Switch or change workplaces

Switch or change workplaces

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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Time Management

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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:

  1. Plan ahead when energized
  2. Find a way to minimize distractions
  3. Get an outside motivator
  4. Change or switch workplace

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. 

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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

  • The most productive people work "with a purpose" for an average of 52 minutes straight followed by 17-minute breaks. 
  • Another method is the Pomodoro Technique, which involves focusing for 25 minutes followed by a five-minute break. Longer breaks are included after several cycles,
  • During your breaks, try listening to music, stretch, socialize or take a power nap. 

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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.

Ask for help

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. 

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