You Can Increase Your Productivity by 30% With These Top 5 Habits
Would you be able to imagine a life where you get more done but you can work less.
Most of us waste time on things that don’t matter or lack efficiency when doing the things that do matter.
1/50 – Minute More Sleep
Some people can sleep 6 hours, while others may need 7 to 8 hours per night. However, there’s no right amount of sleep that each individual should get.
National Sleep Foundation reported that in the US, 40% of people have lack of sleep have been affected their daily routine. Which means that chances are 50% of you reading this could use more sleep.
2/50 – Minute Morning Blocks
Studies show that the morning is when we are the most creative. This is because willpower is limited, and we supposed to draw advantages from this by doing our most important work first in the morning.
Rather than rushing to respond to your emails, we should treasure our mornings to reflect on what’s coming up daily, and create a plan of action around how we can be the most effective.
3/50 – Minute Block Times
As we are still relying on “To-Do” list, therefore this is one of the biggest reason why we are not able to find time to learn something new or work on our passion projects.
On your calendar, you have to put things and setting a specific timeline to allow you focus on just one thing the most important to you, instead of being in reaction mode.
4/50 – Minute Breaks
While you are working, how often do you take breaks?
After a certain period of time, there’s a decreasing effect that we all experience. It’s normal to push through it when you are a Type-A person, thinking that without taking breaks you can get more done.
If we don’t stand up once in a while and walk around, our creativity, willpower and focus will suffer.
A very important tool we suggest you to use is the “Pomodoro Technique”.
Follow these steps below to see how it works:
- Choose a task to be accomplished.
- Set the Pomodoro to 25 minutes (the Pomodoro is the timer)
- Work on the task until the Pomodoro rings, then put a check on your sheet of paper
- Take a short break (5 minutes is OK)
After four Pomodoros, take a longer break (15-30 minutes)
5/50 – Minute Renewals
At the end of the day, leveraging strategies will help you to become your most productive self can only go so far.
We need to schedule our time to renew ourselves on a daily basis. Some of us can do this through meditation, for others it could be working out or through journaling to reflect on your day.
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