Driving like a Jerk May Cost You an Extra $100 Per Month in Gas

I often feel the need to vent my frustration borne out of sheer disgust at some drivers I encounter on the roads... How did they pass their driving test,  I think to myself... I then want to hail insults and profanitites their way... and cut them off they way they cut me of... but wait, … Continue reading Driving like a Jerk May Cost You an Extra $100 Per Month in Gas

The Twelve Attributes of a Truly Great Place to Work

More than 100 studies have now found that the most engaged employees — those who report they're fully invested in their jobs and committed to their employers — are significantly more productive, drive higher customer satisfaction and outperform those who are less engaged. But only 20 per cent of employees around the world report that … Continue reading The Twelve Attributes of a Truly Great Place to Work

Should Your Employees Take Naps?

Small businesses increasingly encourage daytime rest to boost productivity and fight fatigue. Sleep experts are applauding. Years ago, Craig Yarde, founder of Yarde Metals in Bristol, CT, noticed his employees—who work in three manufacturing shifts, 24-hours a day—napping on the job. So when he built a new office space in 1995, he threw in a … Continue reading Should Your Employees Take Naps?