Articles about Distractions
The time you’re wasting on YouTube can be good for your employer
No, you can't assume that watching videos unrelated to work is a productivity killer that drains your employer's money. It's often a good thing.
Six easy tricks that will make you way more productive
These six productivity hacks will teach you how to work smarter, not harder.
9 signs you’re a highly sensitive person
Sensitive people experience sounds, feelings, and even the presence of other people much more intensely than the average person.
7 secrets that will make you build good habits
Building good habits can be hard. Here are the top seven most effective secrets to sustaining successful habits.
What to do when coworkers start yelling in the office
Don't yell back.
Survey: A third of tech workers have a coworker who makes them want to quit
Look at this downtrodden robot and rejoice at your human superiority (for now)
One small step for a robot leads to a watery grave.
Ridiculous Darth Vader helmet helps you tune out noise at work
Get work done while looking like Darth Vader.
The surprising things Americans do when they get home from work
Watching TV with no human interaction is probably not the America we want to be.
Workplaces should invite dogs in every day
Oh happy day!
French bus drivers wear skirts to protest prohibition on shorts
As temperatures climbed to 100 degrees Fahrenheit in a nationwide heatwave, bus drivers in the city of Nantes, France, asked for some slack in their dress code.
Savvy 9-year-old boy becomes chief financial officer for a day at KIND
This kid is going places.
What’s the Best Advice You Ever Got From Your Dad?
Here are some lovably wacky ideas.
This airport dog got the best retirement party
A good career deserves a good retirement party.
Ambitious dog wins spot on several academic journals
This pup has a nose to sniff out scams.
This Swedish town rejected the idea of an hour-long ‘weekly sex break’
You'll just have to wait until you get home.
Working dogs are the stars of 2017 commencement season
They are very good dogs.
3 ways to stay focused at work when all you want to do is enjoy summer weather
The sunlight is calling you. You don't have to resist.
Tiny airport ‘therapy horses’ should revolutionize business travel
Business travel can be stressful, but it may get a lot better if many airports follow the lead of the visionaries running the Cincinnati airport.
How to stop misunderstanding people on instant message
A few basic tips for navigating the emoji minefields.
4 things this famous little girl can teach adults about a strong work ethic
Never never never give up, even if you're three years old.
You can now take a convincing stuffed version of your pet with you to work
Why have cuddles only in your hours at home?
Oh, the meetings you’ll go to! A dark, new Dr. Seuss parody takes on the modern office
A new parody of Dr. Seuss's 'Oh the Places You'll Go' is bringing some cynicism about the workplace to the graduating class of 2017.
New study confirms that your body can handle more coffee than you ever knew
And this, children, is how the 32 oz. cup of coffee was born.
The best answer when an interviewer asks ‘what animal are you?’
From hounds to wood frogs, it can all be a little fraught.