We are currently living in the era of ‘hustle culture.’ Hustling, in and of itself, is not a bad thing– it demonstrates drive, motivation, work ethic, and immense dedication. However, it’s becoming increasingly common for people to pursue a life of endless hustle. It’s become a competition of who can be the unhealthiest and simultaneously the most productive. At university, I often found my peers bragging about their work ethic, in coded statements like: “Guess how long it’s
Our mission at Gesture has been to make the world smaller with one Gesture at a time. We want to build connectivity again with the people that are not only important in your life, but with anyone you want to share a special moment. What’s been keeping our mission alive is you! The everyday user, team member, and now the everyday investor, who has taken the time to work with us from day one and investing in our platform. What do we mean by the everyday investor?
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Did you know that the atmosphere you create for your business and workspace actually affects how well your company will succeed? A study conducted by The American Institute of Stress showed that a stressful work environment is cause for 50% of turnover rate. So What Exactly Is A Work Atmosphere? Great question, though I’m sure with some thought, you’d probably be able to figure it out. But just incase you were still a little confused on what a work atmosphere is, let us break
As they say, team work makes the dream work, right? Though you can’t actually have a “dream team” without good communication. Communication within a team means way more than just emailing, or catching up on your weekly reports. There are a multitude of layers to communication that really create positive change. Luckily for you, we went through all of the layers and found the 6 communication “layers” we think you should be implementing on your teams. Have An Open Door Policy I
Stress at work is inevitable. Every single person who has ever held a job, at some point, has felt the pressure of work-related stress. It doesn’t matter that you love what you do, any job can have it’s stressful factors. What Is Stress? Let’s get down to the basics. Stress, what is it?
We all think we know what stress is, but do we really? Generally, when people think of stress they most likely end up on the idea that it is when you become overwhelmed with a situation. Wh
Beginning To Create A Thoughtful Space. The idea behind a more thoughtful work space hails from the need of wanting your employees to feel like they are seen and cared for. The best way you can show your teams that you are there for them is to show them a space that is always looking out for their safety be it physically or even mentally. Respecting Your Peer’s Boundaries. Boundaries span much further than just keeping an arms length away from any one individual. People’s bou
Increase Overall Morale In Your Team. It’s easy to have the idea, that by boosting your company’s employee morale, that your productivity will go up. Though, as easy as it may seem, a lot of the time, keeping your employee’s in high spirits can be a complex task. If no one in your company is happy, it’s easy for them to lose sight of their tasks at hand. To be fair, how “productive” would you feel in a place that makes you feel terrible? So, the question is, how can you boost
Diversity Is The Present and The Future. If you haven’t already realized, the world has changed for the better. Diversity has taken hold of the reigns and everyone everywhere is and will be progressively moving forward. In this time of turmoil and conflict between political movements, now more than ever, it is imperative that larger companies and smaller businesses diversify their teams. If you’re still a little confused on what diversity for your workplace actually means, it