Many jobs require people to sit at a desk for several hours at end, which can bring about issues like back pain if the office chair you are using is uncomfortable and inappropriate for extended use. What you do need is one of the below chairs, which comply with ergonomic standards and will give you a comfortable place to complete your eight hours of daily work. As an added bonus, these chairs have some really cool features. [Read more...]
A new study from Spain suggests there is a correlation between fitness levels and cognitive performance. By examining Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and how it changes depending on the cognitive task, the study found that fitness levels have a major effect on sustained attention. [Read more...]
Ah, the follow-up email. I get at least five a day from well-meaning bloggers looking to place a guest post or companies pitching a product, news item or service. Should the follow-up email be forgotten for good or remain a mainstay in modern communication? [Read more...]
I’m a huge fan of outsourcing to improve your productivity. When done properly, delegation can crank your output up to unparalleled levels.
This is a case study about how to declare to-do list bankruptcy and win. [Read more...]
Work is fun when you love what you’re doing and really enjoy your colleagues’ company. What about when you work for yourself, though? [Read more...]
Why let startups and big corporations have all the fun? These productivity-preserving perks for solopreneurs ensure your creativity and efficiency stay charged up year-round. [Read more...]
My guest posts this week included tips on manager-employee relations, project management apps and the atrocious statistics on vacation time in the U.S. [Read more...]
So the first major challenge is over and you’ve managed to land a job interview. Now’s the time to focus on landing the job. Check out these tips for perfecting the often-frightening interview.
One of the seemingly counterproductive work habits I have is that I rely on comprehensive checklists, but it seriously works. [Read more...]
It’s easy to win at time management when you have a road map. Here are 10 things to try today (and every day) to crank up your efficiency.