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Adam Grant: How quarantine will transform the way we work
Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher
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Adam Grant: How quarantine will transform the way we work

Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher

Adam Grant, Kara Swisher

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Nick Bloom at Stanford did this great great experiment where people in call centers got to work from home instead of an office. Their productivity went up by over 13%, and they were half as likely to quit over the next six months.

Remote Call Center Workers Are More Productive & Less Likely to Quit

The heart of burnout is emotional exhaustion—the sense that you're so depleted and drained by your work that you literally have nothing left to give.

What Causes People to Feel Burned Out at Work?

One of the pieces of good news about loneliness is that it doesn't necessarily take that much connection to begin to make a dent in it.

One Workplace Friend is Enough to Mitigate Loneliness

There's some work suggesting that we do some of our most creative thinking when we're doing mindless tasks, and that boredom can make us more creative.

Boredom Can Make You More Creative

If you want to detect lies, visual cues are much less reliable than getting people to talk longer and then looking for inconsistencies in their stories.

When Detecting Lies, Visual Cues Are Less Reliable Than Story Inconsistencies
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