Hi everyone! We hope you're all staying positive and optimistic through this crazy time. We thought we would take a minute to brighten your day with a newsletter acting as a mini highlight reel of some incredible things companies and individuals are doing in our community right now 1. BLG Law Office During this time of hardship, it gives us great joy to highlight a company that is doing its part to help our community. Last Friday, we had the pleasure of picking up two full bins of … [Read more...] about Companies Making a Difference
How Plants Can Increase Productivity in the Workplace Office plants matter more than most people realize; research suggests they can bolster workplace well-being considerably and are instrumental in increasing productivity. As well as looking pretty, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of calm and peace plants bring to the table. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg (or should that be canopy?). As a LABS member – or even if you just happen to be a fan of all things flora – check out the … [Read more...] about How Plants Can Increase Productivity In the Workplace
The average person spends over 90,000 hours of their lives at work. So instead of focusing all of our sustainability efforts on just being greener at home, why don’t we go green in the office, too? It’s really not that hard, and you probably already do some of these things- but what other #littlegreensteps can you take to go green in the office? Here are 15 things you should start doing to help save the earth at work. 1. Go digital! Did you know that 45% of printouts end up in … [Read more...] about 15 Easy Ways to Go Green in the Office
With 2020 finally here, you'll hear people say "new year, new me" on multiple occasions. This points to resolutions they're making to bring about some major changes in their lives; things like eating healthier, paying off debt or traveling more. Whether or not we believe in resolutions, this time of the year inspires us all to reflect and figure out ways to improve. While there's nothing wrong with setting goals, the thought process that goes into this saying does a disservice in … [Read more...] about Happy New Year!
From our team to you and yours! The 12th annual DLO Client Appreciation Party was once again a huge success! It was an amazing evening between clients and business colleagues filled with lots of laughs, drinks, and so many awesome dance moves all night long. Thank you ALL for being so supportive of us throughout the years, we couldn't appreciate you more! “Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.” From all of us here at DLO, we … [Read more...] about Happy Holidays!
By: Laurie Oseen Companies can't afford to leave their employees’ well-being and productivity to chance anymore. What does your workplace need to look like so that your organization can keep up? Office design trends have the ability to boost productivity and foster a culture of happiness Such trends are inspired by the new world or work movement and are strongly backed up by scientific evidence. Here are our personal favourite workplace design … [Read more...] about Top 5 Office Design Trends boosting Productivity
Be realistic. Sure, your kids would like to be in basketball, baseball, chorus, band, and football, but if you’re a working parent with limited time, you’ll need to figure out what’s realistically feasible. As hard as it might be, you may want to ask your kids to narrow down their extracurriculars to a few choice ones. That way, you won’t spend all of your days playing chauffeur and tossing a burger into the backseat so that you can make all of the practices on time, or worse, missing your … [Read more...] about Avoid stress by learning how to balance work & life during the back-to-school season!
Time - one of those things working professionals can’t get enough of. Whether you’re a newbie or veteran, you always need another hour to tick tasks off from your to-do list. It’s difficult to take control of every single minute of your day especially when there are too many distractions around. Here are some tips & tricks to boost your productivity and manage your time a bit better! PlanPlanning plays an important role in time management as both go hand-in-hand with each other. … [Read more...] about Time Management Tips & Tricks
The holidays are well over and here you are thinking about those resolutions that have already come and gone. Don't give up hope! First off, good for you for wanting to lose weight, exercise more or eat better, setting the intention to do so is the first step. The next step? Making it stick. Let's be honest, the "doing it" part is almost always harder than the "wanting to do it" part. You can take comfort in knowing that at least 80% of people who make New Year's resolutions are already off … [Read more...] about Let’s Get Real – New Years Resolutions
Building a great team is high on the priority list for nearly every company. But employers no longer have the upper hand when hiring. Today's most talented professionals have their choice, with companies fighting for their attention and services. Attracting that talent to your organization is a challenge that must be met head-on, in innovative ways. The key is selling potential employees on the benefits of working with you. This makes recruiting almost a marketing effort, and in truth, the … [Read more...] about How to Recruit the Best Employees
DLO is a proud supporter of the Family Services North Shore Toy Drive! With the communities help at this year's 8th Annual Toy Drive, the Christmas Bureau Toy Drive was able to bring holiday cheer to hundreds of children and families in need on the North Shore! Oh What Fun! We had the best time at our annual Client Appreciation Party! Thank you to ALL of you for being so supportive and for being the most amazing clients! Wishing you a Happy Holiday season from the team at … [Read more...] about Tis’ The Season
Cold weather is officially here, and you know what that means? Pumpkin Spice Lattes, apple picking, sweater season and (for some) a serious desire to never leave the house again. Whether you believe the seasonal changes affect your mood or not, there's no denying there's some correlation happening. So what do you do about it? Keep A Consistent Schedule Bad weather blues can often throw off your body's internal clock and make it hard to sleep and wake up on time. Even if it's difficult, it's … [Read more...] about How to Beat the Bad Weather Blues