How to Reduce Dead Time in Your Team

Keeping Your People Active and Engaged

How to Reduce Dead Time in Your Team - Keeping Your People Active and Engaged

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Boredom is bad for morale, and for your bottom line.

Managers often go to great lengths to ensure that their people aren't overworked or overburdened. After all, we all know how bad stress and long hours can be for our health.

But, as anyone who's felt the burden of boredom knows, having too little to do can be just as damaging to morale, productivity and well-being.

In this article, we explore the dangers of "dead time" in your team, and the steps that you can take to prevent it. But we also discuss what you and your people can do to use dead time productively....

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