The linkage between productivity and microclimate
Ever wondered how the environmental conditions affect your quality of work?
You probably have felt a bit chilly or too hot in your workspace at times. Or noticed dry, itchy skin or eyes, even a runny nose after a long day at the office. Maybe your allergies are flaring up more often in your office than outdoors…
All of these situations are caused by one major problem – inappropriate microclimate in your workspace.
There’s a big difference between working hard and working smart. Working shorter, but ultra-productive hours are much better than working long hours at half-pace. There are many things that contribute to productivity including your workspace, workflow, and break habits. That’s right, taking breaks can actually make you more productive! (more…)
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…)