Being productive requires a commitment to being excellent. It is a process and requires some trial and error as you find the right apps, the right flow and the right strategies that work best with your workplace and lifestyle.
This short blog is going to provide 5 standard steps everyone needs in order to get more done. Being productive feels good and it is one of the TOP motivators for humans!
Here are the 5 steps to increased productivity:
- Write it down.
Let's review each of the 5 steps in more detail.
Write it down
Keeping lists is a helpful tip to keep your mind focused. Expanding that list to something more detailed like A3 thinking, Kanban and using the Priority Matrix will massively improve your productivity, because you not only have the list of what to do, but who does it, and in what timeframe, and what to do when that plan fails.
The first step is going to clarify the task and the desired outcome. Without clarity people do not get started on the task or they lose interest.
Keep your tasks and information in an organized set-up; demands have accelerated at work, and there is little time to go searching for the needed tools or information.
This is something many people overlook, in order to save time. And yet, without reflecting on what has happened, and checking in with your calendar or team members you will probably have to do some things over.
Using a regular review process is how you build in continuous learning. Are things going to the way you want them to?
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This 13 page guide takes you through the devastating consequences with poor productivity, the differences between top and poor performers, and ends with 5 steps to increase your personal productivity.