We’ve all had them – workplace productivity crushes – those in your office who seem to effortlessly fly through their work like a 9-5 James Bond, appearing to get so much done with never a smudge on them. “How do they do it?,” you ask yourself as you find yourself clicking to the next slide of “13 cats that look like British Prime Ministers.” (“You’ll never believe number 9!”)
Glancing around your workplace, it’s easy to think that everyone is more productive than you. But are they? To figure that out, we need to first define what being productive means, and what exactly we’re producing.