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Little sleep and 80 hour weeks do not make you a productive thinker
Can deserting your desk for a public location with better coffee spark fresh insights?
FT writers try different out-of-office activities to see whether they help develop creativity
Allowing time to take in exhibitions can help us think differently and be inspired
How an hour outside the office allows space for free-flowing thought and new insights
Can spending a day in silence and contemplation stimulate deep thought and new ideas?
Ways of assessing how we work are still worryingly subjective
Women are tracking their periods to boost wellbeing — and workplace productivity
Being overwhelmed with work can limit employees’ ability to make wise choices
Do you really have to get up at 5am to get ahead?
From downtown Nashville to England’s Lake District, people draw motivation from a variety of environments
Extended time off refreshes workers and allows employers to stress-test their teams
From a constructive break to being ethical — a round-up of this month’s top titles
Business leaders, authors and FT writers share their tips for being more efficient
A Tokyo business is offering to give its workers a bonus if they can prove sufficient bed rest
EMBA students must do more than just hide the embarrassing stuff
Freelancers are setting up low-cost shared offices at home — but can they stop chatting?
We dutifully enter our pin code followed by the hash key but rarely achieve much
Can we get all our work done in such a short space of time?
Can tips from business leaders inspire us to make a more organised start to each day?
This psychological trick is a simple method that is easy to start
New research suggests long hours and over-intensity damage careers
Can getting pen to paper as soon as we wake up help us to think more clearly?
A psychotherapist on the best strategies for navigating office politics
The on-demand economy and 24-hour news cycle are bad for mental health