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25 Ways To Cut Employee Stress And Boost Productivity

Employee stress is a problem. For every employee. At every company.<p>Stress naturally occurs in the workplace. When left unchecked, it can wreak havoc on employee health and productivity.<p>In fact, stress has been associated with physical problems like a weakened immune system, stomach aches, high …

Productivity

The Surprising Power of Daily Rituals

To some people, <i>ritual</i> is a bad word. Many folks recoil at the religious association, even though most rituals aren’t religious. For others, the …

Saber decir no (y la película que te montas)

#citaciega<p><i>“…ya no tenía otro motivo</i><i>,</i><p><i>que salirse con la suya…”</i><p><b>De</b> <i>Nudo</i><b>, Fátima M. Roldán</b><p>A veces tengo la sensación de que el <b>‘saber decir no’</b> está …

How Tim Ferriss, Pat Flynn, and Mimi Ikonn hack their lives in 5 minutes a day

Life hacks are everywhere. From the obvious — getting a good’s night sleep to become a “morning” person — to the exotic — placing your phone in a glass cup to maximize its alarm — each comes with the same promise: Life doesn’t have to be so hard.<p>But is it possible to hack your life in just five …

Productivity

Why You'll Never Do Your Best Work Alone

Beyoncé knows best.<p>At last week's Grammy Awards, Beyoncé’s <i>Lemonade</i> lost Album of the Year to Adele's <i>25</i>, much to her fans' dismay. This wasn't the first time that the record, Beyoncé’s sixth studio effort, found itself at the center of an uproar.<p>When it was released on April 23, 2016, <i>Lemonade</i> …

Creativity

Por qué parece que el tiempo pasa volando… o que nunca pasa

A pesar de la eficacia del sistema de unidades temporales, sigue existiendo una gran diferencia en cómo percibimos el paso del tiempo<p>Nadie nace con …

Quiet Doesn't Cut It: Why Your Brain Might Work Better In Silence

Your brain doesn't deal that well with background noise, but even small doses of silence can help rejuvenate it.<p><i>Shhh.</i> Hear that?<p>No? That's surprising. Odds are, you can hear <i>something</i> right now: A siren, the hum of a fan, the blur of background conversations, the ticking of a watch. It's seldom that …

The Brain

This is The Easiest Way to Become More Productive Instantly

Look closely at your seat mates.<p>Earlier this week the Harvard Business Review published a fascinating piece on how the people we sit near at the …

Productivity

6 Brilliant Productivity Habits You Haven't Thought Of Yet

“Often, no matter how hard I work, I feel like I can’t get it all done. Even when I do my best to be productive, I just don’t make enough headway.” Phoebe dropped us a line from Minneapolis sharing her dilemma—and we immediately empathized with her struggle. Phoebe’s not alone in battling …

Productivity

Being Engaged at Work Is Not the Same as Being Productive

The holy grail of today’s workplace is high employee engagement. According to Gallup’s oft-cited research on the topic, just about one-third of U.S. employees are engaged on the job. That number drops to 13% worldwide, and has held steady for years. Many companies are investing heavily to identify …

Employee Engagement

Cómo tu trabajo freelance/remoto puede ser mucho mejor

Trabajar desde casa o en remoto puede ser duro. Conlleva auto-disciplina para mantenerte concentrado y trabajar las horas normales. Muchos freelance …

I'm Amir Salihefendic, CEO of Doist, and This Is How I Work

Todoist is an old contender among to-do list managers, helping people corral their work into manageable tasks for almost a decade. It’s grown into a …

Productivity

5 Big Thinkers on How They Work Smarter

Work smarter, not harder.<p>Getting a handle on your work flow and figuring out how to work smarter can seem like an insurmountable task, but it is achievable. It is doable. Getting more great work done in today's environment takes a mix of innovative tactics and good-old fashioned grit.<p>I recently …

Productivity

Las personas que se dejan para luego

“Coged las rosas mientras podáis,<br>veloz el tiempo vuela.<br>La misma flor que hoy admiráis,<br>mañana estará muerta.”<p><i>maestro Walt Whitman (Hojas de hierba,</i> …

How I Set Aside Two Days Each Week To Work On Just One Thing

You already know about time "batching," but when those batch periods slide all over your schedule, they aren't much good to you.<p>My company recently surveyed more than 350 U.S. business owners on the biggest time-wasters in their workdays. The results weren't much of a shock, with email coming up on …

Productivity

Want to Be More Productive? Sit Next to Someone Who Is

To increase worker performance, employers often invest in a number of things, from rewards and incentives to education and training. These traditional approaches develop employees’ skills and enrich their work experience. But we discovered a surprisingly simple way to increase productivity, one …

Productivity

Four Secrets Of People Who Finish Their Workweeks On Thursday

Polishing off the bulk of your work before Friday all comes down to your work habits from Monday to Thursday.<p>We all often face the same problem: The workweek drags by at a glacial pace, while the weekend speeds past us before we even realize what’s happening.<p>Mathematically, of course, it all makes …

Productivity

Why Skipping Lunch Is Bad for You and Worse for Business

Did you skip lunch last week—either by gobbling down something at your desk or forgoing food altogether? The odds are good that you did.<p>A 2012 …

Consejos de un cerebro “consciente” para ayudarle a ser más productivo

por Jane Nicholls<p>Parece una ironía turbo-cargada que cuando Debbie Jeremiah era el CFO de Ferrari en Reino Unido, fueron el yoga y la meditación los …

I Work from Home

911 OPERATOR: 911—what’s your emergency?<p>ROBERT: Hi, I . . . uh . . . I work from home.<p>OPERATOR: O.K., is anyone else there with you, sir?<p>ROBERT: No, I’m alone.<p>OPERATOR: And when’s the last time you saw someone else? Was that today?<p>ROBERT: Uh, my wife . . . this morning, I guess.<p>OPERATOR: Anyone …

Lunch

Why Setting Goals is Essential for Success in Any Area!

When I started working in my chosen profession, I couldn’t understand why there were those individuals who seemed to succeed in anything they tried, …

Success

Por qué dormir es lo más productivo que puedes hacer durante el día y cómo hacerlo mejor

Recuerdo el primer día de clase de Lengua en 10º grado (15-16 años) más que ninguno otro aquel año. Entré en la clase con mis veinte y pico …

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t just harming your performance in the moment; you may very well …

The Brain

What Happened When I Forced Myself To Wake Up At 5 A.M. Every Day For A Month

Some early risers might get more done, but it turns out there are times when getting up earlier can make you less productive.<p>Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive and possibly better problem solvers. But after a month of forcing myself out of bed at 5 a.m., I …

Well-being

Как спланировать и решить все свои дела: Пошаговая инструкция

Афиша Daily разобралась в основах Getting Things Done — подходе к управлению делами и одноименной книге («Как привести дела в порядок» в русском …

Una fórmula para combatir el perfeccionismo e invertir mejor tu tiempo

El perfeccionismo puede convertirse en tu pero enemigo, pues tratar de hacer las cosas perfectas, no siempre es sinónimo de progreso. Muchas veces …

The Office Experiment: Can Science Build the Perfect Workspace?

In late May, eight employees of Mayo Clinic's medical-records department packed up their belongings, powered down their computers and moved into a …

Open offices are damaging our memories

It’s not just loud and sniffly, open offices are actually hurting our brains. Now some businesses are bringing back walls and doors.<p>Four years ago, Chris Nagele did what many other technology executives have done before — he moved his team into an open concept office.<p>His staff had been exclusively …

Conciliación y trabajo del conocimiento | Jerónimo Sánchez | Consultor artesano en efectividad centrada en las personas

Cada vez existe en España una <b>mayor sensibilidad sobre el asunto de la conciliación</b>, entendida como la posibilidad de que un trabajador tenga la …

1 in 7 Employees Are Stars. The Best Companies Cluster Them Together.

Talent is what separates the best from the rest. The best-performing companies simply have better people. Right?<p>That’s certainly what we thought before Bain & Company launched its in-depth investigation of workforce productivity. After assessing the practices of global companies and surveying …

Harvard Business Review