Celebrate July 4th with Our Independence Day Game
Monday, 4 July, 2016
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Celebrate July 4th with Our Independence Day Game

Happy Independence Day! In the spirit of the holiday celebrations, we’ve taken a break from the usual daily blog post and instead prepared a fun little video game for you to enjoy. Use the arrows on your keyboard to move the Wriker left and right, and hit spacebar to jump. Collect 50 falling stars to fill up the United States flag, but watch out you don't get hit by a fireball! Play the game! Good Luck and Happy July Fourth! From all of us at Wrike, we hope you have a fun h...
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8 Productivity Snacks to Get You Through Your Work Day
Wednesday, 29 June, 2016
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8 Productivity Snacks to Get You Through Your Work Day

  If you love food as much as I do, then you're always looking for excuses to eat throughout the day. Bored, stressed, nervous, happy... all very legitimate reasons to head to the kitchen. I'm here to share with you another reason to eat: greater productivity. Hard work requires a sharp mind and plenty of energy, and eating the right foods can boost productivity.   .  You're probably thinking: No way, this is just a fabricated excuse to eat more. Allow me to explain. Glucose is wha...
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7 Exercises for Reducing Stress (Infographic)
Tuesday, 28 June, 2016
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7 Exercises for Reducing Stress (Infographic)

If you're anything like me, you're juggling several projects with looming deadlines all on top of one another, and the to-do list continues to grow each day. It's safe to say, you are indeed stressed at work. And while it's true that stress in small amounts may be a good swift kick in the adrenaline glands, temporarily boosting your energy and seemingly clearing your thinking, it becomes a deadly thing if it's the chronic, long-lasting kind. Chronic stress activates a "fight or flight" re...
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13 Productivity Tools & Tips for Small Business Success
Monday, 27 June, 2016
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13 Productivity Tools & Tips for Small Business Success

When you're a small- or medium-sized business, you typically have less manpower to get all your work done. This means you need all your employees to be as productive as possible to make sure you meet all your quarterly goals. Here are some tips and tools to write into office law to help your employees make the most of every day without spending a fortune: Tips for Creating a Culture of Productivity 1. Have a mandatory meeting-free day It's all too easy for employees at companie...
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How to Create a Workspace that Motivates You
Wednesday, 22 June, 2016
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How to Create a Workspace that Motivates You

Whoever started the office trend of cubicles and fluorescent bulbs clearly didn’t understand how real productivity happens. Natural light, privacy, physical comfort, and the freedom to personalize your space foster inspiration and efficiency—feeling simultaneously trapped and exposed in a beige den does not. Since technology opened the door to remote work, the benefits of a flexible workspace have become increasingly apparent. But the freedom to customize your work environment can be easil...
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Top 11 Quotes To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
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Top 11 Quotes To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Every creative professional has experienced a block of some sort, whether it's the stereotypical writer's block facing a blank Word document, or a designer fresh out of ideas with 3 logo studies and a client waiting for jpegs by end-of-business. Sometimes all you need to get going again are inspiring words from other artists who've been down the very same path you're treading and have wisdom to share. Here is our collection of 11 quotes from some of the most creative minds in history...
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How to Set Up Your Workspace for Maximum Productivity (Infographic)
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016
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How to Set Up Your Workspace for Maximum Productivity (Infographic)

Take a moment to look at your desk. Are there piles of papers and scribbled notes? Crumpled granola bar wrappers? Photos of loved ones? Cold cups of coffee? Most of us have experienced firsthand how our work environment affects our ability to focus, but it can be difficult to know exactly how you should set up your workspace for optimum productivity.  This infographic covers everything from color therapy and helpful music to desk-friendly exercises to help you create an ideal work environ...
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Productivity Experiments that Shaped the Way We Work
Tuesday, 7 June, 2016
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Productivity Experiments that Shaped the Way We Work

As the Industrial Revolution swept America in the late 1700s to the early 1800s, managers started to become more interested in productivity. Over the coming decades, Congress passed safety regulations that sought to improve working conditions and put a cap on the amount of hours that employees could work each day. At the same time, sociologists began studying exactly what influences productivity — and their experiments continue to shape the way we work centuries later. All of this research...
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