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    02/8/19 3:30 PM | By :Exact Staff | Categories : Employers | Leave a Comment
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    Not feeling camaraderie, goodwill and teamwork in your office like you used to?

    Might be time for a workplace relationship reboot.

    Like all interpersonal connections, sustaining healthy relationships in the workplace takes consistent effort. Left unaddressed, small disagreements, miscommunications or slights can do more than just irritate your staff; they can destroy teamwork, corporate culture and trust – and drive great people out the door.

    Go on the Offensive!

    If you’re seeing unnecessary drama or are sensing that employees are mentally checking out, be proactive and positive. Use these simple tips from our national employment agency to improve relationships in your workplace:

    Be Direct (but Kind).

    Too often, tension builds because someone wants to avoid having an awkward or unpleasant conversation. But without honest communication, the offending employee may never even know that their behavior is causing issues – and the elephant in the room will only get bigger.

    Speaking the truth is the best way to help another person understand and adjust. Before approaching someone:

    • Clarify your intention. Think of what you want the positive outcome to be – and use that to guide the conversation.
    • Don’t wait. Initiate a conversation as soon after an incident as possible, as long as you’re calm.
    • Be discrete. Never bring up a sensitive issue in public.
    • Be kind and empathetic. Consider the other person’s feelings when making your case.

    Try Role-Playing

    If two employees are having trouble getting along, ask each to view the situation from the other’s perspectives by pretending they’ve been asked to resolve the problem. By broadening their perspective and asking for their help in developing solutions, you effectively break the cycle of pettiness and negativity.

    Train Your Team in Active Listening

    Role-playing is much more effective when participants employ active listening techniques. This key communication skill demonstrates that participants understand, and are concerned about, the other’s point of view. In this earlier post, we review active listening fundamentals and explain how to use the technique to guide difficult conversations at work.

    Stop the blame Game

    When problems crop up, some people naturally go on the defensive. If this is a pattern in your office, bring up the topic for discussion. Remind employees that pointing fingers fuels drama, and that responsible employees own their mistakes, focus on developing solutions, and try to learn from missteps so that they don’t happen again.

    Share Resources

    Quite honestly, some people are not great at developing healthy workplace relationships simply because they haven’t been taught how to. One remedy is to give these employees resources they can use to curb negative thinking, communicate in constructive ways, and model positive behaviors.

    For example, share and discuss these earlier posts as a team:

    Happy People Have These Habits

    Effective Ways to Approach Conflict and Difficult Conversations at Work

    How to Prevent Negativity from Creeping into Your Corporate Culture

    Need More Positive Relationships in Your Workplace?

    Hire smarter. Strive to systematically replace toxic employees with more positive high-performers. Look for individuals who communicate directly, respect others and are upbeat even in tough circumstances.

    Exact Staff’s recruiting experts are here to source and refer candidates with the personality traits and soft skills to help you build healthy workplace relationships. Contact our national employment agency today to get started.

What’s the Best Way to Train Gen Z?

01/25/19 10:59 AM | By :Exact Staff | Categories : Employers | Leave a Comment
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They’re young. Tech savvy. Socially conscious. Competitive.

And they’re driving sweeping changes in the workplace.

Now flooding into the workforce, post-millennials are prompting savvy business leaders to rethink every aspect of management, from job satisfaction to training. Unlike prior generations, Generation Z (also known as iGen or homelanders) doesn’t remember life without social media, ubiquitous connectivity and YouTube.

In light of their fundamental differences, what’s the best way to get roughly 67 million workers trained to do the jobs of the future? Our national recruiters share tips for effectively training Gen Z:

Understand – and Leverage – Their Core Values

Having grown up during a time of multiple environmental, social and financial crises, Gen Z is socially aware, fiscally conservative and committed to sustainability. When designing training initiatives for this younger cohort, emphasize your business’ mission, vision, values and purpose, and how employee training will help you achieve that purpose. Beyond explaining the purpose of the training itself, detail how each employee’s development helps the organization to achieve a mission that serves society.

Go High Tech

In this Kahoot! study, majority of trainers (62%) say homelanders prefer mobile apps for learning, and nearly half (48%) say online learning tools are favored. Not surprisingly, training with videos and social media is a great way to connect with Gen Z; 39% and 34% of trainers use these options respectively.

Be Authentic

More than prior generations, Generation Z is willing to integrate their work and personal lives. Since work is a big part of their identity, they want authentic employers – and authenticity in their training, too. So, when creating training scenarios, team-building activities and characters for eLearning content, make sure they’re as genuine as your organization is. Otherwise, you risk alienating this marketing-savvy and brand-wary generation.

Consider Gamification and Interactive Training Tools

Results from the Kahoot! study also showed that nearly half(48%) of Gen Z workers prefer gamification or game-based learning, and 1 in 4(25%) prefers training via virtual and/or augmented reality. When designing eLearning scenarios and assessments, consider the value of these emerging technologies for feedback, engagement and encouragement.

Break it Up

Sometimes characterized as impatient, iGen learns information best in shorter, smaller “bites.” To make training interesting and effective for this generation, replace long-winded lectures or classes with chopped up, bite-size info sessions; break down longer training documents into digestible clumps of facts, tips and tools.

Recruiting Generation Z?

Exact Staff can help. Whether your needs are local or national, temporary or direct, the Exact Family of Companies provides solutions to make recruiting the right talent quicker and more cost-effective.

Boosting Employees’ Productivity? It’s as Easy as Changing Their Mind

10/29/18 10:00 AM | By :Exact Staff | Categories : Employers | Leave a Comment
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Improving productivity in your organization isn’t just a “nice thing to try”; it’s a business imperative. From coast to coast, employers are frustrated with the gap between what great people can and do accomplish on the job.

Case in point? A March 2018 VitalSmarts study found that:

  • A whopping 88% of managers have at least one high-potential direct report who doesn’t live up to that potential on the job.
  • 70% of managers currently have at least one high-potential employee they’re considering terminating because their performance is simply unacceptable.

Don’t Let Your Team’s Potential Go Unrealized!

How can you take promising professionals from “good” to “great” on the job? It may be as simple as changing their mindset about productivity.

While most ideas for boosting productivity and performance focus on actions and habits, small shifts in the way your employees think about getting work done can help them be much more effective. This Fast Company post provides four ways to change employees’ minds about productivity – and elevate their performance:

Shift from Chaos to Choice

Organizational and priority-management skills are essential for helping professionals stay in control of their workday – especially when things become overwhelming or unexpected problems arise. When team members feel like they don’t have a moment to catch their breath and catch up, remind them to be deliberate, take stock of their situation, and use techniques like prioritization, list-making and delegation to get back on track.

Shift from To-Dos to Agreements

Instead of viewing work tasks as a never-ending barrage of to-dos, help employees cultivate an “agreement mindset” about their responsibilities. When people think of tasks and projects as agreements, it: gives them a greater sense of control in taking on the activity; helps them become more discerning about what they can and should take on; and provides a professional way to “renegotiate” when they’re concerned about their ability to get something done.

Shift from Performance to Outcome

If employees are “stuck in the weeds” at work and not delivering the result you need, they may be too focused on process (e.g., checking off to-dos, following steps, tracking analytics, etc.). Help them tweak their mindset by reminding them about why they’re doing something. By keeping the desired outcome at the heart of their activities, they’ll stay motivated about achieving the right results.

Shift from Urgency to Impact

Busy work. Fire-fighting. Addressing other people’s priorities. With all this reacting, how can employees to get meaningful work done? Train them to organize their work so that they accomplish at least one “high impact” objective each day. In this earlier post, “Success Habits: Brilliant Rituals High Performers Follow” we share practical ways your team can accomplish more by changing the way they plan and spend their time.

Want to help your superstar employees realize their potentials?

Exact Staff is here to help. Serving organizations across the nation, we provide a full complement of staffing solutions to fast-track projects, delegate non-core tasks, and keep your team focused on high-priority work. Just give us a call!

Great Leadership Takes Courage – Here’s How to Build It

09/28/18 9:15 AM | By :Exact Staff | Categories : Employers | Leave a Comment
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“I’m going to be an amazing leader, starting today.”

If only becoming a great boss or manager were as simple as making a declaration like this.

We all know that building effective leadership skills takes much more than uttering a single sentence. It takes passion. Commitment. Great decision-making and communication. And yes, courage.

While some may argue that you have to be born brave, we believe that courage, like other leadership essentials, is a skill that can be developed. And, while being a brave business leader may not require you to jump on a live grenade, building the courage to lead starts with overcoming four fears:

Fear of Failure

Fear of making a mistake may keep you out of the proverbial hot seat, but it dramatically limits your ability to grow as a leader. The next time you’re tempted to play it safe when you believe a calculated risk may serve you better, ask yourself this question: “What’s the worst that could happen?” You may find that your fear is more imagined than real, and that the likely rewards are far greater than the potential consequences of failure.

Fear of Success

People with the greatest capacity for leadership are often plagued with multiple fears that come with success: Now that I’ve reached my goal, what’s next? How will I sustain this level of achievement? What if my friends and colleagues begin to resent me for my success? When nagging doubts threaten your resolve, remember that fear of success is completely normal, but nothing to give into. View this fear for what it is – a guide rail to keep you motivated and headed in the right direction – and move ahead.

Fear of Not Knowing Everything

Courageous leaders are human and unafraid to show it. They realize that: nobody can be an expert at everything; success requires collaboration; and employees at all levels have great ideas to share. Showing vulnerability is a humanizing way to break down barriers and build relationships. It isn’t a sign of weakness, but a courageous way for you to show employees that they’re needed – and that their help is valued.

Fear of Not Being Liked

Everybody wants to be liked. Successful leaders, however, realize they must occasionally make unpopular decisions, and they put their desire for popularity aside when required. In this post, we share tips for becoming an inspirational leader people want to follow – even when you have to make unpopular choices.

Are these fears daunting? Yes, but anybody can overcome them! By consistently making small, courageous choices each day, you can push yourself outside your comfort zone – and into the realm of great leadership.

Find the Great Leaders and Managers Your Team Needs

Whether you’re up against a pressing deadline, tackling a critical initiative or growing your core team, Exact Staff’s national network of offices can connect you with unforgettable talent to strengthen your organization. Improve performance. And achieve more in the year ahead.

What can we do for you? Contact a staffing expert at your local Exact Staff office today.

Phrases a Boss Should Continually Tell Their Employees

09/17/18 3:00 PM | By :Exact Staff | Categories : Employers | Leave a Comment
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When you address your employees:

  • Do your words motivate or intimidate?
  • Is your criticism constructive or merely negative?
  • Are you inclusive or authoritarian?

Obviously, you want to aim for the former in each of these examples. Because, as we mentioned in an earlier post, the language you use at work can inspire, inform, persuade and instill trust with employees – or make you sound rude and utterly clueless.

People are your single greatest asset in the workplace. Make sure you continually utter phrases like these to show employees how important they are to your success, every day:

“You did a good job.”

Verbal positive reinforcement is a potent form of employee motivation. It’s also simple to do and completely free! Make a habit of privately and publicly recognizing employees for their hard work; doing so sends a clear message that they are valuable members of your team.

“I trust you.” Fostering trust with your employees builds great relationships, great service and a great bottom line. In this earlier post, we explain how and why to use this phrase regularly with your team.

“I made that mistake. I’m sorry.”

Nobody is perfect – not even the boss. The most effective leaders are honest, humble and unafraid to admit when something is their fault. So if you mess up, fess up. You’ll build greater mutual respect and organizational trust in the process.

“What do you think?”

Employees want to know that their ideas matter – and that their boss values their opinion. When you have a problem to solve or a new initiative to tackle, ask for your team’s input and feedback. Use the simple tips our team shares in this earlier post to improve your active listening skills and let employees know you believe in them.

General Tips for Using Language to Motivate Others at Work

Use the word “you” more than “I.”

Words that refer directly to your listener are much more influential than self-centric pronouns (e.g., my, mine, I), because it forces you to answer your employees’ unspoken question: What’s in it for me?

Use employees’ names.

Personalizing conversations show that individuals, as well as their beliefs and opinions, are important to you. Using a person’s name also demonstrates that you’re a genuine, caring person who pays attention.

Use cause-and-effect phrases.

Language that clearly connects action (or lack thereof) to consequences is incredibly powerful at creating change, because it makes your claims sound logical and objective. Here are a few to add to your arsenal: accordingly, as a result, due to, consequently, since.

Need motivated temporary, project-based or direct employees?

Contact Exact Staff for reliable individuals who display a great attitude and deliver the measurable results you need. Whether your requirements are local or national, simple or complex, we’ll deliver the exact talent and solutions you need.

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Best Productivity Hacks for Your Small Business

08/29/18 10:00 AM | By :Exact Staff | Categories : Employers | Leave a Comment
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When you’re a small business owner, your time is valuable – and extremely limited! The same goes for your team. Employees wear multiple hats, and their list of to do’s likely grows by the minute.

Too bad you can’t grow more time to get everything done.

Or can you?

There are still only 24 hours in a day – but with these productivity hacks, your small business can make huge gains in speed and efficiency, and get more out of every minute of the work day:

Empower Team Members

Micromanagement is a notorious productivity killer. Make sure your employees have the tools, training, guidelines, resources, autonomy and authority to accomplish their work free from micromanagement – then let go of the reins! When you trust and equip your employees to do a great job for you, their motivation and performance will soar.

Conquer Your Inbox (And Teach Your Team to do the Same)

Would you believe people spend an average of 13 hours per workweek reading, deleting, sorting and sending emails? Who has time for that? In this post, we share practical tips to stop the flood of unwanted emails, batch your email-checking, and free up more time for meaningful work.

Remember Parkinson’s Law

According to this law, work expands to fill the time available for its completion. If you give someone an hour to complete a task, they’ll get it done in an hour. And if you give them an hour and a half, they’ll probably take the full hour and a half to complete the exact same task.

The point is, the length of time it takes to complete a task is largely a matter of perception. So, when it makes sense, put time constraints on daily tasks. In this post, we share specific tips for adding structure to your small business to dramatically improve productivity.

Use the Right Apps

Without the right tech, your small team can easily get distracted, disorganized and overwhelmed. Here are a few apps to help you and your employees work smarter – and more productively:

  • Asana. This online hub provides a central dashboard, allowing team collaborators to communicate and check on projects to cut down on calls and emails.
  • Toggl, Timecamp and Hours. If you bill work hourly, these apps all make it effortless to track billables.
  • Nimble. This popular CRM app allows you to organize contacts. Once you’ve entered someone’s email, the system is smart enough to recognize social media handles, segment lists, set follow-up reminders and more.
  • Square. This app uses a credit card scanner that plugs directly into your smartphone or tablet – allowing you to take a credit card payment anywhere, without a cash register.
  • Evernote. Organize everything you write – from simple notes to robust reports – in one place to facilitate sharing across small teams and devices.

Read Up!

We’ve published a ton of great content to help small employers like you improve productivity. Here are a few to check out, and be sure to browse our archives for more useful ideas:

Supercharge the Efficiency of Your Small Team

Driving Team Productivity Starts with the Right Software

Struggling to Get it All Done?

When you need extra help to hit deadlines, tackle special projects or free up more of your time for high-priority work, Exact Staff is here for you. We can’t grow time, but our national staffing and placement services will help you get more done, every day.

How can we be of assistance? Contact a staffing expert at your local Exact Staff office today.

The Key to Stop Wasting Time in Unproductive Meetings

05/25/18 10:00 AM | By :Exact Staff | Categories : Employers | Leave a Comment
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We’re a productivity-obsessed nation, always looking for new ways to save precious hours and accomplish more in less time at work.

One of the biggest workplace productivity saboteurs? You guessed it: meetings.

Every year, businesses waste $37 billion (yep, with a “b”) on unproductive meetings. Middle managers report spending 35% of their time in meetings, and upper management spends a whopping 50% of their work week attending meetings.

Whether your company schedules too many of them, or they just last too darn long, meetings rob you of time you could be spending on your core responsibilities. Can you just skip the ones you don’t feel like attending? Banish meetings altogether? Probably not. But there is hope! Today, our team shares a few expert tips to combat meeting overload and make them worth your time:

Improve meeting planning.

Distribute a clear agenda (at least 24 hours in advance) with discussion items, required preparation and a rough timeline, so that everyone gets the greatest return on their invested time.

Block time.

If you attend multiple, regular meetings in a single day, those 15- and 30-minute chunks of “dead” time between them really add up. When you plan multiple meetings, schedule them back-to-back to minimize wasted time.

Banish devices.

Ask participants to put away their phones, so eyes and attention don’t stray every time they light up.

Be ruthless about timing.

Everyone appreciates it when meetings begin and end according to schedule. To keep participants from derailing conversations or endlessly droning on, try using a countdown clock. It sends a clear message that the end of the meeting is a deadline, and it gives you a polite excuse to interrupt, redirect and get attendees back on track.

Schedule breaks.

Any meeting longer than an hour should include a break. Require participants to get up, stretch and move around. Give them five minutes for a phone check or bathroom visit, and then engage them for another five in something fun to break the tedium before refocusing on the task at hand.

Selectively uninvite yourself.

While your attendance at certain meetings is likely mandatory, that may not always be the case. Over time, routine meetings may lose their effectiveness and your attendance may not be essential. Periodically evaluate whether you absolutely need to attend recurring meetings – and respectfully uninvite yourself to ones you can skip.

Need a hand getting it all done?

Give Exact Staff’s experts a call. We provide a full complement of national staffing and placement services to save time. Banish busywork. Keep you focused on essential priorities. And accomplish your goals. Give us a call to find out what we can do for you.

Collaborating in Business Without Consensus

05/21/18 9:15 AM | By :Exact Staff | Categories : Employers | Leave a Comment
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“Innovate or die.”

It’s more than a cool catchphrase. Factors like rapidly advancing technology and intense global competition make it extremely difficult to keep up with the accelerating rate of change in business today. Maintaining the status quo, or even striving for incremental improvement, is no longer enough to stay at the leading edge of your industry.

“Yes men” won’t drive the innovation your organization needs to thrive.

Groupthink is extremely dangerous. It can suppress innovation and lead to strategic mistakes and missed opportunities. To keep your business from becoming irrelevant or obsolete, you need a diverse team – people with varied talents, perspectives and backgrounds who aren’t satisfied the status quo and challenge one another’s thinking. Their new ideas and insights are essential to push boundaries and drive your business forward.

How to Keep Conflict from Paralyzing Your Organization

As a manager, it’s your job to make sure the members of your dynamic teams can effectively collaborate with one another – even when they disagree. Otherwise, the dissent can bring projects to a screeching halt and effectively kill innovation.

In this earlier post, we offered suggestions for channeling workplace conflict constructively. But when employees have fundamental disagreements, don’t trust or simply don’t like one another, what are your options? Author Adam Kahane shared these three “stretch strategies” in a recent strategy+business post, to help teams move forward and collaborate without consensus:

Accept the plurality of the situation

Make sure everyone on the team realizes that you don’t have to agree on a solution to make progress. Individuals can work alongside one another toward the same overarching goal in different ways, and for different reasons.

Keep experimenting

Acknowledge as a group that succeeding in an effort isn’t necessarily about coming up with the ideal solution; it’s about continually trying new tactics in pursuit of one. Even if you can’t solve a problem, you should still aim to stay “unstuck” and moving forward.

View yourself as part of the problem

Progress is impossible until team members recognize that they are a part of the problem they’re trying to solve. As their manager, help them understand they role they play in creating or fueling the issue. Only by shifting their perspective can they become part of the solution.

Nothing is perfect in business; we sometimes have to work alongside people we don’t care for agree with. But as a leader, it’s your responsibility to help employees rise above differences to achieve shared goals. The ability to collaborate without consensus is essential to moving forward, driving innovation and ensuring your organization’s long-term success.

Need innovators? Independent thinkers? Exceptional collaborators?

Exact Staff can deliver the high performers you seek for assignments and projects or to grow your core team. What can our national staffing agency do for you? Contact a staffing expert at your local Exact Staff office today.

How to Solve HR Challenges with Smarter Talent Management

04/18/18 3:10 PM | By :Exact Staff | Categories : Employers | Leave a Comment
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Overcoming skills gaps. Reducing turnover. Managing changing workloads.

If you’re in HR, these are just a few of the myriad challenges you face. And as you well know, the way your business attracts, employs and develops people dramatically influences your ability to meet these challenges.

Regardless of your industry, talent is your company’s biggest asset. In today’s post, we review three ways smart talent management can be used as a source of competitive advantage to create a more agile, profitable and successful business:

Challenge: Skill Shortages

Find people with the abilities you need by:

  • Recruiting more proactively. With time-to-fill near record highs, organizations that start their search for skilled workers sooner win the war for talent. Your staffing partner can help you identify current and future skills gaps – and create a comprehensive plan to overcome them.
  • Relying on qualified temporary and contract employees. Contingent workers with the right skills can help quickly plug the gaps, shorten learning curves or train your core employees on new skills.
  • Upskilling your current workforce. To help your employees obtain the skills your organization needs, offer flexible work hours, tuition assistance, continual training and mentorship programs.

Challenge: A Revolving Door of Turnover

While a certain amount of churn is healthy for your organization, chronically high turnover stresses out your employees, wastes time and money, and exacerbates knowledge loss. Smart talent management can help you stop the revolving door:

  • Meet employees’ need for a work/life satisfaction. Achieving a healthy work/life equilibrium increases retention, especially with younger generations. Provide the flexibility and balance employees want to improve job satisfaction and guard against the burnout that drives great people out your door.
  • Staff high-turnover positions with temporary workers. A qualified staffing agency can ensure you always have the skilled, resourceful people you need to complete jobs with notoriously high turnover rates.
  • Keep employees growing. Career stagnancy is a primary driver of turnover. Make sure your organization is a place where employees have continual opportunities to learn, challenge themselves and advance their careers by: promoting mentorship; providing both formal and informal skill-building options; assigning promising employees “stretch” assignments; and building a culture that tolerates reasonable risk-taking and occasional failure.

Challenge: Cyclical, Seasonal and Volatile Workloads

Tired of the time and expense required to post jobs, recruit, screen, interview, hire, onboard and train employees – just for a few weeks or months of work? Smarter planning – and help from your staffing partner – can get you off the rollercoaster.

With a planned staffing model, you can seamlessly flex your workforce by using temporary employees to handle surges in demand. When things slow back down, you can let contingent staff go – and keep your workforce lean and flexible.

Struggling with HR Challenges?

Smarter talent management provides the greatest opportunities for overcoming them – and Exact Staff is here to help. To design the best solution for your organization, we invite you to schedule a free workforce consultation with us. Together we can examine your challenges and goals, brainstorm options and design creative talent management strategies for building your ideal workforce – one with the people capabilities to meet your goals and sustain competitive advantage.

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8 Things the Happiest People Do Every Day

04/11/18 9:15 AM | By :Exact Staff | Categories : Employers | Leave a Comment
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Did you wake up this morning feeling positive? Grateful? Excited to get your day started?

No? Then let’s move that needle – on your happiness level, that is.

When it comes to your sense of wellbeing, you have a general baseline for how happy you are. This “happiness set-point,” as psychologists call it, is the result of genetics and conditioning, and it accounts for about half of your happiness level.

There’s not much you can do to change your happiness set-point; it’s an ingrained part of your personality. But don’t worry – even if you were born a Debbie Downer or Negative Ned, you still have tremendous control over how happy you feel each day.

So, onto the good part: Here are 8 things the happiest people do every single day. If you want to make your life more positive and satisfying, add these activities to your to do list:

Spend Time with Family and Friends

Lots and lots of time. Nurturing close personal relationships builds your sense of belonging and security.

Give Thanks

Reflecting on and expressing gratitude naturally creates a more positive outlook by focusing on what you have, not what you lack. Each day, take stock of what you’re thankful for – and get comfortable with expressing your gratitude to the people who make your life great.

Establish and Pursue Goals

While it’s important to be appreciative of what you have, happiness is also tied to actively pursuing greater achievement. You don’t have to commit to scaling Everest or making a million dollars; set and work toward things that are appropriate and meaningful for you.

Do Things You Naturally Do Well

Whether those things are tied to your paycheck or not, engaging in activities that play to your strengths makes you feel more fulfilled, competent, and yes – happy.

Make New Friends

We’re not talking about Facebook friends or LinkedIn connections. We’re talking about getting to know positive people in the real world. Happiness is contagious. If you want to be happier, do things with people who are upbeat, content and joyful.

Help Others

Altruistic behavior benefits the giver as much as the receiver. Whether you commit to regular volunteering or just perform random acts of kindness, doing something nice for someone else – without expecting anything in return –makes you feel amazing.

Exercise Regularly

C’mon, you knew this one was coming. The physical and psychological benefits of exercise are well documented. Find something you enjoy doing – walking, team sports, curling, weight training, skiing, cross fit, whatever floats your boat – and make it part of your weekly routine.

Prune Your Social Feeds

Ever wonder why bonsai are so beautiful and balanced? It’s the result of careful, regular pruning. If you feel jealous, frustrated or discontent after spending time on social media, selectively unfollow people or accounts that bring you down. Then, search for ones that you find inspirational and uplifting.

Related Posts:

Prevent Negativity from Creeping Into Your Workplace

Happy People Have These Habits

Want to make your organization a happier place to work? Looking to join a company with a happier corporate culture?

Contact our national employment agency. We’ll connect you to positive people and opportunities that make every day brighter.

Get happy. Contact your local Exact Staff office today.

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