Simple shortcut to greater productivity
Struggling to get through your task list at work? Reflect on how each to-do relates to the others (like how training a new staffer helps the team meet sales targets and finish the quarterly report on time). Research published in the Academy of Management Journal shows those who made connections among their disparate duties got more done than those who felt their assignments were in conflict. The reason? The sense of cohesiveness motivated people by preventing them from feeling spread thin by seemingly unrelated jobs.
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