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Work Smart

8 Things in Your Daily Routine That Decrease Your Mental Performance
Warren Fowler
May 15, 2018
If you find that you cannot keep up with the most productive version of yourself all the time, you probably have bad habits that are killing your effectiveness. Although considered natural, these habits decrease your mental performance and disrupt your productivity.
Does This Need to Be on Slack?
Sahil Parikh
April 24, 2018
We adopted Slack a few years back when we moved away from Hipchat. Slack was the shiny new rising star of team communication, and we wanted in. The UI was excellent, and just like most tech teams, we ditched the old and hopped onto the shiny new bandwagon.
7 Eating Habits to Be More Productive at Work
Rachel Jackson
January 30, 2018
You are what you eat. And what we feed our bodies impacts our day-to-day life, including our productivity.
How to Organize a Perfect Work Environment to Boost Productivity
Hugh Beaulac
November 14, 2017
How much time do you spend at work daily? Working 8 hours a day means spending 1/3 of your life at work. For...
Jeff Bezos’s Two Pizza Rule Will Change Your Marketing Meetings
Natasha Sahjwani
October 24, 2017
Bigger doesn’t always mean better. Here’s how you can have more effective meetings using this simple rule. Let’s face it, meetings can be absolute...
4 Steps to Spending Less Time in the Office and Doing as Much Work as Before
Luisa Brenton
October 17, 2017
We have this idea that if we work more hours we’ll be more productive. The thing is, research has revealed that is only true up to ...
Feeling Overwhelmed? Maybe It’s Time to Hire an Assistant
Nelma Lumme
August 1, 2017
It’s ten o’clock in the evening. You are still making your way through your to-do list, and you’re exhausted. The good news is that business is going g...
Productivity Hack of the Week: Avoid Over-attention to Tasks with Time Tracking Tools
January 26, 2016
This is a story about our everyday, one that unfolds all around us, and, truthfully speaking, a little too often — we come back home, after a long day�...
8 Interesting Ted Talks on Working Smart
November 24, 2015
Have you heard that saying, the one which goes something like, ‘Working smart isn’t the same thing as working hard. It’s about how much and how well yo...
5 Weekend Habits of Highly Productive People
November 17, 2015
Weekends are the most awaited two days of any week. By the time it’s Sunday evening, we find ourselves yearning for the next one, and why not. Weekends are...
Top 5 Quora Questions on ‘Working Smart’
November 3, 2015
Working smart is at the heart of everything we do at Brightpod. After all, efficiency is the ultimate pursuit in today’s day and age, and we find that work...