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.
Just tell us where your time goes and we’ll enter you to win. Simple! Take our short survey NOW!!!ENTER: http://bit.ly/OTSurveyNow It’s all completely anonymous. To save you time, we’ve simplified our annual time killers’ survey. It should take just a minute or two. Besides, it’s a nice, quick way to waste time. Thanks to all for your help!
Nothing should stop you from preparing budgets and plans of action, but take it one day at a time. Live to the fullest each day, being present to all turns of your business and customers.
Select slowly and surround yourself with positive people; negativity is toxic. The process is continuous; the larger your elite group of positive people is around you, the longer the amount of time you will stay motivated.
Speaking is a very serious business, and you should never underestimate the need to practice. My father gave thousands of sermons in his life. Even at his level of knowledge and experience he never skipped spending hours in preparing and rehearsing his weekly message. Practice will enable to deliver your comments the exact way you have planned and to deliver your story and the call to action with grace and inspiration.