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Want to Be Productive? Here’s Exactly How Long You Should Work.

Want to Be Productive? Here’s Exactly How Long You Should Work.

A recent study was done by the Draugiem Group (a social network service) to determine how long productive employees generally work before taking a break. And I kind of love the results of this study, simply because they’re so weirdly specific. The researchers found that the most productive employees worked exactly 52 minutes before taking(…)

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Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

Don’t Be Afraid to Ask

When we’re at work, we all want to be viewed as super-competent and all-knowing. We don’t want our bosses or coworkers to know if we feel unsure of how to proceed on a certain task or project. No one wants to appear to be confused, inexperienced, or unintelligent. So what do we do when we(…)

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How to Make New Friends

How to Make New Friends

It’s really important to have friends at work. Research indicates that work friends help to make us more productive, focused, happy, healthy, and engaged. Work is so much better when friends are involved! But what if you’re having trouble making friends at work? If that’s the case, here are a few tips: Keep trying –(…)

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How to Be a Good Listener

How to Be a Good Listener

It’s so important to be a good listener. People who know how to listen are better at interacting and connecting with others. They’re also better at avoiding misunderstandings and resolving conflicts. I recently came across a video by “The School of Life” on being a good listener. I think it makes some interesting points. Watch(…)

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