🌠Boldly Unveiling the Wisdom of the Ancients?

Ever wake up one morning and think to yourself:

“Jeepers self, if only I could ensure my productivity was at 140% and I knew exactly, every day, what needs to be done to earn big bucks!”

If so you’re definitely not alone – especially as one grows older, one’s memory might not be the peak of perfection it used to be (

That’s why you’ll love the following (and be sure to return back once you’re done so you can benefit from the goodies I uncovered for you):

www.business2community.com/strategy/why-written-to-do-lists-increase-productivity-02369758

There, you’ll discover goodies like:

“…Our default state these days is distracted. There’s always a new notification clamoring for our attention: a Facebook message, an Instagram post, a Twitter DM, a mention on Slack, etc.

Defaulting to an analog task management system allows you to quiet the noise and minimize these distractions for a few minutes.

Writing down your notes and to-do items with pen and paper is not 100-percent distraction-free, but it does give you the time to think about what you are writing and keeps you focused on the topic or task at hand….”

and

“…It may improve your health

Who hasn’t gotten a headache after spending a long day staring at a screen?

Cutting back on screen time and writing out a to-do list and various notes are not only great for your productivity but may also improve your health by minimizing the amount and severity of your stress headaches.

It’s not just about what and how you write things down; it’s about when you do it.

If you write your to-do list for the next day at the end of the previous day, you can unload all of the projects, tasks, and unfinished items that you are pondering. This process can help you unwind and relax once you stop working….”

and more!

Mastering productivity is a topic that could make for a grand challenge, cheatsheet, tutorial and more. You could structure it like so:

Step 1.) Determine your most optimal working times

Need help with that? Consider:

lifehacker.com/how-to-find-your-most-productive-time-of-day-1843446528

www.activecampaign.com/blog/habits-of-highly-productive-people

medium.com/personal-growth-lab/this-is-how-hyper-productive-people-schedule-their-days-8493528d1cf2

Next, move to:

Step 2.) Shut off distractions

Need resources for that? Consider:

collegeinfogeek.com/internet-time-wasting/

www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/get-distracted-more-disable-automatic-alerts-from-social-media.html

zapier.com/blog/stay-focused-avoid-distractions/

Finally, move to:

Step 3.) Create a schedule that works for you and make it so!

Need resources for that? Consider:

www.thespruce.com/how-to-create-a-daily-routine-2648007

www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/create-a-daily-schedule

opensource.com/article/20/3/work-from-home
Good stuff!

Your takeaway?

Planning out your time and creating a schedule that works for *you* (and even perhaps using (gasp!) a notebook and pen) is simply common sense.

Why not take advantage of that today?

Enjoy!

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