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Katlyn Phelps is passionate about all things health and productivity. She's been published on numerous websites and regularly writes on wellness and productivity tips on FlippingHeck.com.

Productivity

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How Can Music Help Boost Your Productivity?

October 2, 2021 By Katlyn Phelps

Research conducted by the US Department of Homeland Security showed that brain music - which relies on music created in advance from the listener’s own brain waves to help battle insomnia, fatigue, and stress-related headaches, can help boost productivity, cognitive development, learning, and emotional wellbeing.…more »

Business

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Outsourcing: The Key To Working Smarter Instead Of Harder

August 3, 2021 By Katlyn Phelps

65% of small businesses and 81% of medium-sized companies in the UK outsource some areas of their enterprise. The main rationale behind subcontracting some jobs is the insufficiency of internal expertise. Businesses prefer to contract experts in these areas for improved results, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. Outsourcing also helps companies control capital costs and help them prioritise their core business. It levels the playing field so that even startups can compete with the giants. While outsourcing is not without its risks, entrepreneurs can be astute about it by applying the following techniques.…more »

Education

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Effective Ways To Successfully Balance Remote Work And Studying

June 1, 2021 By Katlyn Phelps

Working from home has become the norm for most British employees in 2020, and a new study has shown that remote working may be here to stay. According to research involving more than 900 organisations, almost 75 percent of employees intend to continue with increased home working in the coming years.…more »

Finance

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Turning Idle Hours Into Investment Gains

April 6, 2021 By Katlyn Phelps

The amount of time spent in or out of the home is, of course, reliant on the occupation. That being said, ONS statistics suggest that many British people have gained up to two free hours every day, reclaiming their travel time and their time spent outside of the home. Already this is being turned into better levels of rest, with the average amount of time spent relaxing at a higher level than at any point since records began. This spare time holds an opportunity, however, for would-be home bound investors. As recent events have shown, there has seldom been a better time to turn your attention to current events, and then turn that knowledge into money on the stock market.…more »

Home Office

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The Shift To Remote Working: Will Productivity Be Improved Or Hindered?

October 13, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

While there was a larger, health-driven reason behind the acceleration of remote working this year, experts have been commenting on the increased productivity that remote working can provide alongside other benefits. However, there have also been some well-noted drawbacks of working remotely for employers. Now, questions are being raised about the feasibility of a permanent move to a remote working model. Will business organisations embrace remote working and experience increased productivity?…more »

Office Productivity

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Smart Ways To Build A Positive And Productive Restaurant Culture

August 26, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

Stress is a fact of life in the food service industry, and most restaurant workers work hard to cope with it on their own as they make a living. But as food and beverage industry workers deal with the effects of constant stress, a recent study has revealed that the hectic - and sometimes, toxic - environment in the food and service industry can have a negative impact on workers’ mental health.…more »

Fashion & Beauty

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The New Workwear Rules And What They Mean For Your Productivity

July 20, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

With a recent survey discovering that 47% of Americans aren't wearing pants during their working day, and only around half will brush their hair or wash their face before a video call, you may be forgiven for thinking that all previous advice about professional appearances and dress codes is a thing of the past. However, that’s not the case. While remote working can certainly mean a more relaxed approach in some respects, your appearance is still connected to your productivity. …more »

Business

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The New Normal for Workplaces Post-COVID-19

June 16, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

Research shows that 71% of executives are worried about productivity and continuity during the pandemic, partly fueled by a shift to remote working. The world is starting to transition back to a new form of normality, but this comes with additional rules and regulations in place in a bid to protect everyone and slow the spread of COVID-19. Of course, this will translate into almost every workplace too, resulting in people’s job descriptions altering to meet new demands and a shift to working from home on a more permanent basis as businesses adapt and attempt to stay afloat.…more »

Office Productivity

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Tips To Increase Productivity When You Travel For Business Regularly

May 12, 2020 By Katlyn Phelps

A recent study by CWT found that 64% of business travelers from the Asia Pacific region feel more productive, compared to 60% of travelers from America, and 51% from Europe, according to Travel Agent Central. Traveling for conferences, meetings, and presentations is essential for business growth and development, regardless of industry and size. However, spending time on the road can lead to lost productivity due to irregular schedules, sleep deprivation, limited resources, lack of exercise, and unhealthy eating habits. If you travel for work often, there are tactics to supercharge productivity that can help you make the most of your business trip.…more »

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