If you have the Superwoman ability to sit down at your desk and plow through your to-do list, we applaud you. But for the rest of us who are knee-deep in half-completed projects, rising stress levels and a constantly ringing BlackBerry, some help would be welcomed! Luckily, researchers have been hard at work uncovering surprisingly wacky ways to boost your on-the-job performance. Read on to discover small, seamless tweaks you can incorporate into your routine to get more done every day.
1. Listen to feel-good music.
Here's a reason to mix business with pleasure: According to a 2010 study in the journal Psychological Science, being in a good mood boosts creative problem-solving skills. People exposed to uplifting music and videos performed better on a complex learning test than those who saw or heard a negative stimulus. "Your ability to find innovative solutions can be enhanced by a positive mood," says study researcher Ruby Nadler. So if you'reRead More »from 8 ways to be more productive at work