Wouldn’t it be nice to work in an environment where employees: • Collaborated • Divvied up tasks • Gave constructive feedback • Brainstormed new ideas • Contributed to conversations • Exchanged disagreements • Shared the same goals, values, and vision • Trusted, respected, supported, and cooperated with one another? Ultimately, everything listed above is in term, the definition of teamwork. Teamwork has proven to lead to overarching success of any business. Why? Because, when people
With the weather getting warmer, it’s a no-brainer why so many people are spending more time outside. However, with spring, comes cleaning. It’s inevitable that these two words go together. Here in Minnesota, the harsh winter weather can surly make a mess of our apartments. There’s bound to be dust, dirt, debris, water, and everything else in-between that gets tracked in over the course of winter. Afterall, spring is a time for blossoming and growth. It’s hard to move forward with the season
Hardly ever can you find the words ‘fun’ and ‘moving’ in the same sentence. Everyone knows moving to be a stressful situation. Except, it doesn’t have to be. Moving is a time to find lost items that you forgot you had. You know the things in the back of the closet, under the bed, or fell behind the couch that you just couldn’t reach until you forgot about. Yes, those items. Moving can be an adventure. An adventure of finding new or lost things, to cleaning house and starting fresh. You can
“Turnover is fairly low, so evidently there aren’t any problems.” Don’t rely on turnover to determine when to leave a job. Just because people aren’t leaving, doesn’t mean the environment isn’t toxic. Some learn to accept it for what it is, while others convince themselves that it’d be worse to leave. Sometimes toxic workplaces result from how the boss treats their employees. It can be hard to work in an environment where employees aren’t supportive of one another. Where there’s no bal
Whether this is your first time cohabitating with someone else or you’ve done it before, it’s always a good idea to get to know the people or person that you’ll be rooming with. Even if the person you are planning to move in with is someone that you know, problems still arise. Before signing your name and committing to live with this person for a set period of time, make sure that you’re compatible with one another. Whether this person is a significant other, a family member, friend, co-work
Have you heard of the phrase, to fail forward? Ultimately, it means that it’s okay to fail AS LONG AS you learn from your mistakes. It’s something to be embraced. It’s part of a learning culture that seeks continuous improvement. For instance, if we wait for a project, idea, or test to be perfect, someone else might already have done so and received all the credit. Instead, if we fail forward through trial and error and learn from what went wrong, it can lead to greater outcomes than o
Did you know Minnesota ranks number three among the best state? Are you considering living in Minnesota but not sure what to expect? Not to worry! In this article, we’ll go over some reasons why Minnesota is a good place to live. Living in Minnesota: A Guide Are you looking for a great place to live? Minnesota's known for its people, affordability, and festivals. If you’re considering moving, you’ll want to go to this area. The cities are clean, and the small towns have their charms. 1.
We all have different preferences. Some love sushi, while others can’t stand it. Others like the color blue, while some prefer the color red. No matter the options, we each make decisions based upon our own perspective; a perspective that has been molded by our life experiences, priorities, values, and emotions. Now bring those different perspectives into an organization. A place where everyone is wired differently, some who are task-oriented, people-oriented, extroverted, introverted, f