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There are two rationales for this easy workplace hack. The first is that showing a photo of your kid or your favourite kitty to your co-workers helps to establish a sense of friendship and common ground, creating a happier and more loyal team.

The second reason to try this workplace hack is that studies show looking at cute images of lovable young creatures like kittens, puppies and children can actually make you more productive—primarily by bringing out your protective instincts, which have the convenient side effect of making you more attentive!


This hack is part of a series of weekly workplace hacks that teaches you about collaboration, productivity and time saving tips. Published every Wednesday.

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