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Happy Thursday Homies! This is Bemetra. On Sunday’s CorporateHomie chat about balancing traveling for work and your life, I talked about how outsourcing some tasks (that sounds very “corporate”, doesn’t it?)  has saved me so much time and made my home life easier. In this Corporate Quickie, I share with you two things I can’t live without: Amazon and my cleaning lady, Carmen. Click the play button to learn how they help me stay organized - and sane!

Until next time, hu...

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“Idle hands are a playground for the devil.”

The above is a well-known old school adage highly evident in the workplace. How many times have you heard “Always look busy; it shows the boss that you are working” or “A clean desk means you’re not working hard enough”?

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Ah, the weekly work meeting. Perhaps the single most boring event ever created in the business world. What’s supposed to be a purposeful gathering of colleagues to discuss a plan or update a project’s progress or share ideas, somehow quickly melts into a long snooze fest of nothingnes...