Every employee and business owner wants to be as productive as possible when they’re at work.
Not every productivity tactic or hack works for everyone, so give yourself time to try many things until you find the strategy that helps you get more done.
I’ve narrowed down the most effective productivity tips that are worth trying first.
Know Your Tools
Regardless of what software and tools you use at work, you’ll need to use them effectively and know them inside and out.
You might use software to complete specific tasks such as linking tables in Access. Learn the best practices for each specific piece of software to save time in the future and you won’t have to stop and start to figure out how things are done.
Be sure to train your employees to use these productivity shortcuts so everyone on your team can benefit.
Schedule Planning Time
If you work on multiple projects and start new ones often, then you’ll need to plan things out. Planning takes time as well as doing the actual project, so be sure to account for this in your schedules.
Plan your daily tasks and prioritize which things need to get done first so you don’t waste time figuring out what to do next. You could try a batched schedule, where you group similar tasks together, and then work on one category of tasks at a time.
Planning and prioritizing your schedule will help you be more productive.
Turn Goals Into Tasks
Everybody has goals, such as getting a certain number of sales per month or a certain average revenue.
Goal planning doesn’t have to be overwhelming, and it helps to break down your goals into smaller projects, and break down your projects into smaller daily tasks.
You can learn my exact goal planning formula in the Edit My Life Planner. Small daily tasks that directly lead to your big goals help you make noticeable progress every day.
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