4 Surprising Truths About Workplace Productivity
We spend much of our lives at the office working diligently, slacking off, and talking about our weekend around the watercooler. Despite spending so much of our lives at work, there’s plenty about office life we don’t understand or would be surprised to learn.
For instance, why do you sometimes find yourself looking forward to busywork? Why are you sadder when the office temperature drops and you find yourself wrapped up in five layers? And just how bad is social media to your productivity?
Thankfully, researchers have looked into many questions we didn’t even think to ask about our everyday lives in the office. The answers to some of these questions might surprise you, but knowing the psychology behind our 9-to-5 can help us be more productive and shine in the workplace: