productivity
productivity

Here we tell you 25 tips for better productivity. Follow these tips and you will surprised on how you can achieve more in the same amount of time.

Here is a quick list of tips:-

1. 90 min work 10 min break

 

This will refresh your brain increasing your concentration and leading to better productivity.

2. To do list

 

Create a to do list, so you don’t forget anything.

3. Don’t do list

 

Create a don’t do list so that you don’t end up doing what you shouldn’t be doing.

4.  Meditate

 

Meditate daily for 15 to 30 minutes. This will increase your concentration leading to better productivity.

5. Be organized, less clutter

 

Organize everything, your work desk, your room, your wardrobe. If it is organized you feel motivated to work plus you save time on searching things.

6. Set a routine

 

Create a routine for yourself. If you work in a routine way your body adapts to it and your brain works faster.

7. Exercise

 

A healthy mind resides in a healthy body. And a healthy body is capable of doing lot more. Enough said.

8. Track your time

 

If you feel a lot of your time is wasted then start tracking it. Make sure you spend time on things in your to do list and not on things from your don’t do list.

 

9.  Invest in audio books

 

If you feel that reading books is taking up your time, then subscribe to audio books service, this way you can gain knowledge while travelling or doing any other chore. Caution this does not apply for academic books. If you have to study you have to study.

 

10. Allocate social media time

 

Don’t open FB / twitter/ instagram every now and then. What the world has posted will remain there you can check it out at a later point of time.

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Prioritize & Achieve more

11.  Prioritise tasks

 

Decide what is important for you now, or what is going to take up most of your time.  Preparing for the task first is more important than at the end moment.

 

12. Turn of distractions

 

When you are studying or working on something ou can turn of the TV, the e-commerce sites, the social media updates etc. Basically put your mobile phone on airplane mode and concentrate on your task.

 

13. Learn to Say No

 

While this is not the thumb rule always, but where ever necessary learn to say no so that you can concentrate on your work.

 

14. Eat right

 

If you eat a lot of junk food, your body gets effected and hence your capability to be productive. Hence eat right. Right kind of nutrition in right portions.

 

15. Stand more often

 

Whenever you get a chance, stand. This will not let your body go into slumber.

 

16. Stay hydrated

 

Drink enough water, atleast 3-4 litres daily.

 

17. Schedule free time

 

While working your body can get tired and enter into a rut hence schedule periodic free time. Take small breaks and small vacations so that you can rejuvenate your grey cells faster.

 

18. Wakeup early or stay up late based on your body

 

If you want some extra time for doing your work, then either wake up early in the morning or stay up late in the night to squeeze in those extra hours of time.

 

19. Use technology

 

There are a lot of apps to help improve your productivity, download and use them to be more productive.

 

20. Plan ahead

 

Break big tasks into smaller tasks, and then plan ahead the amount of time required.  Plan ahead what life is going to demand from you and work towards fulfilling that plan.

21. Get sleep

 

A normal human body requires 6-8 hours of sleep daily hence sleep peacefully  in the night and be more productive when you wake up.

22. Unsubscribe useless email

 

You must be getting a lot of useless email which takes up your time so just unsubscribe such email and feel the difference.

 

23. Focus on 1 task at a time

 

Understand that humans are not machines so that they can multi task. Multi tasking will hinder your performance, so work on 1 task at a time.

24. Maximize work time

 

Outsource some tasks to others if you can. Work such as cooking, laundry can be outsourced so outsource such work and increase your work time.

 

25.  Work under deadlines

 

Set yourself deadlines to finish a task. Stick to such deadlines no matter what.

 

Follow these tips and your will definitely be more productive.

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Jitu has done his MBA in Marketing, and is currently pursuing his dreams at Mantras2Success. He loves reading business & management related books, watching documentaries and listening music. Apart from being a marketer he also has a deep interest in Human Resources Management and is committed to helping individuals in making an informed choice about their careers. You can follow him on Twitter : @Jitu_Lakhwani

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