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Workspace and Ergonomics

Design your workplace with ergonomics in mind.

An ergonomic workstation can boost your productivity. The concept of ergonomics is to design the workplace so as to minimize the physical strain on the worker; you can’t have your work and health hindered by poor workspace settings.

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Examples of some tools that can help you focus better at work:

  • Blocking apps can remove temptations by blocking distracting sites such as Facebook or Netflix.
  • Organization and planning apps help you schedule the day in advance and many of them come with reminders too....

  • Keep your status Busy or Don’t disturb or Out of Office on office chats.
  • Using earplugs can block out distractions.
  • Convey politely yet firmly your work policies to your colleagues.
  • Allow yourself some chit-chat time so that you don’t miss ...

Factor in these while planning your work day:

  • Your weaknesses - do you procrastinate when there is a tough task at hand?
  • Your limitations - do you have to be home early to take care of your kids?
  • Your strengths - are you more productive...

Meditation improves mindfulness, and mindfulness improves your ability to focus and observe. It is great for your mental and physical health too.

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  1. Distractions are the biggest threat to doing deep, focused work. When working, avoid switching between tasks, checking emails, or checking your phone. If you can’t address something immediately, let it wait.
  2. Clean and organize your workspace (and even your computer). Since our brains...

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Time is our precious resource. It is perishable, it is irreplaceable, and it cannot be saved. It can only be reallocated from activities of lower value to activities of higher value.

Time management refers to how you schedule and organize your time for different activities.

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... is to maximize your productivity when you are working so that you can get more stuff done in shorter periods of time.

By working smarter, you'll find yourself with more time in the day to sleep, exercise, be creative, and recharge. And the key to getting through your to-do list ...

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