Don’t Be Busy, Be Productive: 10 Tried-and-Tested Ways to Use Time Wisely

Most people think that working hard means scurrying from one task to another and this will make them successful one day. They cannot be any further from the truth. In fact, time management is not about being super busy. It is about simplifying your personal and professional life, relieving stress and staying organized.

In other words, you should be able to arrange your commitments in such a way that you get to spend more time embracing your passions even when you are busy. Implementing the following 10 tips will increase your productivity and help you stay organized.

6 Essential Skills for Productivity and How to Develop Them

Business productivity with calculator and other toolsIn order to have a successful career and a healthy lifestyle, you should have a set of skills that increase your productivity. A person with high productivity is a person who’ll be a leader of his generation. For you to improve your productivity, you should have these 6 very important skills.

1. A good planner

A successful man’s best friend is his notebook because it keeps him organized and helps him plan his activities. Before going to bed you should take a look at your next day activities. You should plan them in a way that will increase your efficiency and will make use of your time in a productive manner.By knowing your plan for the entire day, you will be able to optimize the resources you use for every activity and use them more effectively.

How To Get Motivated And Be Productive In The Morning

Early morning sunriseImagine waking up feeling excited about the day; you feel motivated and energetic to begin working on your dreams. You exercise, you plan for your day, you work on your most important task first, you get results, and you feel passionate about what you do. How is that for a great morning?

Morning is the most important time of the day because if you set things right, everything will go smooth and follow according to plan.

Sadly, most people only imagine going through a great morning and a great day, in reality, they always rush, skip their breakfast, get stuck in the jam and are always feeling tired with no energy when they reach their office (or begin the day).

8 Awesome Productivity Tools You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Amber Stanley - motivational and productivity writerFor busy professionals, there never seems to be enough time during the day to complete every task given at work. A lot of things are happening at once that you need to practice multitasking to finish up everything.

Juggling multiple tasks such as projects, campaigns and writing proposals all at the same time is a serious business. Not everyone was given superpowers to handle daily grind but you can use effectual gadgets or system to manage your time well.

To help you out in catching up with your work demands, here are more realistic and cost-effective alternative tools that will make you work smarter and happier.

Productivity and Attitude By Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar motivational speaker and authorI’m the only one who does anything around here! Several years ago I was on a late-night television show in New York City. For some strange reason, they wanted me in the studio that afternoon at 4:30.

I walked in and was stunned by the small size of the reception area. It contained a couch for three, a chair for one and a sink, refrigerator and coffee maker.

As I sat down a woman walked in, shook her head and said, “Nobody makes any coffee except me!” She got busy and started a fresh pot of coffee.