What if I told you that taking just a little bit of time before your week starts to actually plan your week could massively increase your productivity? You may call me crazy, but it’s true! Whether you do it on a Friday afternoon or a Sunday night, 10 mins to half an hour is all you really need to give your productivity the spur it needs on a Monday morning.
No matter how clear your plan for the day, it’s inevitable that you’re going to encounter minor or major interruptions and distractions at some point. It’s all too easy to let these take over your day. How can you deal with minor interruption and distractions and not let them take you away from what you want and need to accomplish that day?
How many hours of your day do you find yourself sucked into the social media world? You think you’ll just have a quick browse on Facebook, then LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube…and before you know it you’ve lost an hour or two. It’s so easy to do and keeping your social media open when you’re working just means that every time you get a notification, you feel compelled to read it – just in case! So how can you stop procrastinating and spend your time more productively?
Your day is manic from start to finish, and there aren’t enough hours in the day! Sound familiar? It’s all too easy to jump from one task to the next, and not take a time-out to focus on how you could save yourself some time in a typical working day. Make a quick cuppa and settle down for a few practical time-saving tips…