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Finding excellent employees is a difficult task but your business can’t function without them. To have any sort of sustained success you will need to have a great team around you that shares your company’s mission and vision. However, the issue with great employees is that they are always in high demand. If you’re the owner of a successful business your competition isn’t only looking to steal your customers, they also want to poach your team members. Here are some tips about how to keep your best employees.

Developing Leaders

Here’s a statistic that may, and should alarm you as…

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As modern medicine gains greater insight into the human condition, fascinating connections have come to light. In recent years, the focus on the gut biome, nutrition, brain function, and mental health has revealed complex interactions. These are changing the world of medicine and how professionals approach illness. Many people who have suffered from chronic mental illness are finding solutions to their health issues.

Nutrients The Mind Needs

Nutrients include antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals in a form the body can absorb. Good nutrition prevents many degenerative conditions like chronic inflammation and cellular oxidation. These health issues can eventually interrupt normal brain…

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It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to make the jump from employee to business leader, and obviously, you have already proven yourself and earned your shot. However, it can be daunting to go from employee to supervisor. You may be trying to figure out how to strike the balance between being respected but being approachable. Maybe you’re having to lead the people you used to work shoulder to shoulder with. There are a million possibilities racing through your mind, but don’t stress! Here are some things you can expect from your transition to leadership.

A Lot to…

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As time goes on, it’s becoming ever more clear that inflammation impacts people’s health. Increased inflammation is linked to a number of serious medical conditions, including Crohn’s disease, asthma, and lupus. Metabolic syndrome, which includes conditions like type 2 diabetes, is also linked to inflammation. In order to understand why inflammation can be detrimental, it’s important to understand how it works.

Inflammation is, in many cases, an immune response. In some ways, that’s a good thing. An inflammation response to an invading pathogen is a good thing that can help to protect the body and its health. However, the problem…

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When it comes to optimal health, what someone eats is sometimes more important than the type of exercise performed. While daily exercise is a huge part of the fitness equation, proper nutrition is what ultimately affects our overall physical condition.

In fact, studies have shown that eating the right foods helps keep any illnesses at bay, aids in weight loss, and can even possibly extend lifespan.

Your Metabolism Increases

One of the most common reasons why people take up vigorous exercise is to burn off fat. However, exercising is only part of the process. To properly burn fat, a person’s…

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Micromanaging and hovering over is a bad habit some people have, especially in the workplace. Supervisors are not supposed to watch over their employees 24/7. However, some people find that their management keeps constant watch over them. This is necessary to lead a team and may also tarnish interpersonal relationships in the workplace. Workers don’t want to feel untrustworthy. However, this is the notion that it creates when their employers keep a bird’s eye view on them at all times. A company’s employees were hired to do a job and should be given a fair opportunity to do so without…

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Cold and flu season is approaching quickly, and you may find yourself gearing up with extra Vitamin C and OTC cold medicine to prepare. Over-the-counter products are great to have on hand if you fall under the weather this season; they can relieve your symptoms and help you to continue to function throughout your day. However, if you want to avoid getting sick altogether, keeping your immune system up is the best way to go. Your daily actions and emotions impact your immune system. …

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All businesses, whether they are large corporations or independently owned, have a company culture. A company’s culture typically describes its values and the treatment and attitudes of its employees. Organizations with an unhealthy culture tend to have issues retaining employees and experience lower productivity levels, as well as increased financial costs. Essentially, your company’s culture can make or break the general environment and ultimately impact your business’ success level. Here are a few key ways that positive company culture shapes your business for success.

Quality Work & Productivity

Employees that are unhappy and uncomfortable in their workplace will likely have…

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Locally grown foods and farm-to-fork options are popular with families and individuals who want to eat nutrient-dense food that tastes good. Seasonal eating makes it possible to enjoy a variety of foods throughout the year and also offers additional benefits.

Foods in Season Taste Better

Anyone who loves tomatoes knows that the best-tasting tomato is one grown during the tomato season. It is not unusual for tomatoes grown out of season to be hard or mealy and lack noticeable flavor.

In most areas, summer is the best time to get a great tasting tomato — those that are juicy, with…

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In some organizations, managers rarely check in with their employees. If you’re in management, you should make regular meetings with employees a high priority. Here are some of the reasons why regular check-ins with employees are important.

Goals

Employee check-ins are important because they give the company an opportunity to identify, track, and maintain the organization’s goals. It is much easier for employees to know what is expected of them and why when they are checking in with their manager regularly. It’s critical that you have your whole team on the same page to help achieve big company goals.

Miscommunications

Richard Greathead

Richard Greathead is a health food industry businessman living in Lancashire. He is the CEO of Nutrition Group PLC. Learn more: http://richardgreathead.co.uk/

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