Round and About Productivity: Work-Life Balance Realities, Threats and Motivators [Infographic]

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Overworked employees is a real issue many companies are facing in today’s society. With so many people putting all their focus on work and forgetting about everything else, they are sacrificing a work-life balance. But this balance is necessary to health, happiness and even productivity. The infographic below from Wrike takes a look at the realities of becoming overworked.

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Work Engaged, Work Inspired [Infographic]

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Here at Ridiculously Efficient, we are big advocates for employee engagement, for both in-office workers and telecommuters. An engaged employee is one who is more productive, feels part of a bigger goal, and is inspired to do their best work. The infographic below from Mindjet shows just how beneficial engaged employees are to any company.

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The Rise of Flexible Working [Infographic]

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Flexible working gives workers the ability to choose their own schedules and give themselves the freedom to work around other aspects of their lives. So, it’s no wonder that more and more companies are offering flexible working as an enticing perk to job candidates. The infographic below takes a look at the rise of flexible working.

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5 Productive Tips From Incredibly Busy People [Infographic]

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Becoming more productive requires time, patience and whole lot of will power. But, you won’t get anywhere if you don’t take advice from some of the busiest and most productive people out there. The below infographic from Open Forum provides five useful productivity tups from incredibly busy people.

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The Power of Plants in the Workplace [Infographic]

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We already know that plants have a big place in the workplace. Just being able to look at a desk plant can help boost your productivity. But, how else can plants help workers get through their hectic days? The infographic below from Ambius takes a look at just how powerful plants can be in the workplace.

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The 5 Most Dangerous Creative Productivity Myths Busted! [Infographic]

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The creative world is full of productivity myths about the best work practices. However, many of these practices are only getting in the way of your productivity, not helping it. The infographic below from AtTask debunks five common creative productivity myths.

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9 Tips to Increase Your Focus for Getting Things Done [Infographic]

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Changing your daily habits to become more productive can be daunting. It takes a  lot of will power and it often takes some time before you see any results. But, there are smaller changes you can make to your work routine that will help inch you towards high levels of productivity. The infographic below shows nine ways to help you increase your focus.

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Slave Owners vs. Modern Management: Can You Tell the Difference? [Infographic]

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Modern management may not have come as far as we think. While some leaders practice open communication and provide a creative and fun workplace, others are still unable to change their ways. The infographic below from Top Management Degrees compares the modern manager to slave owners.

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The Science of Productive Breaks [Infographic]

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A productive day isn’t one in which you push through task after task; this will only lead to you feeling overworked. Instead, a productive day is one in which you are able to complete your tasks well, and end the day with a feeling of accomplishment. The only way to achieve this by filling your day with periodic breaks that help recharge you and keep you on top of your game. The infographic below from Wrike takes a look at the science behind productive breaks.

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A Daily Routine to Maximize Productivity [Infographic]

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Productivity isn’t just about how you work, it’s about how you live. Everything from what you eat to how often you exercise has an impact on your productivity. The infographic below from Health Central outlines the ideal routine for maximized productivity.

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Overcome Employee Burnout by Outsourcing [Infographic]

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We live in a culture in which work is everything. We live for our jobs and tend to forget to stop and smell the roses. This is leading to people feeling overworked and experiencing job burnout earlier and more frequently than they should. The infographic below from TransForm Solutions offers a simple solution to overworked employees — outsourcing.

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Working From Home — Is It the Future? [Infographic]

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More and more people are working from home as companies make a move to provide flexible working. However, there are still a few business leaders who feel that working from home only gets in the way of productivity. So, is working from home the future? The infographic below from Staff.com explores the answer.

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Engaging Millennials Using Social Learning Communities [Infographic]

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Keeping employees engaged is an on-going challenge employers struggle with. Looking for ways to engage millennial employees is an even bigger challenge. Millennials are fluent in digital media and are as committed to company goals as the rest of their coworkers, which is a trait employers should recognize. The infographic below from Peoplefluent outlines a few ways companies can engage millennials.

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Considering Coworkers [Infographic]

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Lithuania’s Hub Vilnius coworking space. (CC) Mindaugas Danys/Flickr

Coworkering is a great option for solopreneurs and even small startup teams who are looking for a collaborative work environment. Sharing a workspace with people from different fields and specialties is a growing trend, and there’s a good reason for it. The infographic below from Premier Business Centers takes a deeper look at coworking.

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