How To: Increase Your Productivity
“I hate 3 day weekends!” said nobody ever. However, the only slight problem with a bank holiday weekend is that we’re left with only four days to complete five days worth of work. Fear not, we have put together some tips to help you conquer the shorter working week by increasing your productivity. How very efficient of us....
Stay at home!
Employees who work from home are 14% more productive than their office-bound colleagues according to a study released by Stanford University.
Get to the Gym
The American Psychological Association reports that employees are 15% more productive on days where they exercise before work.
Own that room temperature
Experts suggest the work temperature sweet spot is between 18°C and 21°C.
Employees are 42% more likely to complete a project if it is written on a sticky note.
Get some rest
A study from Harvard University found that companies lose almost £50B annually because of employee sleep deprivation.
Put your iPhone down
A survey found that employees spend an average of 1.5 hours on social media at work which is more than the average time spent on social media at home.
Have a break, Have a....
The highest-performing 10% of workers tend to work for 52 minutes followed by a 17-minute break.
Enjoy what you do!
Workers that are happy and enjoy their job are 12% more productive.
Researchers at the University of East London found that hydrated workers are 14% more productive than dehydrated workers.
One thing at a time
A recent Harvard Business Review post said multitasking leads to as much as a 40% drop in productivity, increased stress, and a 10% drop in IQ
Freedom’s ultimate tip
Download Wunderlist, our favourite productivity tool. It’s a desktop tool and app that keeps you on top of your own work as well as your employees. We can’t live without it!