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Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day

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Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day
Ever feel like you're just not getting enough done? Know how many days a week you're actually productive? About three: People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).

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17 hours of productivity weekly

People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive.

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Tim Ferriss's tips for productivity

  1. Manage your moods: If you start the day calm it's easy to get the right things done and focus.
  2. Don't check email in the morning.

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Don't check emails in the morning

Don't check emails in the morning

If you check your emails first thing in the morning, **you're setting yourself up to react.

You're not planning your day and prioritizing, you're giving your best hours to some...

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Trim the fat

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Measure your results

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Have an attitude adjustment

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Figure out your morning flow

Starting your day on a high note sets the tone for the rest of your day (or even week). 

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Take regular breaks

Not looking away from the computer doesn’t translate into productivity. A good way to boost your motivation throughout the day is to take small exercise breaks.

You can do anything from stretches to treadmill runs, just to get your blood flowing and boost your brain function by moving your body. It also sets the tone for a more energetic afternoon.

Write it all down

Mapping your goals in a visual way is key, as seeing them makes them more real. You’re more likely to follow through on your ideas if you pen them.

Write down your top priorities and designate ways and blocks of time to tackle them. Also minimize distractions (i.e., social media notifications, alarms, news alerts, etc.) to get these things done. 

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