A lot of blog posts caught my eye this week. Here are some I recommend you read on your down time:
I Connect, Therefore I Am Distracted: Q&A with Author Alex Pang
If you have time to read only one thing on this list, read this! It resonates with what I wrote on why I’m not comfortable with gamifying the workplace.
18 Quick Ways to Boost Happiness and Productivity at Work
This post has 18 little tweaks that can have a big impact on your productivity. (And, by the way, my answer to the second #6 is “Yes!”)
No Ifs, Ands or Butts: Get Your Employees Fit!
Not a typo — that’s really the title of this article! The “bottom” line is this: prolonged sitting is bad for health and drives health insurance costs up. Read this post and learn about tools you can use to implement company-wide exercise breaks, and other ways to reduce the amount of time sitting in the workplace. (Excuse me while I move my standing desk up)
Social Business Proving a Success, for Some: MIT Report
Does social media pay off? This report says it’s starting to, especially in the areas of sales, marketing, and customer service.
A Beginner’s Guide to BYOD: Real Solutions for the Real-Life Issues Facing Enterprises
There’s just no stopping employees from using their personal devices to do work — which is a big headache for IT teams. This post talks about some of the solutions currently available, and even includes two case studies.
That’s my list of recommended blog posts for the week. What have you read lately that you think I shouldn’t miss? Post the link below and let me know why.