10 Things Enormously Productive People Refuse to Do
To be productive in the long term, you have to not mind being wrong in the short term.
You have to take a stand, test your theories, and then admit it if you realize that your theory was wrong.
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People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive.
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 someone else's goals, not yours.
Interruptions can be frustrating. But, the point here is that not all of them are worthy of addressing.
Sometimes, the best thing you can do when faced with an interruption is nothing at all,...
Whether you’re speaking up in a team meeting or you’re conducting a presentation, it’s important to be clear that you'll need to get all of your ideas out there before opening the floor to questions and contributions.
This sets the tone right from the get-go that you’re aiming to share your ideas free of interruptions. This also makes it easy to halt an interrupter in his tracks.
Sometimes you can only fight fire with fire.
Refuse to pause for interruptions, and instead continue moving forward with your ideas. If needed, you can even pause for a second to address the interrupter and say, “one moment,” and then finish off your thought.
This is a way to cut down on unnecessary decisions. It also means you’re focused on what is important (who you are vs how you look).
It will clear your mind, process any negative energy, and give you a win every day. 🏀 🏈