productivity myths and reality

Myth or Reality? 7 Tall Tales About Productivity – Guest Post

The following guest post is brought to you courtesy of Bethany Emerson of Ghergich & Co.

Do you think that working longer hours means getting more work done? Surprisingly, it doesn’t. This is just one of many myths about productivity.

In reality, working long hours can lead to higher rates of turnover and unhappy employees. Even though it seems like we are constantly busy and feeling overwhelmed, it is important to slow down and take on one task at a time. In fact, taking frequent breaks can increase learning and development, which can benefit both you and your company.

Bottom line, every person has different work patterns and practices so there is not one structure that will work for everyone. Read through this helpful guide to dispel common productivity myths and see what actions you can take to promote productivity in the workplace.

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