Category Archive for "Business"

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The Importance of Open Innovation in an Organization

“Open innovation was defined as the use of purposive inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate internal innovation, and expand the markets for external use of innovation, respectively” (Chesbrough, 2003). The idea behind open innovation is to share information with...
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The Rise of the ‘Workation’

According to Urban Dictionary, the definition of a workation is essentially bringing your work, such as documents, laptops, or any other devices with you during your trip away from the office. So why would this be on the rise you...
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How Cloud Computing is Changing Business Processes

It’s safe to say that in 2015, we no longer conduct business in the same ways we did 20 years ago. This is no surprise.  With the rise of technology and the constantly changing dynamic of the workspace, both the...
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How to incorporate change in the workplace

“Change is the only constant in life.” – Heraclitus We’ve all heard that saying before. But when it actually happens, especially in the workplace, it’s not typically well embraced by employees. Whether it’s extra paperwork, a new procedure or introducing a new...
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Millennial Working Mothers and the Changing Workspace

According to a study done by The New York Times, the millennial women of today are seeking more of a work-life balance than the previous X and Boomer generations.  Why choose between going back to work full time and staying...
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Communication Tips for a Great Leader

Sometimes it helps to take a step back and examine how great leaders communicate with their teams and the greater public. There is always room for improvement. By incorporating these suggestions, you can strengthen your company’s influence and power. 1. Audience An important...
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3 Key Technology Trends for 2020

With the constant evolvement of technology paving the way for innovative products, it’s clear that things will continue to progress in the next couple of years. This will affect the way we go about our daily lives and drive change within the professional...
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How kindness in the workplace will strengthen your team

Imagine this scenario.You arrive at the office at 8:55 AM and get things set up to begin your day. A couple of hours later, your colleague asks, “Where is Jim today? No one has seen him all morning. You reply,...
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What Management Expects from a Mobile Workforce

“As more forward-thinking companies adapt to a new way of working, the remote worker is becoming much more popular when compared to the workforce five years ago,” said Wayne Berger, VP, Regus Canada. Unless you have been living under a...
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The Work Ethic of Millennials and Why it Matters to Your Business

  Each year that goes by means that we are moving further and further away from the Baby Boomer Generation and one-step closer to Generation Y, or Millennials taking over the workplace. This news is certainly not new and we...