Roundup No. 7: How to thrive in an open-office world and improve productivity

8 Insanely Simple Productivity Hacks

There are so many distractions in today’s workplace that break your focus and productive streaks. It’s easy to get stressed and frustrated because of non-stop interruptions.
The good news is that there are hacks you can do to accomplish more in less time. These hacks include setting mini goals, putting a stop to multitasking, seeking quiet, and more.
One of the hacks includes telling your co-workers when you can’t be disturbed – good thing Luxafor can help you with that. Read the full post here and get closer to your goals!

Standing Desks Boost Productivity

A new study by Texas A&M University’s Health Science Center School of Public Health has revealed that standing desks are not only good for your health, but they also boost productivity.
The study monitored 167 employees in a Texan call center and found that the standing group had 23% more successful calls than their seated colleagues. Details on the study can be found here.

How to Thrive in an Open-Office World

Extroverts can easily adapt to open-office culture, but introverts on the other hand can feel frustrated. According to Susan Cain, the world’s leading introvert expert, introverts may sometimes feel as if the world is conspiring against them – especially in the workplace.
But it’s possible for everyone to thrive in an open office. The key is striking a balance that works for both extroverts and introverts. For example, providing office space with pockets of solitude where people can go to think and be alone.
To find out more ways to navigate some common office obstacles, read the article on Quartz.