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Are You Burying Yourself in a Bunker of Work?

In an article for Inc., John Brandon posits one potential reason why people end up feeling lonely in the workplace—they think they work better that way. They feel a duty to maintain high personal productivity, which they think can only occur when working in isolation. In actuality, such unpunctuated working is only a recipe for burnout, of course.

Besides, the best ideas often occur in groups. Off-hand remarks trigger disparate ideas in people’s minds, and they pile up like pancakes of spontaneity on top of each other until suddenly the team has a really good breakfast/concept. For more tips—but no great pancake metaphors—you can view the full article here: http://www.inc.com/john-brandon/here-s-why-you-are-so-lonely-and-frustrated-at-work.html

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