Is Your Office As Clean As You Think?

We’re all still fighting our way through flu season and work is one of the places we can’t avoid. Despite the various bottles of hand sanitizer being passed around, your office is filled with germs. We love this infographic because it identifies the spots you’re most likely to pick up the bug that could ruin the holidays, and we want all of you to stay healthy!

 

How Clean is Your Office?

What’s Different About London 2012?

The Olympics are one of our oldest traditions. Every now and then a sport is added and ever year the athletes push the known physical limits of humans, but what really changes? 2012 has been a different year for one BIG reason, social media. Compare this year’s social media participation to the last and you’ll be blown away. Don’t believe us? Check out the infographic below for some of the numbers. (Read More.)

How are you using social media during the London 2012 Olympics? Share  with us in the comment box below or on  Facebook and Twitter.

Finding The Perfect Music For Work [Infographic]

Music soothes even the savage beast. It also helps calm us down, focus our minds and to make everything a little more enjoyable. Finding the right music can be a challenge. All jobs have different requirements and different genres of music can help bring out the energy and talent you have in those areas. Check out the infographic below to see which genre is best for your job.

What do you listen to at work? Share your favorite work jams with us in the comment box below or on  Facebook and Twitter.

How The 2012 Olympics Will Change Business As Usual

The Olympics tend to bring out the sports nut in all of us that we didn’t even know we had. Countries from all over the world match up their top talent against each other to go for the gold. What does this have to do with business? That’s what Thomas Cook set out to find when they interviewed over 2,000 professionals. Take a look at the infographic below to see the results.

If you’re worried about losing time over the Olympics check out our productivity tips here.

The Worldwide Creativity Gap

Do you think creativity is valuable to society? Now, do you think you are living up to your creative potential? No? Then we have a problem. Adobe did a study of 5,000 people, 1,000 people from each country, in the U.S., The U.K., Germany, France and Japan and they came up with some shocking results. The world is not as creative as it should be! Check out the infographic below to get a better idea of how big the global creativity gap really is.

If you feel like you could be more creative check out our post of Fighting Your Way To Breakthrough Ideas.

Is Your Bad Boss Killing You? [Infographic]

“It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.” Nelson Mandela

Hopefully this infographic doesn’t apply to you. The leadership in an organization is crucial to its success. Its also important when it comes to building employee loyalty and maintaining employee satisfaction. If you’re the boss, you don’t want your employees worrying about you firing them constantly. If you’re the employee, you don’t want your boss to be stressing you to the point of shortening your life. Check out the infographic below to learn more about how much damage a bad boss can really do. 

If you think you might be one of the bosses on the list you should check out our Leadership Lessons from Yoda, make you a better leader they will. Also, be sure to share your thoughts in the comment box below and don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Simplifying Your Purchasing Decisions

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re at the store. There are thousands of brands to choose from and each one is fighting to win you over. What most people overlook is how many of their favorite brands are owned by bigger brands and then even those brands are owned by larger conglomerates. For Example: Skittles is owned by Wrigley which is owned by Mars. Check out the brand map below to figure out who’s really getting your money.

What are some of your favorite brands? Share your thoughts in the comment box below and don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

What’s Your Content Doing For You?

By now, most businesses are using social media. The important questions to ask is, “How are you using social media?” Are you sharing quality content to provide value to your fans and customers or are you just trying to use it as a sales platform? The infographic below shows the importance of content marketing and explains how your content is one of the most powerful tools you have when it comes to your online success. Take a look:

 Share your thoughts in the comment box below and don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Finally Understanding “Word Of Mouth” Marketing [Infographic]

In the science world, nothing travels faster than light. In the business world…

Nothing travels faster than word of mouth.

Word of Mouth or WOM marketing has been around since before we knew what marketing was. People love to talk and especially about the things they buy. For as far back as anyone has recorded businesses have grown because people tell their friends about their purchases, the deals they get and the products they love. More recently marketers have been unsure as to the true power of WOM marketing. If you have any doubts, look a the stats below.

How does your business use word of mouth marketing? Share your thoughts in the comment box below and don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

4 Ways To Save Money And Energy In Your Office

Many people underestimate the cost of running an office. You have to buy office furniture,printers, copiers, phones, computers, decorations, hire staff for maintenance and cleaning, and then also keep the normal utilities running. As we all know, the energy bill is one that likes to creep up on you, so we thought these tips would be useful to anyone trying to save some money through the day-to-day operations of your business.

How does your office save money? Share your thoughts in the comment box below and don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

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