The best of the web on productivity – Friday 12th May

Take a look at what this week’s productivity experts have to say about staying engaged in the workplace.

The Best of the Web on Productivity

Here’s a run down of the best articles on the web about workplace engagement:

Get Your Home Office Working More Like a Professional Work Space

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Image source: https://smallbiztrends.com/2017/05/home-office-productivity-tips.html

Working from home as a freelancer for the last year, I have discovered some interesting strategies to level up my productivity. Overcoming the challenges of sharing a workspace with two dogs and a one year old girl, I have created this list of work at home productivity boosters.

Design a Culture Around People to Improve Engagement

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Image source: https://www.eremedia.com/tlnt/design-a-culture-around-people-to-improve-engagement/

There’s a substantial body of research showing organizations with highly engaged employees have 37% less absenteeism, 21% higher productivity and have 19% more income than companies with mostly disengaged employees. But what determines an employee’s engagement and how can organizations take action to influence employee engagement? These questions should be top of mind for every organization today, especially when you consider that four years ago Gallup calculated low engagement costs U.S. employers alone as much as $550 billion a year.

7 Quick Mental Shifts That Can Increase Your Productivity

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Image source: https://www.levo.com/posts/7-quick-mental-shifts-that-can-increase-your-productivity

No matter how many pretty notebooks you buy to get organized, that to-do list isn’t getting any shorter. It just keeps growing. You start the day fully intending to plow through all 15 super-important tasks, only to end up completing three and adding four more. Truth is, old tricks don’t really work for our generation of hustlers. Our attention span is short, and our ambitions are big.

4 Tips to Increase Productivity and Save Your Sanity While Working Remotely

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Image source: https://startupnation.com/start-your-business/productivity-working-remotely/

Telecommuting is one of the internet’s greatest gifts to mankind, and each year, more Americans are accepting that gift. Recent studies reveal that in 2016, people spent more time working remotely than ever before.

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