It’s the most wonderful… and busy, stressful time of the yearrrr! Family get-togethers, school functions, friend’s parties – oh yeah, and that thing called work. While flexibility is one of the best perks of WFH, it can make mastering your work/life balance a bit more difficult to achieve during the holidays. Here are seven tips for WFH during the holidays, so you can leave work (at home) and enjoy this special time with family and friends!
WFH this year and missing celebrating the holidays with your team? While you may not be able to dance the night away at your company’s annual bash (or have one too many cups of spiked punch), you can still bring the team together to join in the festivities and create new traditions. Here are seven fun ways to share in the holiday spirit with your team, even if you’re miles apart.
Rewards. We all love ‘em. Sure, it’s not like you’ll ever turn down your yearly bonus. But don’t you find that the luster of a shiny bonus wears off year after year? That the appreciation you’re meant to feel, now feels almost… expected? Businesses are built by humans, for humans. So, why not invest in a system created specifically for the human mind? This is where the science of variable rewards comes in.
Success means continuing to strive for greatness, even if you’re on track for executive lobster lunches with Mark Cuban. Here are some insights into what makes a successful professional, so you can jot ‘em down in your journal, in bullet point form.
As a manager of a creative team, you know that it’s no easy job! Tracking progress, motivating your team, and finding the balance between guidance and leaving enough space for creativity is a challenging task. So how can you be hands-off, while still creating the structure and motivation needed for your team to do their best work?
Sales is hard. (Yep, we said it so you don’t have to) It’s okay to acknowledge that what you and your team do is a daily grind and isn’t for the faint of heart. As a sales manager, how do you solve the age-old industry problem of: How do you motivate your sales team? How do you leave them feeling empowered? We here at Surprise believe we have the answer for you, but it may not be what you think.
People are doing their jobs well. Okay, well enough. They hit their marks, they fill their quotas, they don’t make many mistakes. They’re fulfilling their job descriptions, adequately. And they’re languishing... First, it’s best to assume that complacency exists. What are the signs to look for?
5 ways to be more YOU at work: Why being yourself is the greatest asset to your company and your happiness.
We all have a “work version” of ourselves. It can be hard to confidently let your personality shine through. What if people feel that it’s too much? That you’re too much? Here are five ways to be more YOU at work.
If you’re hiring a new employee and you want to get it right the first go-round, here are 4 tips on where you need to start.
Disengaged employees who stay aren’t any better for the bottom line. They reduce productivity and impact revenue gains, whether they’re driving away customers with lackluster service or simply not putting their whole selves into the work.