If you have a reputation for reluctance to admit you’re wrong, a few insights can motivate you to improve your ability to practice this acquired skill.
Control your emotions— don’t let them control you. It sounds simple, but it’s not. Still, it is one of the most important skills you can learn for managing workplace stress.
Waiting until you feel sleepy working at the computer late at night before going to bed is not a dreamy idea. Ditto, taking a laptop to bed and falling asleep. These behaviors (and others like them) ruin sleep quality. Repeated research has warned that lack of sleep increases […]
It’s spring, so why no freshen up your office or workspace with plants? Plants reduce stress, and research shows that having these small symbols of work-life balance keeping you company can improve your mood and your productivity. It also seems that the more demanding your work, the more […]
During the week are you fully engaged or do distractions like gossip, cell phone calls, email wars, election-year political discussions, kitchen conversations, surfing the Internet, or just simple “dawdling” affect your productivity? Although important business metrics (things companies like to measure) include waste, breakage, machinery downtime, absenteeism, and […]