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When it comes to desk clutter, keep it at a minimum.

17 ways to hack your workspace for optimal productivity

Your desk might not be optimized for peak productivity. Here are a few workspace design ideas to boost your productivity — including boosting your sunlight exposure and taking a quick walk every hour.
A neat desk can help you feel more organized and productive.

9 things you should never keep at your desk

Your desk should be organized in a way that maximizes productivity and your ability to perform tasks efficiently at work. A cluttered, messy desk can negatively impact your ability to perform your job. Here are nine things you should never keep at your desk.
Certain desk items like a planner and a good office chair can enhance your productivity.

6 things you should always keep at your desk

Your desk is your space at work where you complete your job-related tasks. You should organize your desk in a way that enhances productivity, rather than clutter it with items that distract you. Here are six things, like a good office chair and desk planner, you should always keep at your desk.

Britain’s economy is entering a ‘new era’ — and it has nothing to do with Brexit

In the 816 days since Britain voted to leave the European Union, Brexit has been pretty much the only game in town for watchers of the the UK economy. Away from the UK's exit from the EU, however, a worrying new dynamic is forming.
Bad weather ahead for the UK economy?

Britain’s economy is entering a ‘new era’ — and it has nothing to do with Brexit

In the 816 days since Britain voted to leave the European Union, Brexit has been pretty much the only game in town for watchers of the the UK economy. Away from the UK's exit from the EU, however, a worrying new dynamic is forming.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a specific time slot open for "high-IQ" meetings.

Jeff Bezos always schedules his ‘high IQ’ meetings for 10 a.m. — and if something pops up later, he waits until the next day

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. that he takes his most challenging and important meetings around 10 a.m., and that he avoids meetings in the late afternoon.
The Ivy Lee method can help you get the most out of your work day so you have more time at home. John Rampton is not pictured.

A CEO and dad uses a 100-year-old strategy to get control of his schedule in just 15 minutes each night

The Ivy Lee method helped entrepreneur John Rampton become more productive at work. Under the Ivy Lee method, at the end of each night, you write down your six most important tasks to accomplish the following day in order of importance, and complete them one at a time.
Get back into the swing of things once the holiday's over.

6 things successful people do right away when they return from a long weekend

Labor Day is here, meaning many of us in America are getting a shortened work week. Here are some tips for making the most of your first day back after a long weekend.

A small startup forced its employees to take vacation time and forbid answering emails, and the results were astounding

Vacation time was mandatory during an experiment at a small startup called SimpliFlying. Employees were required to take one week off every seven weeks, and were penalized if they tried to get in touch with the office. Productivity and happiness increased afterward.
Ryan Carson says you have to work hard and smart.

An entrepreneur says 32-hour weeks ‘killed work ethic’ at his startup and now he regularly works 65 hours

Ryan Carson, founder and CEO of programming-education company Treehouse, initially implemented a 32-hour, four-day workweek for his employees. But now he's switched it back to a typical five-day workweek. "It created this lack of work ethic in me that was fundamentally detrimental," he explained.