How to Be Happier at Work: 8 Tips To Raise Your Spirits

Everyone strives to be happy. We aim for the utmost happiness when it comes to our families, our friends, our significant others, our social life. Even Superman makes time for Lois Lane!

So why shouldn’t we aim to be happy at work? After all, we spend a huge chunk of our time in the workplace. And that time will be much more enjoyable – or at least bearable – if our moods are lighter and we’re having a little bit of fun.

The best part is, making yourself happier at work isn’t even hard. Here are a few easy tricks that’ll keep you in better spirits at the office: [Read more…]

Listening To Music At Work: A Solid Playlist to Increase Productivity

Every superhero manager needs to focus when he’s battling workplace villains.

One of the best ways to do so? Plug in headphones and listen to some tunes.

There’s debate on whether or not listening to music at work increases productivity. A 2010 study actually showed people fared worse on memory tasks while listening to music in the background, even if it was soothing classical music.

But music at work does help – there’s just a time a place for it.

Listening to music releases dopamine in the reward area of the brain, which can lead to a more positive mood. Music also makes repetitive tasks less daunting.

We at headquarters offer this tip: Listen to music: [Read more…]

Three Keys to Super-Speed (Even If You Aren’t the Flash)

We get it – there’s not enough time in the day. We can’t all have super-speed or travel through time. Some of us have to settle for the ability to read expense reports super thoroughly. But even the most mundane of heroes can get more done with these surprising techniques. [Read more…]