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From Bad to Worse: Two Terrible Productivity Ideas

Laura Stack | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Laura Stack

While we may be past the worst of the Great Recession, many companies still feel the need to stretch the human resources they have as far as possible. It's no surprise, then, that we're still experimenting with ways to pump up productivity while deflating costs.

At The End Of Each Day, This Office Disappears

Fast Company | Adele Peters | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

During the day, this Amsterdam design studio looks like a typical workspace. But at 6 p.m., someone turns a key, and all of the desks suddenly lift up...

Feeling Sick And Unproductive? Blame It On Your Open Office

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Many of us spend a large chunk of our waking lives at work, but rarely do we give much thought to how our on-the-clock environment might be affecting ...

The Open-Office Backlash

Lance Hosey | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green
Lance Hosey

Beyond saving energy and money, the psychological effect of bringing in more of the outdoors is possibly the single biggest benefit of open offices. Ten percent of absences can be attributed to having no view of the outside.

5 Big Discoveries About Personal Effectiveness in 2013

David Rock | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
David Rock

In 2013, we continued to push the boundaries of what we know about ourselves; going boldly into questions no researcher has gone before. Like, what should we do when we need a little lift -- take a run, have a coffee, or grab a beer?

WATCH: Does Transparency In The Workplace Create A Better Office Culture?

Posted 10.17.2013 | Business

Is a transparent workplace the key to corporate success? According to Marc de Grandpre, the senior vice president of marketing for KIND Healthy Snacks...

Microsoft Ad Trashes OpenOffice.org

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Is Microsoft worried about OpenOffice.org, a free, open-source application suite? A new attack ad suggests so. PC World describes the video: Titled "...