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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many aspects of our lives, especially the way we work. Much of the population are now working from home and having to adjust to a new way of life. As such, it's understandable to feel anxious and stressed with so many changes and unpredictability. Here are some tips on how to manage your mental health while working from home.  Stay connected- Keep in touch with your workmates through email and video chats, even if it's just to check in with each other. That being said, unplug when needed- If the news is adding to your...

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We know that people use SmartSheets for planning and taking notes at meetings, but we encourage you to think outside that blue box! We've seen some cool other uses for SmartSheets and thought we'd share them with you!Window shadesDo you get a glare from the sun certain times during the day? If curtains or blinds are not an option, use a sheet to create a window shade. If it's an odd shape, you can even cut it into the correct dimension. Table clothNeed to cover or protect a table in a pinch!? Use some SmartSheets! There won't be any overhang...

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Your workday may be long, but how much are you actually getting accomplished? If you feel like you are spending hours at work but not seeing the fruit of your efforts, perhaps it's time to take a look at your productivity levels! To get you started, here are 5 tips on how to be more productive at your job! 1. Keep your to-do list short and relevant While you may think you have tons of things that need to get done, a mile-long to-do list can leave you feeling overwhelmed. Cull any items that aren't urgent and focus only on...

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Everyone has goals, big or small. The trick is following through with them!So how do you become one of those success stories? One of the best ways to achieve your goal is to implement proper goal setting techniques right from the beginning. Not sure where to start? Here are 7 goal setting tips to help you succeed.1. Choose a realistic goalWanting to become a millionaire by the end of the year is a nice thought but it's probably unattainable for most people. If saving money is your goal, vowing to set aside $100 from each paycheque is a much more...

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Thinking about holding a brainstorming session but not sure where to start? Take a look at some of our tips to help you plan and deliver an effective brainstorming session. 1. Choose the right peopleInvite participants from different departments to ensure a diverse mix of people is involved. Blend teams to generate new, fresh ideas and try not to include people who will dominate the conversation2. Keep the group smallAlthough it might be tempting to think that the more minds the better, too many people involved can quickly make a brainstorming session go off track. 3. Prep the participants ahead of...

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