Productivity

What You Can Learn About Creativity from Emma Donoghue

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The "Room" author and recent Oscar nominee on originality, multitasking and ceding control

How to Help Your Misfit Employees Shine

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Feeling out of place at the office can hurt productivity. A new study suggests a way for managers to solve the problem

Why Your Workplace Needs to Adopt the Walk-and-Talk

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The best way to hold meetings may actually be on your feet, according to a new study

How Businesses Can Actually Use Virtual Reality

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Yes, virtual reality and holograms are buzzy, but they are changing the ways companies work and creating a whole new support industry

Why It’s Time to Put Down the Keyboard

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Today's voice-recognition tech might be making typing obsolete. Better brush up on your elocution

Why Setting Deadlines for Your Staff Is a Waste of Time

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A new study suggests enforced due dates lead to rushed or subpar work

How to Never Be Late Again

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Want to avoid a reputation for tardiness? A four-step guide to showing up on time, every time

Why You Should Let Your Staff Have Side Gigs

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So what if your employees are driving Ubers or building Etsy empires on the side? The skills they pick up moonlighting can make your business stronger

Does Your Office Smell Productive?

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Aromatherapy isn't just for spas and cosmetics stores any more: The odours in your office can affect the way your people work

5 CEO Resolutions for the New Year

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This year, I'm making less work for myself, so that I can get more done