The best of the web on productivity – Friday 17th February

Here’s a run down of the best articles on the web this week about productivity from BizTech Magazine, Monster, Virgin and Forbes.

The Best of the Web on Productivity

This week, great minds give their input on how to be productive and we ask whether wearables could be the answer we’ve been looking for.

Here’s a run down of the best articles on the web this week about productivity:

Want to Improve Employee Productivity? Wearables Could Be the Answer

Want to Improve Employee Productivity? Wearables Could Be the Answer

Image source: http://www.biztechmagazine.com/article/2017/02/want-improve-employee-productivity-wearables-could-be-answer

The self-tracking movement has exploded in recent years as consumers use smartphones, wearables and apps to monitor everything from their workout progress and sleep patterns to their personal productivity. Now, the trend is catching on in the workplace.

Businesses are looking to technology to measure workers’ activities, creating a more productive and efficient workforce, says Dr. Phoebe Moore, a senior lecturer at Middlesex University in London who has done extensive research on the subject.

10 productivity killers that are making your job way more difficult

10 productivity killers that are making your job way more difficult

Image source: https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/increase-productivity-at-work-0816

You’ve no doubt heard the phrase, “Work smarter, not harder.” A great idea in theory, but let’s face it, everyone has bad work habits that develop over the years. At the core of plenty of these bad habits is their ability to crush your productivity and leave you with more work and even less time to get the job done. But the good news is that bad habits can be undone.

Can introducing the Swedish concept of ‘fika’ improve happiness at work?

Can introducing the Swedish concept of 'fika' improve happiness at work?

Image source: https://www.virgin.com/entrepreneur/can-introducing-swedish-concept-fika-improve-happiness-work

It’s hard to imagine a time when actively improving one’s lifestyle is more popular than now. In order to achieve happiness, we alter our diets and exercise routines, we embrace minimalism, spiritualism, we read self-help books, take digital breaks, monitor our heartbeats and meditate using apps. We spend a lot of time, money and effort seeking a lifestyle that will make us happy. The truth is, navigating this road to happiness can be nothing short of exhausting.

6 Brilliant Productivity Habits You Haven’t Thought Of Yet

6 Brilliant Productivity Habits You Haven't Thought Of Yet

Image source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidsturt/2017/02/15/6-brilliant-productivity-habits-you-havent-thought-of-yet/

“Often, no matter how hard I work, I feel like I can’t get it all done. Even when I do my best to be productive, I just don’t make enough headway.” Phoebe dropped us a line from Minneapolis sharing her dilemma—and we immediately empathized with her struggle.

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