If you’ve ever got out of the office or your home-office and instead went to a coffee shop and magically tripled your productivity, you know that odd feeling and lingering question: why am I able to get more done here than in the space that’s actually been set up for me to do work?
Well, there seems to be an explanation for that!
In this roundup, we’ll see why this location change boosts your productivity:
- Trello has some interesting points on how our brain loves novelty and how our routines can quickly become unproductive
- The Atlantic explains why we get a fear of having no purpose when in a public space
- HBR talks about levels of ambience sound – when they help our productivity, and when they hurt it.