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Chinese President Xi Jinping

China is thinking about scrapping birth limits — but that won’t have the impact it’s hoping for

As China to lift birth limits in efforts to shift its aging workforce, analysts remain skeptical.
You don't have to wake up early to get more done.

How to design the ideal morning routine if you’re a night owl

About a third of people are night owls. They have difficulty waking up early, can easily stay up at night, and find that they're able to do their best work in the evening. But even the biggest morning haters can find peace and purpose in the a.m.
Try these tips if you can barely keep your eyes open at work.

17 things you should do if you’re bored at work

Bored at work again? There's a better way to use your time besides reading the news, browsing Facebook, and glancing at the clock every other minute. Try one of these 17 tips today to boost your on-the-job happiness.
BoE deputy governor for monetary policy, Ben Broadbent

A Bank of England official was forced to apologise after calling the UK economy ‘menopausal’

The UK economy is in a "menopausal" phase after passing peak productivity, a Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent said in an interview. He suggested that low productivity growth in Britain looks like the end of the 19th century after the age of steam had passed its peak.
When it comes to desk clutter, keep it at a minimum.

13 ways to hack your workspace for optimal productivity

Many people spend the majority of their waking hours during the week at their work desks. Use these tips from interior designers across America to make your workspace more optimized for productivity.
Productivity isn't universal — do what helps you works best.

How to be more productive if traditional productivity tips don’t work for you

Productivity advice typically relies on a static vision of our working selves — it doesn’t account for the human element. Increasing your productivity requires working with your natural tendencies and allowing time for you to do things that make you happy.
The author spent two weeks as a morning person.

I got up an hour earlier for 2 weeks — and it completely changed the course of my days

Morning alarms can be hard — especially if they're an hour earlier than you're normal routine. Though I like my sleep, the extra time helped me work toward a number of longstanding goals, such as exercising in the morning and increasing productivity. Overall, I'm still not a morning person.
Elon Musk is funding the Global Learning XPRIZE.

Elon Musk emailed Tesla employees tips on how to be more productive — these are his 7 suggestions

Elon Musk is not a fan of meetings, bureaucracy, hierarchy, or any system that impedes immediate communication.
Former Apple chief executive Steve Jobs holds an original iPhone, one of the biggest technological breakthroughs of modern times.

This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work

Since 1760, productivity — measured in output per hours — has increased almost 30 fold.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk

Elon Musk reportedly tells Tesla employees that they should just leave meetings or hang up the phone if it’s not productive

Elon Musk on bad meetings: "It is not rude to leave, it is rude to make someone stay and waste their time."