Are you paying attention?
You think about 6,200 thoughts a day. However, oftentimes, your thinking about things that are different than the task at hand. In other words, you’re easily distracted.
Don’t worry though, it’s not your fault. Your brain’s ability to get distracted is 1 of the ways your ancestors survived in the wild when they had to be quick to notice things like hungry lions. If you’re ready to get your brain up to speed with the modern world, we can help.
By using the right office gadgets, you can help improve your focus to increase workplace productivity. Tech gadgets can also help you save time by making daily work tasks faster than ever before!
Are you ready to get more work done in less time? Read on to learn about 9 productivity-boosting gadgets.
1.Gadgets to Prevent Back Pain
It’s hard to focus when you’re in pain. Research shows that sitting for a long time can increase your blood pressure, high cholesterol, and of course back pain. If your job requires a lot of sitting you could benefit from using an office gadget that helps you maintain proper posture.
For instance, you can buy a small device that that attaches to your back. Any time you start to slouch, the device will emit a gentle vibration.
By using a posture correcting device, you can start to train your muscles to sit properly. You can also use a lumbar support pillow to help keep your spine in line.
Whether you’re working from home, or in the office, having a portable scanner can save you countless minutes each day. A fully detached handheld portable scanner usually uses an SD card.
You can simply scan the document and download it to your computer at a later time. A small computer scanner will need to connect to your desktop or laptop to operate.
Smart projectors are small portable devices that make displaying information convenient and easy. The most recent smart projectors are capable of connecting with your mobile phone or home network.
You’ll find it’s easy to integrate your smart projector with most devices. Also, instead of using harsh light bulbs, you’ll be using a LED light source to project images onto any surface.
Being able to quickly project images and information makes it easier to complete projects as a group. We suggest you look for a smart projector that also comes with a voice control feature. Then you can simply ask Alexa or Google to turn on the projector instead of having to do it yourself.
4.Wireless Flash Drive
No doubt you probably know what a USB drive or flash drive is. However, did you know that now there are wireless flash drives?
After charging the flash drive on your Mac or PC, it’ll be ready to go! Instead of having to plug the drive into your computer to download or upload, the drive can work as a wireless external storage device. The best wireless drives are capable of streaming content to multiple phones, and tablets at the same time.
5.Self Stirring Mug
If you’re the type of person who enjoys hot cups of tea or coffee during the workday, you should get a self-stirring mug. After filling up the mug with your desired beverage, all you have to do is press the self stir button.
A small propeller installed in the bottom of the mug will activate, as it begins mixing the beverage. The frothy finished product is reminiscent of the type of fancy drink a barista would make.
6.Ergonomic Tools to Increase Productivity
Earlier we mentioned how maintaining a proper posture can help you avoid back pain. In addition to supporting your back, you should also create an ergonomic workspace.
Here’s a shortlist of ergonomic office gadgets:
- Adjustable chair
- Standing desk
Look for a chair that has an adjustable height, as well as adjustable seat depth. The more adjustable the chair is, the easier it’ll be for you to customize it to meet your back needs.
Next on our list of productivity-boosting tech gadgets, we have the electric stapler. You can save a lot of time using an electric stapler, especially if you’re working with a large pile of papers.
Instead of having to struggle with an old outdated stapler, an electric one can staple papers together in a second, or less. Not only will you save time, but your hands won’t get as tired as they would having to use a manual stapler. As a result, you’ll be able to get more work done than you normally would.
8.Blue Light Blocking Glasses
When you don’t sleep properly it’s hard to stay productive during the workday. If you’re having trouble catching enough z’s, the blue light from electronic devices could be the cause.
Blue light can interrupt sleep schedules by suppressing your melatonin levels. One study was able to conclude that wearing blue light blocking glasses at night can help protect your sleep cycle. To save money, you can also look into getting regular sunglasses that have an orange-tinted lense.
9.Noise Cancelling Headphones
Working from home has its pros and cons. On the plus side, you have total control over how you set up your office environment. However, if you don’t live alone, you might not be able to control the noise levels in your household.
Noise-canceling headphones are the perfect solution for when you need to reach deeper states of concentration. On top of making it easier for you to concentrate, noise-canceling headphones can also reduce stress levels.
Find the Right Office Gadgets for You
Now that you’re done reading about the different office gadgets, what one do you think you’ll try first? Are you ready to invest in a quality pair of noise-canceling headphones? Or are you going to start creating an ergonomic friendly workspace?
Whatever direction you choose to go, we hope that you’re able to get more work done than ever before! For more fun articles like this one, you should check out the rest of our site.