8 Simple Ways To Have A More Productive Day
Most of us could use a couple more hours each day. And unfortunately, no one has found a practical way to alter time.
The more you get done each day, the more success you can experience.
You also give yourself the opportunity to have more free time, too.
By making better use of your time, you can increase your productivity, and have a positive effect on your business and your personal life.
Use these tips to get more done in less time:
1 – Plan
To get the most out of any day, it’s important to know what you’re going to do before the day begins.
Decide how you’re going to spend your day the night before. That way, you can get busy accomplishing things first thing in the morning.
2 – Get Up Earlier
You’ll be surprised how much more you can accomplish and how much better you feel about the day if you start your day a little bit earlier.
Many of the most productive and successful people in the world share the habit of rising early.
3 – Turn Off Social Media
Even though we may be building our business on social media, it’s important to manage our social media time.
It’s too easy to get sucked into Facebook, and before you know it an hour or more has passed.
Set aside a time in the evening to catch up with your friends and family but avoid wasting too much time on this type of activity.
It’s a huge mistake to engage in social media during work hours. You have more productive things to spend your time on.
Schedule your social media posts from Avon social. That way you’re being productive without being sucked into the newsfeed.
4 – Say No More Often
It’s easier to be productive in a meaningful way if you’re attempting to do fewer things each day.
Be willing to say no to tasks, obligations, and people that get in the way of your productivity.
Make it a point to leverage your time as well as you can.
- Make a list of how you actually spend your time in an average day. Do you see any activities you can eliminate?
- Saying, “no” can also mean refusing yourself the opportunity to waste your time on meaningless activities.
5 – Get As Much Done As Possible Early In the Day
If you can get a lot done in the morning, the rest of the day will go well, too. If you struggle to accomplish anything early in the day, the rest of the day usually also doesn’t go well.
This is part of the reason why it’s so important to have a plan and to get up early.
6 – Stick To One Task At A Time
Multitasking never quite works. Generally going back and forth between tasks actually slows you down.
Choose one task, complete it, and then move on to a new task.
7 – Focus On The Most Important Task Or Steps First
Avoid just doing the easiest or most enjoyable tasks. Focus on completing the most important tasks, and you’ll be much more productive.
8 – Take Regular Breaks
You might feel like you’re getting less done in the short-term, but you’ll undoubtedly accomplish a lot more over a long day of work.
Taking regular breaks refreshes your brain and makes it easier to focus. You’ll be much more effective in the afternoon if you’ve been taking breaks earlier in the day.
Although there never seems to be enough time in the day, you can learn to make better use of the time you have. You’re probably not as productive as you could be.
Spend a month working on being more productive and see how it changes your life.
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By Lynn Huber
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