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Keep your desk setting simple

Keep your desk setting simple

You'll find yourself more focused and motivated. The key here is having lots of desk space where you could draw and write things on.

It takes discipline to keep the work desk as clean and simple as possible, but it is certainly worth the effort and is a great habit to have.

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Ask yourself: How can I alter and create a work environment to work towards my productivity?

Put things that you currently focus on in front of you. 

Do not put your smartphone on your work desk. 

Even though turning off all notifications and turning the device to silent mode might eliminate distraction, having it physically there would give your mind a subconscious signal that someone might be looking for you.

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Introduction

Distractions are everywhere. Whether it is your smartphone, your computer, or your smartwatch. When you are about to start writing a report, your phone beeps, and you immediately turn to it. Thirty minutes later, you are still on your phone and that report is still lying there waiting for you.

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Willpower is Limited

Though companies like Nike try to ignite our willpower with their slogans, ultimately willpower cannot squash our subconscious and unconscious behavior.

Repetition of action and thought can make the required change seep into us, turning it into a machine-like, habitual behavior.

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