Taking time off allows people to refresh and rejuvenate their personal productivity. But what’s the best strategy for how often and how long to leave the office?… Read More Is One Long Vacation Better Than Many Short Ones?
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Choices don’t matter, but decisions do. How can you stay productive by knowing the difference?… Read More Stop Making Choices, Focus on Decisions
To see lasting improvements to personal productivity, we must consider four key areas of change.… Read More 4 Pillars of Productivity
What is happiness priming, and can it make us more productive?… Read More Happiness Priming and Productivity
Bosses need to be more careful with the bonuses they give, or risk losing what makes good employees so valuable in the first place.… Read More When Bonuses Backfire
Don’t trip up your employees with this illogical conclusion about motivation and incentives.… Read More There’s a Catch to Incentives and Motivation
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