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Burnout Metaphor
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How to Avoid Burnout

In recent years, the effects of burnout have been increasingly recognized, and it has now been included in the eleventh edition of the DSM-5. The term was first defined by Freudenberger in 1975 as being a ‘state of being inoperative’. According to the World Health Organisation, it is a condition caused by the workplace, and

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Brain Food
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Brain Foods to Increase Memory and Concentration

We have all heard the saying that we are what we eat, and empirical evidence has continuously shown the positive or negative effects of the food that we put into our bodies. A healthy, well-balanced diet is considered essential for the protection and promotion of your mental and psychical health and wellbeing, but our WOE

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On Boarding
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Why On-boarding For New Employees is So Important

How does your company welcome and train a new employee? Many companies don’t have a formal onboarding process. They don’t realise that onboarding for new employees is so important. In this article we discuss exactly what on boarding is and why it’s essential to have a programme in place for any new hire. What is

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Book Recommendations
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10 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

What do Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Richard Branson have in common? Besides being very well-known business leaders? They’ve all had career mentors. And they’ve all acknowledged how important those mentors have been to their success.  But if you don’t happen to have Warren Buffet’s phone number, no problem. You can find all the inspiration

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Colorful Chameleon
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Psychology of Color in the Workplace

Redecorating your office space can be a momentous task and there is much to think about when you are choosing that all-important color scheme. Color can be a powerful tool, and studies have frequently shown that different colors can affect our behavior and emotions in different ways. With the average employee spending up to nine

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Expats in Doha
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Choosing the Expat Life: What to consider before moving abroad

They say that we regret the things that we don’t do in life rather than what we do, and choosing the expat life and moving to a new country is undoubtedly an adventure like no other. It offers an exciting opportunity to immerse yourself in another culture, see the world, and satisfy your wanderlust.  Yet

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Sedentary Workspace
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Avoiding a Sedentary Lifestyle at Work

Since the latter half of the twentieth century, our lives have changed so dramatically. Technology and the modern world has resulted in more and more of us sitting as part of our jobs, with office workers being sedentary for around 75% of their working day. A person who has a sedentary lifestyle is defined as

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coworking benefits
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Benefits of Co-working Spaces

Although everyone dreams about working from home, the reality does not always meet up to expectations. People always assume that it is the easy way out of the rat race but soon the lure of working in your pajamas on the sofa wears off. Particularly as you begin to experience the many unique challenges and

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Productive work environment
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Maintaining productivity at work

Spending hours searching Google for articles containing the best productivity methods is a classic procrastination technique, especially when that time should probably be spent doing something else instead. Very often we know exactly what we need to do and when it needs to be done by, but without that essential get-up-and-go, our potential for productivity

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Hiring the right talent
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Hiring the Right Talent for your Company

Finding the perfect person for a vacancy can often involve trawling through hundreds of resumes and interviewing countless candidates.  As a leader, it is probably one of the biggest challenges that we face, and the experience differs each time we have to hire someone new. Whilst hiring is an inevitable part of running a company,

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