Tag : productivity

Can Chocolate Make You More Productive at Work?

Can Chocolate Make You More Productive at Work?

Can chocolate doled out by your boss make you and your coworkers happier and more productive at work? (Hey, who doesn't want to enjoy their job more?)

Apparently, employers can buy happiness. Or, at least, they can boost productivity in the workplace - by about 12%.

Three economist at the University of Warwick in England have published a paper finding that happy people work harder. Not exactly a novel conclusion, but it does show how to bribe people to be more productive: feed the fruit and chocolate or show them clips of English stand-up comedy.

The study, tested more than ...

There's A Reason To All This Napping

There's A Reason To All This Napping

World Productivity Day is on the 20th, and we here at Ugli are all about promoting a productive lifestyle.

“But, Ugli, how do we become more productive?” Fear not, we are here to help. In fact, we’ll get right back to you after we’ve had a nap.

“A nap?!” We hear you cry. Yes, a nap. A 10–20 minute nap will give you a quick boost of alertness. If you’re looking to sharpen your memory, a 60-minute nap will do and the cruncher - a whopping 90 minutes – will boost creativity, as well as your emotional and ...