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  • Cut the Clutter, Improve Performance
    with Angela Wallace and Tim Muma - October 22, 2012
    Most of us realize the importance of organization and a controlled work area, but few understand the overall affect clutter can have on our work and our minds. Papers and other items affect our ability to focus, work quickly and produce our best results. Tim Muma talks with Angela Wallace, president of the National Association of Professional Organizers about the details behind clutter's chaotic control at work, and the sig...
  • Bullying at Work
    with James Houran and Tim Muma - October 2, 2012
    Just as kids get bullied at school, people are subjected to many of the same behaviors and mind games in the workplace. Whether it's the employer or a peer, workplace bullying is more common than you might think, and it can have a serious impact in a number of ways. Dr. Jim Houran, psychologist and Managing Director for HVS, joins Tim Muma to examine the signs, consequences and possible solutions for all those involved in b...
  • Burnout at Work
    with Melanie Greenberg and Tim Muma - October 2, 2012
    Job burnout is often mistaken for stress - in a way, yes, but worse. Although stress at work is one contributing factor, job burnout has its own causes and effects. Essentially, the extremes of the workplace are what brings about burnout - monotonous, boring work or overwhelming hopelessness - and it affects people's feelings of worth, competence and well-being. Melanie Greenberg, Ph.D., fills us in on the signs and symptom...
  • Comforts of Home
    with Jeanne Schwartz and Tim Muma - September 19, 2012
    With all the advances in technology, working from home has become much more common in the 21st century. Large corporations, startups and local businesses have utilized the practice of allowing employees to complete some (if not all) of their work at home - provided they are actually productive. An Assurant executive states her positive reasons for allowing for work-at-home employees, while also pointing out its flaws.
  • Heart Healthy
    with Thomas Fenske and Tim Muma - September 19, 2012
    Cardiologist Thomas Fenske discusses the affects of stress on the heart and why the day-to-day grind can be damaging. In an effort to help avoid suffering from heart problems, our guest gives us his expert opinion on how to take care of yourself when at the office and how to unwind after a day of work. The importance of rest and time management are important factors that can counteract the pressure of work and extra time co...
  • Emotional Stability
    with Mary Beth Wisniewski and Tim Muma - September 5, 2012
    Emotions can run high in a place of employment - terrific highs from success and terrible frustrations with failure. Many factors from work and home can negatively affect an employee, leading to emotional instability, unpredictable responses and an overall miserable time on the job. Mary Beth Wisniewski, Mental Health and Wellness Counselor at Cardinal Stritch University, joins us to examine the volatile emotions and behavi...