Most of the time, being more productive can be a bit challenging especially when you have lots of distractions around. And because you need to create a striking work-life balance for a more effectiveness in what you do. You need to learn how to figure out a way to relieve the little drawbacks that destroys productivity and the mind.
These productivity hacks will enable you to expand your chance and bliss.
1. Know Yourself
You have to know the time range your productivity peak falls in. Then you schedule your most important tasks during that time. If you’re a find out your input to what you do are most effective between the hours of 10 p.m. and midnight, then try everything possible do whatever you have to do to get that time reserved and get things done
2. Try Switching off your Internet connection.
If the task at hand needs no internet connections and you have device around that would beep notifications to you, then you need to shut down your connection.
No matter how focused or busy you are, the Internet is always a huge temptation. Even if your motivations are purely professional, such as checking in on your LinkedIn contacts or tweeting on behalf of your company, there are heavy distractions on every corner of the Web. To stop yourself immediately, choose a handful of tasks to work on offline, and disconnect your Internet for a set amount of time.
3. Put away your Smart-phone
An average smart phone user checks his or her device 221 times a day. You shouldn’t allow your smart phone gets in the way of performing the task at hand. And the best way to avoid this temptation is to keep your phone out of sight. Putting your cell phone out of sight during work hours helps get it off your mind
4. Avoid Multitasking and Just Focus
In case you haven’t noticed, doing so many things at once has actually slows down productivity and lower your work quality.
Multitasking reduces your efficiency and performance because your brain can only focus on one thing at a time. When you try to do two things at once, your brain lacks the capacity to perform both tasks successfully
You might think you’re being more productive by sending those emails during a conference call, but think again. Multitasking reduces efficiency and the quality of work (plus, research shows it literally lowers your IQ). So when you have to get something done, just focus on the task at hand for best results.
5. Clean up your work desk.
Creating an organized work promotes a strong work ethic and shows that achieving success is important to you. A messy workspace can make you feel disorganized, unfocused, or even downright panicked as you look at all the papers and junk around you.
It doesn’t take long to clear things off–especially if you have a lot of trash lying around–and the benefits of working on a cleaner desk are immediate.
Stephen Udochi John (Yudee) is a lover of ICT and also loves to inspire and be inspired by the power of uplifting words. To know more about him you can read the about section of inspiredwordcast