Breaks

When Hustling Is Harmful: How to Save Your Employees From Burnout

Sure, you want your employees to work hard, but what happens when they buy into the mentality of grinding until they drop? Rather than laud your team's workaholics, promote balance to get better -- not more -- work.

Kimberly Zhang

Paradox: How Idle Time at Work Can Improve Productivity

Regular, pre-planned "microbreaks" can keep you focused and energized, and at the top of your game.

Aytekin Tank

Add Years to Your Life with These 4 'Work Break' Apps

Are you notoriously bad at periodically standing up from your desk or resting your eyes after staring at your computer screen? These tools can help.

Hayden Field

3 Ways to Survive Being Promoted

Promotions are your reward for being driven, which means you are probably your own harshest supervisor.

7 Simple Ways to Get Into a Flow State When Writing

Don't let writer's block hold you back. Listen to your body and mind so you can perform at your best.

Dan Scalco

6 Science-Backed Ways to Make Your Office More Productive

Consider adding some Gerbera daisies to your office, plus plenty of natural light and LED lighting.

Moe Kittaneh

The Best Ways to Use Breaks to Be More Productive (Infographic)

To be your most productive self, take a step back from your work.

Rose Leadem

10 Telltale Signs You Need a Break From Work

There is nothing particularly noble or even productive about job martyrdom, so give everybody a break by taking one yourself.

John Rampton

Boost Productivity by Getting More Rest and Working Shorter Days

The evidence is mounting that working until you're groggy is a losing strategy.

Dan Dowling

7 Things to Do During Your Lunch Break (Infographic)

Breaks are important. Learn how to use them wisely.

Rose Leadem

5 Reasons I'll Never Work In An Office Again

Why go to the office when you could save $2,600 in commuting costs each year?

Han-Gwon Lung

Is 'Paid Time-Off' Actually Possible?

Employees are so attached to work you may have to pass actual policies to pry them from their office email.

Matt Straz