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Want to Boost Efficiency? Try Interval Training

When we read this piece on The New York Times about interval training we thought, “Hmmm, a piece about exercising.”

Little did we know it underscored the importance of becoming more efficient at work through the metaphor of exercising. And literally about exercising, too! Read more

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Want to Boost Productivity? Step Away From the Computer & Relax

This piece on The New York Times about relaxing made is do a double take. After all, it seems counterintuitive, right? Do less and achieve more?

Well, the piece indicates the best way to get more done is to do less. Whether it’s a workout in the middle of the day, taking a quick snooze, sleeping longer during the night or spending more time offline and away from the office, it’s all good.

Tony Schwartz, the author of Be Excellent at Anything, explains in the piece:

“Time is the resource on which we’ve relied to get more accomplished. When there’s more to do, we invest more hours. But time is finite, and many of us feel we’re running out, that we’re investing as many hours as we can while trying to retain some semblance of a life outside work.” Read more