Tips on Mindful Eating While Working from Home

May 6, 2020
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The new normal has us all working from home, adjusting to a very different routine. It also has us in much closer proximity to our kitchens and refrigerators– and food can be a remote workers’ weakness. Staying healthy and mindful of nutrition can get increasingly tough when you feel comfortable and close to all of…

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Working from Home: 7 Ways to Take Effective Breaks

Apr 29, 2020
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If you’re one of the many people working from home right now, you might be experiencing a whole new set of challenges. From virtual meetings and your normal workload, to interruptions from pets and kids, it might be more difficult than ever to take a break. But it’s still critically important to step away from…

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Why You Should Move to a Virtual Office

Apr 24, 2020
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As we work from home to help flatten the curve, many of us are finding that there’s more to remote working than simply setting up a laptop in our home offices. Today’s highly amenitized workplaces are packed with infrastructure, technology, and services that we don’t necessarily notice until we no longer have access to them on a…

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Implementing Wellness into your Life

Apr 22, 2020

As we work from home and practice social distancing in an effort to flatten the curve, it’s easy to let wellness fall by the wayside. Social media is rife with people lamenting the loss of their routines, quiet time, and work-life balance. Articles abound with tips for juggling a seemingly impossible new set of responsibilities and…

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Tips to Increase Personal and Team Productivity Exponentially

Apr 8, 2020
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If you know anything about pop culture, you might remember the artist Usher as a judge on the television show “The Voice,” using the catchphrase “Teamwork makes the dream work.” While yes, it is catchy, he’s not wrong. A skilled, streamlined, united team is crucial to running anything successfully, whether it’s a sports team, a…

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How to Maintain Your Mental Health While Working From Home

Mar 25, 2020

As the nation practices social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many workers are now working from makeshift home offices. This represents a huge shift in the day-to-day lives of most of us, and the change in routine combined with the relentless news cycle can do a number on your mental health. Here’s how…

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6 Tips for Networking in Coworking Spaces

Feb 27, 2020

Luckily for those who work in a shared office space, the opportunity to network is right at your doorstep. Networking can sometimes be a bit awkward and forced, however in your coworking space, there’s a high chance you’re with motivated, like-minded individuals who are naturally curious about your business. There’s also less pressure because you…

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Optimum’s Guide to Working in Albuquerque

Feb 20, 2020

We recently wrote about start-up growth in Albuquerque and how it’s transforming the city’s business world. It’s booming, and there’s a strong case for starting and growing a business in this New Mexico location. From culture to festivals and events, to forest hiking, and even history tours— Albuquerque has high energy and a lot to explore.

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There is Nothing as Valuable as Our Time

Feb 6, 2020

Time is the one thing we can never buy more of. It’s a precious resource and one that we need to use wisely. However, all too often, we find ourselves whiling away an afternoon on admin, losing hours to meetings, and zoning out while doing repetitive tasks. Here’s how to get more out of your time – the right way.

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How Tech Startups are Transforming Business in Albuquerque

Jan 30, 2020

Tech startups are no longer only synonymous with Silicon Valley, Austin, or New York. Soaring rents, glutted markets, and more cautious investors looking for real-world profitability over on-paper potential are driving startups to business-friendly cities like Albuquerque. And with growth in the startup space comes growth in the small business sector more generally. Albuquerque Means…

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