Category - Business

5 Physical Practices to Manage Employee Stress

Work Stress

Living in stress is hard enough. When one has to work in it, the toll can be double. There are ways that American workers (and workers around the world, for that matter) can effectively reduce the stress levels their employees feel at work. These are physical activities; it isn’t just a matter of taking on less work, though that can help.

From Reiki to Yoga, there are activities that we can do for ourselves and our employees to make the work a lot easier to handle. It helps with productivity, improves employee moral, and reduces turnover, amongst other things.

This infographic by BetterWorks breaks down the symptoms and offers 5 ways that we can work better and and stress-free.

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Reducing Stress at Work

Jumping Through Hoops to Purchase a Vehicle

Haggling

Buying a vehicle is something that most people go through some time in their lives. Basic transportation is necessary for many Americans, particularly those who do not have access and a willingness to use public transportation. In New York City, one can live easily without a vehicle. In most cities, this simply isn’t possible.

This infographic below by Kelley Blue Book breaks down the car-buying experience from the buyers’ perspectives. We learn that not only do most people not enjoy haggling, but we also learn that a customer-service based selling experience may make people more willing to buy more often.

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Kelley Blue Book

(via: Automotive SEO)

Smartphones: The New Mobile Workforce

Smartphone Mobile Workforce

Business has become a mobile experience. Many are constantly connected to the point that we can hear business transactions at the grocery store or watch people have corporate meetings while alone in a coffee shop.

Things have changed dramatically and a good chunk of the change that’s taken place can be attributed to smartphones. For better or for worse, they have started dominating the way that we live our lives. Our tools have become out masters in many ways. Whether we like it or not, many of us are now part of the new mobile workforce, as our friends at SocialCast put it.

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Smartphone Mobile Workforce