7 Tips for Fostering Workplace Wellness

Employee Wellness Programs

Workplace wellness is a hot topic, and for good reason. Because we spend so many of our waking hours at work or dealing with work (even when we’re not physically in the office), creating a workplace environment that fosters wellness makes sense. The problem, however, is that creating an effective program isn’t easy or as straightforward as you might think. Continue reading “7 Tips for Fostering Workplace Wellness”

Sales Incentives: How Real Business Owners Motivate Their Teams

We asked small business owners to share their strategies for motivating their sales teams. What sales incentives do they offer? How do they keep team members engaged and enthused? How do they help those who are struggling?

The biggest surprise? Money isn’t always the best motivational method. Sure, at the end of the day, we all need to pay the mortgage. But that doesn’t mean the almighty dollar is the only way to motivate your sales team.

Here are some other ideas to consider.
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Employee Motivation Ideas: Think “Sun” Days

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No doubt, most—if not all—of your employees will be taking vacations this summer. While vacations are important, how often have you heard people complain that they need a vacation from their vacation after they return? (This is especially true when kids are involved.)

“Sun” days, on the other hand, involve devoting a day—or even just a part of a day—to activities designed to get employees outside in Mother Nature so that they can relax and soak up some all-important Vitamin D. This will help folks re-charge their batteries so that they’re prepared to finish out the day or week with a motivational bang.

Here are 11 sun day ideas. Do some or do them all—the choice is yours. Continue reading “Employee Motivation Ideas: Think “Sun” Days”