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When you lack motivation, sit next to a focused co-worker you don't know that well. This will help you because:
Imagine how you could transform your relationship with your vendors for example (accountant, lawyer, employees, etc.) by becoming accountability partners.
Do it especially when you know you're going to procrastinate. This means:
When you lack motivation, take some time to visualize the parts of your work that inspire you the most.
Studies show that having a purpose leads to being happier at work, which l...
Similar to Steve Jobs's approach of holding walking meetings to get the creative juices flowing, try to go to an offsite place that inspires you to be creative and focused.
Studies show that taking a walk (especially where there's nature involved) helps restore our brain's ability to block distractions because it allows our mind to wander.
A consistent exercise regimen has a significant positive impact on willpower.
When you have a tough choice to make and execute, go to the gym for 30 minutes in order to get your heart ...
Make follow-through a core value by developing an image of yourself as someone who follows through:
When you have a task that you don't enjoy, dedicate a few minutes to write down:
Even if it goes against the most popular time management approaches, consider starting your day with working on tasks that are energy-sucking.
Take advantage of your most productive time o...
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Multitasking and directing your energy to unimportant tasks and activities will overwhelm and prevent you from being productive.
Focus on your 3 to 5 ...
To assist you with measuring results instead of time, keep done lists to feel more motivated and focused.
We are more effective at work when we have a positive attitude.
A good attitude at work will help you set standards for your work and ensure that you're taking responsibility for yourself.
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Having no routine or structure is so much more draining mentally, physically, and emotionally than any routine could ever be.
... to get you into a positive mood for the day ahead. Put your mind in a good state right away, because left unchecked it will try to tell you the things that are wrong.
Pick a phrase or question that resonates with you. It could be as simple as smiling and saying "thank you" out loud, acknowledging that you have been gifted with another day.
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End the workday by taking a minute to tidy your desk, save everything you’re working on, and close of all your tabs and windows. Make sure your work app notifications are automatically snoozed outs...
Boost your mood and motivation by taking the time to review your completed tasks at the end of each day.
One of the easiest and most effective ways to stay motivated and build momentum at work is to celebrate your progress.
Confront the things you’ve been putting off. If you keep putting things off, you'll feel guilty and that makes you want to avoid them even more. You will get stuck in the “doom loop” of anxiety and avoidance.
Break this loop by identifying the tasks that you’ve been avoiding, break them down into smaller tasks and schedule the next step for the following day.
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