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.
Many leaders are focused solely on producing great work, and producing it at a certain speed. While this is important, the other aspects of work life easily get overlooked. Office culture and comfortable working environments are just as important for workers to feel motivated to do their jobs, and to do them well. The infographic below from ccGenie outlines what workers hate and want from their work environments.