We all want to close at work feeling so satisfied and fulfilled simply because of what we have accomplished at the end of the day. Here are some hacks to help maximize your work productivity:
- Write Down Your Most Important Tasks: It is important to start your day with tasks that are important to you. You can either choose to do the hardest task first, so other tasks feel easier or do the easiest task first to build up some momentum. Each morning always take your time to prioritize your most important tasks for the day.
- Check Your Email: Always set specific times to check your email. Many people are guilty of this habit of not checking their mailbox. Cultivate the habit of checking your email anytime you get a notification.
- Learn to Say “NO”: Many people do say this; “I always find it hard to say a NO! Well, only except for your boss. But if you really want to raise your productivity levels, you can’t allow people to order you around all the time. Therefore, always learn to say NO.
- Listen to Music: Everybody is different. Our taste or choice of music is different. Listen to music as it helps maintain focus and stay productive.
- Batch Similar Tasks: When planning your day, do make sure to always batch similar tasks. This helps you to maintain the same frame of mind for all the tasks involved and in turn makes your work process flow more smoothly.
- Plan Your Day Ahead of Time: Before your day starts, write down your tasks that are already scheduled for specific time, then see how you can creatively and effectively fill in other tasks.
- Get Rid of Distractions: When you lose focus, regaining it might be hard. Distraction is something that you usually affect the productivity of a worker. If you can get rid of distraction is several ways. It can be by shutting the door of your office, putting on a headset or earpiece, putting your phone on silent etc .