When was the last time you took a break? Not just a lazy Sunday, but a real break. Do you take regular vacations, where you completely unplug, ignore all incoming work emails, and really just enjoy time with friends and family? If not, it’s probably time you did. The infographic below from SuperBreak provides 5 solid signs it’s time for you to take a break.
Offices comes with a slew of distractions, from surfing the Internet to simply chatting with colleagues. A national survey from CareerBuilder reveals the top 10 productivity killers in American workplaces. The study also exposes some of the weirdest things bosses have found employees doing at work.
The current state of the workplace looks very different than it did just a few years ago. And, it is quickly changing to become something that will be completely unidentifiable to those used to traditional offices. The infographic below from Top Management Degrees looks at what the office might look like in the future.
We’ve talked a lot about how routine can help you reach your full potential, and have even highlighted the routines of some pretty productive people. But, how do especially creative people design routines? I, for one, still struggle with the idea of routine because I don’t know when I’m going to feel creative (even though I kind of do know when). Mason Curry investigated the daily rituals of some of the world’s most creative people. Some of them had pretty disciplined routines throughout their lives, while others stuck to a specific regimen only while working on particular projects.