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How to Take Better Breaks to Boost Your Productivity

By Jill Duffy

You’ll never be the best you can be if you¬†aim to be 100 percent productive¬†all the time. It’s impossible for any worker to work nonstop without paying a price, be it a decrease in quality, output, or safety. We all need to take breaks.

Generally, knowledge workers (myself included) are responsible for their own break schedules. It’s up to us to determine when to take a 2-minute break to surf Facebook, or how slowly to stroll down the hall to get a glass of water. Read more