Are You Productive?

Are You Productive?

By:  Lee Boyland In today’s day and age, it seems like we’re all in a rush against the clock to get as much done as possible during the work day, right? We’re trying to be as productive as possible – but what is the true definition of productivity? Is what you’re doing on a day-to-day basis productive, or are you just checking a lot of tasks off your list? This refreshing, enlightening article “8 Things Productive People Do During the Workday” by IIya Pozin, distinguishes between completing tasks and true productivity and offers these eight suggestions:

  1. Create a smaller to-do list
  2. Take breaks
  3. Follow the 80/20 rule (20% of what you do produces 80% of your results)
  4. Start your day by focusing on yourself
  5. Take on harder tasks earlier in the day
  6. Pick up the phone
  7. Create a system
  8. Don’t confuse productivity with laziness

Click here  to read the full article. Are you currently taking the actions listed above? Which ones seem to have the most impact on your productivity? Please share any other productivity-boosters that are working for you!

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