Our weekly roundup of industry news from around the web.
- Forgo lunch again today and raid the bowl of Halloween candy instead? Cut it out, says Entrepreneur: “What you have for lunch can make a meaningful difference in your cognitive performance, energy levels and critical decision-making ability. Your food choices ultimately influence your workplace success.”
- Would you trade in your smartphone for something without access to apps and email? Would your boss even let you? WeWork‘s Creator explores why some people are “dumbing down” their phones.
- HuffPo reports on the benefits of workplace flexibility: “Many large companies have made headlines when offering workplace flexibility policies (Netflix, Google and Microsoft to name a few), but flexible workplace policies are good for small businesses, too,” writes Latifa Lyles. [The] policies . . . give employers a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining top talent, increase employee creativity, increase productivity, increase profitability, and boost employee morale.”