Retaining Top Talent, Part 4 of The Ultimate Guide to People

So you’ve recruited, onboarded and managed your employees. Now it’s time to protect your investment. Some industries have regular employee turnover rates of 30 to 40 percent. We don’t want you to follow that trend. However, our goal isn’t to help you get to a zero percent churn rate either.
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A Timeblock Without Laughter is a Timeblock Wasted

Our timeblocks demand our utmost attention and focus, but if we want to be our most productive selves, it’s important to work in a regular dose of levity. There’s nothing like the feeling of being 100 percent focused on the task at hand. Sometimes when we get into a high
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Five Tasty, Super Foods Your Salad Can’t Live Without

There are a million buzz words surrounding food: probiotic, gluten-free, superfood, paleo. We hear these words often, but likely don’t know what many mean. In truth, there is an ever expanding repertoire of new words, ideas, and phrases surrounding food. One day butter is terrible, the next it may not
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Juggling Too Many Balls

From the outside, a circus could seem like the most unfocused arena that ever existed. Picture a melting pot of mismatched oddities all performing at the same time. The dream of distraction… in living color. But, P.T. Barnum, the father of the modern-day circus, actually had a singular focus when
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ONE Thing: Gary Builds a Business Part 1

What’s the ONE Thing we can do to build our business such that by doing it everything else will be easier or unnecessary? That’s the Focusing Question Gary Keller asked himself when he set out to build his real estate company Keller Williams. The answer was to think big. Read
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The ONE Thing Webinar with Tim Grahl

We hope you’ll join us this week for our free monthly webinar series with ONE Thing co-author Jay Papasan. This month we have bestselling author Tim Grahl, whose do-it-yourself attitude is reflected in books that help others successfully set up winning sales strategies for their own products. Grahl is the
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3 Money Eaters That Are Secretly Swallowing Your Wallet (And You May Not Even Know It)

ONE Thing just about everyone can use a little more of is money. Today, even in households with an annual income of at least $75,000, 33 percent of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. That number jumps to 56 percent when you consider households across all income levels That means the
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Holiday Hectic? Time Block It.

While the holidays are filled with magical moments surrounded by family and friends, they’re also filled with a little extra on that “to do” list. Between the parties, shopping, traveling, cooking, and general chaos, a schedule can get pretty tight. Meanwhile, things at work aren’t exactly slowing down either. A
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New years 2015

Using the 6 Lies for Your New Year’s Resolutions

All this month we’ve been discussing the six big lies that mislead and derail us on our path to achieving big results. If you’ve been following along you may have noticed that these lessons apply to all types of goal setting in both your work and personal life. Now that
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5 Ways to be Ergonomical at Work

Ergonomics. It’s a topic that doesn’t come up much in the workplace despite the fact that it’s the science of optimizing a place, such as your desk, so that everything can be used both easily and safely. It’s also described as the study of people and their working environment, with
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