One of the main advantages in today’s workplace is the ability for employees to work from home or any other place where they feel more productive and creative. The workstation in many offices isn’t stationary anymore. Employers are supporting their employees with laptops instead of desktops, and offering flexible work hours if it helps do the work better. 

During the busy weekdays spent in the city, we tend to forget that long ago, we lived in untouched nature. Every now and then we need to get out of the city to re-energize in nature. Jill Suttie has contributed significant findings to the Greater Good Science Center about the positive effects of nature on our body and brain health. We’ll keep it short! See below for reasons you should spend more time outdoors, and not on your couch:

A leader is someone who inspires others to think big. Someone who can build a great team, lead it, and bring it towards success in accordance with their mission and vision. To understand how effective you are as a leader, Nicole Fallon Taylor has raised three important questions to ask yourself

A nonstop flow of incoming emails in your work inbox is quite disruptive, and for some, who like to take care of them as they come in, it might take almost the whole day. Reacting immediately feels good and you might think you’re being productive, but at the end of the day, you still haven’t managed to finish other crucial tasks. And then you’re sitting overtime in your office, trying to catch up.

The first things that come to mind when thinking about how to boost productivity are the techniques and tools you could use to handle tasks and maintain focus during the day. There probably aren’t many people that think “you are what you eat” when it comes to productivity, but nutritional food really can do miracles to increase your work efficiency. The Blurt team, whose mission is to help people affected by depression, has revealed a list of food that can decrease depression symptoms and boost mental and physical health.

A number of studies conducted all over the world show that if people actively “work” with their brains during their life, it’s possible to keep their heads “clear” and functioning well into old age. If you want to have good memory and increase your brain power, you must train them. There are many easy ways to do that – for example, add cottage cheese to your daily menu because dairy products improve and sharpen memory.

Teach yourself to be productive. Nothing is more valuable than mental workouts that increase your ability to work, focus and be productive. Ready to start? These 9 important tips, written by Mike Renahan on Hubspot, are your benchmark.

Employees who constantly feel energized, are engaged with the organization, and are satisfied with their jobs don’t lose motivation and have good performance results that lead to increased company profit. But did you know that behind company performance stands company culture? Alina Dizik has done some research and reported interesting results on The Wall Street Journal from a study conducted by a group of researchers who analysed company performance by surveying the employees working in sales departments at 95 auto dealership companies.

Have you ever felt that there are not enough hours in the day to get the things done? Some of us might think that the best scenario would be to take work home and gain some additional hours there. The logic is that if I get less sleep, but finish extra work, then at least tomorrow I would have less to do. But is the time saved by working extra hours instead of sleeping well worth it? Read below for “7 Reasons Productive People Go to Bed Early” written by Amy Morin on Inc.

Who doesn’t want to be successful in their career? As written in the post by Travis Bradberry on Forbes, your success doesn’t just depend on your degree, knowledge and level of intelligence. According to a study conducted by Carol Dweck, a psychologist at Stanford University, your success and achievements depend more on your mindset than your IQ.