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August 8, 2018

Secrets of Leadership Success of Theo Epstein

Hot on the heels of leading the Boston Red Sox to their first Major League Baseball World Series in 86 years, baseball executive Theo Epstein moved […]
August 3, 2018

Is Unlimited Vacation Best for Me?

Unlimited vacation… It sounds really good, right?! But, is it? Business Optimizer reviews the experience of companies that are adopting an unlimited vacation policy and asks […]
July 26, 2018

How to turn off your brain from work during vacation

How can you ensure you return from vacation feeling refreshed and relaxed?  Business Optimizer looks at top tips for clearing your mind during your vacation. Commit […]
July 24, 2018

How Taking a Vacation Can Be Good for Your Career

We all know the reasons why you can’t take a vacation right now: your clients need you; your boss needs you; you simply have too much […]
July 18, 2018

12 Warning Signs that You Need to Take a Break from Work

We’ve all experienced the feel-good benefits a vacation bestows on us. So why are so few of us taking our full entitlement? Business Optimizer takes a […]
July 12, 2018

How to Get Vacation-Ready for a Low-Stress Getaway

Business Optimizer takes a look at the essential work management checklist for what you need to do before you leave the office to ensure you can […]
July 10, 2018

5 Best Travel Journals you must keep

Vacations are usually the time to travel, relax and gather new energies and ideas. The new sights and cultures inspire us in such way that you […]
July 5, 2018

Stefan Sagmeister: How Vacations Power Your Creativity

Every seven years, designer Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio to go on vacation. This vacation time is important because it enables him, he says, […]
July 3, 2018

6 Tips to Minimize Stress On Your Return from Vacation

June 28, 2018

Celebrity Stress-Busters: Tips on how to relax from the famous

June 26, 2018

Stop stress from ruining your health

Our attitudes to stress and the mechanisms we adopt to deal with it can have a dramatic impact on how that stress affects us, our performance […]
June 20, 2018

The Importance of Being Organized at Work

Keeping organized at work can be useful for your productivity and your health! Poor organization can be a source of stress – and all the adverse […]
June 14, 2018

How to control stress and anxiety when you have a tight deadline?

The time pressure you feel when you are working towards a tight deadline can hurt your work and your health. So what can you do better […]
June 12, 2018

Pick up a pen to reduce stress

There is a multitude of self-help books which offer advice on how to avoid, reduce and beat stress. But you don’t need to follow the latest […]
June 7, 2018

António Horta Osório: A story of successful stress management

The Lloyds Banking Group boss took time off in 2011 following work-related exhaustion but returned two months later ready to retake the helm. What stress management […]
June 5, 2018
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How to recover from an email disaster

We’ve all been there. You hit “send” and only then realize that you should have deleted some important names from the “to” field. Don’t panic – […]
May 29, 2018
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How to Become a Great Leader

Is a leader born or made?  One thing is for sure; great leaders operate in similar ways.  Here are five essential approaches that all great leaders […]
May 23, 2018
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Top 7 Leadership Trends in 2018

The world is changing and it’s changing fast. That’s a fact. So, as a team leader, how can you keep up with change and still manage […]
May 17, 2018

8 Secrets to Make Your Office Ultra-Productive 8

updated post We’re going to let you know right from the start: increase your office productivity… …. it’s not done simply by making the coffee stronger […]
May 15, 2018
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How to know which type of leader are you?

Have you ever thought which type of leader you are? Or, how can you know your leadership skills? To help you answer these questions, we’ve summed […]