Having a "proper, generous lunch break" — and with co-workers (even if virtually) — can do wonders for combating burnout and improving collaboration, diversity and inclusion expert Ruchika Tulshyan writes in Harvard Business Review. Research has found that workers who take a lunch break are more satisfied and productive, and report better teamwork when they eat together.
Some tips from Tulshyan:
• Set an "at lunch" message during lunchtime and step out for an undisturbed meal and a walk around the block.
• Turn lunch into a virtual team or networking events.