Bicycling to work can help people sleep better, and taking public transit reduces the risk of obesity. How an active commute turns into quantifiable and positive productivity outcomes.… Read More Benefits of an Active Commute
Could working less actually help you get more done? A year-long study proves it’s possible.… Read More A Case for Leaving Work at Exactly 5
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?
I went looking for research on the best air temperature for workers and was appalled by how little good information I found.… Read More What’s the Ideal Office Temperature?
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
Is world news affecting your ability to get work done? Research points to proven ways to recover from stress to stay productive.… Read More Bad News, Self Care, and How to Stay Productive
Late-night people earn 4 to 5 percent less than morning types and are disadvantaged in the workplace. Here’s why and what you can do about it.… Read More The Workplace is Rigged to Favor Morning People
Productivity and mindfulness are not at odds but rather often support each other. You can and should have both.… Read More Making Peace With Productivity and Mindfulness
Being outside more may help night owls fall asleep as much as an hour earlier during the work week.… Read More How 2 Hours of Sunlight Could Fix Your Work Week
Our productivity cycles dictate when we should focus on our most difficult work and when we should slog off a bit and do tasks that require less brain power. There’s a corollary benefit of saving up your easy tasks, if you can manage to do them at a time of day when you allow for interruptions. Let… Read More Productivity Tip: Save Easy Tasks for When You’re Interrupted Most