Increase your productivity

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Being busy all the time doesn’t necessarily mean increased productivity. In fact, the opposite is true. Anyone who makes a few smart changes to their everyday (working) life, ends up having more free time and gets more done at that. We are happy to give you some pointers.


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Did you know that people who open every email the minute it comes in and reply instantly will have worked 23 minutes longer at the end of the day than people who schedule in fixed times to check their inboxes? For instance, you could open your inbox at the start of the day, around lunch time and before the end of your working day. Anyone who needs to get hold of you sooner will call you. 

You are most productive for about 50 minutes. After this, make sure to take a short break. Walk over to the coffee machine for a freshly brewed cup of coffee or to the photocopier. After just a few minutes, you will be ready for your next 50-minute session!

Does your workplace adopt a clean desk policy? If so, with good reason, because a messy desk doesn’t help concentration. But, having one personal item – your favourite photo, for instance – has been proven to increase productivity by an amazing 17%!

Do also seek silence now and then or organise moments of silence when working in a busy office. A noisy environment causes productivity to drop by more than 60%! 

Did you know that at Thermae Boetfort, we have two modern fully-equipped meeting rooms where you can meet in total peace and quiet? Extra plus points are the large car park right by the entrance and the option to combine hard work with relaxation at the thermal baths or an overnight stay at the hotel! More info? Send your enquiries to incentives@thermae.com.