Many of us don’t get as much work done as they would like to. Distractions add up as the day goes by and affect our productivity. Managing time efficiently and focusing on high-value work can help defeat the productivity killers you run into every day.
We all do our best to get a lot accomplished during work hours, but chances are we’re losing valuable time when we’re off the clock. Think about it: How many times did you hit snooze this morning alone? Maximizing productivity requires more than just changing the way we work. We need to change the way we live our lives. These productivity hacks can help you live a more efficient life and, in turn, achieve more at work and in your personal life.
Everyone always tells us to work smarter not harder. They tell us we need to use our time wisely, organize our day, create to-do lists, and tackle one thing at a time. There’s so much advice out there about what we can do increase productivity. But what about the things we shouldn’t do? What are the things we do every day that are sapping our time and making us less productive?
Many people I coach struggle to prioritize their work, finish tasks, and find time to think. They are not alone; I don’t know about you, but I struggle to do everyday things like shopping, cooking, and cleaning! Not to mention the lure of my smartphone as it buzzes to announce yet another text or email. It doesn’t matter if you are at work or at home or out shopping, time management is a critical skill in a world where weapons of mass distraction constantly seek your attention. ‘I don’t seem to have enough time in the day’, ‘I haven’t got
We live in a world filled with distractions. Smartphones, email, text messages, the internet… it’s like we’re a dog trying to live in a squirrel sanctuary. But when these distractions overwhelm us, things begin to slip through the cracks – especially at work. So, how can we avoid these distractions and learn to be more efficient? Time management skills can help establish priorities, set aside non-essential tasks, and increase work efficiency. And Increasing work efficiency will ultimately help us reach our goals.
The weekend, two days of freedom and peace, is undeniably wonderful. But a two-day break feels too short, right?
If only we could could find some tips that would help us create a seemingly longer weekend…