All of us try to squeeze in as much as possible in a given day, month, year and even life. When we reach our goals as per the timelines we set, then everything is ok. But when we don’t reach our goals that’s when we start to analyze where we are wasting our time and how we can save our time.
Because productivity, which is a positive output of the work we do and there are a lot of factors that come into play such as motivation, talent, work environment, boss, training, managing time.
Paul Meyer said “Productivity is never an accident; it’s the result of the commitment to excellence, intelligent planning and focused effort’.
It is true, you can boost up your productivity by intelligent planning. Here are 6 things you must include into your planning -
Good night’s rest
This is simple and clear. When your body is well-rested, it will be in a position to rock and roll the next day. Which means getting those important 6-7-8 hours of sleep every single day. There are several benefits - both physical and physiological ones. Just note that whenever you want to be at your best, ensure you get a good nights sleep so please include this in your plan.
Check your moods
Did you know our moods affect our performance? IF you’re feeling low or sad, expect that day would not be a productive one. And this is unfortunate. We cannot separate our emotions from our physical action obviously because we are not machines.
A great way to control your mood swings is to do a deep breathing exercise. You can also combine it with meditation. Here's a dope on how to deep breathe.
One of the better ways to save time and get more done, is by batching your activities into your calendar and block chunks of time for that activity