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10 Ways to Increase Your Productivity in the Workplace

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Productivity experts like Brian Tracy advise that you do your most demanding task first thing in the morning (eat a frog).

Ignore emails, eat breakfast, meditate… Whatever you decide to do, ensure you have a solid morning routine which sets you up ...

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Our brains aren’t built for multitasking so stop doing it — it’s counterproductive and a productivity killer.

You can start increasing your productivity today simply by focusing on one task at a time and giving it your all before moving onto the next task.

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To-do lists can be a great tool for productivity.

They help you to get organised and stay focused. And, if you’re like me, you’ll also take great satisfaction in ticking a task off when it’s done.

One tip to help you g...

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Ivy Lee was a productivity expert who achieved peak productivity each day by following these five steps.

  1. At the end of each workday, write down the six most important things you need to accomplish tomorrow. Don’t write down mo...

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Surprisingly, scheduling regular breaks can improve your productivity.

Studies show that if you’re working on a long task without taking a break then your performance will suffer.

A study by

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You can use the Pomodoro technique to work in 25 minutes sprints.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Decide on the task to be done.
  2. Set the Pomodoro timer to 25 minutes.
  3. Work on the task.
  4. Stop work when...

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According to one study , the average office worker attends 62 meetings a month and around 37% of all meetings are unproductive.

So, before you organise your next meeting, ask yourse...

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When we have a deadline to work towards, we are generally more focused and productive.

, Jan Yager argues that deadlines “actually help us by bestowing acti...

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7. Use the Eisenhower Box

Dwight Eisenhower divided his tasks into four different possibilities. You can use this decision matrix to help you organise your tasks.

  1. Urgent and important: Tasks you will do immediately.
  2. Important but not urg...

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This one is from Tim Ferriss’ not-to-list and something I’ve personally implemented and benefitted from.

Turn off email notifications so you don’t get distracted each time an email comes through.

Checki...

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9. Get active

Exercise is good for your body and mind so it’s no surprise that it may also boost your workplace productivity .

When you exercise, you increase blood flow to the brain, which can help sharp...

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The quest for perfection is one of the fastest routes to unhappiness. Nothing is ever perfect… It’s an illusion so stop wasting your time!

Instead of striving for perfection, focus on completing the task to the best of your ability.

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Final thoughts

One final way you can boost not just your own productivity but your whole team is by using our project management and team collaboration software .

It’s a great way to connect with colleagues and organise your tasks and projects. It’s super flexible s...

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