Roundup No. 6: What about a productivity diet?

Your Brain Has a “Delete” Button—Here’s How to Use It

It turns out, there’s scientific proof behind the saying “practice makes perfect.”

Your ability to learn something new depends on strengthening neural connections. For example, the more you practice speaking a foreign language, the stronger the circuits get, and the more fluent you become in that language. (more…)

Review: Project management done smart and streamlined

As an integral part of improving Luxafor as a business and product, I often search the world wide web for inspiration from other noteworthy companies. And often I do find businesses and ideas that share my vision of making the workplace more productive and streamlined, and I just have to talk about them. (more…)

Experiment: 3 Ways to Minimize Interruptions at Work

Did you know that the average person gets interrupted every 3 minutes at work? From coworkers that want to chat, to incoming emails, to Facebook notifications, there’s no shortage of distractions in today’s workplace.

Working in an open office space can be especially distracting, as there’s nothing separating you from everybody else. And we at GreyNut can attest to that. Our open office plan allows for plenty of collaboration and communication, but we’ve all longed for some peace and quiet at some point. (more…)

Roundup No 5: The remote workforce, time tracking, and habits of happy people

How You Can Boost Productivity by Tracking Your Time

Do you feel like you aren’t working as productively as you could be? To be productive, you must understand the reasons why you procrastinate and the habits that hold you back. Time tracking can help you understand how much time you spend on each of your tasks, figure out where your time is being wasted, and make strategic changes. (more…)

Roundup No 4: Your productivity – bad habits that reduce it and workspaces that increase it

Bad Habits You Must Break to Be More Productive

Perfectionism might actually be bad for your productivity. “We tend to freeze up when it’s time to get started because we know that our ideas aren’t perfect and what we produce might not be any good. But how can you ever produce something great if you don’t get started and give your ideas time to evolve?” says Dr. Travis Bradberry, co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and co-founder of TalentSmart. (more…)