Quick Productivity Review

The last week of August is often slow because of the impending Labor Day Weekend. This is a good time to review your productivity. Take a moment to look at your Task Distractors and your Mental Distractors. Can you make a plan to reduce or eliminate these for a few moments or several hours at a time?

Identify and Reduce your Task Distracters

  • Internet
  • Email
  • Texting
  • People stopping by
  • Telephone
  • Cell Phone
  • Smart phone aps
  • The physical mail
  • Magazines, books, newspapers
  • Television
  • IPod, MP3 device or radio

Identify and Reduce your Mental Distracters

  • People or situations renting “space” in your head
  • Generating new ideas
  • Tangential exploits
  • Daydreaming
  • Negative thinking
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