Research suggests people who eat most of their calories earlier in the day may have better diet success, and registered dietitian Tamara Duker Freuman said the practice of eating in sync with circadian rhythms can increase satiety and reduce eating at night. Freuman said circadian rhythms are associated with variations in hormone and enzyme levels and glucose transporters during the day that can affect metabolism.
Professionals should consider their motivation before agreeing to take on extra work, including whether they are passionate about the duties to be performed or are more motivated by financial benefits, writes Regan Walsh. The most important consideration of all may be whether the option to turn down the extra work even exists, Walsh writes.
You might concentrate better if you work in a secluded area that isn't filled with bosses and colleagues, writes Rohini Venkatraman. It can also help to work in an area without distracting bright colors or by positioning your desk to face away from areas of heavy traffic.
Personal hobbies can help professionals foster career skills such as the ability to network with others, according to recent research. By using your cooking skills to host gatherings, learning a foreign language or playing recreational sports, you can bolster leadership skills and expand your network, among other benefits.