I’m a very active person. I have hobbies, interests and passions that are all important to me. And yet, for some reason, I am drawn to the idea of being more productive. The idea of getting more done in less time is something that excites me. So much so that I’ve been reading books on productivity and taking courses on productivity hacks in order to learn how to be more efficient with my time (and money).
The first step to becoming a highly productive person is understanding the difference between being busy and being productive. There’s no need to work yourself into the ground when you can be more efficient with your time, energy, and focus. The following video – that was originally written by Anthony J. Yueng – lists 7 habits to avoid in order to become more productive:
- Here is the original article.
- Additional Links and Resources:
- 2016 Global Mobile Consumer Survey
- More Than Half of Americans Start Their Day by Checking Their Emails
- Too Many Interruptions at Work?
- Why Humans Are Bad at Multitasking
- The Case for Finally Cleaning Your Desk
- Interactions of top-down and bottom-up mechanisms in human visual cortex
- How Do Work Breaks Help Your Brain? 5 Surprising Answers
- Video Timestamps:
- 0:00 – Intro
- 0:48 – Habit 1
- 1:43 – Habit 2
- 3:00 – Habit 3
- 4:10 – Habit 4
- 5:07 – Habit 5
- 5:48 – Habit 6
- 6:42 – Habit 7
- 7:45 – Takeaways