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1. Making Ineffective To-Do Lists:

1. Making Ineffective To-Do Lists:

Making a to-do list is an old yet effective way to manage time and be more productive. Pretty much everybody makes to-do lists nowadays. However, just making to-do lists isn’t going to help you, unless you avoid these pitfalls:

Assigning too many tasks: It’s better to write the three most important items you want to accomplish that day.

Make a to-do list in the morning: Don’t waste your morning energy on thinking ‘what I should do today?’. Instead, writing down your to-dos in the evening is much better.


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3. Multitasking:

3. Multitasking:

In this day and age of digital technologies, multitasking has become a default habit. But focusing on a single task is a much better approach than switching between the tasks. Because, if you multitask, what you will get by the end of the day, is a few partially completed tasks.

When you co...


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2. Not Prioritizing:

2. Not Prioritizing:

2. Not Prioritizing:

When you have a pile of tasks on your hands, and you don’t prioritize them, you will surely accomplish some of your tasks by the evening .

However, by the end of the day, you will realize that although you did accomplish some simple tasks like replying to a client...


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4 . Checking Social Media & Email Through Out The Day:

4 . Checking Social Media & Email Through Out The Day:

Social media is good for networking, and email is good for business. But we all know that constant checking of social media and emails throughout the day becomes a great distraction.

When you are working on a difficult task, scrolling Twitter seems to be the perfect 5-minute break. But this...


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We read and watch a lot about productivity and time management these days. We also have a lot of productivity tools and apps at our disposal. However, it is important to get familiar with the basic mistakes that we might be committing while considering ourselves to be productive.

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