WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Did You Know These Unique Facts About Productivity?

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1. Tuesday is the most productive day of the week.
2. Happy employees are 12% more productive than others.
3. Listening to music while working helps people get things done faster.
4. Multitasking leads to as much as a 40% drop in productivity, increased stress, and a 10% drop in IQ.
5. 87% of high performing companies use project management software 5. 87% of high performing companies use project management software.
6. After working 40 hours in a week, productivity decreases by 50%.
7. People with a best friend at work are 7 times more likely to engage fully in their work.
8. People are more productive on days when they exercise before work.
9. 25% of office workers felt their productivity decreased in the summer time.
10. Adults who regularly get 7.5 to 9 hours of sleep per night are up to 20% more productive.
11. Drinking alcohol in specified amounts, leading to a moderate intoxication level of .075, can boost creative thinking.
12. Office workers who sit near windows are more productive and have lower rates of absenteeism.
13. Workers spend more than 25% of their day in reading and answering emails. If they check emails at set points in the day, it will increase their productivity.
14. Working for 90 minutes, followed by 20 minutes break allows us to be more productive.

15. For maximum productivity, it’s necessary that every desk is organized.
16. Drinking sufficient amount of water/liquid can increase your daily productivity by 14%.
17. Live plants in a work environment help productivity.
18. Productivity decreases 60% if we eat unhealthy food.
19. Strategic delegation of tasks increases productivity.
20. Staring at something green can make you more creative and productive.