How to Stay Productive In an Open Working Environment
Look around any open-plan office today (especially one full of younger employees) and you’ll see that many workers ... over our aural environment may lead us to try harder at our jobs. But does having a constant soundtrack to your day also distract ...
Pathogens On A Plane: How To Stay Healthy In Flight
Sanitize your hands: Bring aboard a sanitizing gel with ... Nobody along the way caught Middle East respiratory syndrome. But all of these plane-hopping pathogens got us wondering: How easily do bacteria and viruses spread on commercial jets?
Using Your Immune System to Stay Well
Within a couple of days you come down with a bad cold -- and blame it ... But is there anything you can do to keep your immune system from dropping below par -- or increase its activity if it does? Doctors say yes. And the secrets lie in understanding ...
How Multitasking Hurts Your Brain (and Your Effectiveness at Work)
In a world of multitasking ... If you schedule your day between meetings and action to-do’s, plan every day plus tomorrow and the next day, it makes it easier not to get distracted. It’s best to keep track of everything in a single system – from ...
Never Speed In Virginia: Lessons From My Three Days In Jail
A fun day in a ... on a short stay, so what the hell was I going to do? How long would I really be in there? How could I make arrangements to get out? And then about an hour later that same guard came to me and said "George, pack your stuff.