productivity

A 5-post collection


Libby Kane wrote in Business Insider a curious article on how 2 seemingly obvious questions can get you the most productive work days: 1- What is most important right now? and What do you feel like doing? Here is how answering these questions can improve your productivity: on the first question, this is dictated by your project managing and task managing system. First, she recommends to list the most important tasks and then introduce a secondary parameter for evaluation of the priority such as Deadlines, people waiting, and when will you see the return on your effort. We would suggest...

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A recent study developed in Japan by the Keio University of Tokyo showed that Happiness improves productivity. This study highlights 4 factors that are directly correlated to happiness in the workplace: self-realization and growth, connection and gratitude, a sense of optimism, and independence. A recent study developed in Japan by the Keio University of Tokyo showed that Happiness improves productivity. This study highlights 4 factors that are directly correlated to happiness in the workplace: self-realization and growth, connection and gratitude, a sense of optimism, and independence. A stressor factor is a structure still used in many companies in a top-down...

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A recent paper titled “It Is Time to Get Some Rest,” by Manel Baucells, a professor at UVA’s Darden School of Business, and Lin Zhao of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing used insights from the pacing and race techniques used in Olympic Sports to suggest how employees working under different conditions can manage their breaks to maximize performance and hence avoid fatigue, burnout and other overwork associated problems. Mentally fatigued and overworked teams tend to experience greater probabilities of depression and physical health problems, lower life quality and satisfaction, and negative impacts on their family life. Work...

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Until recently, the majority of job offers consisted, essentially, in physical activities. However, this paradigm has changed and, in a few decades, a significant part of this offer became mostly mental and cognitive. With this shift in the paradigm, mental fatigue became one of the most concerning health issues currently affecting society. This is aggravated by the growing competition and precariousness in the workplace, the overload of information as well as the general increase of the pressure felt by employees. These factors inspired and motivated the development of the Performetric project. This project builds on the fact that computers are...

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This will be the place for us to share our journey around the problem of people well being during work periods and, ultimately, to happiness. We will share information about Performetric project, but also about fatigue, stress, productivity and workforce. If you want to see more topics please contact. You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter. We hope you enjoy, Performetric Team...

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