We are currently living in what Seth Godin calls a "race to the bottom:" a phase where companies are seeking to squeeze every penny out of every market.
I think the varied, polar responses from current and former employees show how much a person's Amazon experience can vary by team, role, level, time period, etc. I know plenty of people who are happy at Amazon.
Who wouldn't want to capture this consumer and talent pool? Quite honestly, you will have no choice unless you want to be on the fast track to going out of business.
Adding in movement, disconnecting from the day, and shifting your relationship with communication, can help reduce some of your workplace stress leading to more productivity and increased wellness.
I'm always surprised when business owners tell me they don't have an assistant. In my mind, it's the first hire a founder should make - and one of the most important.
It would be wise for those with jobs that have few options for movement to develop scheduled programs of walking and more vigorous exercise during slow periods, before and after shifts, and on any days off.
Sometimes -- especially when you are a hard working, high performing busy woman, the way to get more done and lower your stress actually includes three simple strategies that you might be completely overlooking. Even better -- using these strategies actually feels good and doesn't leave you feeling tired or deprived.
In retrospect, bed rest turned out to be not all bad. In fact, it helped me become the successful entrepreneur I am today.
So how do you stay positive when you work in a "less-than-positive" environment? No matter how relaxing your weekend, nothing challenges your Zen-like being more than a serious case of the Mondays. Here are 10 tips to help start your workday right and keep that positive energy flowing throughout your day.
In a bustling society driven by technology and to-do lists, we tend to define our successes by how hard we work, what we have to show for it and what our next steps look like. For every individual, our successes are highly diverse and cover our careers and professional life, but also our love life, family life, health, finances, creative sides and so much more.
very entrepreneur has been there -- burnout. It's your body's reaction to being overworked and deprived of mental stimulation. Lucky for you, I've compiled the top eight ways to avoid burnout and keep your productivity levels high.
Are you feeling inspired? It's not easy to train your mind out of old habits, so to give you a helping hand, here are 21 positive morning thoughts that can help get you in the right frame of mind each day. Feel free to print them and keep them by your bed.
The company you keep says a lot about you. Friends have a big influence over how you feel, think, and behave. Here are five reasons you should be careful who you surround yourself with.
This is a way of life that does not try to separate life and work into two distinct and seemingly incompatible spheres, but instead meshes both into a new way of thinking about a life journey in the 21st century.
Setting success as a life goal means that the quality of how your daily life is lived is not the point. It means that the point of each day is in how the activities of the day have advanced you towards the goal.
Sitting is unavoidable. You can't pace up and down the aisle of an airplane during your flight, or in a theatre during the movie. In most culture's it's impolite to jog in place while eating a burrito. The solution is not simply sitting less; it's sitting better.