Friday, September 6, 2013

50 Ways To Increase Your Productivity

  1. Take a break
  2. Set a timer
  3. Eliminate all distractions
  4. Distractions should be avoided
  5. Love what you do
  6. Complete your most dreaded tasks first thing in the morning
  7. Use JDarkRoom
  8. Just start
  9. Everyone has a certain time of the day in which they are more productive than others
  10. Keep a notebook and pen on hand at all times
  11. Write a blog to chronicle your own personal development and achievements
  12. Plan out all of your meals a week ahead and make your grocery list accordingly
  13. Step away from the computer
  14. Writer out a to-list each day
  15. Ask yourself “Am I currently making the best possible use of my time?”
  16. Get plenty of sleep
  17. Exercise
  18. Organize your coffee
  19. Outsource as much as possible
  20. Use a Tivo or DVR
  21. Turn off the TV
  22. Listen to educational audio books
  23. Auto pay your bills
  24. Read David Allen’s Getting Things Done
  25. Focus on result-oriented activities
  26. Take shorter showers
  27. Tell other people about your goals
  28. Learn to say “NO”
  29. Go on an information diet
  30. Find a mentor
  31. Write your most important tasks and to-dos on a calendar
  32. Set some exciting goals
  33. Learn keyboard shortcuts
  34. Get up early before anyone else
  35. Don’t multitask
  36. Reward yourself for finishing a big task
  37. Shop online
  38. Batch similar tasks
  39. Speed up your internet with a broadband connection
  40. Start a polyphasic sleep schedule
  41. Improve your typing speed
  42. Get rid of time wasters
  43. Protect yourself from unnecessary phone time with caller ID
  44. Work from home
  45. Many employers now offer direct deposit
  46. Prioritize your tasks
  47. Just read the parts that you need
  48. Cook your meals in bulk
  49. Learn to speed read
  50. Use Windows hibernation feature
.. via @ LifeHack.org