Getting Past the Post-Lunch Food Coma

The effects of a big lunch on productivity are well-known – especially if part of your day includes an hour-long conference call beginning at 1pm! Life-tips blog "Dumb Little Man" has come up with a great posting on several stretches that can keep you alert and productive in that crucial 1pm-3pm stretch. Just a little […]

The Importance of Using the Right Tool, Part II

Using the right tool. This is the essence of "ergonomics" – if you’re using a tool that’s awkward or makes you move your body in ways it wasn’t designed to, then over time, you’ll endure painful injuries – many caused by something as subtle as using the wrong keyboard! If you’ve ever experienced the dull, […]

Ergonomic Keyboards Improve Office Health

In a number of workplaces, computer stations are outfitted with the most recent equipment and latest technology, which is a great means to raise work output for certain employees. However, this is not the sole development appearing in modern offices for the purpose of increasing employee productivity. In a number of businesses, an employee’s productivity […]

The Importance of Using the Right Tool, Part I

"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." — attributed to Abraham Lincoln Using the right tool can have a huge impact on your health and productivity. The right tool can allow you to accomplish far more using less effort. Abe Lincoln would have […]

Beware of … Mouse?

When someone mentions "safe mousing," it’s almost amusing. "How in the world can someone injure himself using a mouse?!" Believe it or not, the thousands of clicks you perform in a normal day can cause significant damage to your arm, wrist and shoulder. Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome are a very […]