Roundup No 3: How to be crazy productive, boost creativity with your office design, and more!

5 Ways to Experience Flow and Get Crazy Productive

“The average person has 70,000 thoughts each day [..],” says Travis Bradberry, author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and co-founder of TalentSmart – the world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training. Wow! (more…)

Roundup No 2: What is the secret to creativity, increase your work efficiency with these 8 productivity tools, and more!

8 Productivity Tools for Work and Life

DeskTime has collected a list of 8 productivity tools and gadgets that help increase productivity at work and at home. It features products like the Doxie Go, the small, portable scanner that allows you to scan documents everywhere, and Luxafor, a LED productivity indicator that lets your colleagues know when you’re busy. (more…)

Feeling unproductive after a bad night’s sleep? This schedule will help organize your day!

How do you work at the fullest capacity on days when you feel exhausted from a sleepless night? It turns out that sleep scientists have done some studies and created a simple schedule that’s divided by the hours and gives advice on how to spend each hour to help you stay productive despite feeling tired. (more…)

How multitasking decreases your chances of getting promoted at work

In one of our previous roundups, “Studies reveal that energy and self-control are directly related to your productivity,” multitasking was mentioned as a negative habit that reduces work efficiency. The reason is that the human brain can only fully concentrate on one task at a time. So, before you begin working on something else, finish the previous task and let it go! (more…)

Roundup No 1: Find the best to-do list for your work style, enjoy the day with fika, and more

How to Write Productive To-Do Lists

Is your to-do list hard to finish and not working as expected? No worries, DeskTime has advice on how to master your productivity and better accomplish the tasks on your to-do list. Learn about 5 different to-do list techniques, and find the one that works best for you. Is it Bullet Journaling, focusing on smaller tasks, Steven Covey’s Priority Matrix concept, identifying your most important tasks, or the Pareto Principle? Read more on the DeskTime Blog.
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