What is a key to Success?
Is there any key to success? People often ask this question. Every individual has different answers but The correct answer is your own qualities are the keys to success. But how many of us really focus on these positive qualities? What is worse, most people do the opposite they focus on negative qualities, as a result, they don’t succeed in their goal.
The Difference between Smart work and hard work…
Time management is the most import thing if you are really looking forward to improving your life or succeed in life. By two ways you can increase your output at your workplace. One way is to work day and night another way is to work smartly. Many of us believe in the second one. It’s all about how you manage your time and people who work smarter have more chances to succeed. Being productive is not a rocket science, it’s a technique and it is a ladder for your success.
Below mentioned are few tips that will surely help you improve your life and get success:
#1 To- do- list
It is the first requirement to learn time management as it saves a lot of time and you can also prioritize your tasks. But, many people never accomplish this list as they are bad in time management. There are tools available like Rescue Time that will manage yours overall time.
#2 Prioritize your work
You may jot down 10 tasks in your to-do list but actually how many from those 10 are really important for you. If you really want to succeed then set your priority may be a task that you have assigned to number 9 is the most important one so it’s better if you do that first as important task require more time and should be completed before time.
#3 Regular breaks
It might sound little weird, but taking regular breaks will improve your concentration and you will work more efficiently and also maintain a constant level of performance. Go to the gym as exercise will improve your productivity. If your body is relaxed you can work more efficiently.
#4 Quit multitasking
Trust me it rarely works, as when you multitask you don’t give your 100 %. Focus on one task only rather than doing 5 tasks at one point of time. Before you jump to next task make sure the previous task was completed.
#5 Set your own deadlines
Sometimes stress works best for your work. Self-imposed stress can do wonders in your job. It helps in completing your task on time and you can meet your deadlines easily.
#6 Avoid Non-productive meetings
We all know meetings are important for planning and making strategies but sometimes they are not important and leaving an important project and attending a meeting does not make sense instead of meetings you should do conference call or chose the option of email which is more productive you can also conduct standing meetings or brainstorming sessions instead of boardroom meetings.
#7 Avoid illusions
everybody wants to finish their task with perfection but reality says something else. It says “Nothing is perfect”. Instead of chasing after illusion it is better to face the reality. Complete your task on time and if required improve it later on.
#8 Don’t react, be proactive
Best time to respond to your emails or answer important calls is first thing in the morning and later in the day you can execute your planning. During your work hours make sure you are not distracted by social media or calls. As it affects your productivity and there is a possibility that you might miss any important task.
#9 Be happy at work
Aesthetically pleasing elements like plants, flowers, a family picture or anything else that makes you happy or releases your stress increases your productivity.
#10 The Power of process
Planning is very important to accomplish any project big or small. To reduce work pressure break bigger projects into the smaller task by this you will improve your productivity and also accomplish your large projects on time. Processes are made to make work easier and work can be outsourced. This is also a way to work smarter.
Managing your time is the most difficult and challenging task but to improve your productivity this is the most important key. All these points will help you to work smarter rather than harder and all these Productivity tips will help you improve your life and reach your goal. So, be flexible and manage your time.
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