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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 ...

Ugli Meets...Jo Jones Textiles

Ugli Meets...Jo Jones Textiles

Hey there Ugli!

Jo Jones Textiles is very happy to be a new part of your community!

Established by Joanna Hughes in 2011, we are a textile agency representing a variety of French and Italian fabric mills, dealing with mid to high-end fashion designers - our french lace even made an appearance at the Royal Wedding! We specialize in sourcing fabrics to supply the latest trends in fashion fabrics, Haute Couture, bridal and costume for film and theatre, and we're very excited to have started collaborating with the lovely ladies at Finiks (A44) since joining Ugli. 

We are currently clearing ...