Do colder temperatures make you less productive?
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This final note today, which I offer against my own self-interest because I like my office to be cooler than most.
But a study from Cornell University I saw in Fast Company magazine says that when office temperatures are low — 68 degrees, specifically — people comittted 44 percent more mistakes and were half as productive as they were when the thermostat was set at 77.
To which my uncharitable answer is, put on a sweater.
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