September 27 2016

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday

Trivia Tuesday PurpleQUESTION: How many languages are there in the world?

ANSWER: According to BBC, there are about 7,000 different languages in the world. However, most of the languages in existence are not spoken by a large population of people. The BBC states that 90% of the existing languages are spoken by less than 100,000, and 46 languages have a solitary speaker.

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July 23 2015

I Love Steno Fun Fact: When Productivity Peaks

I Love Steno Logo (Cropped)The July 2015 issue of Money Magazine contains an article entitled, “How To Unplug From Work.” In this article, the author, Daniel Bortz, opines that due to technology, people are able to communicate with each other with ease 24 hours a day. He cites the following statistics: “Smartphone users spend five hours on work email each weekend.” “61% of people have worked during a vacation.”

With the modern-day workload, or work overload, depending on how you view your work responsibilities, it is important to take breaks. The Money Magazine article also states, “Productivity falls sharply after a 50-hour workweek.” Therefore, do yourself a favor on a professional level and a personal level, take time out to “recharge your batteries.”

Love, Speed & Accuracy,

Elsie Villega

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