Are You Productive or Merely Busy? (Work Management Roundup)

Welcome to the Friday Work Management Roundup where we scour the internet to gather useful articles that can help you work smarter, better, faster, stronger! So grab a mug of coffee and have your Wrike Chrome extension handy to bookmark the ones you'll want to read later.

11 Differences Between Busy vs Productive People: Lifehack has a great article on the honest differences between being busy and actually being productive. Find out which camp you fall into.

The Best Time of Day to Do Everything at Work: Have you ever asked yourself "When is the best time to send this email and get a response?" Well, wonder no more. Here is a list of suggested times to do everything at work, including when to ask for a raise, and when to start that job interview.

How to Stop Procrastinating and Boost Willpower by Using “Temptation Bundling”: Here's a useful life hack: bundle what you really want to do with something you know you should do. For example: watch your favorite TV show or read a book you really want to get to while on the treadmill.

How Companies Make 4-Day Workweeks Feasible: Businesses who are offering 3-day weekends are seeing huge benefits. Fast Company lists six conditions to make it work.

16 Motivation Hacks for Getting to Work After a Holiday: How do you bounce back to work after a vacation (such as this weekend's July 4th celebration here in the States)? Well, it becomes a matter of motivation. You could try to trick your brain into getting into the flow via these 16 motivation hacks.

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