Lisa Evans

Lisa Evans

Lisa Evans is a health and lifestyle freelance journalist from Toronto.

Why You Should Ditch the Keyboard and Meet in Person Instead
Meetings

Why You Should Ditch the Keyboard and Meet in Person Instead

Some important elements of communication are lost in digital exchanges.
How Asking for Help Can Be the Difference Between Success and Shutting Down
Asking for Help

How Asking for Help Can Be the Difference Between Success and Shutting Down

A willingness to ask for help is one of the largest differentiators between exceptional achievers and ordinary achievers.
Finding Your Focus Through 'Deep Work'
Focus

Finding Your Focus Through 'Deep Work'

Working on something intently will produce much better results than working with distracted, fragmented attention.
Why Sleeping on a Decision May Not Help You
Business Optimization

Why Sleeping on a Decision May Not Help You

There's nothing about sleep itself that gives us more insight or makes us more confident in a decision.
The 5 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Change This Year
Control What You Can

The 5 Things Your Doctor Wants You to Change This Year

There are a few simple changes you can make so the entrepreneurial lifestyle doesn't kill you.
How to Find the Right Remote Work Space for Your Company
Remote Workforce

How to Find the Right Remote Work Space for Your Company

The secrets of those who successfully work remotely.
Creating an Alternative to the Office Holiday Party
Holiday Parties

Creating an Alternative to the Office Holiday Party

Christmas parties aren't the only way to spread holiday cheer around the office.
The Do's and Don'ts of the Office Secret Santa
Christmas

The Do's and Don'ts of the Office Secret Santa

Secret Santa programs at Christmas can be great for morale. Try not to be a Grinch about them.
Reduce Stress in Your Office This Holiday Season
Control What You Can

Reduce Stress in Your Office This Holiday Season

Christmas stress invades offices and cubicles, causing productivity to plummet as employees' focus shifts from work to holiday happenings.
Why Office Singing May Be the Next Yoga
Workplace Wellness

Why Office Singing May Be the Next Yoga

Don't worry if it's not good enough for anyone else to hear, just sing. You'll feel better.
Your Workplace Stress Is Killing You
Control What You Can

Your Workplace Stress Is Killing You

According to a new study, our offices may be chipping years off our lives.
How to Power Through the Day Without Any Sleep
Sleep

How to Power Through the Day Without Any Sleep

Although sleep is important to productivity, here's how to power through the day even without a full night of z's.
Why Your Procrastination Excuses Don't Cut It
Control What You Can

Why Your Procrastination Excuses Don't Cut It

Stop making excuses for putting off important tasks. You're not making any sense.
How Talking to Yourself Can Help You Be More Successful
Self-Talk

How Talking to Yourself Can Help You Be More Successful

We all talk to ourselves, but it's how to talk to yourself that matters most.
How to Avoid Burnout in Your Team
Burnout

How to Avoid Burnout in Your Team

It's important to get your employees to work as hard for you as you work for yourself.