We all know that sleep is a necessary part of life, but from the time we are young, we seek ways to escape it. As children, we view falling asleep as the ultimate defeat. Bedtime means no more playing outside, no more spending time with friends, and no late night movies we probably shouldn’t have seen anyway.

As adults, sleep can be viewed as something that gets in the way of progress. We are always trying to find ways to add hours to a day so we can get more done at home and at work. With that said, we may actually be sabotaging the quality of everything we do by shaving time off of a good night’s rest.

According to the research, the lack of sleep can have a negative effect on “reaction speed, short-term and long-term memory, ability to focus, decision-making capacity, math processing, cognitive speed and spatial orientation.” The value you have to your business shrinks indefinitely when you lose sleep. Below are some things to keep in mind when thinking about trading sleep for extra work.

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The Dynamics Of PAT Testing And What Is Involved

Portable Appliance Testing or PAT Testing is a procure in the UK that involves the routine safety checks for electrical appliances. It is a safety regulation that is more of common sense to guarantee that the general public are protected from injury that is caused by the usage of a portable electrical appliance. People depend on these devices too much to not seek some type of safety procedure when we use these items daily. The best thing to do is to keep the damage minimal and by doing this, we avoid the outcomes of bigger mistakes.

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Every business enters a significant upwards growth curve at some point and then begins to notice things tapering off. For business owners this is a scary prospect because you never know if the slowing growth will be a sustainable pattern which could eventually lead to a reduction in revenues or if it’s a short-term lack of interest in the product offering.

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According to reports from World Health Organization, air pollution is the world’s single biggest environmental health risk, which is linked to millions of deaths every year.There is a strong link between indoor pollution and cardiovascular diseases such as ischemic heart disease, strokes, and serious health ailments like cancer. The role of air pollution in triggering respiratory diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases and acute respiratory infections, is well known.

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What should and what shouldn’t you back up? Your business is probably loaded with different types of technology. For what system or technology should you have a backup? Is your data the only thing you should be backing up? What about a backup power supply, transport system, or even a backup security system that catches staff as well as intruders? Here are ten of the most common pieces of technology that companies are using as backup tech. 

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When you finally decided to let go of your traditional ‘9 to 5 job’ in an office, you have joined a large number of professionals in search for better opportunities. Working from the comforts of your own home is so promising in so many ways. Just imagine the stress of daily commute to work and the hassle of getting up early to look office-ready every single day of your life. If you want to work wearing your pajamas and sweatpants, definitely you can do so.

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One of the crucial aspects of start-ups thriving and scaling businesses is their team. A team that is selected carefully and works in synchronization to deliver results that their leaders set for them. According to a study conducted by McKinsey, 90% of investors believe that the single most non financial influential factor in evaluating the IPO of a firm is the quality of the management team. Large organizations need to pay heed and start planning their people practices such that they can build stronger organizations.

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With President Trump recently withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, the subject of sustainability has once again stepped out of the realm of good business practice to the sphere of international politics and an outraged press. Whatever your opinion on this matter, one’s thing for sure: all this chatter around sustainability will have businesses wondering if they’re doing enough to tackle the size of their environmental footprint.

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Entrepreneur and philanthropist Herbert Wigwe is mostly known as Nigeria’s most prolific and innovative banker but Mr. Wigwe´s tireless work with Nigeria’s youth isn’t going unnoticed. The Herbert Onyewumbu Wigwe (HOW) foundation drove a campaign encouraging young people to accept challenges and be the best they can be under the slogan #BeTheBest.

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Take a look at your company’s current incentives program and you may be thinking that you already have everything covered, but have you already considered improving your safety and wellness programs? Perhaps you’ve tried a few things, but you’re not seeing your employees making a change for the better.Conversely, you might just want to see better results. If that’s the case, then you should consider using safety and wellness incentives to get the job done.

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Employee satisfaction in the workplace should be a main business goal for a variety of reasons. Firstly, employees who experience a lot of job satisfaction are more likely to be engaged with their work, motivated to improve their productivity, and loyal to your company because they care about its results. Striving to achieve a high level of employee satisfaction leads to better customer relationships, improved employee retention, and a positive workplace morale. We’ve listed some of the best ways to improve employee satisfaction in your workplace.

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No one can argue the fact that English is widely used as an international language nowadays. However, statistics show that out of the 7.5 billion people inhabiting the world today, only 1.5 billion of them speak English. Out of these 1.5 billion, about 400 million are native speakers. Chinese, Hindi, Arabic, French, Russian, and Portuguese are among the most spoken languages today.

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Highlights of our study

  • By 2020, India is planning to upgrade the solar power generation to 100 GW, which is among the largest in the world.
  • By financial year 2017, The World Bank (WBG) is helping India on the plan by providing a fund of more than $1 billion. This is largest-ever funding for solar power to any country.
  • WBG is also aiding India-International Solar Alliance, which targets to promote usage of solar power globally by investing $1 trillion by 2030.

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