7 tips for practicing mindfulness at work

Let’s face it: we’ve turned busyness into a lifestyle. The workday is filled with meetings, calls, emails, and surprise deadlines. We spend our evenings trying to catch up. We raise kids, race through TV episodes, or respond to a barrage of after-hours work messages. It’s crazy and constant, but the ends—a successful career, a satisfying home life—justify the means. Right?

Psychological research suggests we’re doing it all wrong.

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3 quick tips for saving time with Dropbox Paper

We built Dropbox Paper to bring people and ideas together, but we also wanted to help teams love the way they work. That’s why each Paper feature is designed to make work more fun, more collaborative, and less of a chore. With that in mind, here are three examples of how Paper can help you save time and skip the busywork.

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Paper 101: Quick, easy formatting with keyboard shortcuts

Isn’t it great when you find your groove, and you’re pounding out ideas like a machine? Poking through toolbars and menus to find formatting options, though, can break your train of thought—and keep you from capturing those brilliant ideas. We’ve been there. So we added all kinds of keyboard shortcuts to Dropbox Paper to keep your fingers on the home row—and your mind focused. Here are 10 to get you started.

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How Dropbox Paper helps make meetings more efficient and effective

Did you know knowledge workers spend over 60% of their time in meetings, according to a 2013 study? Face-to-face meetings are a perfect time for teams to bring up ideas, build consensus, and make decisions that move projects forward. But keeping everyone on the same page can be difficult. So we created Dropbox Paper, a simple, powerful way for teams to work together. With Paper, your team has one central place to create and find the info they need, including meeting notes. Here are three simple ways you can use Paper to run a tight, efficient—and valuable—meeting.

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Keep your team on the same page using Dropbox Paper

Our users often tell us how collaborating on a team helps them get work done—from finishing projects faster to discovering new ideas. But keeping teams in sync can be tricky, especially when you’re working with people in different offices and job functions. That’s where Dropbox Paper can help—it’s a new way for teams to work together and stay on the same page.

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