Jenessa Connor

Jenessa is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer and young adult author. She received her on-the-job office ninja training through various marketing and communications roles in startups and small nonprofit organizations. She’s passionate about problem-solving and loves finding new ways to increase office productivity and creativity. If you don’t find her in front of her computer, check the local movie theaters and restaurants, Prospect Park or the gym at CrossFit 718.

Quick Ways to De-Stress While You’re on the Clock

Quick Ways to De-Stress While You’re on the Clock

Technically, National Relaxation Day is today—Saturday, August 15th—and we encourage every ninja out there to fully kick back this weekend. Seriously—dig out the lawn chairs, put a little paper umbrella in a frosty drink and CHILL. OUT. But keep in mind that having big plans to do nothing doesn’t preclude you from incorporating little moments…Read more

5 Ideas for Morale-Boosting Office Awards

5 Ideas for Morale-Boosting Office Awards

Let’s say one Monday morning you were presented with the Top Banana award in recognition of your workplace contributions. You’d probably smile and laugh. Perhaps you’d Instagram a picture, mention it to a friend over dinner, and then keep it on your desk where it would amuse you from time to time. I’d say all…Read more

6 Tips for Maximizing Work From Home Days

6 Tips for Maximizing Work From Home Days

When done right, a work-from-home day can be both wildly productive and personally restorative. Eliminate the minutes it takes you to commute to and from the office, as well as the time lost to workplace distractions, and suddenly you have loads more time for both work and personal tasks. Be warned, ninja: the lack of…Read more