People get tired of their surroundings and a spruce-up can boost their energy and creativity.
Moving furniture or going to a fresh place can help your productivity.
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Plan ahead for the week, month or year when you are energized and feeling motivated, for better results for getting stuff done.
Minimizing or removing distractions is a great way to keep your productivity high, and it goes beyond just smartphones.
The root cause is our emotional discomfort and a need to be distracted.
Plan your day calendar reflecting your values, and stay on the tasks at hand.
The 4 methods to ignite productivity even when motivation is low:
If you can’t hold yourself accountable, it’s a good idea to bring in an outside influence.
An accountability partner forces you to acknowledge the ways you’re sabotaging yourself, take personal responsibility and complete that to-do list.
Short breaks result in greater productivity and accuracy, especially with repetitive work.
For computer-based employees, frequent rest breaks also help reduce eye strain and physical discomfort
Slot your meaningful work into the times when you feel most productive. Realizing how your focus, creativity, and interest change at different hours in a day can help you better engage in your key projects.
We all plateau. It’s frustrating but also a normal part of life. The key to bursting through ceilings, be they mental, physical or financial, is to hold yourself accountable. That doesn't mean accountable for doing it all, but accountable for getting help.
You’ll be surprised by how much further and faster a little help can take you.