Being consistently productive requires focused attention and appropriate skills to do the work. Everyone suffers from a lack of productivity from time to time. It might be caused by:
interruptions causing your focus to shift
changes to work routines and technology
Regardless of the cause, you might find the solution you’re looking for in one of these past articles below.
Make Routine Tasks More Engaging
Our lives can’t always be a series of engaging activities, but we can turn even mundane maintenance activities into interesting challenges. Find out how.
Productive Reading – Read Faster and Remember Longer
If you are like most people, you read more slowly than you can think. Since a piece of writing is actually slowing down your thought process, you will tend to be easily distracted, get bored, and worst of all, get drowsy and even fall asleep when you are reading. Learn how to read and absorb faster.
Perfectionism is Unhealthy and a Waste of Time
Perfectionists live with an “internal bully” who is horrified by mistakes and is constantly threatening failure. This harsh internal voice often causes the perfectionist high anxiety, frequent frustration, guilt, and even panic. Find out more.
Greater Brain Power Skills Defeat Procrastination
Fear and doubt are what’s actually causing us to procrastinate most of the time, so to alter that habit, we need to look into what’s causing our fear and doubt. When we put off something we really need or want to do, it’s often because we have imagined future difficulties. Learn how to overcome procrastination.
Train Your Brain to Get the Important Things Done
First, you need to understand how to harness and direct your fantastic brainpower. Your pre-frontal cortex (just behind your forehead) is where all your big thinking happens. It is often called the Executive function. Focusing this part of our brain on important tasks takes effort. Find out how.