Experts recommend a myriad of ways to be more productive, everything from becoming more organized to utilizing project management apps. While these tips can be worthwhile, they often involve introducing novel routines and learning new tools, which isn’t always easy! This simple method may be just the ticket to get you motivated and move some of your to-do items off of your list.
Next time you have a small increment of time, do not check email or log on to social media. Instead, create a list and keep it handy of things you can get done in fifteen minutes or less. This list will keep your list of larger things to do more focused and it will keep you continuously productive throughout the day!
- In order to become more productive you have to break with old habits and learn new ones.
- Make every minute count. If you have small portions of free time between major tasks, utilize them by checking a quick to do task off your list.
- Keep your to do list handy so you can quickly refer to it.
“You may have added these small tasks to your master list, but they’re sandwiched between larger ones. Naturally, as you focus your eyes on your never-ending list, it’s those larger, more time-consuming tasks that jump out at you.”