Welcome to this week’s round-up. This week we look at office productivity from becoming more visual, improving your office and what to do when life gives you lemons!
The Visual Toolkit For Office Productivity – Creatley
Did you know that the average worker only remembers 30% of what they read? This infographic goes through the issues with worker productivity and then offers some simple solutions on how you can use visual solutions to make your office more productive.
Luxafor have done some serious research into what are the biggest productivity issues in the workplace – I won’t spoil the biggest productivity killer – you’ll have to read the article to find that out – but it’s a full 19% percentage points ahead of second place – wow! Read the full article and view the results here.
12 Office Desk Hacks to Improve Your Productivity – The Business Backer
Did you know you spend the equivalent of 5 years sitting at your desk without getting up? So, as you’re going to spend so much time there without moving you may as well make your space more comfortable and more productive and this infographic gives you 12 ways to brighten up your desk.
The Best Colors For Your Bedroom – NestMaven
What colour are the walls of your bedroom and how does that affect your sleep? This article goes through a wide range of colours and shows how they may improve or hinder your sleep (and digestive) patterns. Don’t forget that a good night’s sleep helps with stress levels and productivity.
7 Tips For An Organized Life – The Love Nerds
It’s not just your work life that needs to be organised, your home life needs a certain level or organisation too. This post gives you 7 areas of home organisation that’s simple to manage and make super productive and stress free.
DIY Acrylic Calendar for Organizing – The Country Chic Cottage
Now you’ve decided to organise your home more then check out this acrylic wall calendar. The instructions included are for a Silhouette cutting machine but you could use Cricut machine or just put the permanent letters on using a marker pen that won’t erase too easily.
This post is interesting in that it explains what it’s like to have a lot of interests in a lot of fields, and how difficult it can be to follow through or finish something because there’s always some other “shiny new thing” that catches your attention. The problem is that it misses the point – sure you do things to learn, but the idea is to let things reach a natural conclusion not just flit to the next thing because it’s easier, more enticing or just because you can. You can read more about this habit in my “Open Letter To Millenials: You’re Not All Entrepreneurs“.
10 Things Minimalists Don’t Do – No Sidebar
I will hold my hand up here and make a confession: I am a hoarder. I keep everything. But then again I do manage to find a use for most things I keep – even computer cables from the 1990s! I am planning on having a destash of my phyical things soon, but it’s not just old cables and odd socks that that need to be decluttered, our decisions, inboxes and mind need a destash too.
It’s not often you have an article about positivity use doggy doo-doo as an alanalogy but some how it makes sense! It’s so much better to see the positives in everything no matter how difficult that can be.
Some of these things are fantastic! I’ve got quite a low bed and it’s such a shame to loose the space that’s under it – who knew that Bed Risers were a thing? I’ll now be able to hide all my rubbish away!
31 Clever Uses for a Lemon – On Stride
Want to get rust out of a t-shirt? Use a lemon! Over-salted a dish? Fix it with a lemon! This infographic gives you 31 surprising uses for a lemon.
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Until next time, Stay Productive!
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