how to talk to a depressed coworker

How to talk to a depressed coworker

If you work outside the home, chances are you spend more time with your coworkers than you do with your own family. You’d definitely notice if one of your coworkers was depressed, right? Don’t be so sure. The stigma surrounding…
how to be an intrapreneur

How to be an intrapreneur

We've all heard of entrepreneurs, those who roll the dice and go out and start their own company. But in fact, 70% of successful entrepreneurs got their business idea while working for a previous employer. Why not bring that same…
How to start a book club at work

How to start a book club at work

Since 2004, the number of Americans who read for pleasure has dropped more than 30 percent. In fact, 24 percent of American adults say they haven’t read a book in the past year. And—well—that’s kind of a huge bummer. So…
7 office holiday party games that aren’t a drag

7 office holiday party games that aren’t a drag

On the surface, “office” and “party” may seem like polar opposite terms. Office parties of any type—but perhaps especially holiday parties—have earned a nasty reputation as obligations to be suffered through rather than pleasurable activities to be enjoyed. That can…
employee-sick-day

How to get sick workers to stay home

Convincing sick employees in the workplace to stay home is more than a health issue; it’s good business practice. “Presenteeism,” or going to work without being well enough to do the job, costs American businesses more than $150 billion a…