5 Productivity Strategies. The Top 5 Blockers To Your Productivity (And How To Hack Each One) Does the idea of following an agenda, bullet journaling, or even sending calendar invites make you want to run screaming into the night?
Me too, actually. Despite this, I still became a productivity pro and managing editor of a blog literally about productivity. That’s right: I am punctual, I hand in assignments on time, and I communicate effectively with my team and our network of freelance writers. The Ultimate Guide to Improving Your Productivity. Darius Foroux is an author, entrepreneur, and podcaster.
He writes at DariusForoux.com, where he shares ideas for living a productive life. Welcome to this productivity guide. The purpose of this guide is twofold. The Minimalist’s Guide To Productivity. I’ve been on a journey to adopt a minimalist lifestyle for years.
I’ve taken on a minimalist wardrobe, thrown out all the junk in my house, even downsized to a smaller flat with less storage and way more floor space. For me, the appeal of minimalism comes from this idea that your life can be simplified, streamlined, and reduced without sacrificing quality. How Fractured Focus Steals Your Productivity (and How to Take it Back) Productivity Thieves, Part 1/4. If we had to convey how to be more productive in one sentence, it would go something like this: Put the best version of yourself in charge.
That sounds easy, but doing it requires more than simply reading another book about focus. The more we look into productivity—how to achieve it and why we keep losing it—the clearer it is that a lack of information isn’t the problem. The problem is acting on what you already know, on putting that informed and inspired version of yourself at the helm. We all have habits that rob us of our concentration and waste our time. Want To Be More Productive? Want to know how to be productive?
Create goals, make a plan and execute. We all know this is a good idea… and it never, ever seems to work. It’s like simplifying boxing down to “Just go into the ring and punch the other guy until he’s knocked out.” Sounds easy. 7 Productivity Mistakes You Are Probably Making Every Day. Today’s guest post is by Gloria Kopp.
Gloria is a digital marketer and a business consultant from Manville city. She is a content manager at Australian help. Gloria is a regular contributor to such websites as Engadget, Academized, HuffingtonPost, etc. A Simple Strategy to Make Every Day Productive. If you’re like me, you have some days when you’re the queen of your life and get forty-three things done before lunch … and others where changing out of your pajamas is the day’s biggest achievement.
This is one of the many reasons I love listening to business-oriented podcasts. You can pick up gems of wisdom and inspiration — and yea, even practical tips for productivity — from successful business people, even if they operate in a totally different realm than you. Recently I came across a shiny, new-to-me tidbit while listening to business guru Marie Forleo speak about gaining clarity in this interview with Amy Porterfield. The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done. The Key to Productivity? Do Nothing. 10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments. Ancient Productivity Advice That Is Relevant Today (Part I) Ancient Productivity Advice That's Relevant Today (Part II) The Most and Least Productive Hours in a Day. In a perfect world (or, at least a more efficient one), you could be productive whenever you wanted.
Just sit down and start typing/put that pen to paper/invent the next app or Fidget Spinner.
Consistency. Lack of Focus. Project Management. Agility. Homo Economicus. This Is How To Be Productive Without Being Miserable: 8 Proven Secrets. There’s plenty of good advice on how to be productive.
But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don’t want to be Robby the Robot. Here’s the thing: you often don’t need help with the doing part. You know what to do. Sit down and finish the damn task. What really gets in your way? “It scares me.” Those are feelings. The best productivity system is the one you stick with. The research and experts say the answer is, “Yes.” Start The Day Happy The sound of the alarm clock should not signal, “Time for the pain to begin.” So indulge yourself a little in the morning. Research shows your mood in the morning affects your productivity all day: Researchers found that employees’ moods when they clocked in tended to affect how they felt the rest of the day.
How The Most Powerful People Get Things Done. We all have big decisions to make and deadlines to meet.
And sometimes it can feel overwhelming. This got me wondering: how do the most powerful people get things done? When lives are on the line, literally trillions of dollars are at stake and the world is watching… how do people handle those situations? There have to be things we can learn from them. So I called my friend James Waters. James was Deputy Director of Scheduling at the White House and served in government for 10 years. James had some tremendous insights about how they do things at The White House that line up with a lot of what the formal research is telling us. Now if you’re looking for Republicans-this, Democrats-that, you’ve come to the wrong place.
5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder.