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Assessing your productivity

A huge number of productivity books have been published but very few of these books combine productivity, creativity, and mental health. How do you achieve more without burning out...

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Mindful productivity audit: 10 questions to improve your well-being at work

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The first hour is the most important part of your day. It impacts your mindset by setting the tone for the rest of the day. A routine designed around your goals will always trump one that i...

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A calendar is a helpful tool to manage your time. It is there to guide you, not to rule you.

Review a typical week in your calendar.

  • How many event...

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Research suggests a knowledge worker should spend four hours of deep creative, highly productive work per day.

How many hours do you currently dedicate to deep work? Loo...

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Taking breaks restore your motivation, consolidate your memory, increase your creativity, and prevent decision fatigue. Research suggests we need to take a break for 5 to 10 minutes every h...

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When we have lots of work, we can fall into the trap of neglecting to nourish our mind with enough high-quality input. Ways to cultivate curiosity include reading books, blogs, newsletters,...

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Instead of mindlessly repeating the same action with little regard for how they impact your performance, ensure you have time and space to reflect and incrementally improve the way you work...

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Your working space can have an impact on your productivity. When working from home, are you crouching on the kitchen table or working from your sofa?

Ask yourself:

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It is easy for knowledge workers to accumulate screenshots and random files on their computer "just in case". Performing an audit of your digital workspace can reduce your cognitive load.

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People working from home can be tempted to keep working until they feel too tired to keep going.

Creating habits, routines and rituals to frame your workday is essential...

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Winding down before you go to bed will help you sleep better and prepare your mind for the next day.

Write down everything you usually do in the last hour of a typical d...

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