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The productivity Box: How Information Overload Is Killing Your Productivity

In today’s fast-paced digital world, we are constantly bombarded with an overwhelming amount of information. Emails flood our inboxes, instant messages pop out, social media platforms lure us in with endless scrolling, and we find ourselves drowning in a sea of news articles, videos, and advertisements. This phenomenon known as information overload is silently killing our productivity.

The Productivity Box: How Information Overload Is Killing Your Productivity

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The Productivity Box: How to Break the Afternoon Slump

Whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, your productivity levels will ebb and flow throughout the day. Some people are alert and ready as soon as the day starts while others do their best work in the evening. However, there’s a window of time that is almost universally unproductive—the late afternoon slump.

The Productivity Box: How to Break the Afternoon Slump

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The Productivity Box: Harness Teamwork to Boost Work Performance

Most of us can agree that teamwork is more than just a buzzword, it is a cornerstone of success in business. Harness teamwork and this team-oriented approach will ensure that everybody is working in sync, driving innovation, and improving overall performance. Still, we might not realize just how beneficial it is for problem-solving, communication, decision-making, innovation, organizational efficiency, and overall performance.

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How to Stay Focused when Spring Fever Kicks In

If you’ve heard of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), you might associate it with those dark, cold winter months. However, while less common, SAD can occur in the spring as well, with symptoms like restlessness, anxiety, depression, insomnia, agitation or limited attention span. Also known by its more colloquial name, spring fever, this form of SAD can pose a threat to your concentration and productivity at work.

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The Productivity Box: Overcome Rust-Out to Stay Engaged and Inspired at Work

Over the past few years, burnout has become a major topic of conversation—especially in the wake of COVID-19 as chronic stress, overwhelm, and exhaustion reached alarming new levels. But there’s another less talked about phenomenon that could be even more detrimental to your work performance (and other facets of your life, too). This silent saboteur is called rust-out, and almost 70 percent of employees have dealt with it.

The Productivity Box Overcome Rust-Out to Stay Engaged and Inspired at Work

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The Productivity Box: Use Cold Winter Air to Wake Up your Mind

The calendar has transitioned from that chaotic holiday rush in December to an exciting fresh start in January. Now is the time to reset your focus on performance goals. Fortunately, with winter in full force across the Northern Hemisphere, it’s easier than you might think to harness mental energy, alertness, concentration, and other executive functions during this time of year. Yes, the cold winter can actually help!

The Productivity Box Use Cold Winter Air to Wake Up your Mind

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The Productivity Box: Muda, Mura, Muri or How to Reduce Inconsistency to Boost Efficiency

Efficient workflow leads to a successful performance and higher bottom line. It doesn’t matter your industry, organization, or team culture. And yet, research shows that only 60 percent (or less) of the average employee’s time is productive. Not to mention, employees face about 56 interruptions each day, which can take them as long as two hours to recover from. There is a lot of inconsistency that could drive to less-than-desired results.

The Productivity Box: Muda, Mura, Muri or How to Reduce Inconsistency to Boost Efficiency

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Become a Better Team Player at Work

Effective teamwork is the backbone of a successful organization. When you join forces with your coworkers in a productive way to reach a common goal, then you see results. This is how bright ideas come into focus, creative solutions take shape and unique perspectives are brought to the table. Being a good team player pays off.

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