Ever wondered how successful people get their so much work done? This work creates the impact which reflects in their compensation. They are aware of their choices and are very committed in following them. Try to add these productivity tips to your check list.
Minimize the distance to your daily work place: –
If you can move closer to your workstation it will help you in being more productive. It will give you ample time to devote to additional activities aligned with your goals. It will also help you mentally as you get enough sleep, work early in the morning, and go for morning gym/meditation/yoga. If you can’t relocate then avoid driving instead take public transport and use the time in some productive activities. You can listen to the Podcast, read book, write on your mobile, watch how to videos in your industry.
Diet Plays important role: –
Why are we working, for food, Right? We need best food for best health. If you don’t give necessary proteins to your body, then you are cheating with it. You are making it work like anything and not refueling it is unfair. Move to a healthy diet rich in protein, non oily, food low on carbohydrates, right amount of sugar, fruits. When we are stuffed with healthy food, we feel energetic and too many carbs will make us lazy and sleepy.
Break in Intervals: –
Even the most productive person doesn’t complete work at one stretch. It decreases the creativity, burns out energy and projects work as too lengthy sometimes uninteresting. Break down the work into intervals, basically after 25-30 minutes. Drink water, it keeps you hydrated & automatically allow you to take washroom breaks. Many fresh ideas pass through your mind during these breaks. Highly successful people therefore, don’t like unwanted extended meetings.
There is always time for hobbies: –
Your hobbies, side projects can have the potential to add new skills to your resume. If you find yourself too busy in your work, try to find alternative techniques to your hobbies. If you like painting try it on mobile editors, you like reading switch to audio books while taking a walk or bath, you like to travel try small walks when you get opportunity even during lunch breaks/walk to nearest public transport.
Time for fitness: –
If your workplace is equipped with GYM, promote Yoga/Meditation try to take advantage of it whenever you can. Else take staircase to work and a walk to the train station will keep you fit. Get up from your chair and get your own coffee, fill your own water bottle, stretching yourself during phone calls, just touching your toes avoids back pain, make a group of like minded people/your team and have meetings while walking. Unnecessary chit chat/gossips can save lots of energy which can be used in other productive work/products.
Outsourcing is good idea: –
Outsource whatever you can and delegate work like successful people. We all have 24hrs in a day and yet only very few successful people get their most of the work done. They hire employees and buy their time and pay hourly for their efforts. When 100 employees work for you more work gets completed resulting in more profit. Also, allows you free time to venture new ideas and make progress in life. This doesn’t mean you can outsource everything and sit back relax all day. Outsourcing is getting help by sharing your work instead of doing everything on your own.
What are your productivity tips for your friends? Please comment below.