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Music and distractions in the workplace

I was recently re-reading Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, and it re-reminded me of why I do not like to listen to music in the workplace. 532 more words


Time Is Not Lost

When I ask people what holds them back from accomplishing their fitness goals, or any of their goals in life for that matter, most respond, “I can’t find the time.” Well, if you keep searching for time you will never find it. 124 more words

Lost Time

Employee Happiness? Who Cares?

I’m not suggesting that employees should be made to be miserable. Ultimately, that’s up to all of us individually. The point I’ve been trying to make for ages and… 249 more words

Employee Engagement

Cold Shower Challenge - Four Health/Productivity Reasons to Step Up Your Morning Game

Imagine a scenario for a second…

You wake up in the morning, walk over to your shower and get the shower going and go ahead and step in.   312 more words

Mental Clarity

Flow And Workplace Interruptions

Picture if you will a vertical axis called ‘Challenge’ and a horizontal axis called ‘Skill.’ Various combinations of challenge and skill can result in a person being in a state of apathy, worry, control… but what we’re aiming for more of is ‘FLOW’ – a magical (not really magical) state where a high level of skill meets a high level of challenge. 39 more words

Employee Engagement

The Universal Solvent - how to increase your energy, save money, and live longer

The Universal Solvent.  That is what engineers and scientists refer to water as.  It is an amazing fluid.

Do you ever feel tired in the middle of the day?   318 more words

Personal Productivity

Procrastination: When Will I Get Around To Looking Up The Meaning Of 'Temporal Discounting'?

I showed this video today in a time management workshop I was running. I had a pretty good idea that none of the participants had any issues themselves with procrastination – quite the reverse. 101 more words

Employee Engagement