How to Stop Noise from Ruining Your Open Office, and Other Industry News

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  • HBR digs up some great advice for reducing unwanted noise in your open office.
  • Forbes interviews Gretchen Rubin, author of the new book Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of our Everyday Lives, about how to create healthy workplace habits.
  • The Atlantic advocates for making March Madness a national holiday: “March Madness officially commenced yesterday with two annual traditions. The first was exciting basketball. . . . The second was that many Americans were at work and missed these opening games.”
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  • I posted this on HBR and repeating here …

    Headphones don’t help (others!) if you are on Skype. This is a growing issue since Siri and Cortana showed up as well. Etiquette seems the only way forward, consideration of others and self awareness – but perhaps time to put that plaque of the ten office rules back on the wall to establish some norms.

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