Do you want to be more productive? Here are couple habits you should break
I have spoken before about the importance of productivity and how we must make sure that we turn it into a habit. You should make productivity be a part of your lifestyle instead of seeing it as a difficult task. It might be hard at first but overtime you will get better, you have to trust the process. On your journey to have a better and more productive lifestyle, there are going to be a lot of bad habits that you have to break in order to be more productive. This is probably the hardest part for most persons.
Some of us have quite a few habits that are deeply rooted in us that are stopping us from being successful. Such as procrastinating when doing important tasks, playing video games, watching cat videos on youtube etc. You might find these tasks and others quite rewarding but they might be affecting your life more than how you think in a negative way. In a great post I read on forbes.com written by Travis Bradberry, is really echoing my sentiment quite clearly. You can see an excerpt from it below.
Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive
Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.
Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits is critical, and not just for productivity’s sake. A University of Minnesota study found that people who exercise a high degree of self-control tend to be much happier than those who don’t, both in the moment and in the long run. Continue reading…..
There are a lot of great tips in that post that I am even currently implementing some of the strategies. In conclusion, remember to make productivity become a part of your lifestyle and not just a one day thing. Don’t try to be productive today and tomorrow you aren’t. You have to be consistent with it overtime in order to get good results.
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Written by: Mark