The productivity boost from goofing off at work

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Employees goofing off and wasting time at work is always a concern for bosses. But Takeaway contributor Beth Kobliner says that as the economy tightens, employees are taking on extra responsibilities and that blowing off steam in creative ways can actually help maintain ones overall focus. She tells us why, with David Rock, author of “Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus and Working Smarter All Day Long.” They share some downtime strategies that even your boss would approve of.

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