ADHD: Use Deadlines Effectively to Increase Productivity. This week, I had two days of incredible productivity.
As an adult with ADHD, I do struggle at times with getting things finished, though my strategies and treatment help me to be productive overall. But I was amazed at how productive I was for 2 days. I felt like every moment mattered. I used my time wisely. I made lists and checked them repeatedly throughout the day to make sure that I was on track. How did I overcome my ADHD symptoms so much better on these 2 days? Because I had to… I was getting on a plane on Tuesday night. Work Smarter, Not Harder: 21 Time Management Tips to Hack Productivity. 2469 1140Share Synopsis “Don’t say you don’t have enough time.
You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.” ― H. Jackson Brown Jr. A lot of folks in our society try to be hyper-productive. You know — the people who scurry from task to task, always checking e-mail, organizing something, making a call, running an errand, etc. The people who do this often subscribe to the idea that “staying busy” means you’re working hard and are going to be more successful.
Beyond the List: 8 Powerful Ways to Manage Your Tasks. There are so many things you need to do, and so many ways to keep track of those to-dos.
Search the App Store for "todo list" and you'll find thousands of tools that all promise to help you increase your productivity and get more done. An app is only the start. There are also the various methods of keeping track of your to-dos, each with their strong points and some so complicated there's entire books about them. It can be so tough to find the right method and app for you, it's often easier to just give up and try to juggle all of your tasks in your head. Getting Things Done with ADD/ADHD - Dana Rayburn. Eric Tivers.
Productive Adult ADHD: 20 Tricks to Get Boring Things Done. 50 Tricks to Get Things Done Faster, Better, and More Easily. We all want to get stuff done, whether it’s the work we have to do so we can get on with what we want to do, or indeed, the projects we feel are our purpose in life.
To that end, here’s a collection of 50 hacks, tips, tricks, and mnemonic devices I’ve collected that can help you work better. Most Important Tasks (MITs): At the start of each day (or the night before) highlight the three or four most important things you have to do in the coming day. Do them first. If you get nothing else accomplished aside from your MITs, you’ve still had a pretty productive day.Big Rocks: The big projects you’re working on at any given moment.
ADHD & Productivity: 12 Strategies for Getting Things Done. For someone with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), completing a task can be fraught with challenges.
Distractions such as e-mail, Internet, TV and other tasks abound. People with ADHD often face a special challenge in remaining productive, especially in distraction-driven environments (such as the office or even a classroom). To get a handle on distractions and boost your productivity, here are 12 useful strategies for accomplishing what you need. Employ the two-minute rule. ADDitude - Attention Deficit Information and Resources. Getting your life in order is a key step toward reaching your goals.
No secret there. So why do we put up with chronic disorder at home, at work, and in our personal lives? Judith Kolberg suggests it's a matter of perfectionism: We're unable to do what it takes to get even a bit more organized because we worry that we won't become perfectly organized. And as Kolberg, author of Conquering Chronic Disorganization, points out, there is no such thing as perfect organization. Life is capricious, and get-it-done strategies that work well today may prove useless tomorrow. The good news, says Kolberg, who's now president of FileHeads Professional Organizers (www.fileheads.net), is that seemingly small changes can bring big improvements in your life--less clutter, fewer hassles, and greater tranquility. The Big Picture 1.
Understanding and interrupting that loop is key to breaking a habit, says journalist Charles Duhigg. iStockphoto.com hide caption itoggle caption iStockphoto.com. 4 Rules For Becoming Debt Free By Age 30. Self Confidence to Bring out the Best in You. 24 Surefire Ways to Get Your Mojo Back. “Mojo” refers to your self-confidence, self-esteem, self-efficacy, or even sex appeal.
Dr. Evil–Austin Powers’ nemesis in the Austin Powers film series–defines mojo as follows: “The libido, the life force, the essence, the right stuff, what the French call a certain, ‘I don’t know what’”.