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Fact Friday: Got Bad Habits? Fix Them All at the Same Time.
May 20, 2016

Fact Friday: Got Bad Habits? Fix Them All at the Same Time.

” … a new small study suggests that embracing a wide variety of healthier behaviors at once, including changes to diet and exercise, may be even more beneficial … people who changed several aspects of their life to be healthier saw bigger improvements in their mood and stress levels compared to people in other trials who changed just one part of their lifestyle.”

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Should You Get Rid of All Your Bad Habits at Once? |Time.com | 5.12.2016

 

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Fact Friday: Sitting All Day is Sucking the Life Out of You
April 29, 2016

Fact Friday: Sitting All Day is Sucking the Life Out of You

“The stress, long hours, and sedentary nature of your modern office job are sucking the life out of you– literally. Around 86% of American workers sit all day at work. If you’re one of them, Alan Hedge, a design and ergonomics professor at Cornell, recommends you change to positions every eight minutes, and take a two-minute “moving break” at least twice an hour.”

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24 Ways Your Desk Job Is Ruining Your Health | Inc.com | 4.28.16

 

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Fact Friday: Plans Fail When You Focus on Multiple Goals
June 23, 2015

Fact Friday: Plans Fail When You Focus on Multiple Goals

“When you’ve got a goal in mind, research shows that it works to have a specific plan in place to achieve it. But that may not be the case when you’re trying to achieve several goals at once…researchers found that for people with just one goal, having a plan in place helped them to accomplish it. But that planning didn’t help the people who had to accomplish six goals.”

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Planning Is Less Effective When You’re Juggling Multiple Goals: Study | HuffingtonPost.com | 5.19.12

 

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Fact Friday: Multitasking Decreases Productivity
January 9, 2015

Fact Friday: Multitasking Decreases Productivity

“A Realization study shows multitasking can result in a productivity loss of up to 40 percent. In the absence of multitasking, there was a 59.8 percent average increase in the number of projects completed and a 35.5 percent reduction in the time it took to complete a project.

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‘There’s No Such Thing As Multitasking’ | Forbes.com | 1.7.2015

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The Myth of Multitasking: How “Doing It All” Gets Nothing Done by Dave Crenshaw
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Fact Friday: Productivity Increases When Workers Use a Tablet
November 21, 2014

Fact Friday: Productivity Increases When Workers Use a Tablet

“According to Dell’s 2014 International Tablet survey of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) tablets are good for business as it helps increase productivity and liked by employees. ITDMs in India and Brazil believe tablets help increase productivity by 25%, while in the US and UK ITDMs believe that it has helped improve the production by 20% followed by China with 15% increase in productivity. 
 

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 Tablet at Workplace Improves Mobility and Productivity | CBROnline.com | 10.27.2014

 

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Fact Friday: Multitasking Lowers Your IQ

“Research also shows that, in addition to slowing you down, multitasking lowers your IQ. A study at the University of London found that participants who multitasked during cognitive tasks experienced IQ score declines that were similar to what they’d expect if they had smoked marijuana or stayed up all night. IQ drops of 15 points for multitasking men lowered their scores to the average range of an 8-year-old child.”
 

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Multitasking Damages Your Brain And Career, New Studies Suggest | Forbes.com | 10.8.2014

 

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Fact Friday: Workers Are Less Productive on Sunny Days
September 26, 2014

Fact Friday: Workers Are Less Productive on Sunny Days

“While you might think that people are more productive in good weather, just the opposite is true, according to research from Harvard University and the University of North Carolina. On warm, sunny days worker productivity actually decreases because people are distracted by thoughts about what they could be doing …“

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Is Your Team Unproductive? Blame the Weather |Simplicity.Laserfiche.com | 9.11.2014

 
 

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Eliminate the Chaos at Work: 25 Techniques to Increase Productivity
Eliminate the Chaos at Work: 25 Techniques to Increase Productivity by Laura Leist
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Fact Friday: You Can Get Secondhand Stress from Busy CoWorkers
March 3, 2014

Fact Friday: You Can Get Secondhand Stress from Busy CoWorkers

“People who appear rushed all the time have a big affect on colleagues. They may not know it, but they’re usually causing secondhand stress. Seeing colleagues—especially managers—operate at a frenzied, frantic pace can make the behavior contagious, says Robert S. Rubin, an associate professor of management at DePaul University, Chicago.”

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How Busy Colleagues Spread Secondhand Stress | WSJ.com |12.10.13

 

 

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Reboot Your Life: Energize Your Career and Life by Taking a Break*  by Catherine Allen et al
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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