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The Best Icebreakers for Virtual Meetings and School Events

Break the Ice Virtually We’ve all been there—sitting in a conference room for a meeting, and not a single person is talking. Someone attempts an awkward, “So, how about that weather?” But nobody bites. Now that so many classes, meetings, and even parties are happening...

How to Look More Professional on Your Zoom Calls

How to Look Better on Everything from Zoom Happy Hours to Video Interviews Let’s face it. Zoom calls are now a part of our everyday lives. Even as we start getting back to a more normal way of living, video calls are sure to stick around. For one, they’re an easy way...

How To Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day

When was the last time you felt appreciated at work? For many of us, the answer is: not recent enough. Employee appreciation can have a significant impact on productivity. That impact is so big, in fact, that as many as 40% of Americans say they would put more effort...

15 Virtual Happy Hour Games to Make Zoom Calls Fun

Fun Virtual Happy Hour Ideas For Work “So… anyone have fun plans for the weekend?” If your work happy hours are like mine, they’re filled with awkward small talk for an hour, until Jeremy from sales inevitably asks this question and everyone uses it as an opportunity...

72 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate Women

Quotes from Literature, Famous Figures, and Athletes to Inspire Strong Women to Succeed at Work and in Life   Please note: this post may contain affiliate links, meaning I get a commission if you decide to make a purchase through my links, at no cost to you. I...

How To Create A Workspace At Home

How to Set Up a Home Office for Remote Work Are you still struggling with this whole work from home thing? If you were thrown into working from home with little time to plan and no choice in the matter, it’s understandable. You probably didn’t do much to make your...

Make 2021 a Better Year

Be Realistic With Your Expectations Look, after the dumpster fire that was 2020, I’m not going to make any guarantees about 2021. How many articles were written last year about “How to Make 2020 the Best Year Ever?”  We all know how that turned out. But that doesn’t...

How to Set Goals and Achieve Them in 2021

The Importance of Goal Setting When was the last time you actually kept your New Year's resolution? According to a US News Report, 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February. There’s a good reason for it.  New Year’s resolutions fail because we don’t treat them as...