We too often think that by doing all the little things that need to be done, we’ll get there — and all we have to do is get those things done a bit faster. In fact, we are more successful at reaching our goals by prioritizing and working on the important pieces. “
Interruptions at the office are less likely to impact one on a mission. By implementing this strategy-set, advancing beyond the interruptions is only the beginning. At heart, this is about embarking on a crusade towards a highly-efficient human being. Take proactive measures to keep interruptions out of your way.
Interruptions do not merely take up precious time, but detract from the quality of your output. In order to engage—to stay focused—and deliver to the very best of your ability, you must have a methodology for handling unnecessary distractions. By implementing these 5 steps, you will be ready to deal with whatever comes your way and notice a significant improvement to your productivity.
A key finding from this year’s survey is procrastination is a major obstacle to being productive. Nearly half of the respondents to OfficeTime’s survey said they feel they spend too much time putting off doing more productive or necessary tasks each day.
It takes an average of 26 minutes to recover from trivial interruptions. Here are some tips to reclaim that wasted time, use our space most efficiently, and develop a mindset to focus on our most important tasks.
Over 1,200 people responded to a survey sponsored by Office. The survey, which is released in February to coincide with Time Management Month, asked entrepreneurs, small business owners, freelancers and professionals what activities they spent their time on during the workday. The survey gave no surprises: the reigning “Top Time Killer” for the fourth…
Big shifts happened for me when I stopped checking email and messages first thing, and instead, invested the first hour of my day in exercise, meditation and finding MY agenda – rather than getting on someone else’s agenda. Next, I began working in focused, uninterrupted blocks of time on the highest value activities in my business. This resulted in a massive increase in productivity.
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