Productivity seems to be the holy grail of the working world. Imagine the perfect day – working from dusk to dawn, a productivity machine. Our bodies aren’t like that. Productivity levels ebb and flow, and it can sometimes feel like you can’t get anything done no matter how hard you try.
Thankfully, while it may seem elusive, a productive lifestyle isn’t all that difficult to achieve. It can make you feel like a working hero on a good day, but like every hero, there’s a villain. Here, that’s procrastination. You’ve likely been there before – falling down a YouTube-induced rabbit hole, completing the housework you’ve been putting off for days, replying to emails, or perhaps becoming fixated on your current book. Whatever it is, it kills productivity.
To be a productive person, you need simple, practical steps. You don’t need to completely overhaul your life, but simply telling yourself to be productive won’t be enough. In line with that, here are some things highly productive people do that will help you put procrastination behind you.