ARTICLES WITH TAG: work-life balance

TOP RESEARCH The pursuit of optimal busyness: how seeking productivity and flow can lead to overwork
Leadership

The pursuit of optimal busyness: how seeking productivity and flow can lead to overwork

by Ioana Lupu

Why do we push ourselves to overwork? The answer might lie in the concept of optimal busyness.

TOP RESEARCH Get a hobby! How leisure activities can help you at work
Leadership

Get a hobby! How leisure activities can help you at work

by Karoline Strauss

We know that work-life balance is important. Less known is the fact that it’s also important what you do with your life outside of work: in their recent paper, Professor Karoline Strauss and her colleagues show that spending more time on a hobby can help you feel more effective at work - and identify the specific conditions under which you can get this boost.