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  • Keeping Laser Focus

    Distractions are everywhere, and they are wrecking our productivity. When we look to the intense focus of hockey players, craftspeople, and even short-order cooks, what can we learn about concentration? This hour, we’ll talk with Matthew B. Crawford, author of “The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming an Individual in an Age of Distraction.”

  • Home Vs. Work

    This hour, we’ll listen back to our February conversation with sociologist and happiness expert Christine Carter about the productivity strategies that work, which she writes about in The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Home and Work.

  • The Ideal Office

    Even if we all have the same BORGSJÖ desk from Ikea, there are small changes you can make to increase productivity at work. We’ll talk with the author of “The Best Place to Work” to figure out how to make the most of our working hours.