Take Breaks Like a Power Lifter to Really Recharge

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We’ve talked a lot about our natural need to take breaks, allowing us time to give our brains a mini recharge before moving on to the next task. Many of us do this by checking our Facebook pages, heading over to BuzzFeed or another online time suck. It turns out we’ve been doing it all wrong.

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15 Ways to Reset Your Creativity

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I talk a lot about the importance of unplugging to recharge your productivity and reset your creativity, but not all of us have the luxury of working from home at a schedule we set. Here’s a list of ways, both big and small, to hit the proverbial reset button. [Read more...]

5 Routines to Add to Your Workday for Max Productivity

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Many successful people are creatures of habit in some way; these routines to add to your workday are sure to crank up your productivity. [Read more...]

Does Your Office Need a Thinking Day?

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Barry Glassman of Glassman Wealth Services pays for every employee to spend one day each quarter out of the office thinking up ideas to benefit the company in what’s called a Thinking Day. Could such a practice benefit your office? [Read more...]