CategoryProductivity

How to Set up a Home office

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If you haven’t already thought about it, you will – pretty soon. Most tech companies have the luxury to work from home, and are switching to permanent work from home mode. I can only assume many would follow suit both in US and India. We are going fully remote first at Quora. Most of our employees have opted not to return to the office post-covid, I will not work out of the office...

The One Habit That Helped Me Become More Productive Than Last Year

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I’ll be honest. I was never a morning person. In school, in college, I used to be a night owl. Either wiling away time doing random things or working/studying my ass off later nights. Later on in life, I figured that it’s negatively affecting me. I’d be tired all day. Missing all the things in the morning. Late breakfast meant a weak body, etc. Ever since I moved to the US, I...

10 Tips to Be More Productive & Do More in Less Time

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Elon Musk, founder of Tesla Motors, needs no introduction. His net worth stood at $20.3 billion as of December 22, 2017, according to Forbes. But did you know what else Musk is famous for? For being extremely productive. In an interview to CNBC, Elon Musk said, “Focus on signal over noise. Don’t waste time on stuff that doesn’t actually make things better.” Productivity is the key to...

First Scientific Evidence Suggests That Working From Home Really Works

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I’m almost sure to grab attention when I chip in the working from home part, during a conversation. But at a company like Citrix, it is part of the culture. The workshifting culture, many companies like Citrix pioneered, is sure catching up these days. More and more companies have recognized that the secret to making their employees more productive, is to let them work at ease and at their...

20 Secrets to Jump Start Your Morning Fresh

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If you dread of getting out of bed in the morning, you need to jump start your morning fresh!  How can you do that if you are so tired?  There are many great ways you can achieve this.  Pick one or two of the following suggestions to see if you can kick your morning into high gear. Photo Courtesy – Joakim Kraemer 1.  Savor a Hot Drink Wake up a few extra minutes early and brew...

12 Ways To Stay Fresh All Day At Work

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Staying fresh at work for the entire day is really important.  Appearances say a lot about a person and if you do not stay on top of it, you may be saying more than you really think you are. There are many ways you can stay fresh at work. Try some of these simple tips and you will be fresh from morning to noon to night. 1.  Drink Some Green Tea Drink some green tea or a herbal tea to...

10 Simple Ways To Deal With Monday Blues

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Monday- the second you hear this word, you pull up a long face and you think- ‘Not again! One entire week full of hard work and toil! Weekend…where did you vanish!’ You are brought out of that holiday mood and made to focus on the hectic week that is desperate for your attention. Have you ever thought why you give so much importance to the feeling that makes you so gloomy? Or what can you do to...