The Hidden Dangers Of The Workplace (And How To Avoid Them)

The Hidden Dangers Of The Workplace (And How To Avoid Them)

Whether you’re an employer or an employee, Health and Safety in the workplace is something that you underestimate at your peril. Employers need to be aware of their obligation to create a safe environment that’s conducive to happy and healthy workers, but employees also need to be cognizant of their responsibility, too. Both have a responsibility to perceive and identify hazards in order to maintain the safety of the workplace

While some hazards such as the control of hazardous and dangerous substances are a given, most modern workplaces are  littered with far more discreet, yet equally damaging hazards.

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Important Skills Every Business Owner Needs to Develop

Important Skills Every Business Owner Needs to Develop

Do you want to make it to the top in your chosen field? If so, there are certain skills every entrepreneur must develop and master. Once you do this, it will be more likely that you will set yourself apart from your competitors and establish a much more professional business. Below are some of the most important skills every business owner needs to develop.

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Go Take A Hike: 5 Ways a Hiking Vacation Can Boost Your Career – Guest Post from @VictorPrinceDC

Go Take A Hike: 5 Ways a Hiking Vacation Can Boost Your Career - Guest Post from @VictorPrinceDC

I love going for hikes myself. The picture above was taken on one of my hikes in Gatineau Park, Quebec which is a favorite spot of mine, and my family’s, for hiking. Reconnecting with nature is a powerful thing. So I was thrilled when Victor Prince asked if I would help to support his new book, The Camino Way. The book is an inspiring read and will have you thinking about leadership in a whole new light.

I am honored to host a guest post from Victor below:

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Workplaces Woes: What To Look For In A New Office Space

Workplaces Woes: What To Look For In A New Office Space

If you run a business, creating a positive and productive workplace should be high on your list of priorities. If you’re new to the game and you’re on the lookout for suitable premises, or you’re worried that your workplace may be holding you back, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some tips to help you find the perfect new office space.

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How Could Your Business Become More Productive And Successful?

How Could Your Business Become More Productive And Successful?

If your business is still brand new then it can be hard to settle into the industry. You’re probably an entrepreneur with raw passion and determination to succeed in the business world, and you’ve likely hired a small team of equally as determined individuals to help make that a reality. Of course, you’re swimming in a sea of like-minded businesses; standing out requires not just intelligence and passion but a willingness to break the rules and push past what your competitors are doing. Here are some tips on making your small business even more productive and successful than it may or may not already be.

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Health & Safety In the Workplace: 4 Golden Rules

Health & Safety In the Workplace: 4 Golden Rules

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All business owners need to work hard to ensure that their employees are safe at all times. Today, I’m going to highlight four golden rules you’ll need to consider. Failure to take health and safety seriously in the workplace could have drastic consequences for your business. One example of this is that injured workers can make a compensation claim of some kind. Depending on where you live this can involve court cases, investigations and / or fines. That would mean you’d have to find the money for expensive legal fees if you have to go to court or end up having to pay fines. You might also have to take your focus away from the growth of your company. So, it’s sensible to try to avoid them as much as possible by using some (or all) of the advice below.

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Book Review: Back Pocket Coach and Guest Post – How To Diplomatically Critique Another

Back Pocket Coach provides 33 power-packed communication strategies to support you in creating satisfying conversations that result in good outcomes for you and others.
 

 

Book Details:

Book Title: Back Pocket Coach: 33 Effective Communication Strategies for Work & Life
Authors: Diane Brennan and Alexandra Ross
Category: Adult Non-Fiction, 104 pages
Genre: Communication, Self-help
Publisher: New View Press
Release date: January 2017
Tour dates: June 5 to 16, 2017
Content Rating: G

Book Description:

Have you ever been in a situation that was emotionally charged and the stakes were high? And it was difficult to find the right words? Back Pocket Coach provides 33 power-packed communication strategies to support you in creating satisfying conversations that result in good outcomes for you and others. These just-in-time strategies will help you move through conversations masterfully –whether you’re engaging with one person or a team of people.

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