Topic: work productivity

If You Work From Your Bed A Lot, You Have A Real Problem

If You Work From Your Bed A Lot, You Have A Real Problem

You may think not staying at your office until 8 pm and instead going home and putting some work in from your comfy bed makes you healthier, but you would be wrong. This kind of habit actually leads to procrastination during the day when you should be working, hurts your sleeping habits and makes you more of a workaholic. Plus, it kind of ruins the whole concept of the bed.
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‘I Let Myself Get Really Sick Because I Tried To Work Through It’

'I Let Myself Get Really Sick Because I Tried To Work Through It'

A 2008 study of 12,395 workers found that 70% of employees go to work sick at least once a year. The main reason for working when sick according to workers in Sweden was fear of “being judged as fragile or unreliable” if they say they are too ill to work.  “I have to be so sick I can hardly get out of bed,” before taking a sick day, one Seattle government-agency manager told The Wall Street Journal. Though some people abuse sick days or make up ridiculous excuses as to why they need one, it seems like the majority of people drag themselves into the office even if they have a fever, a hacking cough or are contagious. More »