always Trading

We talk a lot about commodities—oil, water, natural gas. But what about time?

Time is the one commodity we’re always trading, whether we realize it or not.

So why do we spend so much time on tedious tasks rather than projects that move us forward?

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Topics: The Workplace

November 12, 2013

How to Transition Between Tasks at Work

If you’re like me, you may often slide between job tasks instead of moving purposefully from one to the next.

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September 17, 2013

How to Make Your Own Fireworks (At Work)

It’s almost July 4, which means fireworks.

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Topics: The Workplace

July 3, 2013

5 Ways to Focus Your Mind and Work Smarter

Does this sound like you?

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Topics: The Workplace

April 18, 2013

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