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Not being productive? Maybe a nap is what you need

Ted Balaker
November 1, 2006, 12:52pm

I see stuff like this as more evidence that managers should rethink their in-the-desk-from-9-to-5 mentality: Study here; via Tasty Research. I think one of the reasons telecommuters often work longer and more productively than office workers is because they're better able to fit in recuperative activities. Even just creating a more comfortable environment–working outdoors from a reclining chair as I recall one design engineer doing, going tie-less (or even less)–helps workers' brains stay fresh. Related: Telecommuters Prove More Productive (with comments from yours truly)

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