Collaboration culture leads to burnout, inefficient use of resources, and lower productivity, and few are addressing the problem.… Read More When Collaboration Kills Productivity
Don’t get distracted by tips that make you feel busy if they don’t actually put a dent in your efficiency.… Read More Some Productivity Tips Are Drops in the Bucket, And You Should Ignore Them
Increase productivity, stop procrastinating, and feel more at ease with your work by using your brain differently.… Read More How to Make Work Feel Like Second Nature
Here’s what’s wrong with the soundbite about boredom counterintuitively increasing productivity.… Read More Does Doing Nothing Cure Procrastination?
Two different types of distractions seem to effect people in the same way. What does that say about how and why we get distracted?… Read More Are Some People More Susceptible to Distractions?
Open office plans reduce productivity by increasing interruptions. Plus, workers tend to hate them. So why are they still so popular?… Read More Workers Hate Open Offices, So Why Do We Still Use Them?
In a study, students ironically produced better work when they were given suboptimal deadlines. Here’s why.… Read More How Deadlines Produce Better or Worse Results
To be in control of procrastination, we first have to understand what it is and what it isn’t.… Read More Is It a Break, Or Are You Procrastinating?
Research subjects were distracted by incoming texts and phone calls while trying to concentrate. How much worse was their work compared to those left alone to focus?… Read More How Distracting is the Thought of a Missed Message?
When allowed to work from home for nine months straight, a test group of employees became much more productive than their office-based counterparts. Why? And what are the limits of the effect?… Read More Productivity Increases 13 Percent in Work-From-Home Study